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…

JOBS: Two research posts at HySAFER Centre of Ulster University

Two research posts are available at the HySAFER Centre of Ulster University. The deadline for applications is 18 July 2021.  Research Associate in Computational Hydrogen Safety The postholder will carry out leading edge theoretical and CFD studies, including development of physical and mathematical models and the verification and validation of simulations. They will contribute to further…

Supergen programme announces net zero conference exploring the role of energy research ahead of COP26

During the 21st United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP21) hosted in Paris during 2015, world leaders committed to keeping global temperature level rise well below 2C above pre-industrial levels, whilst pursuing strategies to limit warming to 1.5C. This year COP26 is being hosted by the UK, in partnership with Italy, providing the…