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Scientists set their sights on new catalyst technology to help achieve net zero

22 July 2021

Academia and industry experts from the UK are exploring ways of converting carbon dioxide and waste into sustainable fuels and chemicals to meet net zero targets.

Instant water cleaning method ‘millions of times’ better than commercial approach

1 July 2021

Creation of hydrogen peroxide in situ could provide clean, drinkable water to communities in the poorest nations around the world.

Professor Richard Catlow

Cardiff Professor appointed as a Co-President to advise on crucial global policies

16 June 2021

Professor Richard Catlow joins global network working on issues of world-wide importance

Professor Graham Hutchings

International catalysis award for Cardiff professor

17 March 2021

Prof Graham Hutchings picks up prize for ‘groundbreaking’ work using gold as a catalyst.

Professor Sir John Meurig Thomas FRS

Professor Sir John Meurig Thomas FRS (1932 – 2020)

2 December 2020

We regret to announce the death of Professor Sir John Meurig Thomas FRS, who was Honorary Distinguished Professor in the School of Chemistry at Cardiff University since 2005.

Atomic resolution image of metal oxide catalyst and elemental mapping

Award drives collaboration across Research Hub

17 November 2020

Electron microscopy expands capability

Chemical plant

New £4.3m centre to improve the sustainability of the UK chemical industry

11 November 2020

Scientists to explore novel ways of harvesting useful compounds from domestic and industrial waste

Professor Richard Catlow

Professor Richard Catlow awarded knighthood

12 October 2020

Professor Richard Catlow has been awarded a knighthood in the Queen’s Birthday Honours for his ‘remarkable’ and ‘impactful’ contributions to scientific research.

Jar of pharmaceutical tablets

Exciting breakthrough could reduce both cost and toxicity of making medicines

23 July 2020

A research team at Cardiff have unearthed a way to use non-metal catalysts, which they say could potentially make pharmaceutical drugs both more affordable and safer.

Professor Richard Catlow

Cardiff scientist wins prestigious Royal Society of Chemistry Award

26 June 2020

Professor Richard Catlow wins the Royal Society of Chemistry’s Faraday Lectureship Prize