Solar parks: refuges for pollinators and boosting pollination services
Dr A Armstrong
27 January 2019
Why this project is important. solar parks are growing exponentially across the world and this growth is expected to continue. At the same time there is growing global concern that reduced pollinator populations are limiting the production of critical things, including food, on which society relies.
Electrodynamics of the solar wind-magnetosphere-ionosphere-atmosphere coupled system
Astronomy and Space Science
Prof S Milan, Dr S Imber
31 January 2019
The interaction of the solar wind with the Earth’s magnetic field leads to dynamic phenomena in near-Earth space, including the energization and circulation of plasma within the magnetosphere and ionosphere – the most visible manifestation of which is the polar auroras – which lead to a hostile environment for space- and ground-based technologies.
Self-scrubbing Perovskite Solar Cells
Polymers and Composites
Prof B Saunders
31 July 2019
Perovksite solar cells (PSCs) are a new family of solar cell that is showing excellent potential for delivering low-cost, scalable solar electricity generation on large scale.