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UK Catalysis Hub Summer Conference 2017

When: 11th - 12th July 2017 

Where: Milton Hill House, Steventon, Abingdon, OX13 6AF

The UK Catalysis hub runs a Biannual Conference for it members.

The conferences are intended as a forum for the presentation and discussion of Catalytic research.

One aim of the UK Catalysis Hub is to develop the next generation of researchers, to facilitate this aim, on the 11th July 2017 the summer conference will start with a buffet lunch at Milton Hill House, Abingdon before an afternoon of talks.

There will be a poster session and conference dinner at Milton Hill House, Abingdon (limited numbers) and then a further schedule of talks on the morning of the 12th finishing with a buffet lunch.

Please see the summer conference event page for more information. Click the button below to register and to reserve your place.

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Catalysis: Fundamentals and Practice Liverpool/Catalysis Hub summer school

When: 15-21st July 2017

Where: Central Teaching Hub, Faculty of Science & Engineering, University of Liverpool, Off Brownlow Hill, Liverpool, L69 3BX

The Summer School will:

  • Provide an introduction to the fundamental aspects of catalysis
  • Broaden and update the knowledge base in catalysis.
  • Describe some of the frontier developments occurring in catalysis today.
  • A forum for discussion and the formation of new professional contacts.

Contact: j.a.iggo@liverpool.ac.uk

Visit http://payments.liv.ac.uk/browse/extra_info.asp?compid=1&modid=2&catid=40&prodid=1814 for more information and click on the button below to register.

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Europacat Florence

When: 27th - 31st August 2017

Where: Palazzo dei Congressi - Congress Palace, Piazza Adua 1 50123, Firenze

EUROPACAT 2017 in Florence will be the opportunity to discuss and review the challenges the discipline is facing nowadays, as a key science towards an eco-efficient use of chemistry and energy. Major focus in the program will be on the major challenges catalysis is facing in the next decades. For this reason, the subtitle “A bridge to the future” was chosen. Europacat 2017 is organized into 6 topics:

  • TOPIC 1: Catalysis to address the evolving energy and chemical scenario
  • TOPIC 2: Catalysis for a cleaner and sustainable future
  • TOPIC 3: Addressing catalysis complexity
  • TOPIC 4: Understanding and design catalyst from molecular to material scale
  • TOPIC 5: Expanding catalysis concepts
  • TOPIC 6 (Industrial Catalysis)

Click the button below to register and to reserve your place.

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Prof. Ken Waugh: a Career in Chemical Catalysis

When: 20th September 2017

Where: University of Durham, St John's College, Durham, DH1 3RJ, United Kingdom


To celebrate Prof. Ken Waugh’s significant contributions to heterogeneous catalysis, The Royal Society of Chemistry are organising a one-day chemistry symposium in Durham on Wednesday 20th September 2017, kindly sponsored by the Applied Catalysis Group of the Royal Society of Chemistry and SurCat. The speakers are: Prof. Richard Catlow (University of Cardiff and University College, London), Dr Sam Wilkinson (Johnson Matthey), Dr. Javad Tabatabaei (Johnson Matthey), Dr Ben Parnham (Johnson Matthey), Dr Simon Beaumont (Durham University), Prof. Chris Hardacre (Manchester University) and Prof. Peter Gardner (University of Manchester).

If you are interested in attending the meeting please complete the registration slip and return it to Mrs Irene Harries (Chemistry Department) by mail or email (m.i.harries@durham.ac.uk) as soon as possible; places are limited and on a first-come, first-served basis (Deadline Monday 4th September 2017). This event to celebrate Ken’s career is free to attend, however, registration is essential. Note: there is also a poster session for PhD students, again, on a first-come, first served basis. A short (1/2 page) abstract) should be enclosed with your registration form and applicants will be informed in August if they have a poster place.

Accommodation is available (B&B) for the night of Tuesday 19th September and/or the night of the 20th September in St. John’s College at a cost £38 for a standard bedroom and £48 for an en-suite, per person per night. Please quote your requirements on the form below.

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Save the Date for the UK Catalysis Hub Winter Conference 2017

When: 14-15th December 2017

Where: Harwell Campus

More information to come soon.


To add events to this page please mail the information to josie.goodall@rc-harwell.ac.uk