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Engineers indispensable to our prosperity in a changing climate

April 20th, 2012 by University of Leicester

Professor Julia King, Vice-Chancellor of Aston University, gave the keynote lecture at the Engineering Professors’ Council‘s annual congress at the University of Leicester on 17 April 2012. She explained that the UK’s task of reducing emissions will contribute to a surge in engineering jobs through ‘green growth’ Her lecture, “Climate Change, Green Growth, Opportunities for […]

Project to develop European-wide infrastructure for biofuel research

April 19th, 2012 by Aston University

Aston University Bioenergy Research Group (BERG) is involved in a €10.84 million project to develop a European wide research infrastructure for producing biofuels. BERG has been awarded €510,000 of research funds to develop the network, as part of the €10.84 million BRISK research project from the European Commission Seventh Framework Programme (FP7). The four-year initiative […]

Drayson Racing and Aston University to research second generation biofuels

February 18th, 2011 by Aston University

Drayson Racing and Aston University (UK) have partnered to develop and demonstrate low carbon automotive technologies. The partnership will investigate ‘second generation’ biofuels to create high performance cars with reduced CO2 emissions. Renewable energy has always been a key concern for Lord Drayson, the former UK Minister for Science, who formed Drayson Racing to act […]