London Biannual 2017

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After the inspiring and scene setting talk of Baroness Liddell the time had come for Celia Yeung to give an update on EPSRC’s funding activities. Still only known by a few by that time, she had some delightful news to announce. Celia kicked off by explaining the role of the...
After the coffee break - as always very informative and highly interesting! - Will Lochhead set out to give an update on the UK Government’s current standpoint on CCS. Although head of the CCS policy team within BEIS (UK Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy), Will made clear right...
John Midgley, technical manager at UK Geoscience Observatory for the Energy Security & Innovation Observing System (ESIOS), presented on the project updates, scientific overview, types of infrastructure and availability of researcher funding. The earth observatories are designed to further our understanding of the UK subsurface by providing an accessible subsurface...
This blog was provided by Masoud Ahmadinia from Coventry University whose attendance at the UKCCSRC London Biannual was supported by the Early Career Researchers Meeting Fund. I am pleased to have the opportunity to attend the UKCCSRC London Biannual meeting. The poster session took place at 18:00 in the main...
This blog was produced by Lulwa Almahmeed, Hui Meng and Kelachi Omehia Mohammad Abu Zahra The first speaker, Dr. Mohammad Abu Zahra is the chemical and environmental engineering department head and a professor at Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, U.A.E. and his research concentrates on developing technologies for the...
The UKCCSRC Spring 2017 Biannual, “CCS in the UK: Delivering for the Future”, was held at the Imperial College London on Tuesday 11 - Wednesday 12 April 2017. On the second day of the meeting the session on the topic of “Can BECCS make an Impact” started at 9:30am. Professor...
This blog was created by Masoud Babaei and Michael Onoja. Chair: Stuart Haszeldine, SCCS/University of Edinburgh There was a group of around 20 attendees for this parallel session. The presentations focused on a range of CCS activities spanning across disparate length scales. There as Q&A at the end of each...
This blog was created by Abdul’Aziz Aliyu and Maria Elena Diego De Paz. This session was chaired by David Reiner, University of Cambridge. Jia Li The CCR and Commercialising CCS parallel session started with an interesting talk given by Jia Li, who gave an overview of the ambitious CCS plans...
The Spring Biannual ended with a talk delivered by Professor Jim Skea and paraphrasing his words; there seems to be a cognitive dissonance between where we would like to be (in terms of climate change) by the end of the century and what we are prepared to do on ground...
I am Nelia Jurado, a Post-doctoral Research Fellow at Cranfield University. I was awarded with some travel funding to attend to the Biannual UKCCSRC Meeting held at Imperial College London. I was assigned to report on the opening session, which I personally found very enlightening, for the tips that Baroness...

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