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Congratulations to Sir Richard Catlow

12 Oct 2020

The Research Complex at Harwell takes great pleasure in wishing Professor Richard Catlow congratulations on being awarded a Knighthood in the Queens 2020 Birthday Honours List.   Sir Charles Richard Arthur Catlow FRS FRSC FInstP  is a chemist who holds concurrent positions as Professor of Computational and Materials Chemistry at UCL and Professor of Catalytic…

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GyreOx, a group working at the Research Complex, announces seed funding

17 Mar 2020

GyreOx announces seed funding to develop novel therapeutics targeting intracellular proteins implicated in cancer and autoimmune diseases 11 March 2020 – GyreOx Therapeutics (GyreOx), developing its novel MACRO platform, announces financial backing today from UKI2S and LifeArc. Developing complex molecules able to target intracellular interactions, the company will develop therapy for cancer and autoimmune diseases…

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ZEISS Crossbeam cryo FIB / SEM – a new microscope at the Research Complex

26 Nov 2019

ZEISS Crossbeam cryo FIB / SEM – a new microscope at the Research Complex that will transform our ability to image and study molecules in cells Nearly £1M funding has been successfully secured by the Central Laser Facility’s RCaH based Octopus group for a Cryo-focused ion beam /scanning electron microscope (ZEISS Crossbeam FIB-SEM), funded by…

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Harwell Cross-Cluster Proof of Concept fund has been launched

26 Sep 2019

The Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) is providing grant funding at a total of £250k with up to £30k per project being awarded to support and accelerate innovative multidisciplinary collaborations across the three clusters at Harwell: HealthTec, Space and EnergyTec.   The Cross-Cluster Industrial Engagement Proof of Concept funding grant is targeted at collaborative…

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Award for RCaH Scientist celebrating global fight against antimicrobial resistance

08 Jul 2019

Antimicrobial Resistance under the microscope at international awards Award for RCaH Scientist celebrating global fight against antimicrobial resistance RCaH / STRUBI  scientist Dr Orode Aniejurengho received a commendable Antibiotic Guardian award in the public engagement category on behalf of the team she led for the ‘Me You and The Superbugs’ project in this year’s Antibiotic…

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Professor James Naismith Wins Prestigious Award

24 May 2019

Professor James Naismith has been named winner of the prestigious Tilden Prizes from the Royal Society of Chemistry. Professor Naismith, of the Rosalind Franklin Institute, the University of Oxford, and the Research Complex at Harwell, has won the award for career-long breakthroughs in structural and chemical dissection of natural product biosynthesis. Receiving the award, Professor…

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JMT Medal Winner Announced

23 May 2019

SIR JOHN MEURIG THOMAS CATALYSIS MEDAL SCIENTIST WINS OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD IN THE FIELD OF CATALYTIC SCIENCE HARWELL, OXFORD -The UK Catalysis Hub have named Dr. James Paterson from BP as winner of the Sir John Meurig Thomas Catalysis Medal at the UK Catalysis Hub Spring Conference on the 2nd of May 2019. Dr. James…

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Royal Academy of Engineering awards £20 million in funding to engineering global visionaries

25 Apr 2019

The Royal Academy of Engineering today announced ten years of support for Professor Peter Lee (based in the Research Complex at Harwell) from UCL Mechanical Engineering as a world leader in applying synchrotron imaging to help develop more efficient, environmentally friendly and cost effective additive manufacturing technologies. One of the fastest growing emerging technologies, additive…

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RCaH research on front cover of Advanced Energy Materials journal

04 Feb 2019

Research carried out at the RCaH by Jacqueline M. Cole and her co-workers has been published in the Advanced Energy Materials journal, published on 1st February 2019 and was selected for the front cover. The ‘design-to-device’ approach to data-driven materials discovery has led to the discovery of new dye materials for dye-sensitized solar cells (DSCs) which,…

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