New £8.6m UK research into greenhouse gas removal

A research programme is to look at new ways to counteract global warming by removing greenhouse gases from the atmosphere. The £8.6 million project, with cross-research council and government support, will involve around 100 researchers from 40 UK universities and partner organisations. They will investigate how a variety of methods could be used to reduce […]

£6m boost for UK carbon capture and storage research

Carbon capture and storage (CCS) research projects in the UK have been granted funding worth £6.1 million. The UK CCS Research Centre (UKCCSRC) has been awarded the cash by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) to continue its work for the next five years. The research centre aims to ensure CCS will play […]

£6.7m to find new advanced energy materials

A team of researchers have been granted £6.7 million to find new advanced materials for the energy sector. The government-funded Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) made the investment. Scientists at the University of Liverpool and University College London will design and test new materials “to keep the UK ahead in the global materials competition”. Professor Matthew Rosseinsky, […]

£3.5m grant for UK nuclear research

A UK university has received a £3.5 million grant to build a new custom-designed facility which will research and develop nuclear materials. It was awarded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) to the University of Huddersfield. The funding will be used for the university’s second ‘Microscope and Ion Accelerator for Materials Investigations’ (MIAMI) facility which […]