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Cambridge CARES begins its second phase of carbon reduction programme

Cambridge CARES has been awarded funding for another five years of carbon reduction research and begins the next phase of their programme today (1 November). The funding, from the National Research Foundation Singapore (NRF), will boost the centre’s current work on reducing greenhouse gas emissions from chemical industry in Singapore and elsewhere.

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CARES internships provide invaluable experience for chemical engineering students

Cambridge CARES regularly hosts interns, often students from our partner universities who join us during their holidays. We recently said goodbye to two fantastic interns who have returned to their undergraduate degrees at NTU and NUS. Here they share their experiences of interning at CARES.

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J-Park Simulator features in blockchain article

CARES Director Prof Markus Kraft has been interviewed for an article about the use of blockchain in business. Prof Kraft discussed how blockchain can be used in the J-Park Simulator to help chemical companies manage their energy supply, and how it could be integrated into the Internet of Things.

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Updates from former CARES members

Cambridge CARES counts members from various stages of academia – from PhD students to professors. As such, we have people coming and going throughout the year and we’re always interested to hear where our alumni go next. Here, we catch up with a few of our former members and see what they’ve been up to since they left CARES.

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CARES research on low-emission fuels featured on Science Trends

A recent Cambridge CARES paper has been featured in an article on the Science Trends website. The paper, “Sooting characteristics of polyoxymethylene dimethyl ether blends with diesel in a diffusion flame”, was recently published in the journal Fuel.

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J-Park Simulator in Cambridge University's research magazine

Cambridge CARES is featured in the latest University of Cambridge Research Horizons magazine.

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Microbes, carbon fixation and genome-scale metabolic modelling

Chi Hung (Clifford) Vo, a CARES PhD student from NUS, discusses the role that microbes play in storing excess carbon. This is a feature article from our latest biannual report, which can be found here.

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Prof Markus Kraft presents the 8th C4T Biannual Research Report

I am very pleased to present the 8th Biannual Research Report of the Cambridge Centre for Carbon Reduction and Technology (C4T), providing an update on the latest C4T research output and news. The last six months have been a particularly busy and fruitful time for our programme as we plan the next five years of work with our second phase of funding beginning in November.

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eCO₂EP project leaders publish a perspective on the electrochemical synthesis of bulk intermediates from carbon dioxide

In the 18th of May issue of Science, the Professors Joel Ager (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of California Berkeley) and Alexei Lapkin (Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, University of Cambridge) outlined their perspective on the prospects of using excess renewable grid electricity to convert car

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Single-atom catalysts for more efficient conversion of carbon dioxide

Here, Dr SUN Libo explores a new, more efficient method of converting carbon dioxide into other useful materials. This is a preview from CARES' latest biannual report, which will be available soon.

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