APC Industry Challenges reports highlight cross-technology and product-focused propulsion challenges on our path to a net-zero future

The Advanced Propulsion Centre has published six ‘Industry Challenges’ reports designed to help academia, industry and government determine where to focus their R&D activity in preparation for the transition to net-zero. The industry challenges present the technical barriers to commercialising low-carbon automotive technology in the short, medium and long term. Developed using consensus insight from…

Vacancies: Postdoc and PhD opportunities at Ulster

A Postdoctoral Research Associate position is available at HySAFER Centre at Ulster University. The team are one of the key providers of hydrogen safety research and education globally. Find out more.  The deadline for applications is 15 December 2021.   There are also PhD opportunities at Ulster University in hydrogen safety through the UK EPSRC CDT “Sustainable…

UKCCS Upcoming Web Events

The UKCCS web events return this month November 2021 with a special double bill to celebrate COP26, and thereafter they will continue as a monthly programme of online events featuring workshops and lectures from key figures in CCS. All events are free to attend and you don’t need to be a member to access them….

Webinar: Net zero governance in a post-COP26 world

Following their recent submission on behalf of the Supergen Bioenergy Hub and the University of Nottingham Energy Institute to the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee call for evidence on Net Zero Governance, Alison Mohr and Mirjam Roeder will lead a webinar on 30 November interrogating the evidence submitted and discussing their recommendations….

Hydrogen Research Coordinator – EPSRC funding call

Applications are open for EPSRC funding to become a Hydrogen Research Coordinator. Coordinators will: Network within their research community Build a multidisciplinary consortium Develop a forward research programme for a potential future research centre. Applicants must be UK-based researchers employed by an eligible research organisation. The closing date for applications is 30 November 16:00 UK…

UK government announces UK hydrogen strategy

The UK hydrogen strategy, published yesterday, sets out the Government’s ambition to kick-start a “hydrogen revolution” that, it says, will support over 9,000 jobs and unlock £4bn investment by the end of this decade. The government plans to deliver 5GW of hydrogen production capacity by 2030, estimating that the industry could be worth £900m. The potential…