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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...

During the last week of June, Bioenergy CDT student Hana Mandová attended the 12th IEA Greenhouse Gas Programme (IEAGHG) Summer School, hosted by the Norwegian CCS Research Centre in Trondheim. She was one out of 50 students from all around the world, who have been selected to come and enhance their knowledge...

Over 120 students, academic staff and industry partners attended the EPSRC Centres for Doctoral Training (CDTs) Poster Event on the afternoon of Wednesday 24th May 2018 in the Parkinson Court. Students from the following five CDTs exhibited their MSc team project and PhD project posters: Bioenergy Fluid Dynamics Integrated Tribology...

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...

Over 150 students, academic staff and industry partners attended the EPSRC Centres for Doctoral Training (CDTs) Poster Event on the afternoon of 24th May 2017. Students from the following five CDTs exhibited their MSc team project and PhD project posters: Bioenergy Complex Particulate Products & Processes (CP3) Fluid Dynamics Integrated...

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...

Over 100 students, academic staff and industry partners attended the EPSRC Centres for Doctoral Training (CDTs) Poster Evening. Prizes were awarded to: Lee Roberts for the best poster in Bioenergy. Jacob van Alwon for the best poster in Fluid Dynamics. Integrated Tribology student team Heather McLaren, William Pulfrey, Thomas Holditch and...