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Presentation at Rideal 2015, Berlin

The 2015 Rideal conference was organised by Profs HJ Freund and Martyn Twigg in Harnack House, Berlin. The conference started with a moving session honouring the late Prof. M. Wyn Roberts, a distinguished surface scientist and the man who first … Continue reading

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2nd Annual PCATDES meeting

Istanbul, February 15th 2015. After a very productive first day of the PCATDES annual general meeting, the delegates relax with a traditional Turkish dinner.

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See our presentation at the UK Catalysis conference

The presentation I gave at the excellent UK Catalysis meeting in January 2015, in Loughborough is available to view here at Slideshare

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How does nitric acid affect gold deposition on graphite?

Our latest paper has been accepted for publication in Journal of Catalysis. See the paper for free (its Open Access again!) DOI: 10.1016/j.jcat.2014.12.021 This figure from the paper shows XPS data on the nature of the gold state deposited on … Continue reading

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Presentation at Faraday discussion 173

See the slides I presented at Faraday discussion 173 on SlideShare. Here’s a sneak preview of one of the figures: See the whole paper for free in Faraday Discussions (its Open Access!)

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Royal Society Summer Science

Fantastic week in London at the beginning of July to present an exhibit at the Royal Society Summer Science festival. 15 thousand visitors in 7 days and 6000 After Eight Mints to give away. We talked to loads of fascinating … Continue reading

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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: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-28297198

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