We are improving the understanding of catalysis, developing new catalytic processes with industry and promoting the use of catalysis as a sustainable 21st century technology.

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Professor Graham Hutchings

Cardiff University scientist honoured by China’s oldest university

20 October 2017

Professor Graham Hutchings has been feted worldwide for his work on the acceleration of chemical reactions using catalysts.

Campus from bridge

Contractors invited to meet Campus bidders

9 October 2017

Call for interest in working on £300m ‘Home of Innovation’.

Professor Graham Hutchings

Prestigious award for pioneer of gold catalysis

5 October 2017

Professor Graham Hutchings honoured for ground-breaking contribution to environmental protection


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