Hydrogen Hypothesis: Edinburgh running on H2!

Luke Watkins is in the final year of his PhD in the School of Chemical Engineering & Advanced Materials at Newcastle University. He was funded by NIReS to attend the 2013 Hypothesis Hydrogen & Fuel Cell Conference in Edinburgh in July 2013. In this final instalment of four posts, Luke discusses the potential for hydrogen as a bridge between renewable energy and sustainable transport and concludes with his reflections of the conference experience.

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Hydrogen Hypothesis: Energy Infrastructure

Luke Watkins is in the final year of his PhD in the School of Chemical Engineering & Advanced Materials at Newcastle University. He was funded by NIReS to attend the 2013 Hypothesis Hydrogen & Fuel Cell Conference in Edinburgh in July 2013. In this third instalment of four posts, Luke reflects on the energy infrastructures and various solutions that are being implemented across the world.

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Hydrogen Hypothesis: Conference Case Studies

Luke Watkins is in the final year of his PhD in the School of Chemical Engineering & Advanced Materials at Newcastle University. He was funded by NIReS to attend the 2013 Hypothesis Hydrogen & Fuel Cell Conference in Edinburgh in July 2013. In this second instalment of four posts, Luke takes us through some of the case studies and facts that caught his attention during the event.

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Hydrogen Hypothesis: Sustainable Energy Scotland

Luke Watkins is in the final year of his PhD in the School of Chemical Engineering & Advanced Materials at Newcastle University. He was funded by NIReS to attend the 2013 Hypothesis Hydrogen & Fuel Cell Conference in Edinburgh in July 2013. In this first instalment of four posts, Luke tells us about getting to the conference, reflects on Edinburgh’s transport system, and provides some handy hints on how to make the most of the networking opportunities.

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Chilean hydrology – thirst for power

Dr James Bathurst, of the School of Civil Engineering and Geosciences at Newcastle University, has been on sabbatical at the Universidad Austral de Chile at Valdivia during April-August 2013, researching the impact of forest plantation on soil erosion. In this second of a 3 part series, he discusses hydropower and Chilean politics. This series is based on an article published in the British Hydrological Society’s newsletter Circulation, issue 118, August 2013.

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Is Burning Coal Underground the Future?

Newcastle University’s Professor Paul Younger debated the issue on Channel 4 News this week.

You  can see the clip and related footage via the news article on the Channel 4 website at: http://tinyurl.com/7z2ogd8 or access it directly at http://bcove.me/37vbvmgg.

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