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3 Minute Thesis Winner

Congratulations to Euan Doidge who won the Edinburgh University heat of the 3 Minute Thesis competition.  As well as being the judges' choice, he was the "people's choice".

The 3MT presentation title summary was "WEEE are Golden: metal recovery by solvent extraction", dealing with the use of chemistry for more efficient and environmentally friendlier processes for gold recycling from waste electronics.

Best Poster Prize at Green Materials Conference

Congratulations to Mohammed Alkattan, from Dr Michael Shaver's group, for his "Best Poster" prize at the recent Frontiers in Green Materials Conference.

The one-day event provided a forum to discuss and inspire inter-disciplinary, innovative research based on reducing the use of hazardous substances in the design, manufacture and application of chemical and material products. It was held in London on the 12th of December.