Enhancing oil recovery using nanoparticles
Prof P Glover, Dr P Lorinczi, Dr Z Hu
7 January 2019
Summary. Opportunity to combine experimental work, physical modelling and numerical modelling in a single research project. Research project is directly applicability to industry.
Biological recovery of metals from lithium ion batteries (LIBs) and synthesis of nanoparticles
Institute of Quantitative Biology, Biochemistry and Biotechnology
Dr L Horsfall
13 December 2018
The resource efficiency Knowledge Transfer Network estimated that world-wide mining activities are responsible for 5% of global carbon dioxide emissions, consume limited fossil fuel resources and produce other damaging ’greenhouse gases’, recovery of metals would reduce the burden on mining and its environmental impact.