• Room 01.412 - David Keir Building

    United Kingdom

Accepting PhD Students

PhD projects

I am open to PhD applications in the fields of: - Development of ionic liquids for sustainable and green chemistry applied to catalysis, separations, and energy applications. - Use of neutron scattering/isotopic substitution to study disordered (liquid and glassy) materials.

1993 …2019
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Activities 2009 2019

Design and Implementation of Ionic Liquids Derived Catalysts in Organic Reactions

John Holbrey (Examiner)
15 May 2019

Activity: Examination typesPhD external examination

The Study of N-Heterocyclic Carbenes (NHCs) in Ionic Liquids

John Holbrey (Examiner)
22 Feb 2019

Activity: Examination typesPhD external examination

UK Neutron and Muon Science and User Meeting

John Holbrey (Participant)
29 Apr 201901 May 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

Review of Disordered Materials research at ISIS

John Holbrey (Participant)
27 Mar 201828 Mar 2018

Activity: Consultancy typesWork on advisory panel to industry or government or non-government organisation

STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory

John Holbrey (Participant), Gareth Nelson (Participant)
15 Nov 201818 Nov 2018

Activity: Visiting an external institution typesResearch and Teaching at External Organisation

Synthesis and characterisation of new azole building blocks for functional ionic systems

John Holbrey (Examiner)
25 Jan 2018

Activity: Examination typesPhD external examination

Science and Stormont 2018

John Holbrey (Participant)
08 Oct 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

UK Neutron and Muon Science and User Meeting

John Holbrey (Participant)
25 Apr 201827 Apr 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited or keynote talk at national or international conference

Inorganic Ireland Symposium 2018

John Holbrey (Participant)
17 Dec 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

HORIBA/QUB Advanced Battery Research Workshop

John Holbrey (Participant)
09 Aug 201810 Aug 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

ISIS Disordered Materials Group Scientific Meeting

John Holbrey (Participant)
07 May 201809 May 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

Ionic liquids as solutions to Green Chemistry challenges

John Holbrey (Invited speaker)
14 Jun 201815 Jun 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited or keynote talk at national or international conference

Professor Kenneth R Seddon Memorial Seminar

Gosia Swadzba-Kwasny (Organiser), John Holbrey (Organiser)
14 Sep 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

Using Ionic Liquids to Manage Mercury in the Oil and Gas Industry

John Holbrey (Speaker)
16 May 2017

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Evaluation of Physical Properties of Ionic Liquids

John Holbrey (Examiner)
03 May 2017

Activity: Examination typesOther examination

Application and Modelling of Ionic Liquids as Gas Hydrate Inhibitors

John Holbrey (Examiner)
24 Jan 2017

Activity: Examination typesOther examination

Campbell College

John Holbrey (Participant)
06 Feb 2017

Activity: Visiting an external institution typesVisiting a School

Applying neutron diffraction with isotopic substitution to the structure and proton-transport pathways in protic imidazolium bis{(trifluoromethyl)sulfonyl}imide ionic liquids

John Holbrey (Invited speaker)
11 Sep 201713 Sep 2017

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited or keynote talk at national or international conference

Dialing in property sets - designing performance ionic liquid materials guided by neutron scattering

John Holbrey (Invited speaker)
11 Jan 201713 Apr 2017

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited or keynote talk at national or international conference

ISIS Disordered Materials User Group Meeting 2017

John Holbrey (Participant)
14 Feb 201715 Feb 2017

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

3rd International Conference on Ionic Liquids in Separation and Purification Technology

John Holbrey (Member of scientific committee)
2017 → …

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

Structural Investigations of Peptide Folding and Unfolding in Solution

John Holbrey (Examiner)
13 Dec 2017

Activity: Examination typesPhD external examination

Gabriel Laboureix

John Holbrey (Host)
05 Jun 201705 Aug 2017

Activity: Hosting a visitor typesHosting of external, non-academic visitor

UK Neutron and Muon Science and User Meeting 2017

John Holbrey (Participant)
27 Jun 201729 Jun 2017

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

Understanding Ionic Liquid Processes

John Holbrey (Participant)
10 Mar 201611 Mar 2016

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

St Malachy's College

John Holbrey (Participant)
11 Feb 2016

Activity: Visiting an external institution typesVisiting a School

Gordon research Conference on Ionic Liquids

John Holbrey (Invited speaker)
2016

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

Heavy Metal Removal from Flue Gas Streams Using Supported Ionic Liquids

John Holbrey (Examiner)
22 Sep 2016

Activity: Examination typesOther examination

Green Lizard Technologies Ltd (External organisation)

John Holbrey (Board Member)
01 May 201502 Apr 2018

Activity: Membership typesMembership of board

ILMAT III - The Third International Conference on Ionic Liquid-based Materials

John Holbrey (Invited speaker)
09 Dec 201511 Dec 2015

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

14th Oxford School on Neutron Scattering

John Holbrey (Contributor)
18 Oct 2015

Activity: Visiting an external institution typesResearch and Teaching at External Organisation

2015 UK Neutron and Muon Users Meeting (NMUM)

John Holbrey (Invited speaker)
20 May 201521 May 2015

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

Structure of ionic liquids - order within disorder

John Holbrey (Speaker)
06 Jan 201507 Jan 2015

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (External organisation)

John Holbrey (Chair)
Jun 2014Jun 2018

Activity: Membership typesMembership of peer review panel or committee

Referee and participant in PhD thesis defence committee

John Holbrey (Examiner)
17 Jun 2014

Activity: Examination typesPhD external examination

STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (External organisation)

John Holbrey (Chair)
2014 → …

Activity: Membership typesMembership of peer review panel or committee

2014 UK Neutron and Muon Users Meeting (NMUM)

John Holbrey (Keynote/plenary speaker)
10 Apr 201411 Apr 2014

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

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STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (External organisation)

John Holbrey (Member)
Jun 2013Jun 2018

Activity: Membership typesMembership of peer review panel or committee

STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (External organisation)

John Holbrey (Member)
2013 → …

Activity: Membership typesMembership of peer review panel or committee

External examiner for PhD thesis

John Holbrey (Examiner)
05 Nov 2013

Activity: Examination typesPhD external examination

ICFA

John Holbrey (Member of the scientific committee)
12 Jun 201214 Jun 2012

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

Workshop on Ionic Liquids - Seeds for New Engineering Applications (WILS2012)

John Holbrey (Invited speaker)
01 Feb 201203 Feb 2012

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

File

EuChem 2012: Molten Salts and Ionic Liquids

John Holbrey (Invited speaker)
05 Aug 201210 Aug 2012

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

Invited Departmental Seminar, UCD. Title "Cellulose + ionic liquids"

John Holbrey (Member)
07 Nov 2012

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Departmental seminar at Universite Blaise Pascal

John Holbrey (Invited speaker)
30 Nov 2011

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

File

STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (External organisation)

John Holbrey (Member)
Jun 2009Jun 2016

Activity: Membership typesMembership of national or international committees and working groups