Webinar series: John Warner’s Sustainability Webinar Series

/Webinar series: John Warner’s Sustainability Webinar Series
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The Centre for Sustainable and Circular Technologies (University of Bath) presents this series of online seminars by Professor John Warner (Monash University and Warner Babcock Institute), 2020/2021 University of Bath Global Chair and Founder of Green Chemistry. 

Dates and times

#2 Introduction to Green Chemistry – the 12 Principles in Real-World Examples

When: 19 November 2020, 13.00-14.30 GMT

Learning outcomes: Provides a working introduction to the field of green chemistry and the 12 principles with illustrative examples of commercialized technologies.

  • What is Green Chemistry and what are its principles?
  • How do corporations use green chemistry to achieve goals of performance and cost?
  • What are some real-world examples of Green Chemistry?



#3 Society’s Perspective, the UN SDGs and a Future View of Chemicals Policy

When: 21 January 2021, 13.00-14.30 GMT

Learning outcomes: Provides a lens to the view consumers, NGOs and government agencies relate Green Chemistry to industry and consumer products.

  • How do non-chemists view the field of chemistry?
  • How does chemistry apply to all 17 of the UN SDGs?
  • How can chemists help improve global chemicals policies?



#4 R&D and Design – Case Studies and Innovation

When: 18 February 2021, 13.00-14.30 GMT

Learning outcomes: Discusses the role Green Chemistry plays in creativity and invention at the R&D and product design stage.

  • What are the elements of innovation and how can they enhance creativity?
  • What are some examples of early-stage research being translated into commercial applications?
  • How to discover the commonality of molecular mechanisms across seemingly unrelated fields of science?



#5 Introduction to Mechanistic Toxicology

When: 18 March 2021, 13.00-14.30 GMT

Learning outcomes: Gives an overview of the fields of toxicology and environmental health sciences, and a somewhat non-technical foundation of general concepts.

  • What are the basic concepts of mechanistic toxicology to help me better understand related literature?
  • How can I use knowledge from the fields of toxicology and environmental health sciences to be a better chemist?
  • How do I make the chemistry I am designing safer for humans and the environment?



#6 Q&A and Open Forum Discussion

When: 15 April 2021, 13.00-14.30 BST