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Conference report: 35th Symposium on Biotechnology for fuels and chemicals
This post comes from 3rd-year DTC PhD student, Lisa Sargeant. It’s a sure-fire sign that you’ve chosen the right conference to attend when even feeling tired and jet-lagged doesn’t stop you having a conversation with a Prius-owning taxi driver about...
Cheltenham Science Festival 2013: Preview
The Cheltenham Science Festival is part of Cheltenham Festivals, and is one of the UK's leading science festivals. The CSCT has participated in the festival for the last few years and this year is no exception. This year's theme for...
Energy Young Entrepreneurs Scheme
Four DTC students recently participated in a three-day energy themed business competition organised for postgraduate researchers in the EPSRC-funded Network of Energy Centres for Doctoral Training. Lee Burton, David Miles, Lisa Sargeant and Kathryn Wills represented our DTC to compete...
Internship report: Julia Griffen, University of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Julia Griffen, final year DTC student, undertook a one month internship way back in November at the University of Addis Ababa in Ethiopia. Here’s what she had to say about her experiences: I thoroughly enjoyed my time spent at the...
UWE Collaboration - The Future of Diesel Engines
CSCT student Rhodri Jenkins, currently studying for a PhD in microbial biofuels, was interviewed recently for a documentary put together by Science Communication students from the University of the West of England. In the interview, he was asked about the...
UK-China workshop on the chemistry and physics of functional materials
On Monday 28 and Tuesday 29 January 2013, our student Ibbi Ahmet attended a Theo Murphy international scientific meeting held by The Royal Society, which "intended to be pivotal events of lasting significance." This report comes from second-year DTC student...
The Big Bang @ Cirencester
On Wednesday 20 March 2013, four students took part in The Big Bang, "the largest celebration of science, technology, engineering and maths for young people in the UK". This report comes from second-year DTC student Emily Holt. Harriet Manning, Stephen...
Bath Spa collaboration set to bring the science café to the next level
Over the past few months students from the CSCT have been collaborating with a group of final year graphic communication students from Bath Spa University to create an exciting new science exhibit. The aim of the project is to communicate...
Bath Taps Into Science 2013: Day 2
First-year DTC students Joe Thompson and Paul McKeown bring us this post from Bath Taps Into Science 2013. On a chilly Saturday morning, we set up our stalls in Green Park Station next to Sainsbury’s. This day also happened to...
Bath Taps Into Science 2013: Day 1
This short post comes from first-year DTC student Georgina Gregory. Good day at Bath taps! Kids were non-stop doing bouncy ball — made lots of mess but they really seemed to enjoy it. They seemed to like the dry ice...