Seminars & Conferences

  • Three Month Placement at Northwestern University and Pacifichem in Hawaii

    This post is contributed by Rob Chapman. At the end of August 2015, I had the opportunity to go and spend three months working for Professor Karl Scheidt at Northwestern University, just north of Chicago. Whilst in the group I was...

  • Hoʻohuihui lāʻau in Honolulu (Chemistry in Honolulu)

    This post is contributed by Caroline Jones. In December 2015 four members of the CSCT travelled to the Hawaiian island of O’ahu to attend the 7th Pacifichem conference. Emma Lampard, Rob Chapman, Bill Cunningham and I joined around 15,000 other...

  • Fuel Cell Technology & Applications Conference, Naples, Italy.

    CSCT student, Jon Chouler attended and gave a talk at the 6th European Fuel Cell Technology & Applications Piero Lunghi Conference (EFC), in Napoli, Italy. As well as being located in a beautiful city beside the Mediterranean Sea and the...

  • 6th European Kesterite Workshop

    This post is contributed by Mako Ng. A trio of CSCT students (Adam Jackson, Suzy Wallace and I) attended the 6th European Kesterite Workshop at Northumbria University, Newcastle. A little bit of background about us; all three of us are working...

  • IUMRS-ICAM 2015 - Culture, Climbing and Conferences.

    The following blog is contributed by Suzy Wallace from the 2014 Cohort. On the 26th of October I presented my research on the potential earth abundant and non-toxic solar cell absorber material CZTS (Cu2ZnSnS4) at the IUMRS-ICAM 2015 conference for...

  • Trip to Russia: 7th European Congress on Catalysis

    This post is contributed by Tamsin Bell who has now moved to continue her PhD at the University of Cambridge. At the end of August 2015, I attended the 7th European congress on catalysis, Europacat in Kazan, Russia. The conference started...

  • Small Molecule NMR – a SMASHing time

    The following blog comes from Andrew Hall, who between the 20th-24th September, attended the Small Molecule NMR Conference within the beautiful setting of Lake Maggiore in Northern Italy. SMASH NMR is not something you do when your Nuclear Magnetic Resonance spectrometer...

  • British weather in Brazil...Challenges in Chemical Renewable Energy conference

    This post is contributed by Joe Donnelly. During September a trio of CSCT students (Myself, Jonathan Wagner and David Miles) attended Challenges in Chemical Renewable Energy (ISACS17), in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The 12 hour flight from Heathrow was a relatively...

  • Euromembrane 2015, Germany

    Chris Davey went to the Euromembrane conference in Aachen, Germany to give a talk on sustainable separations for Industrial Biotechnology. Here is Chris' account on his trip: At the beginning of September I attended the conference Euromembrane in Aachen, Germany....

  • CO2 Utilisation Faraday Discussion

    George Gregory went to the Faraday Discussion - Carbon Dioxide Utilisation in Sheffield to present a poster and won the poster prize. Here is George's account on her trip: A conference with a difference! Held over three days at the...