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So far Peter Jones has created 93 blog entries.

New Policy Brief on EU Rare Earth Supply Chain

July 4th, 2017|

In the framework of the EU EREAN and DEMETER projects on Rare Earth recycling, a new Policy Brief “ERES 2017: Six Lessons Learned” was launched in order to stimulate (policy) debate about the Europe's Rare Earth supply.

ETN SOCRATES launches new animation video

July 4th, 2017|

The EU Horizon 2020 SOCRATES project has now just released a new animation video about “Recovering valuable metals from industrial waste”. The film is presented by two SOCRATES PhD students.

EIT RawMaterials funds 2nd phase IMAGINE-project

June 29th, 2017|

The IMAGINE project develops and implements master programmes on sustainable materials with 5 European partner universities. The SUMA programmes integrate a solid technical basis with courses on entrepreneurship and innovation.

Meet our new SIM² researcher: G. Flesoura

June 27th, 2017|

Georgia Flesoura is a new SIM² KU Leuven researcher working on inorganic polymers (supervised by Prof. Yiannis Pontikes and Prof. Jef Vleugels). In the interview you can get to know more about this ETN NEW-MINE researcher.

World Economic Forum & landfill mining

June 23rd, 2017|

On June 21, 2017, the World Economic Forum featured a blog by Dr. Peter Tom Jones about ‘Enhanced Landfill Mining’ (ELFM). Reaching an audience of 100,000+ readers per week, this article puts landfill mining under the (global) spotlights.

ERES 2017 (Santorini): Six lessons learned

June 8th, 2017|

On May 28-31, 2017, more than 200 people took part in the 2nd Conference on European Rare Earth Resources in Santorini, Greece. Peter Tom Jones (SIM² KU Leuven) provides a personal evaluation through his “six lessons learned”.

Meet our new SIM² KU Leuven researcher: Zheng Li

May 29th, 2017|

Zheng Li is a new SIM² KU Leuven researcher working on non-aqueous solvent extraction for the separation of critical metals. In this interview you can get to know more about this Chinese postdoc researcher.

New SIM² Research Line: Process Intensification

May 29th, 2017|

A fifth research line in SIM² KU Leuven has just been launched. Process intensification aims at the development of chemical process technology which allows chemical processing with high materials and energy efficiency.

Meet our new SIM² researcher: R. Macchieraldo

May 22nd, 2017|

Roberto Macchieraldo is performing a secondment in the SIM² KU Leuven cluster (through the ETN SOCRATES project). In the interview below you can get to know more about this Italian researcher with a background in chemistry.

KU Leuven: inside cover Chemical Communications

May 17th, 2017|

SIM² KU Leuven researchers Depuydt & Van den Bossche published a paper on "Metal extraction with a short-chain imidazolium nitrate ionic liquid". The article was rewarded with an inside cover in Chemical Communications.