SusCritMOOC accepted for funding by EIT Raw Materials

The project succeeding SusCritMat – SusCritMOOC – has been accepted by EIT Raw Materials for funding in the area Wider Society Learning. MOOC stands for massive open online course and enables universities and education institutions to reach people who would otherwise...

Sustainability and Second Life: Lithium and Cobalt Recycling

Lithium and cobalt are essential for lithium-ion-batteries, which are used in electric vehicles, electronics and electricity storage. As the supply for these minerals is not expected to meet the ever increasing demand, recycling rates for these minerals are very low....

Registration for the SusCritMat Summer School now open!

If you’re involved into education about materials’ science, geography, chemistry or physics, or even history and geopolitics, the next SusCritMat Summer School will provide you with an opportunity to offer your students an interdisciplinary insight into...

New video learning content now available!

We have recently added two new highly informative videos to the SusCritMat Youtube channel: In one video, Ester van der Voet from Leiden University talks about scenarios for critical raw materials. As global demand for critical raw materials continues to grow, crucial...