Prof. Ken Waugh : a Career in Chemical Catalysis St. John’s College, Durham University

To celebrate Ken’s significant contributions to heterogeneous catalysis, we are organising a one-day chemistry symposium here 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). Read more

Professor Matt Rosseinsky Professor Matthew Rosseinsky FRS from the University’s Department of Chemistry has been awarded one of the Royal Society’s most prestigious awards, the Davy Medal, in recognition of his “advances in the design and discovery of functional materials, integrating the developments of new experimental and computational techniques.” The Davy Medal is named after…

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