New PDRA position available

Posted on 25 November 2017 by Ceri Hammond

A second post-doctoral research position is available in the HCE group. The one year position can begin anytime between Dec 17 and Aug 18, and will primarily focus on the continuous operation of solid catalysts in liquid phase processes, including biomass processing and sustainable energy production. The official advertisement will soon be uploaded, but candidates
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Daniele’s paper accepted!

Posted on 25 November 2017 by Ceri Hammond

Congratulations to Daniele and Luca, whose paper has been accepted for publication in Reaction Chemistry and Engineering. The paper, titled “Overcoming catalyst deactivation during the continuous conversion of sugars to chemicals: maximising the performance of Sn-Beta with a little drop of water” reports how the conversion of sugar feedstock to chemicals can be achieved continuously for up
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Congratulations, Keiko!

Posted on 2 November 2017 by Ceri Hammond

Congratulations to Keiko for being awarded a prestigious JSPS London Pre-doctoral fellowship! The fellowship will allow Keiko to spend several months in Japan in 2018, working on a joint project with the Ueda group at Kangawa University.
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Keiko’s paper accepted in ChemSusChem

Posted on 10 August 2017 by Ceri Hammond

Congratulations to Keiko for having her paper accepted in ChemSusChem. The paper, titled “Continuous production of bio-renewable, polymer-grade lactone monomers through Sn-β catalysed Baeyer-Villiger oxidation with H2O2“, extends Keiko’s studies of heterogeneously-catalysed Baeyer-Villiger oxidation to renewable ketones.
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Giulia’s paper accepted

Posted on 6 June 2017 by Ceri Hammond

Congratulations to Giulia for having her paper accepted in RSC Advances. The paper, titled “Catalytic formation of C(sp3)-F bonds via decarboxylative fluorination with mechanochemically-prepared Ag2O/TiO2 heterogeneous catalysts”, is the HCE group’s first paper on fluorine chemistry, and will soon be available as an open access article at RSC Advances.
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Daniele and Abbas’ paper accepted

Posted on 18 April 2017 by Ceri Hammond

Congratulations to Daniele and Abbas, who have had their most recent manuscript accepted for publication in Green Chemistry. The manuscript, titled “Bifunctional Lewis and Brønsted acidic zeolites permit the continuous production of bio-renewable furanic ethers” is available as an Accepted Article download here.
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