Preventing plastic pollution from AD digestate

Monday 18th May, 11:00-12:00 This free webinar will consider innovation to address the issue of pollution of farmland with plastics from AD digestate. There is increasing concern about the pollution of our soils with microplastics and, in particular, with the pollution of farmland with plastics from AD digestate. Because of this, the Scottish Environment Protection […]

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7th April 2020

THYME-funded research helps improve biomass energy production.

With the help of a THYME proof-of-concept grant, researchers at the University of Hull have published a scientific paper on new treatment methods to make biomass energy production cleaner and more energy efficient. The research found that treating biomass wastes with low-energy ultrasound helps to optimise their properties for energy production and cut down harmful […]

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25th March 2020

School science activities available

The THYME Project has developed some educational materials about the bioeconomy to keep primary and secondary-aged children entertained and educated while schools are shut. They can be done at home and include games, quizzes and more! Click here for further information.  

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2nd March 2020

Apply now: THYME Bioeconomy Research Cluster (3 PhD Scholarships available)

The University of Hull is offering a full-time UK/EU/International PhD Scholarship for candidates applying for each of the three following projects. Closing date: Friday 6 March 2020 Studentships start: September 2020 Apply via: www.hull.ac.uk/phd Summary of Cluster The THYME project brings together the bioeconomy expertise of the Universities of Teesside, Hull and York, to find […]

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