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Brighton researcher points way to a hydrogen-fuelled truck industry

Dr Penny Atkins has published an agenda-setting report looking at the role hydrogen engines can play to slash carbon emissions in the road freight sector. Dr Atkins is Principal Research Fellow at the University of Brighton’s world-leading Advanced Engineering Centre, and a leading researcher in the field of hydrogen engines. Dr Atkins’ report – Can…

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Grant to boost engineering industry sustainability

Professor Cyril Crua has received an Innovate UK grant of nearly £200,000 for a project that could slash the environmental impact of many industrial machining processes.

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Online enrolment is now open!

If you are starting here this September, you can now enrol online. It couldn’t be easier. Simply log into Student View with your university username and password. Check your emails for more info. Once you have enrolled online you can: + Log into My Brighton An hour after completing online enrolment you will be able…

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Study points the way for new greener transport using local biomethane upcycling

Research by Brighton’s Advanced Engineering Centre and technology consultancy Ricardo could lead to greener vehicles powered by local ecosystem waste products. Published in the journal Energies, the collaborative study explores the use of upcycled methane in transport in south-east England, tapping into local waste sources of methane – such as farm silage, landfill and sewage plants…

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Brighton researchers take key roles in new Hydrogen Sussex initiative

The University of Brighton are part of a new project to put the Brighton area at the forefront of a hydrogen fuel revolution as part of a zero carbon economy. The involvement ties in with the university’s role as the south-east hub of Clean Growth UK, which brings together academic expertise and businesses to facilitate innovation…

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Dr Yan Wang

University of Brighton changemaker on 2020 inspirational women list

Dr Yan Wang has been chosen as one of the year’s 30 most inspiring women in manufacturing by KTN/The Manufacturer magazine for work on sustainable processes. 17 December 2020 The 30 women on the list are being announced over six days (five per day) via Twitter, LinkedIn and The Manufacturer website. Yan Wang will be…

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Brighton researcher awarded prestigious Future Leaders Fellowship

University of Brighton mathematician Dr Oyuna Rybdylova has received a ‘life-changing’ UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) grant of £1.1m to further her work by being awarded a Future Leaders Fellowship. Dr Rybdylova is one of 101 recipients to benefit from UKRI’s flagship scheme, which has invested a total of £109m in the fellows and is…

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Brighton engineer tipped as future innovator at major awards

Dan Hicks, a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) Associate of the University of Brighton and OSET Bikes, has been shortlisted for an award for his work on OSET’s electric trial bikes. Dan has been announced as a ‘Future Innovator’ finalist at the 2020 KTP Best of the Best Awards, with a judging panel recognising ‘the enormous…

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The South East believes universities should focus on training of nurses, doctors, and other professionals as part of recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic

A major new study has found that the public – both nationally and in the south east – think universities will help the UK bounce back after the pandemic. 86% of those that responded in the South East say it is important that universities should prioritise nursing, medicine, and engineering over all other subjects –…

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University of Brighton student’s clearing solution gets further boost

Shuvechchha Ghimire has beaten competition to be chosen as the university’s representative in the Santander Universities Emerging Entrepreneurs programme and become one of 83 start-ups taking part this year. Shuvechchha, who’s better known as ‘Subu’ to her friends and studies Electronic and Computer Engineering BEng(Hons), has created a technological innovation (UNITEC) to avoid the use…

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