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The 1st Chemistry in Energy conference organised by the Energy Sector interest group of the Royal Society of Chemistry was hosted at Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, Scotland, on 20th-22nd July 2015.
The purpose of this Conference was to bring together scientists and technologists from academia and industry with interests in the applications of Chemistry in the Energy Industry. This RSC Energy Sector 1st “Chemistry in Energy” conference aims to embrace all aspects of energy–related research, where chemistry and the chemical sciences play a key or underpinning role in solving the UK’s combined energy challenges of carbon emissions, energy costs and security of supply. The scope of the conference was broad and included all energy forms and technologies.
CICCS team presented their recent research in the conference. Prof M. Mercedes, Dr Qi Liu, Dr P. Cordoba, Dr T. Aysu, Dr Q. Ola, Ms E. Bay and Mr L. Steel gave oral presentations, and Ms A. Rahman presented a poster.
For more information, please click the link http://blogs.rsc.org/em/2015/07/24/1st-chemistry-in-energy-conference/.
End of first plenary session. Left to right: Prof Mercedes Maroto-Valer, Heriot-Watt University, Prof Julian Jones, Vice-Principal and Deputy Vice Chancellor, Heriot-Watt University, Mr Fergus Ewing, Minister for Business, Energy and Tourism of the Scottish Parliament and Dr David J A McCaffrey, Conference Chairman