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University researchers produce comic about green research for York school children
May 2022
Researchers have created a comic about green and sustainable chemistry research which will be given to all of York’s primary schools.

New Director for Green Chemistry Centre of Excellence
April 2022
The GCCE has appointed Professor Helen Sneddon, previously a Scientific Team Director at GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), as its new Director.


Chemistry PhD Student competing in UK Championships
February 2022
A PhD Student in the GCCE, Harry Maslen, is competing in the heptathlon at the UK Indoor Championships this weekend.


What is crude oil?

Live Science
February 2022
Professor Michael North shares his views on the extraction of crude oil.

Biologically bound nickel in the plant matrix directs the selective hydrogenation transformation
January 2022
Research collaboration between Green Chemistry Centre of Excellence (GCCE) and Centre for Novel Agricultural Products (CNAP) opens door to utilize strategies beyond waste-to-energy to harness the circular chemical potential of metal contaminated biomass.

CHAMPION consortium reaches milestone in safe and circular material development
January 2022
Researchers of our CHAMPION project have successfully prepared a first set of innovative bio-based materials with promising properties for coatings, adhesives and home care ingredients.

In situ with James Clark
Chemistry World
November 2021
The pioneering green chemist on the development of the field and the power of waste.

27 Change Agents: One COP 26
November 2021
Twenty seven students from the MSc in Green Chemistry and Sustainable Industrial Technology course met virtually this month to reflect on COP26

JoVE ‘Innovation in Instruction’ Award for Chemistry Academic
September 2021
Dr Glenn Hurst has been recognised for his innovative approach to teaching - in particular his working with students as partners and use of technology enhanced learning.

Dr Glenn Hurst Awarded National Teaching Fellowship
August 2021
Glenn Hurst has been recognised with a prestigious Advance HE 2021 National Teaching Fellowships in recognition of his remarkable contributions to higher education teaching and pedagogy.