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9th UK Solar Fuels Symposium

9th and 10th September 2021

***Abstract deadline extended to 20th August 2021***

We are pleased to announce the 9th UK Solar Fuels Network Symposium will take place on the 9th September. This will be followed by the Early Career Researcher Event taking place on the 10th September. The two-day event is hosted by the University of Strathclyde but will be online only. It will feature a mix of leading scientists working on solar fuels and early career researchers and offer opportunities to interact and build collaborations as well as a session open to the public to raise awareness of the potential of solar fuels and its fit into the energy landscape. The event programme is at the bottom of the page.


Invited speakers:

Prof. Iain McCulloch (University of Oxford)

Dr Libby Gibson (Newcastle University)

Prof. James Durrant (Imperial College London)


Public session:

We are also very happy to announce a public session that is scheduled for the afternoon of the first day. This session will bring together experts working on solar fuels, the deployment of these technologies, industrial perspective and policy makers. It will include an open panel discussion exploring pathways to large scale deployment, challenges and fit into the changing energy landscape.

Further details of the public event are available here

Please register for the public event here


Invited speakers ECR event:

Dr Salvador Eslava (Imperial College London)

Dr Mark Symes (University of Glasgow)


We invite attendees to submit abstracts for both events using the template. We would like to encourage in particular PhD students and post-docs to submit abstracts for oral presentations. Please email your completed template to SFN before 20th August 2021. Selected presenters will notify the by mid-August.


The finalised programme and webinar details will be shared in due course.




Help with Childcare Costs:

SuperSolar has just launched its new Childcare Fund and is kindly welcoming applications from participatants of our 9th Symposium.  The idea behind this is that SuperSolar can contribute to additional childcare costs for those presenting and attending, even for online events such as ours.

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