DEI Director Dr Joanna Berry speaks with Durham MBA graduate, Andrew Price. Following his MBA Andrew worked for Nissan Europe on their Electric Vehicle deployment and now works at Clean Power Research.
DEI is delighted to announce the appointment of Ian Ritchey as Honorary Professor in the Department of Engineering in association with Durham Energy Institute. Ian was formerly Group Chief Engineer at Rolls-Royce, and has a distinguished track record and extensive network of contacts in the Aerospace, Defence, Marine and Energy sectors. He is currently a Non-Executive Director at Tekmar Group, and an advisor to several engineering and technology businesses.
The student presentations for DEI's 3 Minute Thesis competition 2021 are now available to view on our Youtube channel including the winning entry by Masters student Georgina Hatch for her presentation on 'Virtual Power Plants and their role in avoiding an energy crisis'.
A comment piece by Professor Gavin Bridge for UK Energy Research Centre exploring whether the tension between the need for rapid decarbonisation and the UK government's historic promotion of oil and gas exploration and production can be resolved.
The Pitman’s Parliament, Durham Miners Association, has been awarded a life-saving grant from The National Lottery Heritage Fund paving the way for its renewal as a centre for culture, heritage and education.
DEI Director Professor Jon Gluyas and DEI Advisory Board member Dr Charlotte Adams of the Coal Authority were quoted in a feature article in the Guardian about the huge potential for turning abandoned mines across the UK into a zero carbon heating source and the opportunity for regeneration it could represent.