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Over 120 students, academic staff and industry partners attended the EPSRC Centres for Doctoral Training (CDTs) Poster Event on the afternoon of Wednesday 15th May 2019 in the Parkinson Court. Students from the following Centres exhibited their MSc team project and PhD project posters: Bioenergy Complex Particulate Products & Processes...

Food waste is a global problem, and is becoming more of an important public policy issue as each year the UK throws away £13bn worth of edible food waste. This equates to an estimated 10 million tonnes of food and drink wasted yearly, 60% of which could be avoided. Where...

CDT Bioenergy students Oliver Grasham and Robert White won first prize at the thirtieth Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) water special interest group video competition. The competition is sponsored by ARUP and is aimed at encouraging young minds in the water chemical engineering community. The project focuses on the removal of nitrogen from wastewater...

CDT student Kiran Parmar won a poster prize at the 1st International Symposium on Hydrothermal Carbonisation – Possibilities and Limits for Feedstocks, Processes and Applications at Queen Mary University of London on 3-4th April 2017. The Symposium discussed the latest advances in hydrothermal carbon and its application ranging from bioenergy to agriculture...

CDT Bioenergy student Jeni Spragg has been offered an internship at a policy organisation with the Research Councils UK Policy Internships Scheme. Jeni will be working for 3 months at the National Assembly for Wales Research Service. The Research Service provides impartial, independent and expert information services to Assembly Members and their...

At the beginning of June, PhD students from the Bioenergy CDT and the Low Carbon Technologies DTC attended the 24th European Biomass Conference and Exhibition (EUBCE) in Amsterdam. The students gave multiple oral and poster presentations and demonstrated University of Leeds leading research done in the bioenergy field. This was...