Dr Duncan Macquarrie’s Paper Selected for RSC Publishing Pack
Dr Duncan Macquarrie has had a paper selected to be featured in the RSC Publishing Pack and Chemistry World, the RSC online news section.
Circa and York Pair up to Push Green Solvent
The University of York and Australian green technology company Circa have signed an agreement to commercialese a new bio-based solvent for pharmaceutical and specialty chemical production.
Mesoporous Materials from Macroalgae
Professor James Clark and co-workers at the Green Chemistry Centre of Excellence have managed to form mesoporous material, without the need for costly processes, such as supercritical carbon dioxide drying.
York Green Chemists Win Rushlight Award
Professor James Clark's Starbon Technology team have won a Rushlight award for the potential use of starbons in water purification.
York Green Chemist in World Skydiving Contest
MSc in Green Chemistry and Industrial Sustainable Technology student Edward Monteith took part in the World Skydiving Championships.
York’s Key Role in European ‘Green’ Chemistry Research Project
Scientists in the Department of Chemistry at the University of York are to play a key role in a major new research project which aims to develop sustainable manufacturing routes to pharmaceuticals.
University's Green Chemistry Alliance with Korea Takes Off
Scientists from the University of York and Korea gathered in York for a conference that will showcase ways of advancing green chemical technology.
University Awards £6 Million Contract to VINCI Construction UK
The University of York has awarded a £6 million contract to VINCI Construction UK to design and construct a new undergraduate teaching and Green Chemistry research building.
'Mining' for Metals using Nature's Machines
Scientists at the University of York are to lead an international team that will explore the use of plants to recover precious metals from mine tailings around the world.
Green Chemistry PhD Student Wins KMS Prize
Helen Parker, 3rd year PhD student in the Green Chemistry Centre, has won one of this year's Kathleen Mary Stott Prizes for excellence in scientific research.
Biorenewables Development Centre - Open for Business
The opening of a new centre to convert plants and biowastes into high value products.
Professor James Clark Gives Plenary Lecture at at the Inaugural Conference in Delft
Prof James Clark gave a plenary lecture to over 300 delegates at the recent Inaugural Conference in Delft.
Listen to the talk.
A New OPEC for a Greener Future
Professor James Clark of the Green Chemistry Centre has announced a new project aimed at producing valuable biomass-derived chemicals, materials and fuels from waste orange.
Dr Avtar Matharu Wins Supervisor of the Year Award
The Supervisor of the Year Award has been awarded to Dr Avtar Matharu of the Green Chemistry Centre and presented at a special ceremony by the Deputy Vice Chancellor, Professor Trevor Sheldon.
Prof James Clark Honoured for Contributions to Green Chemistry
A University of York scientist has won a prestigious environment award for his outstanding contributions to green chemistry.
Cleaning Chemicals & Chemistry Education - 'Ellen Macarthur Foundation' Article
Professor James Clark writes about the difficulties to identify anything we use in the modern world that isn’t dependent on chemicals – from drugs to plastics, and from computers to clothing.
Professor James Clark of the Green Chemistry Centre Advises Governments
Professor James Clark, director of the Green Chemistry Centre of Excellence, speaking in Cordoba, underlined the need for governments to be aware of the importance of turning waste into resources.
York's Science and Technology Festival Begins - Article in the 'York Press'.
Discovery Days - children learn about making glue from milk with the Green Chemistry Centre and Fabs at the National Railway Museum.
Microwave Turns Waste into Watts - Article in 'Society of Chemical Industry'
A new process that combines low temperature pyrolysis with microwave technology can turn almost any type of biomass into chemicals and oils.
Green Chemistry Radio Interviews
Dr Duncan Macquarrie was interviewed by James Mitchell Crow from Chemistry World and for a BBC World Service programme on Green Chemistry and the Biorefinery.
New MSc Bursaries Available
Scholarship and bursary schemes are available to students form the UK and other EU countries as well as applicants from outside the EU. Awards are made to students of outstanding academic merit and are subject to eligibility.
Green Chemistry Supports Drive to Zero-Waste Production - Article in 'Click Green'
Novel green chemical technologies will play a key role helping society move towards the elimination of waste while offering a wider range of products from biorefineries, according to Professor James Clark.
Unilever - Green Chemistry Collaboration
The Green Chemistry Centre has recently initiated a new collaborative programme with Unilever.
Green Chemistry from Wastes Article in 'Institute of Science in Society'
Closed loop zero-waste chemical processing of waste biomass from agriculture is the future of green chemistry, says Prof James Clark.
Green Chemistry Article is 22nd Most Cited in 'Dalton Transactions'
Modified Silicas for Clean Technology by Peter M. Price, James H. Clark and Duncan J. Macquarrie is the 22nd most cited article in Dalton Transactions ever.
From LCDs to Medical Materials - Article in 'Education in Chemistry'
A green technology can be used to extract valuable chemicals and the recovered low-value plastic can be turned into higher-value materials for new and important applications.
New Laboratory to Help Chemical Revolution
A major new suite of laboratories, to be opened this week, will help scientists in the Green Chemistry group at the University of York to advance research into clean synthesis, catalysis, novel materials and the application of renewable resources.
Lorenzo Herrero-Davila Wins Knowledge Transfer Recognition - Innovation10 Awards
Double Green Ltd and the University of York won the Lord Stafford Partners in Innovation Award for developing the use of glycerine, a co-product from biodiesel production, in various applications, including the generation of biogas.