ECR-led Biannual Meeting (UKCCSRC ECR Activity Fund), Edinburgh – 6 December 2018

This event is funded by the UKCCSRC as part of the ECR Activity Fund.
This meeting is the first Biannual Meeting for Early-Career Researchers funded by the UKCCSRC, as part of their program for Early Career Researchers.
Alan James, who is a managing director at Pale Blue Dot, will share his extensive experience of CCS regarding the industry aspects.
The main objective of this meeting is to encourage lively conversation on particular CCS topics, allowing attendees to develop their own understanding though engaging with others’ ideas. For instance, the ECRs will have the opportunity to discuss about “What are the biggest challenges for CCS in the next decade?” or “What are the emerging carbon capture technologies?” ECRs will be able to showcase their research though displaying their posters and through applying to give a short presentation. Thus, the meeting will allow ECRs to talk about own work, practise presenting to an audience and receive feedback from their peers in a more relaxed and encouraging environment than, say, a research conference
Four early-career researchers will have the chance to present the latest progress of their study on CCS.
There will be 2 short talks given by academics from University of Edinburgh on their career paths. This will provide ECRs with valuable guidance to help them decide if they wish to pursue an academic or business career and, if so, offer insight on how to succeed.
9:30 – 10 AM: Registration
10:15 AM: Plenary presentation: UKCCSRC
10:30 AM: Poster show and tell
11:15 AM: Industrial plenary presentation: Alan James, Pale Blue Dot (
11:45 AM: Discussions
12:15 AM: Lunch
1:30 PM: ECRs plenary presentations: tbc (4 ECRs)
2:15 PM: Academic plenary presentations: Career path
Dr. Mathieu Lucquiaud, University of Edinburgh
Dr Stuart Gilfillan, University of Edinburgh
2:45 PM: Best presentation award
3:00 PM: Optional Facilities tour (~45 min)
4:00 PM: End
These meetings are open to all the ECR UKCCSRC members. The events will be broadcast live, for ECRs who cannot attend the meeting. However, we encourage ECRs to attend in person for a more beneficial experience.

Register Now

Poster session
Each participant have the opportunity to bring a poster. The poster can present either an individual research project or the research activities of a whole group. Posters from earlier meetings are allowed, so there is no barrier to make a special poster.
ECR presentations
Abstract submissions for the ECR presentations are now closed. Attendees are still encouraged to share their research by bringing a poster to the meeting.
Data Protection
The information you enter on either the application or registration forms associated with this event will only be used for the purposes of organising this event. Members of the event organising team may contact you with information about the event, using the details you have provided, in the run up to, and for a short time after, the event. We will delete your personal data from the registration form following the event.

Archived UKCCSRC Events UK Events