Category Archives: The Student View

Calling all guest bloggers!

We are on the lookout for guest bloggers! We want the blog site to have a range of opinions and discussion points about sustainability-related topics, and we are particularly interested in posts that are topical; we’re not averse to controversial viewpoints, … Continue reading

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Summer of Soil – Living Soil Forum

PhD student Jasmine Black was supported by NIReS to attend the Summer of Soil Living Soil Forum in Sweden, July 2013. In this post she keeps us up to date with her experience, the effectiveness of the forum and what … Continue reading

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Hydrogen Hypothesis: Edinburgh running on H2!

Luke Watkins is in the final year of his PhD in the School of Chemical Engineering & Advanced Materials at Newcastle University. He was funded by NIReS to attend the 2013 Hypothesis Hydrogen & Fuel Cell Conference in Edinburgh in July … Continue reading

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Hydrogen Hypothesis: Energy Infrastructure

Luke Watkins is in the final year of his PhD in the School of Chemical Engineering & Advanced Materials at Newcastle University. He was funded by NIReS to attend the 2013 Hypothesis Hydrogen & Fuel Cell Conference in Edinburgh in July … Continue reading

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Hydrogen Hypothesis: Conference Case Studies

Luke Watkins is in the final year of his PhD in the School of Chemical Engineering & Advanced Materials at Newcastle University. He was funded by NIReS to attend the 2013 Hypothesis Hydrogen & Fuel Cell Conference in Edinburgh in July … Continue reading

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Hydrogen Hypothesis: Sustainable Energy Scotland

Luke Watkins is in the final year of his PhD in the School of Chemical Engineering & Advanced Materials at Newcastle University. He was funded by NIReS to attend the 2013 Hypothesis Hydrogen & Fuel Cell Conference in Edinburgh in July … Continue reading

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Disciplines and cultures collide in Tanzania!

In June 2013, NIReS part-funded medical student Kym Wakefield to undertake research into an entirely different discipline during a field trip to Tanzania. In this thought-provoking account of her stay, Kym gives us an insight into what it is like … Continue reading

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Rio+20+1 month

With apologies for the delay in publishing, in this blog post, one of our competition winners, James, reflects on his time spent at the Rio+20 Earth Summit. ————————————————— Over a month has passed since the end of the Rio+20 United … Continue reading

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Reflections on a week in Sao Paulo

One thing that definitely does not change with culture is the ´Friday feeling´! Upon entering the office ´Rebecca Black: It´s Friday Friday´ was being played!  A ritual that apparently happens every Friday!  But work does still continue and Friday, my … Continue reading

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An update from Linhas Comunicacao, Sao Paulo!

I can´t believe how quickly the week has done!  I am just about to start my last day at Linhas Comunicacao on my trip sponsored by Newcastle University Business School. My colleagues have been the perfect city guides throughout my stay and … Continue reading

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