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York green chemist wins prestigious prize

Posted on 13 July 2015

Katie Lamb wins prestigious poster prize

Katie Lamb wins poster prize

In July 2015, five members of the Mike North group attended the 13th International Conference on Carbon Dioxide Utilization (ICCDU) in Singapore. Katie Lamb, a York chemistry graduate, and second year PhD student in professor North’s group presented a poster entitled ‘Using Chromium(III) salophen complexes to promote CO2 insertion of epoxides and cyclic carbonate formation’ and won the best poster prize. Katie is pictured receiving her prize (a certificate and book on CO2 chemistry) from Professor Chunshan Song and Professor Michele Aresta who are respectively chair and honorary chair of the ICCDU international scientific committee.