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EPSRC CDT Bioenergy students Oliver Grasham and Robert White have won first prize at the thirtieth Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) water special interest group video competition. Their video explainer is of a process developed by Oliver in his PhD to remove nitrogen (as ammonia) from wastewater, traditionally a necessary but laborious task for treatment plants…
Groundbreaking Larsen C ice shelf research by Dr Adam Booth and other Priestley Centre scientists from the School of Earth and Environment at the University of Leeds has been ranked number 3 in Science News’ top 10 science stories of 2017. The story, described as “an opportunity to make scientific headway”, is enthusiastically introduced by…
An international team of scientists, led by the University of Leeds, has quantified the relationship between natural sources of particles in the atmosphere and climate change. Their study, published today in Nature Geoscience, shows that the cooling effect of natural atmospheric particles is greater during warmer years and could therefore slightly reduce the amount that…