UKCCSRC ECR TERC Training

This course offers training to meet the needs of both academic research and wider industrial stakeholders, providing hands-on experience of operating pilot scale tests at the Translational Energy Research Centre (TERC), and formerly, at the national UKCCSRC-PACT facilities, and knowledge of simulation of advanced carbon capture technologies for the power generation industry. The course covers different capture technologies and relevant experimental facilities.

Find out more about Translational Energy Research Centre (TERC)

Applications now open

Total places available: 5 funded places to attend training at the TERC facilities

Aim of award: To provide ECRs with pilot plant training at the TERC facilities

Closing Date: 4th October 2021, 5pm

Conditions:

  • 5 funded places available
  • Applicant must be a UKCCSRC ECR member
  • ECR member eligibility will be checked (main criterion is that the applicants are still eligible for the EPSRC New Investigator Award or studying a PhD in the field of CCS)
  • Expected outputs – Blog/social media/case study including a follow up phone call with the UKCCSRC Communications Officer
  • Training costs will be covered by UKCCSRC (Nottingham)
  • ECR’s host institute will cover all related travel, accommodation and subsistence costs
  • You are not eligible for this award if you have already attended a TERC (formally PACT) training course funded by UKCCSRC
  • Applications must be made by the applicant, but must be supported through a submission of the referee form to Carys Blunt, Finance and Centre Manager, carys@ukccsrc.ac.uk by their supervisor or line manager
  • See full terms & conditions

Assessment Process:

  • The TERC training days will be awarded based on the applications received and will be assessed to identify the ECRs that will benefit the most from this training
  • The UKCCSRC reserves the absolute right to interpret these rules and make final award decisions

Please see below for the scope of the call, plus details of previous calls.

Please use the form below to apply:

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Data Protection The information you enter on this form will only be used for the purposes of organising this event. Members of the UKCCSRC 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.

Photography Photographs and/or recording will take place throughout the events advertised above. The images and/or recordings will be used for publicity or other purposes to help achieve the UKCCSRC’s aims. This might include (but is not limited to), use in their printed and online publicity, social media, press releases and funding applications. If you do not wish to be photographed or filmed, please speak to a member of UKCCSRC staff.

Read More: call details

UKCCSRC Early Career Researcher Programme:

Pilot-scale Facilities Practical Training, w/c 1st November 2021

TERMS & CONDITIONS OF AWARDS

This funding will cover the ECR’s place at the Translational Energy Research Centre’s (TERC) Pilot-scale Facilities Practical Training module.

This award does not cover any travel, subsistence or accommodation. The ECR’s home institute will be required to cover these costs.

It is a condition of the award that UKCCSRC ECRs who are awarded a funded place to attend the module must complete all training assessments and deliver outputs specified by UKCCSRC.

In the event that the ECR is no longer able to attend the training course they must inform the UKCCSRC immediately so this place can be made available to other applicants.

The award is granted for the purposes outlined above only.

Past calls

Successful Applicants Outputs
ECR PACT Training – 2019
  • Xiaoyu Wei (Cranfield University)
  • Yuan Chen (University of Edinburgh)
  • Labib Mennatallah (University of Edinburgh)
  • David Cann (University of Chester)
>>View the blog here
ECR PACT Training – 2018
  • Hisham Al-baroudi (Cranfield University)
  • Abdul’Aziz A. Aliyu (University of Sheffield)
  • Adeola Awoyomi (Cranfield University)
  • Daniel Okuo (University of Sheffield)
  • Yongliang (Harry) Yan, Cranfield University
>>View the blog here
Details of past call

ECR PACT Training, September 2019 

Total places available: 4 funded places to attend training at the PACT facilities

Aim of award: To provide ECRs with pilot plant training at the PACT facilities

Conditions:

  • 4 funded places available
  • Applicant must be a UKCCSRC ECR member
  • ECR Member eligibility will be checked (main criterion is that the applicants are still eligible for the EPSRC New Investigator Award)
  • Expected outputs – Blog/social media/case study including a follow up phone call with Katie, UKCCSRC Communications Officer
  • Training costs will be covered by UKCCSRC (Nottingham)
  • ECR’s host institute will cover all related travel, accommodation and subsistence costs
  • You are not eligible for this award if you have already attended a PACT training course funded by UKCCSRC

Assessment Process:

  • The PACT training days will be awarded based on the applications received and will be assessed to identify the ECR’s that will benefit the most from this training
  • The UKCCSRC reserves the absolute right to interpret these rules and make final award decisions

Dates:

  • Course dates: w/c 9th September 2019 (please only apply if you are free on these dates)
  • Application closing: 12th July 2019
  • Decisions by: 31st Jul

Application Deadline: Friday, July 12, 2019 – 17:00
Call Type: ECR Meeting Fund