SPECIFIC recently had the pleasure of hosting the Energy Warriors conference. Over 50 students from three different schools visited the Swansea University Bay Campus to… Read More »Energy Warriors: The Next Generation of Renewable Energy Scientists
A whole-system approach to materials is essential to reaching Net Zero. As part of EPSRC Net Zero week, we look at the work of three… Read More »Materials Innovation Webinars for Solar Energy & Net Zero Industry
Collaborations over the last few years have all taken place online. So it was with much excitement that we took our first steps towards cross-country… Read More »Barcelona: A Return to Research Collaborations in Person
Congratulations to Dr Jenny Baker on winning a £1.2 million EPSRC research grant. The TReFCo project (Thermal Recovery of Functional Coatings) will investigate thermal recycling… Read More »New Research Project Takes Steps Towards a Circular Economy
SPECIFIC researchers have replaced a psychoactive and toxic solvent used in perovskite solar cell manufacture with a new green solvent.
Thermoelectrics can play an important role in our future green energy mix. At present, huge amounts of heat are produced as the by-product of industry.… Read More »Three Reasons To Get Excited About Printed Thermoelectrics
At the Coed Darcy development in Swansea, Coastal Housing Group is bringing the Active Building design principle together with steel-framed modular construction for the first time. The result is two… Read More »New Low Carbon Modular Development at Coed Darcy
Swansea University awarded Queen’s Anniversary Prize for revolutionary renewable energy technologies
Swansea University has been awarded a Queen’s Anniversary Prize in recognition of its Materials Science and Engineering research that is leading a revolution in renewable… Read More »Swansea University awarded Queen’s Anniversary Prize for revolutionary renewable energy technologies
Buildings account for around 40% of global carbon emissions. Solar cell technology integrated with the built environment offers an opportunity to make a significant difference… Read More »Emerging PV for a Low Carbon Built Environment Webinar Plus Q & A – What Did You Want to Know?