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Gold solution to catalysis grand challenge

6 January 2022

Cardiff University researchers demonstrate the suitability of gold as a catalyst to produce methanol and acetic acid from the methane in natural gas.

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19th Annual Chemistry Conference 2021

25 October 2021

Join us for our 19th Annual Chemistry Conference on Wednesday 27th October.

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Fluorine Chemistry goes with the flow

21 September 2021

Our researchers improve fluorine process

Harnessing the Sun to tackle period poverty

5 August 2021

Self-cleaning sanitary towels could be left in sunlight to kill 99.9% of bacteria, remove stains and neutralize odours.

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.

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Cardiff Researchers awarded for role in creation of Porous Materials Group

16 June 2021

Cardiff scientists receive the Royal Society of Chemistry’s 2021 ‘Inspirational Committee Award’

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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

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Award highlights chemistry’s key role in environmental solutions

25 March 2021

Prof Graham Hutchings picks up prize for ‘ground-breaking’ work using gold as a catalyst and a sustainable solution

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Single or double? Understanding chemical reactivity of non-metal systems

16 March 2021

A research team at Cardiff have used a variety of techniques to understand the chemical reactivity of non-metal systems.