Scientists from the Scottish Carbon Capture & Storage (SCCS) research partnership have competitively won a 70% share of a £4 million fund for vital research into technology to support UK industry's efforts to reduce CO2 emissions.
Researchers from SCCS will lead three out of four projects being funded by EPSRC's Research Challenges in Industrial CCS fund, and will work closely with industry partners on developing flexible and cost-effective CO2 capture technologies.
The annual Inspire Launch Grow awards programme and event to showcase the first class entrepreneurial talent across the University of Edinburgh Staff and Student population. Finalists will compete for £14,000 worth of prize money and additional in‐kind support from industry partners.
Professor Mike Davies has been elected as one of the new Fellows of the European Association for Signal Processing (EURASIP) in recognition of his major contributions to the fields of Sparse Representations and Compressed Sensing.
Last month the HYPED - a group of 30 students from both School of Engineering and Edinburgh College of Art - went to College Station, Texas, to compete in the Hyperloop Pod Competition organised by SpaceX and came back with the Subsystem Technical Excellence Award.
To promote and reward academic and scientific excellence among young researchers pursuing doctoral degrees in the UK, Association of British Turkish Academics (ABTA) announces 2016 ABTA Doctoral Researcher Awards.
Applications for the L’Oréal-UNESCO UK and Ireland Fellowships for Women in Science are now open until Friday 11th March, 2016.
Five outstanding female post-doctoral scientists in the UK or Ireland will be granted a fellowship worth £15,000 each. The finalists will be selected by a panel of eminent scientists chaired by Professor Dame Carol Robinson. Entries can be made at www.womeninsceince.co.uk.
George Serghiou in the School of Engineering together with colleagues from the School of Geoscience and seven other leading Universities and Research Institutions in France, Germany and the US used a new synthetic approach which can be likened to mathematical applications in game theory (Nash equilibrium), to make unreactive starting materials reactive.
Prof. John Thompson has been elevated in January 2016 to the position of Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineer (FIEEE), the leading international organisation in the field, for research contributions to multiple antenna and multi-hop wireless communications.