Centre for Sustainable Chemical Technologies

Scientists and engineers working together for a sustainable future

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  • Our sustainable island at 'Bath Taps Into Science' Festival

    'Bath Taps into Science' is a free, educational outreach event, organised by the University of Bath, in attempt to make science accessible to all. This year, the MRes cohort created a series of fun and hands-on activities showcasing the research being...

  • Research Rocket sets out healthy futures for early career researcher community

    CSCT student Marcus Johns was one of the 12 speakers who delivered a six minute presentation, in which he set out his research and why it matters. He also explained his motivations and progress in his research journeys, including advice...

  • 7 Reasons to Experiment Abroad

    My PhD focusses on improving materials for solar cells. One of the ways we can do this is by understanding more about their fundamental structure. So, in the last days of January I headed out to the Institute Laue-Langevin (or...

  • Team building in the wilderness

    The following post is designed by Alison Ryder and Megan Stalker to sum up Cohort 2016's three-day team building residential at Magdalen Farm where they experienced a diverse landscape, connected with nature and learnt from sustainable living.

  • A “Supercharged” Family Fun Day at the Royal Institution

    One of the longest running and anticipated events over the holidays is the Royal Institution Christmas Lectures. Last Christmas, it was the turn of University of Bath’s very own Professor Saiful Islam to step up and broadcast his scientific know-how on...

  • Boston Materials Research Society Conference

    Oli Weber (Cohort '13) and Dan Davies (Cohort '14) recently attended the Boston MRS Fall Meeting 2016. This post was jointly written about their experience. The CSCT was well represented at the Boston MRS Fall Meeting 2016, with myself, Dan...

  • Chemistry, Capoeira and Coffee at the Copacabana

    Little did I know when saying goodbye to Brazil back in May, I would be returning to its sunny lands sooner than I thought – in fact six months later. I was thrilled when I heard I would have the...

  • A Chemical Chorus

    Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) spectrometers (aka. Hidden Force Looking Machines) use very large magnets to help study the structure of chemical molecules. When molecules are inside a magnetic field, they behave in a similar way to tiny bells which can...

  • Meet our Cohort 2016

    19 students, all passionate about sustainable chemical technologies, joined the CSCT in September this year. The following post is designed by Alison Ryder and Megan Stalker to sum up who they are, their different backgrounds and reasons for joining the Centre.  Interested in joining us next...

  • Castles and Science: A Trip to the Czech Republic

    Joe Thompson and I arrived in Pardubice with a slight sense of trepidation at the tri-annual Germanium, Tin and Lead conference. It has a strong pedigree for molecular chemistry with world leading inorganic chemists, such as Cameron Jones ,presenting. We...