THYME researchers awarded a place at the Royal Society Summer Science 2021

Researchers from the universities of York and Teesside have been awarded a place at the Royal Society Summer Science 2021. Their research, funded by the THYME project, focuses on understanding the microbes that manage our waste for us. We depend on microbes to turn sewage sludge, food waste and crop residues into energy and fertiliser […]

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THYME Online Workshop – Building a Network: Small Markets for Local Production and Consumption

Are you a small-scale producer? Are you a small market trader? Are you a local council officer or a community member working in order to support sustainability and economic prosperity in your area? Are you a researcher or a teacher interested in small production, small markets and local economies? The Energy and Environment Institute and the Department of […]

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Industrial Biotechnologies in the Process Industry Cluster

18th May 2021, 13:00 – 15:45pm NEPIC, BioVale and the National Horizons Centre (NHC) at Teesside University are excited to be working together to highlight the opportunities within Industrial Biotechnology to organisations within the Chemical Process Industry. The North East of England Process Industry Cluster (NEPIC), is a not-for-profit organisation that aims to support and grow the […]

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10th June 2021

Small Markets Podcast Series

The Small Markets Podcast series from Irene Sotiropoulou of the THYME project at the University of Hull grew from Irene’s research at the University of Hull and in cooperation with Prof. Pauline Deutz, questioning assumptions around bioeconomy and small scale producers and markets. The research investigates in what ways and to what extent the local […]

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26th May 2021

What is the bioeconomy in the North East of England?

In a new podcast, Professor Daniel Parsons from the Energy & Environment Institute at the University of Hull, talks to the Royal Geographical Society about the bioeconomy in the North East of England. Listen to the podcast to hear the conversation which covers food security, the biowaste nexus, and sustainability.

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27th April 2021

Showcasing new innovations and collaborations from THYME

A new brochure brings together a series of case studies to showcase what the project has achieved in its first three years. The universities of York, Hull and Teesside have found new and innovative ways to work together and to reach out to bio-based businesses and other regional stakeholders. The links they have forged and […]

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