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Fri 28 Feb 2020
09:00 - 17:00

Venue: Todd-Hamied

Provided by: Department of Chemistry


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Chemistry: Green Chemistry

Fri 28 Feb 2020


This course will provide an overview of Sustainable Chemistry in the Pharmaceutical Industry: Motivation and Legislation It will cover the following in more detail;

  • Solvents - tools for analysing the merits and drawbacks of different solvents and tools for selecting the optimum solvent for chromatography, common reactions, work-ups and other purposes
  • Reagents - tools for analysing the merits and drawbacks of different reagents and substrate scope for some greener reagents for common transformations
  • Metrics: Yield, Atom Economy, Reaction Mass Efficiency, E-factor, Process Mass Intensity, Life Cycle Analysis and Carbon Footprinting
Target audience
  • Postgraduates
  • Further details regarding eligibility criteria are available
  • If you are from outside the Department of Chemistry, please arrive 15 minutes early and wait to be collected from reception

Number of sessions: 2

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Fri 28 Feb   09:00 - 13:00 09:00 - 13:00 Todd-Hamied Helen Sneddon
2 Fri 28 Feb   13:00 - 17:00 13:00 - 17:00 Todd-Hamied Helen Sneddon
  • An all day course

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