Centre for Sustainable Chemical Technologies

Scientists and engineers working together for a sustainable future

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  • Bath Taps Into Science 2018

    At 9:30 on Friday morning, a quarter hour before the doors opened, there were already a crowd of excited children queueing outside. Nervous at the prospect of being ambushed by 1500 kids, we put the finishing touches on our ocean...

  • 5 Steps for having a Top-Koality Research Visit

    1. Be very flexible! I had a fantastic experience on my placement, both scientifically and personally, and I think that one of the reasons it worked out so well is flexibility. The initial idea was to visit Rob Atkin’s group...

  • Meet Cohort 2017

    In October 2017, fourteen new students joined the Centre for Sustainable Chemical Technologies. Ahead of volunteering at the upcoming 'Bath Taps Into Science'  festival, they thought now would be a good time to introduce themselves. The following post was designed by Jasmine...

  • 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...