News

Redefining solvent selection
August 2018
A solvent selection guide developed in collaboration with researchers from York’s GCCE has been adopted by the ACS Green Chemistry Institute, a world leader in green chemistry education, as their recommended method of selecting more environmentally friendly solvents.

Green Impact award success
July 2018
Teams from the Department of Chemistry won five Green Impact Awards at the most recent ceremony, celebrating the achievements of teams from across the University.


GCCE researchers win Yale-UNIDO ‘Tell a Story About Green Chemistry’ video competition

July 2018
GCCE graduate students have won the Yale-UNIDO ‘Tell a Story About Green Chemistry’ video competition by showcasing the work of the Centre.

Professor James Clark wins prestigious Royal Society of Chemistry award
May 2018
Professor James Clark, Director of the GCCE, has won the Royal Society of Chemistry Green Chemistry Award for 2018.

Green Chemistry graduate becomes Vice Chancellor
March 2018
Prof Egid Mubofu, who obtained his PhD in the GCCE, has become Vice Chancellor at the University of Dodoma in Tanzania.


North Sea water and recycled metal combined to help reduce global warming
December 2017
Scientists in the GCCE have used sea water and scrap metal to develop a technology that could capture unwanted carbon dioxide in the atmosphere.


Javier Remon Nunez awarded thesis and teaching prizes
July 2017
GCCE postdoctoral researcher, Dr Javier Remon Nunez, has been awarded prizes for his thesis and teaching innovation.


York chemistry PhD student awarded SCI scholarship
July 2017
Anna Zhenova, PhD student in the GCCE, has been awarded an SCI scholarship of £5,000 over two years to support her studies in green chemistry.