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Funding secured for Whitelee Windfarm electrolyser 

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29 November 2021

The Green Hydrogen for Scotland Consortium has secured £9.4m in government funding for the first phase of ScottishPower’s 20MW Whitelee Windfarm hydrogen production and storage facility.

Confusion over 'carbon jargon' responsible for climate inaction and demotivation, report says. 

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27 November 2021

New UK study shows complicated wording affecting climate action efforts.

New £20mln centre to help UK metals industries cut emissions 

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25 November 2021

The new centre, called SWITCH, is located in Port Talbot, South Wales, the centre for UK steelmaking.

Academy honours Prince Philip’s impact to advance engineering 

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23 November 2021

The Royal Academy of Engineering has formally announced the creation of the Prince Philip Fund, established in memory of its Senior Fellow, HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

The RSE Post-Covid-19 Futures Commission: Reimagining Scotland 

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21 November 2021

Coming out of Covid-19: Reimagining Scotland

The RSE Post-Covid-19 Futures Commission has published a new report, Reimagining Scotland, making several recommendations for decision-makers to support Scotland’s Covid recovery.

Rolls-Royce joins forces with AFBE-UK to increase diversity in STEM 

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19 November 2021

AFBE-UK is excited to announce its partnership with the Rolls-Royce plc, who join the organisation as its newest member. Rolls-Royce is one of the world’s leading global power groups, pioneering cutting-edge technologies that deliver clean, safe and competitive solutions to meet our planet’s vital power needs.

IES launches the Engineer-it information resource 

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18 November 2021

Engineer-it is an online resource, for learners of all ages

NMIS and Boeing officially open new R&D facility in Renfrewshire 

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18 November 2021

The National Manufacturing Institute Scotland (NMIS) and the world’s largest aerospace company Boeing have officially opened a new research and development (R&D) facility in Westway Park in Renfrew within the Advanced Manufacturing Innovation District Scotland.

Blue plaque honours pioneering woman scientist 

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17 November 2021

A blue plaque has been unveiled in honour of the pioneering medical scientist Mary Pickford (1902-2002).

Scottish Videogame Makers Challenged to Design Healthier Neighbourhoods and Tackle Obesity 

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15 November 2021

A £50,000 prize is up for grabs for Scottish videogame designers who can successfully deploy game design and game technologies to develop a virtual environment that tests new approaches to increasing access to healthy food.

University of Edinburgh - University commits to sequester over one million tonnes of unavoidable CO2 emissions 

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13 November 2021

Edinburgh has announced a multi-million-pound, long-term commitment to capture and store its unavoidable carbon emissions, and benefit nature, through restoring peatlands and expanding forests in Scotland.

Over an initial period of 50 years, by investing in tree planting and restoring peatlands in partnership with others, the University expects to remove almost 1.5 million tonnes of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. This will also yield significant benefits to the institution’s core purposes of research, learning and teaching, as well as enhancing biodiversity for the sites.

Strathclyde to establish nanotechnologies facility 

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11 November 2021

Strathclyde University has been awarded £853,000 to host a bespoke nationwide facility for testing nanotechnologies for healthcare applications.

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