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Scientist to turn research into real-world solutions

Scientist to turn research into real-world solutions: Six new projects have been funded to investigate ways to reduce the UK’s greenhouse gas emissions by translating research into real-world solutions and technologies to help the country reach net zero emissions. The Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) is offering £800,000 in financing for the early development…
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Digital answers wanted to lower energy need & carbon

Digital answers wanted to lower energy need & carbon: UK Researchers are being given a portion of £400,000 for feasibility studies that analyse digital tech to help lower energy demand as well as carbon manufacturing. The financing from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) & Siemens will back projects that look to approach…
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UK starts advanced materials research & innovation centre

UK starts advanced materials research & innovation centre: A new £105 million advanced materials research & innovation hub located at the University of Manchester has now opened. The Henry Royce Institute Hub building presents the newest equipment & facilities for sustainable materials, metals processing, digital fabrication as well as biomedical materials study. It has been…
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UK researchers asked to collab with US on nuclear energy

UK researchers asked to collab with US on nuclear energy: Researchers within the UK are being requested to apply for a portion of £2.5 million in funding for nuclear energy study with a US partner. The funding will allow as much as 5 separate projects to participate in the US Department of Energy’s (DOE) Nuclear…
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How marine ecosystems react to offshore wind farms study

How marine ecosystems react to offshore wind farms study: A current £7 million research programme to investigate the impact of offshore wind farms on UK marine ecosystems has been started. The ECOWind (Ecological Consequences of Offshore Wind) programme, a joint shared project managed by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) in cooperation with The Crown…
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Climate change leads to anxiety?

Climate change leads to anxiety? According to research conducted at the Imperial College London, climate change is having a large negative impact on the emotional and mental wellbeing of people across the world. This new study states that they have found a ‘clear relationship’ between suicide rates and the uprise of the world’s temperature. The…
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New £30m UK trial to extract greenhouse gases starts

New £30m UK trial to extract greenhouse gases starts: A new trial that will see researchers all over the UK study the activity of 5 innovative methods of large-scale greenhouse gas (GHG) extraction from the atmosphere has launched. UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) is venturing £30 million in the projects & a centralised hub situated…
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NI Water awards research funding for battery storage tech

NI Water awards research funding for battery storage tech: NI Water awarded Continu Ltd financing to initiate a joint effort research project into the benefits of large-scale battery storage technology to store & utilise renewable energy. The water company is the only largest purchaser of electricity in Northern Ireland and is a significant user of…
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UK & India to tackle climate change by increasing research

UK & India to tackle climate change by increasing research: The UK & India are working to extend research & collaboration relationships to stop climate change throughout both countries. Minister of State for South Asia and the Commonwealth, Lord Tariq Ahmad of Wimbledon delivered the announcement at the end of his 5-day visit last week…
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Highways England study tie in road water & microplastics

Highways England study tie in road water & microplastics: Highways England has initiated a study to analyse whether surface water that flows off roads alters the amount of microplastics in the environment. The study is anticipated to help the government company that is responsible for motorways & major A roads to better realise the extent…
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