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Presenting prowess from Lancaster University PhD Researcher

A Lancaster University Engineering student has scooped the top prize in a presenting competition organised by a prestigious professional body. Simon Vecten, PhD researcher in Lancaster University’s Engineering Department, achieved 1st Prize in the Present Around The World (PATW) competition organised by the regional Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) group. Designed for young professionals…
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Unearthing success

Mole Group Utilities Ltd is a specialist in the development and commercial application of moling technology, used to create pathways for cables, pipes and network links underneath roads, buildings, green spaces and areas of historic value. The company uses unique technologies which allow work to be done without having to excavate, giving access to jobs…
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New conference highlights innovation for clean and sustainable growth

The inaugural Innovation for Clean and Sustainable Growth conference, which was organised by Lancaster University’s award-winning Centre for Global Eco-Innovation team, was held at the University’s Bailrigg campus 19th - 20th September 2019. The two-day event showcased how recent research advances are driving eco-innovation across six key global challenge themes – energy, waste, food, water,…
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University collaboration illuminates the future of farming

Phoebe Sutton explains how her commercially-led PhD with May Barn Consultancy, co-founders of the largest plant factory in the UK, will help address hidden hunger and promote green growth. Pulling into the industrial estate, you would be dubious that this was arable farmland. However, May Barn Consultancy, in partnership with the Jones Food Company (JFC),…
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