Brighton Uni gets £1m to develop ultra-efficient engines

A £1 million grant to develop ultra-efficient engines and fuels has been awarded to the University of Brighton. It is leading a four-university research project to find ways to achieve a 20-33% reduction in fuel usage, using new fuels from sustainable sources. The new engines would help vehicles produce “near-zero emissions”, researchers said. Dr Robert […]

Brighton University to help green SMEs boost growth

The University of Brighton (pictured) is to launch a new £3 million platform aimed at supporting small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) that produce green goods and services in Sussex. The Green Growth Platform, a five-year scheme, will act as a catalyst for growth and innovation and provide a range of services to SMEs. They […]

UK’s first building made entirely out of waste

The city of Brighton is set to be home to the UK’s first building made entirely out of waste. Designed by architect and researcher Duncan Baker-Brown, it will be built at the University of Brighton using locally sourced waste materials from building sites and recycling centres. Brown says the project will test the idea that […]