Catalysis and Green chemistry at University of Helsinki

We are CatLab, a research group from University of Helsinki focusing on catalysis and green chemistry. As a part of the Synthesis and analysis research programme, our facilities are located in the Department of Chemistry, at the Kumpula Campus.
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We are a part of the Nordic Consortium for CO2 Conversion (NordCO2), a network for Nordic researchers working on chemical CO2 conversion in the Nordic countries. In December 2017 NordForsk granted the center funding through the Nordic University Hub call.

You can read about the inspiration for the article Cooperative Ligands in Dissolution of Gold in this cover profil……

Last week our PostDoc Christina Erken attended #LINO70

Our latest article is #OnTheCover #HelsinkiChemistry…

Interested in #gold? Read our open access article Cooperative Lignads In Dissolution of Gold…

International Day of Women and Girls in Science

CatLabs PhD student Liselotte Karulf was 1 out of 6 that was featured on Freeda Medias Instagram for International Day of Women and Girls in Science. Freed has more than 2.9 million followers divided on their three profiles. Freeda is originally Italian and is also published in Spanish and English.

Science communication for Academy of Finland