Centre for Sustainable Chemical Technologies

Scientists and engineers working together for a sustainable future

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  • Fall MRS Meeting: Mentoring and Solar Cell Minerals in Boston

    This year I attended the 2017 Fall MRS (Materials Research Society) Meeting in Boston, Massachusetts. I presented research conducted in collaboration with Duke University on the properties of selected photoactive minerals, evaluating their potential for use as the light absorbing...

  • Materials Research Society Conference in Boston

    From 26 November to 1 December I attended the 2017 Boston MRS Fall Meeting. This major conference was a great experience, full of talks and poster sessions covering the hot topics of materials science. In addition, I was lucky enough...

  • The story about GSK, robots and PhD students

    On 22 January, six students from the CSCT had the great pleasure of visiting GlaxoSmithKline’s Research & Development sites in Stevenage. For many of us it was our first visit to an industrial R&D facility. All of us had slightly...

  • 12 Resolutions for a More Sustainable 2018

    Many of us want to live more sustainable lives but find sustainability overwhelming. The good news is you don't have to become a completely self-sufficient off-the-grid hermit to be more sustainable in 2018. We have put together 12 monthly resolutions...

  • #PhDlimerick

    If you haven't seen already, we may have started a new social media trend where PhD students and academics across the globe are feeling poetic describing their research in a limerick! See #PhDlimerick on twitter. We’d love to see your...

  • Adventures at Magdalen Farm

    Cohort 2017 ventured down to Magdalen Farm for a three-day team-building residential. See our Flickr album for all photos.

  • Italian Women Inventors and Innovators Prize

    We speak to Isabella Poli, an MSCA-FIRE fellow at the CSCT who was selected as a finalist in the ITWIIN 2017 competition. She received an honourable mention for the sustainability aspect of her innovation. What is ITWIIN? How did you come across...