News

UK-Brazilian approach to a global problem
November 2018
As part of the UK-Brazil Year of Science and Innovation, Professor Michael North has written an article explaining how researchers in York and Brazil are working together to develop new methods to convert excess carbon dioxide into sustainable materials for battery technologies.

The green formula for education
November 2018
The GCCE, in collaboration with the Department of Education, has created a book on green chemistry for secondary/high school children using a ‘students as partners’ approach.

GCCE student wins first place talk prize at Syngenta research conference
September 2018
GCCE PhD Student James Shannon has won 1st Place Talk Prize at Syngenta Chemistry Collaborative Research Conference 2018.

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.