Book of the month!
'Flight performance of fixed and rotary winged aircraft' book of the month.
An international consortium of researchers led by The University of Manchester will spend four years working to improve the economic, social and environmental impact of dams, after it was awarded a £7.5 million grant by Research Councils UK, as part of the Global Challenges Research Fund.
A new academy at Sellafield is set to revolutionise the way the next generation of nuclear experts are trained, by providing them with the specialist education and professional qualifications necessary to deliver the complex and challenging projects associated with decommissioning Europe’s most complex nuclear site.
The University of Manchester is one of five nominated universities whose candidates will be considered for student awards from the Grundy Educational Trust, towards the funding of post graduate degrees in science and technology.
Professor Patricia Thornley’s journal paper, co-authored by Dr Paul Gilbert, Dr Simon Shackley and Dr Jim Hammond, on “Maximizing the greenhouse gas reductions from biomass: The role of life cycle assessment” was selected from thousands of recently published articles to be awarded the Elsevier Atlas.
As part of the collaboration between AMEC Foster Wheeler, the UAE Khalifa University and the School of MACE, five 4th year internship students and the BD Project Manager AMEC visited on 8th of June the Dalton Nuclear Institute, where the Project Management and Sustainability Resource Group run a workshop for them.
The School of MACE has successfully incorporated video conferencing platform for teaching distant learning (DL) students into its Reliability Engineering and Asset Management (REAM) MSc programme, during residential days held from 9-10 March 2015.