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Angewandte Chemie, 2018, 57, 1-6
13 September 2018

Cuprous Oxide (Cu2O) is a photocatalyst with severe photocorrosion issues. Theoretically, it can undergo both self‐oxidation (to form copper oxide (CuO)) and self‐reduction (to form metallic copper (Cu)) upon illumination with the aid of photoexcited charges.

Ultrathin Fe-N-C nanosheets coordinated Fe-doped CoNi alloy nanoparticles for electrochemical water splitting
13 September 2018

The research into developing cost-effective and active catalyst materials that can replace the precious-metal-based benchmarks for electrocatalytic water splitting as well as for large-scale utilisation has been intense.

ARENA funding into renewable hydrogen research
11 September 2018

PartCat researchers have been awarded $2.3 million for two projects that will harvest solar energy to produce renewable hydrogen.

Elucidating the impact of Ni and Co loading on the selectivity of bimetallic NiCo catalysts for dry reforming of methane
23 August 2018

With limited fuel reserves and increasing concentrations of atmospheric CO2, the conversion of CO2 into valuable products is of ever increasing importance.

UNSW engineers awarded $2.7m in latest ARC funding round
9 July 2018

In the latest round of Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkage Grant funding, Prof Amal and her team has secure $562K for a project that will enable timely treatment of industrial waste water as well as swerate treatment plant eflluents using simple and cheap catalyst materials.