Queen’s Uni receives €9.3m for new wave of research

Queen’s University in Belfast has been granted more than €9.3 million (£8.3m) in funding for research into marine-based renewable energy sources. The Bryden Centre for Advanced Marine and Bio-Energy Research will use the money for green projects, with a particular focus on wave and tidal power generation. It includes the use of tidal power at […]

Tudor castle fortifies itself – with solar panels

English castles used to need fortification to keep out enemies – but a Tudor castle in East Sussex has fortified itself with solar panels. Herstmonceux Castle – complete with its own moat and drawbridge – is part of a new “Green Castle Initiative” run by Canadian researchers from the Bader International Study Centre. The castle […]