Centre for Sustainable Chemical Technologies

Scientists and engineers working together for a sustainable future

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  • Out of the Research Lab and into the Fjord - Tackling Palm Oil with Rainforest Foundation Norway.

    Rob Hicks is a PhD student working with Dr Daniel Henk and Dr Chris Chuck on using natural variation and adaptive evolution of Metschnikowia pulcherrima for lipid production from low value plant feedstocks. As the detrimental environmental and social impacts of the...

  • Cohort 18: Experts In The Field

    Cohort '18 spent three days on Magdalen Farm in October 2018; an organic working farm set on the edge of Dorset. The cadre participated in team building activities and a tour of the farm's sustainable practices. The following post was...

  • Sustainability in Practice: my two-month internship with Reckitt Benckiser in Hull

    Maria is a final year PhD student in Professor Tony James' group working on diagnostic tools for early cancer detection. I worked within the sustainability team of Reckitt Benckiser (RB) from the end of July until the end of September....

  • Meet Cohort 2018

    In October 2018, 16 new students joined our EPSRC CDT in Sustainable Chemical Technologies. The following post was designed by Matthew Cowley and Calum Hand to introduce the new cohort. Read more about them on our website.  

  • Changing Water

    Caitlin is a third year PhD student working with Dr Jannis Wenk on photocatalysis for wastewater treatment to remove emerging contaminants. In the last week of May, I travelled to China for the International Water Association (IWA) 15th Leading Edge...

  • IOM3 Self-Healing Elastomers Conference

    Jamie is a first year PhD student working with Professor Matthew Davidson and ARTIS on the application of self-healing for rubber seals in the oil and gas industry. What: IOM3 Self-Healing Elastomers Conference Where: Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining, London...

  • 10 ways we made the most of a conference in China

    The following blog is written by Maria Weber and Carlos Lopez. Maria is a final year PhD student in Professor Tony James' group working on diagnostic tools for early cancer detection. Carlos is also a final year PhD student working...