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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 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
Reagentless Synthesis
Starts: 12:00 am
Ends: April 2, 2015 - 12:00 am
Location: London, UK
Events on April 2, 2015
World Green Chem 2015
Starts: 12:00 am
Ends: April 4, 2015 - 12:00 am
Location: Lyon, France
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Jobs available
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.