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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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Events on March 5, 2015
WEBINAR: Making Plastic Greener Through Next Generation Polymers
Starts: 12:00 am
Ends: March 6, 2015 - 12:00 am
Location: WEBINAR
Events on March 19, 2015
Green Polymer Chemistry 2015
Starts: 12:00 am
Ends: March 20, 2015 - 12:00 am
Location: Cologne, Germany
Events on March 31, 2015
Starts: 12:00 am
Ends: April 2, 2015 - 12:00 am
Location: Milan, Italy
Events on April 1, 2015
Starts: 12:00 am
Ends: April 2, 2015 - 12:00 am
Location: Milan, Italy
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Jobs available
  • Whorrod Research Fellowship in Sustainable Chemical Technologies: The Centre for Sustainable Chemical Technologies (CSCT), University of Bath, UK. We are seeking exceptionally motivated and qualified scientists and engineers as candidates for a five-year Whorrod Fellowship in SCT to build an independent research career and become a leader in their chosen field.  Applications close 26 March 2015.
  • Senior Research Scientist of Chemistry and Chemical Technology – Characterisation: Tallinn University of Technology European Research Area Chair of Green Chemistry invites applications for the following academic position within the FP7-ERAChairs-Pilot Call-2013 programme (TUTIC Green project) – design and application of biodegradable and low toxicity surfactants derived from biorenewable resources. Applications close 28 March 2015.
  • Junior Professorship in Sustainable Chemistry Focusing on Resource Efficiency: Leuphana University of Lüneburg, Germany. You will have internationally recognized experimental or conceptual expertise in the field of (sustainable) chemistry, as well as in-depth knowledge of the sustainable handling of material resources.  Applications close 6 April 2015.
  • 2 Junior Professorships in Sustainable Science:  Leuphana University of Lüneburg, Germany.  The Faculty of Sustainability investigates the conditions and opportunities of sustainable development. It presently has about 25 professorships in the fields of human and natural sciences with a profile focusing on inter- and transdisciplinary research.  Applications close 6 April 2015.
  • Postdoctoral Research in Sustainable Molecular Design: A postdoctoral research project training opportunity is currently available at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) National Risk Management Research Laboratory (NRMRL). The appointment will be served with the Sustainable Technology Division (STD) in Cincinnati, Ohio.
  • Academic Coordinator I, Berkeley Center for Green Chemistry, College of Chemistry: The Berkeley Center for Green Chemistry (BCGC) at the University of California, Berkeley, seeks applicants for an Academic Coordinator, I, in a multidisciplinary program in green chemistry research, teaching, and public engagement that includes faculty, researchers and students in the College of Chemistry, the College of Natural Resources, the College of Engineering, the School of Public Health, Berkeley School of Law, and Haas School of Business. Applications close 6 March 2015.
  • 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.
  • Green Chemistry Online Resource Developer: The Green Chemistry Centre of Excellence (GCCE), University of York, UK.  Applications close 11 March 2015.
  • Research Chair in Sustainable Chemistry and Materials: Department of Chemistry, Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, Canada
  • 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)
  • Application Specialist Bioplastics / PLA: Responsible for a portfolio of development projects in the field of polylactic acid (PLA) processing and application, Netherlands
  • Five Research Fellow Positions : The research Team “STAR-AgroEnergy” at Foggia University, Italy, is accepting applications for five RESEARCH FELLOWS,