How can offshore wind protect the oceans?

An £800k research project has been launched to see where offshore wind farms should be developed to protect wildlife and ecosystems

Aberdeen University launches ‘UK’s first’ masters in energy transition

The course aims to educate engineers in sustainable energy systems

Researchers find new fuel cell tech in ‘needle in a haystack’ discovery

Researchers from the University of Aberdeen say a new family of chemical compounds collectively known as hexagonal perovskites could be used to drive down emissions

Researchers to use AI to unlock oil and gas big data ‘treasure trove’

They say the oil and gas industry produces 2.5 quintillion bytes of data every day but only 1% of this is analysed, which they believe is a ‘missed opportunity’

Aberdeen University sets sight on new Centre for Energy Transition

It will focus on all areas of energy-related research, with an emphasis on supporting the oil and gas industry in the transition to clean energy and renewables

Could ‘phantom volcanoes’ hold more oil and gas in the North Sea?

The Rattray Volcanic Province was assumed to contain the remains of three volcanoes

New funding worth £150k to help clean research at University of Aberdeen

The money aims to advance research into renewable energy and battery storage technologies

UK university to help Tanzania’s oil, gas sector

The University of Aberdeen has won funding to help Tanzania develop engineers and lawyers for its oil and gas industry. The €2 million fund (£1.5m) will be used for a three-year project that will promote learning and research between the university and academics and students at the University of Dar es Salaam (USDM) in the […]

Universities in £1.6m energy research projects

The UK Energy Research Centre (UKERC) has commissioned four ambitious projects worth £1.6m. The projects involve researchers from 11 universities and institutes across the UK and address three key energy issues: the potential contribution of carbon capture and storage; spatial aspects of UK bio-energy development; and local and community governance of energy. UKERC research director […]