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UKRI Interdisciplinary Centre for Circular Chemical Economy Summer School

UKRI Interdisciplinary Centre for Circular Chemical Economy Summer School

The UKRI Interdisciplinary Centre for Circular Chemical Economy is hosting a Summer School which will take place at Newcastle University 6th – 8th September 2022.

Circular Chem Summer School Schedule Sept 2022

Social Events

Tuesday 6th September

6pm -7pm Pizza and beers in the Urban Science Building- networking, chat and posters- open to all no charge

7:30pm-9:30pm Escape room activity at Escape Key- £16:50

Wednesday 7th September 6pm

Join us for a panel discussion as part of the UKRI Interdisciplinary Centre for Circular Chemical Economy Summer School at St James’ Park, home of Newcastle United.

Featuring panellists from a diverse cross section of the Circular Chemical Economy community including speakers from Croda, DEFRA, Plastic Energy and Volans

Followed by a dinner and ample time to network with the Circular Chemical Economy community.

Sign-up for the social events here.


By rail: The main city railway station is Newcastle Central Station, which is on the East Coast mainline route from London (~3 hrs) to Edinburgh, as well as various cross country routes.

By air: Newcastle Airport is located about seven miles north west of Newcastle city centre. Official airport taxis pick up and drop off outside the terminal.
Airport Taxis / Five Star Taxis 0191 2220555 / Blueline Taxis 0191 2626666.

The local Metro takes about 25 minutes from the airport to the city centre.
Buses run to Newcastle city centre and the University from the airport entrance. To plan a bus journey from the airport see the Traveline website.

Sandman Signature

Motel One

Jury’s Inn Newcastle

Please quote ‘Newcastle University’ to receive a preferred rate when booking (subject to availability). Further hotel recommendations here.


The Summer School will take place in Newcastle University’s Urban Sciences Building (USB) (postcode: NE4 5TG).

Situated on Newcastle Helix, the building and its surrounding city area are a living laboratory underpinning research to make urban centres more sustainable for future generations.

Google Map Link

Here is a selection of resources to help you plan your visit:
• Maps and directions to Newcastle University are available here.
• Information about sightseeing and travel around the region here.

We hope you are able to join us for this event and look forward to welcoming you to Newcastle University. We are very grateful to our event sponsors Shell, Plastic Energy & Johnson Matthey for their continued support.

Vacancy 2- Johnson Matthey PhotoReact

Deadline for registration is 31st July 2022 please use the booking link below.


Newcastle University

Urban Science Building

Newcastle upon Tyne



06th to 08th September 2022


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