Want to know more about plastic recycling, from lab to industry? Then the next summer school organised by the consortium of NATURE-EID is made for you! The event will take place in San Sebastian, Spain, on October 4 to 5. On the 4th of October, the Plastic Recycling Meeting will gather industrial and academic experts […]
⭐ Back to work with good news! ⭐ This week our ESRs, Gabriela Garbonova and Bige Bati participated in the Circular Chemical Economy Summer School organised by the Royal Society of Chemistry in Newcastle and won the first and second prizes for the best poster! Congratulations!
Last week, our ESRs, Claire and Flore participated in the Postgraduate Symposium of the University of Birmingham. In a poster, they presented their work on the development of innovative bio-sourced polymers initiated at Polykey and currently carried out in the group of Andrew Dove at the University of Birmingham. The students were happy to share […]
The ESRs of the NATURE project together with students from POLYMAT attended a very nice workshop on communication skills delivered by Juan José Sáenz de la Torre Lasierra from Agata Communications. They learned tips on communicating through social networks, how to write articles adapted to their audience, outreach formats, or how to improve the design […]
NATURE project members have met today for an online project follow-up meeting. It´s hard to believe that we´re reaching the end of Year 2 landmark; time is flying!
Last week the second NATURE network-wide training took place at the University of Birmingham . Dr. Olivier Talon, from Materia Nova (Belgium), imparted a very interesting training entitled ” Introduction to Life Cycle Assessment”. Over 2 days, our ESRs learnt the basics of the LCA metodology. Why is it necessary? How can we perform it? How can […]
After a long visa wait, NATURE ESR1, Flore Killens, and ESR2, Claire Morand, have recently started their secondments at the University of Birmingham, where they will remain for the next 15 months. Happy faces following the ESR reunion!
Congratulations to Flore Kilens, NATURE-EID ESR1, for getting one of the best poster awards at GEP-SLAP 2022 conference. Flore presented her recent results on “Screening of Acid-Base Mixtures as Organocatalysts for the Self-Condensation of Diols” Well done to our four ESRs on attending their first conference as NATURE-EID students!
This is an exciting week for our NATURE-EID Early Stage Researchers: Flore, Claire, Bige and Gabriela. They´re all attending GEP-SLAP 2022 conference in Donostia-San Sebastián (Spain), which will be followed by a workshop on soft skills and a visit to POLYKEY premises on Friday. Enjoy your first conference, ladies!
Members of POLYKEY and University of Birmingham met recently for yet another monthly meeting. The planning of 2022 research and training activities is underway!