News

Bio-based Solvent Awarded Prestigious International Award
June 2017
A bio-based solvent developed in the GCCE has been awarded a prestigious international award for innovation.

Launch of the International Sustainable Chemistry Collaborative Centre (ISC3)
May 2017
Professor James Clark attended the ceremony in Berlin and gave presentations on the Future of ISC3.

RSC Re-Accredits MSc in Green Chemistry and Sustainable Industrial Technologies
April 2017
The Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) has re-accredited the Department of Chemistry’s undergraduate chemistry programmes and Green Chemistry MSc.

European research collaboration to prove feasibility of using starch in energy storage and green catalysis
April 2017
The GCCE have teamed up with industry partners to turn renewable plant-based resources such as potato starch into a potential energy source for electric cars.


Is the Punjab choking Delhi?
March 2017
Dr Avtar Matharu completed a one-week scientific scoping mission in North India, funded by the BBSRC.


Green Chemistry Alumnus Appointed Director General of Tanzanian Bureau of Standards
February 2017


A Trio of Green Successes
February 2017
The GCCE has marked the start of 2017 with a spectacular trio of funding successes.

Green Chemistry Wins H2020 Funding
January 2017
The GCCE has been awarded Horizon 2020 funding for project coordinated by Unitelma Sapienza University to develop biobased standards.

Green Chemistry win major BBI grant
January 2017
The GCCE have won and will lead on a major new €4.5M Bio-based Industries (BBI) consortium grant “ReSolve”.


Scientists at York explore ways of reducing food waste
January 2017
The GCCE is to lead a new research project examining how food manufacturing systems can be improved to reduce waste.