Reflections on an Asymmetric Career Path

This talk will provide short vignettes across my career, which began in academic heterogeneous catalysis research, moved though pharmaceutical process R&D, and back into academia, exploring homogeneous catalysis in the origin of biological homochirality. Research across chemistry and chemical engineering positions in three different countries led me from autocatalysis (automotive)…

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Gender Diversity and Inclusion in Academia

Diversity and inclusion, with respect to gender, nationality, culture, sexuality, etc… is unfortunately still missing in most places, and universities are definitely not a front runner. Research has shown that increased diversity in the working place, adding diversity in methods, approaches, etc… leads to increased performance and output overall. Whereas…

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UK Catalysis Hub EDI Event: Catalysis in a diverse world

When: 22 July 2021 On the 22nd of July 2021 the UK Catalysis Hub will host a full day virtual EDI event around the topics of diversity in scientific research. The UK Catalysis Hub is hosting a full day EDI event: Catalysis in a Diverse World on the 22nd July. The conference will…

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