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Chemistry has a central, irreplaceable role to play in solving global energy challenges. From turning carbon dioxide into fuel, to producing new materials for the storage of hydrogen, research at Oxford Chemistry is securing our future.   To find out more about our research, please visit: http://energy.chem.ox.ac.uk/
 
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Chemistry for the Future: Clean Energy Oxford University

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Chemistry has a central, irreplaceable role to play in solving global energy challenges. From turning carbon dioxide into fuel, to producing new materials for the storage of hydrogen, research at Oxford Chemistry is securing our future.   To find out more about our research, please visit: http://energy.chem.ox.ac.uk/
 
For more information about the science discussed in these podcasts, please visit the websites in the menus.

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    The Energy Challenge:  Research at Oxford

    The Energy Challenge:  Research at Oxford

    Providing secure, affordable and sustainable forms of energy is one of our biggest challenges this century.  Hear how the cutting-edge fundamental research we undertake addresses real world problems and helps us to move towards a more sustainable future.  Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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    Unlocking the Power of Hydrogen

    Unlocking the Power of Hydrogen

    Kylie Vincent and Philip Ash discuss how bacteria harness the energy stored within hydrogen molecules, and how this could help build a more sustainable energy future. Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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    Nanoparticle Catalysis: Size Matters

    Nanoparticle Catalysis: Size Matters

    Hanif Mahadi, Researcher in Edman Tsang’s group, explains how nanoparticle catalysts help us use fossil fuels more efficiently and develop cleaner alternative sources of energy. Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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    Using Catalysts to Make Exhaust Fumes Greener

    Using Catalysts to Make Exhaust Fumes Greener

    How can we reduce the pollution from car exhausts? Methane has a global warming effect 20 times higher than carbon dioxide.  Lizzie Raine,  Researcher in Edman Tsang’s group, explains how she uses a nanoparticle catalyst to covert methane to carbon dioxide, helping to reduce the greenhouse effect. Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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    Chemistry is Central to our Energy Future

    Chemistry is Central to our Energy Future

    Phil Grunewald, Deputy Director of Energy Research at the University of Oxford, explains how chemistry helps to solve global energy challenges. Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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