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Introducing new News category: Publications by the different groups

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We are very happy to introduce you to  the Chinese version of Gadi Rothenberg’s book “Catalysis: Concepts & Green Applications ”

The book has been translated by  at, Profs. Xu, Shen, Yue and Hua from Fudan University.

The publisher is Higher Education Press of the Chinese Ministry for Education.
With Gadi Rothenberg we hope that it will help many lecturers and students in China to teach and learn about catalysis and sustainable chemistry.

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Thierry Slot: 10 Weeks at Fudan University

Thierry Slot  spent a research visit at Fudan University in Shanghai, China as part of the Research Priority Area (RPA) Sustainable Chemistry at the University of Amsterdam.

He wrote a nice blog his experiences in China.  Not just about the science, but also about the other things he did and enjoyed in China.

Read the full travel report here