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Interviewed by Carwyn Jones on the BBC

The importance of gold catalysis including a small part about gold on carbon relating to our hydrochlorination project has been highlighted by Carwyn on BBC local news: Advertisements

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Functional groups at carbon surfaces

Our latest paper on the nature and role of functional groups on highly ordered pyrolytic graphite (HOPG) surfaces in the stabilisation of gold nanoparticles has been accepted for publication in Faraday Discussion 173. The uncorrected proofs are available here. We … Continue reading

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Matt & Tom present their posters at the CUROP exhibition

The CUROP projects end with a poster exhibition in the VJ gallery.  Lots of interest in both the model carbon catalyst work by Tom and the model iron molybdate catalyst work by Matt. These students were waiting for their lecture … Continue reading

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Phil presenting at the UK&I photocatalysis meeting in Dublin

Meeting held at the FOCAS Institute, Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT). See Phil’s presentation at Prezi

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The remarkable effect of gold!

Enhancing surface reactivity with a noble metal Hatem Altass,  Albert F. Carley,  Philip R. Davies* and   Robert J. Davies Chem. Commun., 2013, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C3CC43567A In a recently published paper in the RSC chemical communications we show that a … Continue reading

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A facile route to core shell model catalysts

A facile route to model catalysts: the synthesis of Au@Pd core–shell nanoparticles on γ-Fe2O3 (0001) Robert J. Davies,*   Michael Bowker, Philip R. Daviesand   David J. MorganNanoscale, 2013, Advance ArticleDOI: 10.1039/C3NR03047D Our latest paper is now available on line in the … Continue reading

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STEM presentation

Presentation by Phil to the able and talented from Clevedon School; discussing nanoscience, catalysis and hydrochlorination reactions. See the final presentation here.  

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