Brazil energy epidemiology workshop

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A workshop will be held in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil in April 2018 which aims to share knowledge and best practice around energy efficiency in buildings. Building on the work of the RCUK Centre for Energy Epidemiology, the workshop is funded by the British Council via the Newton Fund. UCL’s […]

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UK-China low carbon manufacturing workshop

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The RCUK Energy Programme is holding a two-day UK-China workshop in March 2018 to look a potential collaborations with Chinese participants in low-carbon manufacturing. The workshop will take place in Wuhan, China. A call for research proposals funded by the  Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Programme (EPSRC) in partnership with […]

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Minister announces iNUMBER CEE-related project

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Science Minister Jo Johnson announced the iNUMBER project – one of four collaborative projects between UK researchers and the Indian government – at the India-UK tech summit in New Delhi on 1st November. The project is part of the ‘Energy Demand Reduction in the Built Environment’ programme fund under the […]

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Lancet Countdown 2017 report

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The prestigious ‘Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change’ report for 2017 is now available. The report is co-authored by members of the Centre for Energy Epidemiology (CEE) team. The Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change is an international, multidisciplinary, long-term effort to identify and address the links between […]

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ICSEF 2018 announced

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The 2nd International Conference on Sustainable Energy and Resource in Food Chains (ICSEF 2018) will be held in Limassol, Cyprus from 10-12 October 2018. Following on from the successful 1st ICSEF conference in London in April 2017, the 2018 will focus again on production, processing, distribution, retail, consumption and policy […]

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ICSEF conference proceedings online

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The proceedings also include papers from the Symposium on Heat Recovery and Efficient Conversion and Utilisation of Waste Heat which followed ICSEF. The online proceedings also include an editorial from CSEF Director Professor Savvas Tassou and Dr Guiseppe Bianchi. Over 50 articles are included in the collection which is available […]

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China foreign waste ban blog

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CIE-MAP’s Dr Christine Cole looks at the implications for the UK and other western countries on China’s new rules on importing foreign waste. Published on The Conversation news site, the blog from the Centre for Industrial Energy, Materials and Products (CIE-MAP) research fellow explores the options for what could be […]

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i-STUTE presentation in China

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LSBU’s Akos Revesz presented his i-STUTE work on waste heat recovery at an event in Xi’an China. The event was a Newton Fund Researcher Links Workshop funded by the British Council and was organised between UK and Chinese partners (Coventry University and Xi’an University of Architecture and Technology). The workshops are […]

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CIEMAP win global waste management award

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Members of the CIEMAP team based at Nottingham Trent University were runners up in the ISWA global waste management publication award. The International Solid Waste Association Publication Award was created to honour the author(s) of publications deemed to have made an exceptional contribution to the field of solid waste management. […]

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Energy efficiency in a materials world?

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A new blog from the CIEMAP team on the Climate Policy Journal site looks at how we calculate the true cost of materials for carbon budgets. The team argue that the conventional way of assessing a country’s carbon footprint – by measuring emissions within the country’s borders – neglects the […]

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UK trade generates 25m jobs worldwide

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A new paper from CIEMAP reports that along with 525mt of CO2, the UK’s international trade generates 25 million jobs overseas. Authored by Marco Sakai, Anne Owen and John Barrett (of the University of Leeds) the study highlights the complexity of different factors affecting energy demand reduction, trade and economics. […]

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Counting the cost of carbon

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The researchers revolutionising the way we look at energy, the economy and carbon emissions.   Look around you. Everything you see from laptops, mobile phones and TVs to cars, buildings and aeroplanes take energy to produce, energy to maintain and energy to dispose of. This energy enables modern life and […]

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Cooking with (hydrogen) gas

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A new CSEF blog reports on a project using solar power to create hydrogen as a cleaner, safer cooking fuel in developing countries. Researchers from the Centre for Sustainable Energy Use in Food Chains (CSEF)’s Brunel University team report that in some countries using fossil fuels and biomass for preparing […]

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EUED Centres at eceee Summer Study

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Several EUED Centres were represented at the European Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (eceee) Summer Study event in France (29 May-3 June). The theme of the event was ‘Consumption, efficiency and limits’ and the programme looked at how the Paris climate change agreement goals need to be met by […]

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EBC annual report features CEE Centre

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The International Energy Agency’s Energy in Buildings and Communities (EBC) Programme Annual Report features the CEE Centre’s ‘Building Energy Epidemiology’ project  The project’s full title is ANNEX 70: ‘Building Energy Epidemiology: Analysis of Real Building Energy Use at Scale’. The work is lead by the UCL Energy Institute’s Dr Ian […]

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DEMAND International Visiting Fellowships

The DEMAND Centre has issued a call for international visiting fellows to work with the Centre between September 2017 and April 2018.  The Centre’s fellowships programme has had three previous rounds with a total of 18 visitors coming from a wide range of countries. Fellows will be expected to make […]

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CEE Director in India with BEIS Delegation

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The Centre for Energy Epidemiology’s Professor Tadj Oreszczyn was in New Delhi on 6-7th April as part of an India-UK Energy for Growth Dialogue. The event was the first of its kind and aimed to cement the committment between India and the UK to work together on Energy for Growth. […]

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EUED Centres at ERSS

The 1st International Conference on Energy Research and Social Science (ERSS) was held from 2-5th April in Sitges, Spain with numerous EUED Centre inputs. The conference was co-chaired by Professor Benjamin K Sovacool, Director of the Centre on Innovation and Energy Demand (CIED) and also Editor of the Elsevier Energy […]

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CIE-Map in Japan

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Members of the Centre for Industrial Energy, Materials and Products (CIE-MAP) visited Kamakura, Japan for the 24th CIRP Conference on Life Cycle Engineering (LCE 2017). The conference is run by the College International pour la Recherche en Productique (CIRP) . Subtitled ‘the next stage of sustainable manufacturing in IoT Era’ […]

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