London tube travellers ‘more exposed to pollution than drivers’

Car drivers in London are causing the most pollution per commuter but are the least exposed to it. That’s according to new research, which revealed commuters who use the Underground are actually the most exposed to toxic air quality, followed by those on buses. Researchers at the University of Surrey found underground trains with open […]

UK university gets EU funding post Brexit

A UK university has been awarded funding from the EU for smart control of air pollution after the UK voted to leave the EU. The University of Surrey will receive an investment worth €762,000 (£655,320) which will be used to research techniques to reduce the city centre air pollution and investigate clean aviation. A total of €627,000 […]

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 […]