UK Catalysis Hub Summer Conference 2024 – Programme announced

When: 17 ā€“ 18 June 2024Where: Pickavance Theatre (Building R22), Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Harwell Campus, Fermi Avenue, Didcot, Oxfordshire, OX11 0QX We are holding our annual summer conference on the 17th and 18th of June. The conference will take place at the Pickavance Theatre (Building R22), Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Harwellā€¦

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British Science Week 2023

To celebrate British Science Week we share Dr Yagya Regmi and Dr Laurie Kingā€™s thoughts on the importance of catalysis for achieving a net zero society andour most popular webinar on Catalysing green hydrogen generation. It is critical to develop a broad portfolio of affordable and efficient technologies that canā€¦

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Importance of Catalysis for Achieving Net Zero

It is critical to develop a broad portfolio of affordable and efficient technologies that can manage and ultimately overcome the climate crisis. The burden of developing such technologies to reverse the adverse effects of emissions without compromising the living standards lie with the scientific and engineering community in both academiaā€¦

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Nanostructured Solid/Liquid Acid Catalysts for Glycerol Esterification: The Key to Convert Liability into Assets

Researchers from Queenā€™s University Belfast and members of the UK Catalysis Hub have published a perspective article on the application of nanostructured solid/liquid acid catalysts for upgrading glycerol to glycerol esters. In the present scenario of increasing energy demand and current climate emergency, biorefinery concept has great potential to contributeā€¦

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Watch now – On The Mechanism of Catalytic Methanol Synthesis

When: 28 April 2023, 15:00 BSTWhere: Online Methanol is an important platform chemical and is made on the industrial scale using heterogeneous catalysts. It is currently made in an extremely unsustainable manner, and new routes are needed, utilising ‘green’ hydrogen. The mechanism of the surface reactions involved and work relatingā€¦

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Postdoctoral Research Associate with Manchester Metropolitan University

Ambitious and talented individuals with a background in aspects of electrochemistry or sonochemistry are invited to apply to join our multidisciplinary research team investigating new methods for manufacturing net zero chemicals and fuels from carbon dioxide.  Specifically, the project will focus on developing cutting edge catalysts and methods for carbonā€¦

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