The University of Sheffield has been awarded funding to host the NERC Environmental Omics Facility (NEOF) for the next five years, providing environmental researchers across the UK with access to innovative technologies.
Commenting on the government’s £3 billion package of green investment to decarbonise public buildings and cut emissions, BCC Co-Executive Director Claire Walker said:
Scientists from the University of Sheffield have been awarded funding to create new carbon-based materials that could improve light technologies including solar energy capture and medical sensors.
The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise are the most prestigious awards for UK businesses and winning an Award offers a business multiple benefits, including global recognition, increased business growth and boosting staff morale.
Enhancing a plant’s immune system with ‘probiotics’ could help it to fight off pests and diseases without the need for pesticides, according to scientists at the University of Sheffield.
The Gripple spirit was demonstrated when 25 staff donned waders and spent 150 hours during worktime removing more than two tonnes of rubbish from the River Don in front of the employee-owned manufacturer’s factory on Carbrook Street in Attercliffe.
Sheffield Forgemasters has employed recycling options to divert all of its process waste from landfill so far achieving a huge 99.5 per cent rate of diversion.
Environmental consultancy Ecus Limited is very pleased to announce that Andrew Gunning has taken the role of running and growing the company as the new Managing Director.