5th RSC-CRSI Joint Symposium in Chemical Sciences Hosted by the University of York

12 September 2023 09:30-17:00, York, United Kingdom

The Royal Society of Chemistry and Chemical Research Society of India (CRSI), in their joint endeavour to promote exchange of ideas and knowledge in chemical sciences research and enable networking opportunities for researchers, have been conducting conferences at reputed universities across the UK and India.

The year 2023 marks the 5th RSC-CRSI Joint Symposium, a two-part series, the first of which is hosted by the University of York, with ‘Sustainability’ as its central theme.

About The Symposia On Sustainability
The aim of the symposia is to bring together the UK and Indian community working in the field of sustainable chemistry for a day of talks and discussions.

Date: September 12, 2023
Time: 09:30 - 17:00
Venue: University of York

Registration Details
Registration for the symposia is free and on a first-come-first-serve basis, and can be accessed here. Refreshments & lunch will be provided to all the attendees, travel costs will have to covered by the attendees.

We look forward to welcoming you at York this September.

Programme Schedule :
Venue: C/F/106, Green Chemistry Centre of Excellence, Department of Chemistry F Block, 1st Floor, University of York, Heslington, York, YO10 5DD, UK

0830 - 0930 Registrations
0930-1000   Opening session
Opening Remarks – Professor Avtar Matharu, University of York, UK
Opening Remarks – Professor Caroline Dessent, Head, Department of Chemistry, University of York, UK
Opening Remarks – Professor Vinod K Singh, Past President, CRSI, India
Session 1 Chair (Ajit Sharma)
1000-1030 Water as a Reactant in Organometallic Catalysis, Jitendra K Bera, Department of Chemistry, IIT Kanpur, India
1030-1100 Clean and Green - New Approaches to the Polymers Society Needs, Steven M Howdle, School of Chemistry, University of Nottingham, UK
1100-1130 Tea/Coffee Break
Session 2 Chair (Jitendra K Bera)
1130-1200 Carbon Recycling for Sustainable Energy: A Journey from Fundamental Chemistry to Green Technologies, Sebastian C Peter, New Chemistry Unit, JNCASR, India
1200-1230 The Green Chemistry Centre of Excellence – A Selection of Current Research Helen Sneddon, GCCE, Department of Chemistry, University of York, UK
1230-1400 Lunch Break & Poster Session
Session 3 Chair (Helen Sneddon)
1400-1430 Catalyst Development for Sustainable Oxidation Reactions, Sayam Sen Gupta, Department of Chemical Sciences, IISER Kolkata, India
1430-1500 Flower Waste Biorefinery – Towards Sustainable Feedstock for the Fine Chemical Industry,  Parimala Shivaprasad, Chemical and Environmental Engineering, University of Nottingham, UK
1500-1530 Tea/Coffee Break
Session 4 Chair (Steven M Howdle)
1530-1600 Cost-Effective Liquid Junction Solar Cells and their Application to Dual Function Devices, Melepurath Deepa, Department of Chemistry, IIT Hyderabad, India
1600-1630 Enabling nucleophilic fluorination in water, Krishna Sharma, GCCE, Department of Chemistry, University of York, UK
1630-1640 Closing Remarks
Abstract Submission
Deadline extended to 6 September
University of York

C/F/106 in the Green Chemistry Centre of Excellence (GCCE), Department of Chemistry F Block (1st floor)., University of York, Heslington, York, YO10 5DD, United Kingdom

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