Archive for the ‘CSCT’ Category

Developing the next generation of solar cells at Oxford PV

Oliver Weber (CSCT postgrad) is working with scientists and engineers at Oxford Photovoltaics, a start-up company spun out from Oxford University research that aims to scale up and commercialise perovskite solar cells (so named for the crystal structure of the absorber material).

A trip to Parliament for Voice of the Future 2017

Caitlin Taylor (CSCT) attended an event, organised by the Royal Society of Biology, which allows young scientists and researchers to ask questions to MPs and select committees.

CSCT Summer Showcase: 10 & 11 Jul

Multidisciplinary conference on Sustainable Chemical Technologies for a Circular Economy

Wellies at the ready: Team building in the wilderness

Alison Ryder and Megan Stalker sum up CSCT 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.

Challenges in energy & healthcare

Apply to attend a GW4 research sandpit to develop research collaborations and specific project proposals

Sensors – diagnostics for sustainable healthcare: Wed 12 Apr

The Centre for Sustainable Chemical Technologies (CSCT) brings together expert speakers from the UK and Europe along with researchers at the CSCT to present the latest developments in sustainable healthcare technologies with a particular emphasis on sensors.

'Supercharged' day of family fun at the Royal Institution

CSCT students take some of their energy exhibits to family fun day at the Royal Institution

Marketing Saiful Islam's Ri Christmas Lectures

In the time between Saiful being announced as the Ri's Christmas Lecturer last August, through to the broadcast dates over Christmas, the Research Marketing Team worked closely with him and staff at the Ri to ensure we made the most of the event from a marketing perspective - both in terms of Saiful's own research and expertise, as well as gaining maximum exposure for the Centre for Sustainable Chemical Technologies, the Department of Chemistry and the University more generally.

Chemistry, capoeira & coffee at the Copacabana

Jamie Courtenay, student from CSCT, writes about his recent visit to two Brazilian states.

Scientists make plastic from Christmas trees

Scientists from the CSCT have developed a renewable plastic from a chemical found in pine needles

Scientists make plastic from Christmas trees

Scientists from our Centre for Sustainable Chemical Technologies (CSCT) have developed a renewable plastic from a chemical called pinene found in pine needles.

A Chemical Chorus: Andrew Hall recreates Ukrainian Bell Carol

A festive blog: Andrew Hall (CSCT) recreates the Ukrainian Bell Carol using sounds of chemical molecules interacting with radio waves in a magnetic field

Spotlight on our sustainability research

Our latest 50th Anniversary showcase in London focussed on our sustainability research

Dr Ulrich Hintermair (CSCT) awarded Catalysis Medal

Our CSCT Whorrod Research Fellow, Dr Uli Hintemair, has been recognised for his outstanding achievement in catalysis for multidisciplinary contributions to the development and applications of catalysts for sustainable chemistry, by winning the Sir John Meurig Thomas Catalysis Medal for top early career scientists working in the UK.

Expressions of Research exhibition - art engaging with research

Find out how artists have been working with our researchers at the Expressions of Research exhibition at 94-96 Walcot Street, Bath, 11am-6pm daily from 18-24 November.

I-SEE seminar - 'The view from here' 1 Nov

Professor John Loughhead from the Department of Business Energy & Industrial Strategy will share his thoughts on energy policy

Science & castles in the Czech Republic

CSCT PhD student Andrew Rushworth blogs about attending the tri-annual Germanium, Tin and Lead conference.

I-SEE seminar - 'The view from here' with Prof John Loughhead

Tue 1 Nov: Professor John Loughhead OBE FRENG FTSE, Chief Scientific Advisor & Director General at the Department of Business Energy & Industrial Strategy, will share his thoughts on energy policy following the result of the Referendum.

Green Chemistry conference in Venice

Marcus Johns, final year PhD student in CSCT, was accepted to present his research on Tissue Engineering.

Fuelling the future at the world’s third largest automaker

Leighton Holyfield (CSCT) secures an internship within the research arm of General Motors, in order to get some industrial experience, shatter his second year blues and see more of the world.