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The Green Chemistry Network (GCN) aims to promote awareness and facilitate education, training and practice of Green Chemistry in industry, commerce, central, regional and local government, academia and schools.

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Student Sponsorship Competition

For the third consecutive year the GCN is running a competition to sponsor a Green Chemistry PhD student to attend the Global Green Chemistry Centres annual meeting which this year takes place in Boston, USA. For more information see:
Boston Studentship Details
Closing date for applications is 30 April 2015.

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Upcoming GCN Events
Events on May 26, 2015
Starts: 12:00 am
Ends: May 28, 2015 - 12:00 am
Location: Shanghai, Shanghai, China
Events on June 4, 2015
11th International Conference on Renewable Resources & Biorefineries
Starts: 12:00 am
Ends: June 6, 2015 - 12:00 am
Location: York, York, York, UK
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11th International Conference on Renewable Resources & Biorefineries
Starts: 12:00 am
Ends: June 6, 2015 - 12:00 am
Location: York, York, York, UK
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Jobs available
  • EU MSCA FIRE (Fellows with Industrial Research Enhancement) Fellowships – PhD Fellowships: University of Bath UK seek applications for ten 4-year PhD Fellowships.  These are fully-funded staff appointments, with a requirement that successful candidates register for a PhD.
    Each position is associated with one of our two Centres for Doctoral Training:
    – Centre for Digital Entertainment (Department of Computer Science)
    – Centre for Sustainable Chemical Technologies
  • PostDoctoral Fellowship – Functional Bioaromatic Chemicals From Lignin: Scion (New Zealand) and VITO (Belgium) The Postdoctoral fellow will undertake research work both in New Zealand and Belgium supported by expertise in lignin and biopolymer chemistry at Scion, and membrane engineering and chemical characterisation at VITO.
  • Postdoctoral Research Combining Sustainable Chemistry and Travel: University of Bath, UK  A twelve month fixed-term postdoctoral position is available, from 01 June 2015. This position forms part of the team working on a British Council funded Global Innovation Initiative for TransAtlantic Discovery, Characterisation and Application of Enzymes for the Recycling of Polymers and Polymer Composites.
  • Postdoctoral Scientist: GreenCentre Canada 12-month contract position. Candidates should have interest in future employment in industry, specifically with early stage technology companies.
  • Postdoctoral Fellow/Research Scientist (Green Chemistry): Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology, Singapore. Research is focused on the development of green methodologies for chemical and pharmaceutical synthesis, CO2 utilization and biomass transformation.
  • R&D Chemist Liverpool ChiroChem: Seeking a highly talented synthetic organic chemist with experience in the areas of asymmetric catalysis and/or total synthesis, who can implement and develop our specialist methods to enable production of novel products and carry out method development projects and technology transfer.
  • Opportunities for PhD candidates and Postdoctoral Fellows McGill University: Focus on the design and development of new sustainable products which will both meet the needs of and stimulate the Canadian agricultural, forestry, fishing, mining, and energy sectors, while reducing the reliance on non-renewable resources. Initial expressions of interest should be emailed to
  • EPSRC Fellowship in Sustainable Feedstocks (Early Career stage): A major theme for the Manufacturing the future is providing the feedstocks for next generation manufacturing processes, through transition of the state-of-the-art in the scale-up of physical sciences and biological outputs.
  • Research Chair in Sustainable Chemistry and Materials: Department of Chemistry, Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, Canada. The successful candidate will be an emerging scholar who has demonstrated research productivity and potential to achieve international recognition within the next 5 – 10 years. The Selection Committee will begin considering applications immediately with an anticipated start date of January 1, 2016.
  • Future Earth Global Hub Directors: Engage the world’s leading experts in sustainability and environmental research from a trans-disciplinary perspective, opportunities in Boulder (USA), Montreal (Canada), Paris (France), Stockholm (Sweden) and Tokyo (Japan)
  • Five Research Fellow Positions : The research Team “STAR-AgroEnergy” at Foggia University, Italy, is accepting applications for five RESEARCH FELLOWS.