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Where there’s muck…

By Prof Joe Sweeney, Head of Synthetic Chemistry at Lancaster University For decades we have relied on oil-derived raw materials for our chemical needs - now we’re turning our attention to renewable natural sources. Chemistry is unique, because it is the only science which allows us to make things which have never been made before.…
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Silverwoods Waste Management triumphs at Red Rose Awards 2019

Silverwoods Waste Management has been crowned the best Innovative Business and Small Business in the region, collecting custom-made trophies in front of more than 1,000 of their peers at the Red Rose Awards 2019. The Red Rose Awards, organised by Lancashire Business View magazine, are held in Blackpool’s iconic Winter Gardens each year, and honour…
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Researching flexible energy generation with Aberla

Aberla Utilities, part of Aberla Group, has partnered with Lancaster University's Centre for Global Eco-Innovation (CGE), to research drivers and barriers to flexible generation implementation in the UK. The research was funded via the European Regional Development Fund in collaboration with the University and Aberla. Abera's in-house research team collaborated with CGE and took on…
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