News

14
Aug

Long-term crop residue application maintains oil palm yield and temporal stability of production

Our latest research paper covers the tropical crop oil palm (Elaeis guineensis) and the use of the crop residues. The primary use of Oil palm is to produce palm oil extracted from the pulp of the fruit and the kernel. This palm oil is used for food and co

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17
Jul

Assessing the sensitivity of the UK biomass value chain model to Imports

Dr Zoe M Harris has been employed at Imperial college to work on the UK Biomass Value Chain Model. Here Zoe has given an update on her first couple of months on the project.

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18
Jun

PhD student and MAGLUE researcher Amanda Holder discovers how digging holes can help inform policy decisions.

Amanda Holder, a PhD student at Aberystwyth University and part of MAGLUE Work Package 1 provides an update of work carried out so far and how with the interaction of the MAGLUE project field studies can be transformed into policy recommendations.

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04
May

MAGLUE scientists consider the controversy of wood imports from USA

International report presents status and prospects for renewable energy using wood pellets from the southeastern United States

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12
Apr

MAGLUE researchers, Dr Miao Guo and Dr Robert Holland help produce the Bioenergy Graphic Novel within the Supergen Bioenergy Hub

Launched at the Supergen Bioenergy Hub 2017 conference, Miao and Rob of Maglue were both involved in producing the Bioenergy Graphical Novel.

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03
Apr

Impact of Maglue research at the Supergen Bioenergy Hub Conference in Manchester

The recent Supergen Bioenergy Hub Conference was attended by most of the Maglue project members. The conference held in Manchester covered the whole bioenergy research remit from cellular biology through conversion technologies to whole system scale under

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05
Mar

Dr Jon McCalmont of Maglue becomes co-vice chair of Supergen’s early career researchers network SHARE

At the recent AGM, Dr Jon McCalmont from Aberystwyth University and part of the Maglue team, was appointed chair of Supergen’s early career researchers network.

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21
Feb

Dr Miao Guo awarded an EPSRC-funded Research Fellowship

Dr Miao Guo has been awarded an EPSRC-funded Research Fellowship. Dr Guo, previously working on WP4, explains her new fellowship and how her collaborations with the Maglue project will continue.

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08
Feb

Where does UK biomass come from? Bioenergy case studies in MAGLUE

MAGLUE is investigating how bioenergy feedstocks are sourced for the UK, and their sustainability considering greenhouse gas balance. These data are urgently needed for UK Life Cycle Analysis and the development of a sustainability framework.

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23
Aug

Challenges and Opportunities of Renewable Energy – NERC

On 30th June 2016 Professor Gail Taylor, Dr Jeanette Whitaker and Dr Rob Holland from MAGLUE attended a NERC event at the QEII conference centre in London showcasing NERC Science on renewable energy. Here is an overview of the event.

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15
Jul

Our partner, Dr Raphael Slade featured on the The One Show on 14th July 2016

Dr Raphael Slade, lecturer on environmental sustainability at Imperial College featured on The One Show on BBC1 on 14th July 2016. To watch the clip, check out the full article

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09
Dec

New PhD available in the laboratory of Gail Taylor at the University of Southampton

Interested in studying bioenergy? Professor Gail Taylor is happy to be advertising a new PhD opportunity in her group on genome editing with poplar. Check out details here.

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06
Nov

New PhD opportunities available in Prof. Gail Taylor’s group at the University of Southampton

Interested in studying bioenergy research? Professor Gail Taylor is happy to be advertising a new PhD opportunity in her group on bioenergy with carbon capture and storage. The project will be developing a framework to assess the impacts on UK and global

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17
Jun

The MAGLUE project is underway

The MAGLUE project is now underway

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