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Collaboration with University of Windsor, Canada

We are happy to share the news about receipt of Canadian Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Scholarships. These prestigious three-year scholarships are funded through the Community Foundations of Canada, the Rideau Hall Foundation and the Association of Universities and Colleges of...

Collaboration with University of Windsor, Canada

11th International Conference on Renewable Resources and Biorefineries

The 11th International Conference on Renewable Resources and Biorefineries this year took place on June 3-5 2015, in York. The conference attracted a range of delegates from university, industry, governmental and non-governmental organizations and venture capital providers presenting...

11th International Conference on Renewable Resources and Biorefineries

Bright Horizons Holiday Club

On 27th May Elaine Jensen visited children at the Bright Horizons holiday club during half term week. There were 23 children aged 4-11 and they listened attentively, interacted well, and asked and answered lots of questions around the areas of fossil fuels, carbon, energy sources, and...

Bright Horizons Holiday Club

Dr Preeti Nandal, Stapledon Fellow

Dr Preeti Nandal joined the BEACON team at IBERS, Aberystwyth University, in May 2015 as a Stapledon Fellow for six months.  Preeti will be working on “Xylooligosaccharides production from grass fibres” under the supervision of Dr Sreenivas Rao Ravella and Dr Joe Gallagher. Her area of...

Dr Preeti Nandal, Stapledon Fellow

Brewer & Distiller Intenational Review April 2015 Issue

This month's issue of "Brewer and Distiller International" magazine boasts a great review of the BEACON seminar on "Enhanced Utilisation of Alcoholic Beverage By-Products", held in Neuadd Reichel, Bangor University late January this year. BDI's Wales correspondent Mike Butterworth who...

Brewer & Distiller Intenational Review April 2015 Issue

3rd BEACON Annual Conference

The 2015 BEACON Annual Conference was held at the Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff on Wednesday 25 March and, by the number of complimentary comments received, delegates had an enjoyable and informative day.

The Conference sessions included:

  • Integrated Supply Chains
  • ...
3rd BEACON Annual Conference

Claire Price leads “Detective Scientists” event during Science Week with Biochemical Outreach Grant

BEACON research assistant Claire Price, based at Swansea University was recently awarded an outreach grant from the Biochemical Society. The society wishes to support scientific outreach activities that communiate the excitement of molecular bioscience to young people and the...

Claire Price leads “Detective Scientists” event during Science Week with Biochemical Outreach Grant

Where Next for Green Growth? Breakfast Networking Event, Cardiff Bay

As part of Climate Change week BEACON hosted “Where Next for Green Growth?”, a breakfast networking event discussing the importance of sustainability and product lifecycle assessment.


 Peter Davies OBE, Chairman of Climate Change Commission for Wales provided an excellent key note...

Where Next for Green Growth? Breakfast Networking Event, Cardiff Bay

BEACON exhibit as Bronze Sponsors of BioWales 2015

BEACON exhibited as proud Bronze sponsors of the annual BioWales conference which was held on the 4th and 5th March this week at the Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff.


The two day event is the largest of its kind in the UK, which provides many opportunities to attend workshops and...

BEACON exhibit as Bronze Sponsors of BioWales 2015

Realizing the Bioeconomy in the Baltic Sea Region

Edward Hodgson and David  Bryant attended the Realizing the Bioeconomy in the Baltic Sea Region - Workshop III held at Warsaw University of Life Science on 4-5 March 2015.  This workshop is the third of three planned under an initiative by the Nordic Council of Ministers to speed up...

Realizing the Bioeconomy in the Baltic Sea Region