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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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ISSC 19 Nottingham: Presentation on HCl/O on Cu

My presentation on Hatem’s recent work on HCl reactions on the different oxygen phases on Cu(100) is available to view on slideshare The picture here shows STM images of the missing row O(a) structure as it reacts with HCl at … Continue reading

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Science Strategy Launch

Dave, Rob & Phil provide a stand for the launch of the Science Strategy for Wales. For 45 minutes before the presentation by Prof Harries we were bombarded with interested experts & non experts. Prof. Harries gave an impassioned plea … Continue reading

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