Our research is helping develop solutions to some of the most pressing global challenges including: energy, environment, food, health and water. Our research has real impact. We engage with industry. We change the world.
Our world-class research is grouped into four different themes, enabling us to tackle the wider quality-of-life challenges in the 21st century.
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Our Pilot Plant will develop industry-ready chemical engineers for the future, giving students, researchers and industry professionals access to real-world, scalable technology.
New protein-based flavours are being developed by the ReNewFood team to revolutionise the taste of meat alternatives. Matthew Hutchinson explains why the taste of alternative proteins is so important to reduce meat consumption.
Funding for our new Translational Energy Research Centre will support the UK’s transition to a low-carbon economy. Dr Solomon Brown explains what carbon capture is and what it means for the world around us.
We're working with Viridor, one the of UK’s largest waste management companies, to develop an integrated approach to extracting waste materials from landfill.
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