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Almost £1 million of funding secured for bioeconomy research
February 2020
A project using waste from pea processing to clean water is one of seven projects which have just received funding from the THYME project to boost the region’s bioeconomy.

Perspectives on the Circular Economy
January 2020
In his recent Perspectives article in Science, 'Rethinking chemistry for a circular economy', Professor James Clark explores the use and re-use of chemical products in the modern age.

American Chemical Society education award
October 2019
Dr Glenn Hurst has been recognised with one of the 2020 American Chemical Society’s Committee on Environmental Improvement awards.

Dr Avtar Matharu appointed editor of new Elsevier green chemistry research journal
September 2019
Dr Avtar Matharu has been appointed editor-in-chief of Current Research in Green and Sustainable Chemistry, a new primary research, gold open access journal from Elsevier.

Award to mark academic’s leading contribution to green chemistry research
September 2019
A leading academic from the University of York who was instrumental in establishing the UK’s green chemistry movement 20 years ago has received official recognition for his work in this area.

A better solution for the environment - Chemistry World
August 2019
Recycling and using new, greener solvents can make chemical processes more sustainable.

New polymerisation reactor system strengthens on-going development and scale-up of novel bioplastic polymers - Biorenewables Development Centre
June 2019
The GCCE have strengthened their relationship with Biome Bioplastics Ltd and the BDC, by installing a new specialist polymerisation reactor. 

Green solvent wins Environmental Leader Top Product award
May 2019
An environmentally-friendly solvent developed in our green chemistry laboratories has won a top US industry award.

Green solvent wins Environmental Leader’s Top Product 2019 award
May 2019
An environmentally-friendly solvent developed in our green chemistry laboratories has won a top US industry award.  

Enterprise Fellowship Success
April 2019
A researcher from the GCCE has been awarded a fellowship to help translate his work into a potential business idea.