Scientists from the University of Surrey have produced non-metal electro-catalysts for fuel cells that could pave the way for production of low-cost, environmentally friendly energy generation.
Chemical engineering and chemistry academics at Surrey are collaborating to explore fundamental research into sodium-ion batteries (SIBs) – which could pave the way for a solution to the UK’s challenge of increasing renewable energy storage.
Winnie Mac, who is studying for a BSc in Chemistry at Surrey, was one of Europe’s only science undergraduates selected to attend Roche Continents, the annual celebration of science and the arts held in Salzburg.
Innovate UK has recently rated a Department of Chemistry project as outstanding (grade A), their highest rating. This project resulted in the development of Jally Strips and VerteX products for use in commercial refrigerators and air conditioning units.
The University of Surrey's Chemistry Society (ChemSoc) has received a gold STAR standard from the university's students' union.