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C02 Chemistry Jobs at Imperial Colleg...

The Department of Chemistry at Imperial College is planning to make up to 10 new academic appointments from Lecturer to full Professor. The University has indicated that one area of particular interest is the heterogeneous catalysis of sustainable fuels and feedstocks, including for example the development of catalysts for the direct reductio [...]

New Branding

To mark the third phase of CO2Chem’s work and development, the network is set to undergo a re-branding – adopting an attractive new logo and accompanying colour scheme. Now that Rob Pilling is settling into his new role as Network Manager, one of his first tasks is to translate the designs as part of a planned refurbishment of our [...]

CO2Chem Network Manager

CO2Chem has a new Network Manager. Rob Pilling was appointed to the post in September and is working two days per week out of the CDUK office at The University of Sheffield. Rob has a varied background including experience of similar roles and of work spanning organic chemistry, industrial research, fuels technology, environmental policy, tra [...]

Good news from CO2Chem

The first bit of good news is that CO2Chem has been refunded by EPSRC for a further 2 years, until 31 August 2019. We will be appointing a new Network Manager but be rest assured Katy will still play an active role in the network.  A job spec will be issued soon for a post at Grade 7.1 with a 0.4 FTE workload (2 days).  More details of the CO [...]

Carbon8 Systems secures Queen’s Award

Carbon8 Systems, the Kent-based world leader in the permanent capture of carbon dioxide using industrial waste and contaminated soils, has received the Queen’s Award for Enterprise: Innovation 2017. The company, formed in 2006 and a spin-out from the University of Greenwich, has successfully put its patented Accelerated Carbonisation Technolo [...]

Re-using carbon dioxide could provide...

A new report published by the University of Sheffield outlines how the re-use of carbon dioxide (CO2) could help Scotland shift to a more sustainable and circular economy. The report titled ‘Actions required to develop a roadmap towards a Carbon Dioxide Utilisation Strategy for Scotland (2016)’, was commissioned by Scottish Enterprise to prov [...]

CO2Chem Seedcorn Grants 2016

Apply now for CO2Chem Seedcorn Funding if you are based in the UK CO2Chem Seedcorn grants give funding for pump-priming investigations which will lead to a grant proposal and ideally a research paper. All applications should demonstrate a clear pathway for this to be achieved. Grants must be led by a UK University but collaboration with indus [...]

Former BP Executive Joins Global Effo...

Former BP Executive Joins Global Effort to Capture and Utilize Carbon Dr. Issam Dairanieh to Lead Innovative Effort to Convert CO2 into Commercial Products SAN FRANCISCO – Dr. Issam Dairanieh, the former head of the corporate venture capital team at BP, will lead an ambitious new initiative focused on converting carbon emissions into [...]

ICCDU 2016 Abstract Submission is ope...

Abstract Submissions Open Now The 14th International Conference on Carbon Dioxide Utilization will be held at the University of Sheffield, UK from the 11th -15th September 2016.  The  ICCDU is the premier scientific conference on CO2 utilisation research and  provides a multi-disciplinary forum on recent innovations in fundamental and appli [...]

Response to the UK £1bn CCS competit...

The UK Government has announced it is axing its GBP1 billion competition to develop “carbon capture and storage” technology on power stations. In an announcement to the London Stock Exchange on 25th Nov 2015, the Government said the GBP1 billion funding for the scheme – which aims to develop technology which can capture the [...]

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11:30 am CO2Chem Summer School @ The University of Sheffield
CO2Chem Summer School @ The University of Sheffield
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CO2Chem Summer School @ The University of Sheffield | Sheffield | England | United Kingdom
The inaugural CO2Chem Summer School delivers a four day masters level introduction to carbon dioxide utilisation.   Further Details               Registration        
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The 16th International Conference on Carbon Dioxide Utilization @ Rio de Janeiro | Brazil
In 2018, the 16th International Conference on Carbon Dioxide Utilization travels to Brazil. The overall theme is”Sustainability through CO2 Utilization” and there are six associated topics: Thermal and Catalytic Conversion of CO2 into Fuels and Chemicals; CO2 Conversion by[...]