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BEACON welcomes delegation from Brazil

 

A delegation from five Brazilian universities visited Aberystwyth University on Friday 10 June 2016 as part of a fact finding visit to explore possible research links and potential partnerships with UK universities.

The visit was organised by the Brazilian Association of Rectors...

BEACON welcomes delegation from Brazil

Canadian Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Scholarship programme.

Three students from the University of Windsor, Canada, joined the BEACON team at IBERS, Aberystwyth University, in May 2016 as visiting students under the Canadian Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Scholarship programme between the University of Windsor and Aberystwyth University. ...

Canadian Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Scholarship programme.

BEACON scientists attend Symposium on Biotechnology for Fuels & Chemicals in Baltimore, USA

Dr Sreenivas Rao Ravella, Dr Ana Winters and Anna Suchy attended the 38th Symposium on Biotechnology for Fuels & Chemicals, from 25 – 28 April 2016, in Baltimore, USA.  The Symposium was organised by the Society for Industrial Microbiology & Biotechnology (SIMB). The Symposium on...

BEACON scientists attend Symposium on Biotechnology for Fuels & Chemicals in Baltimore, USA

Award for Professor Steve Kelly

 

BEACON's Professor Steve Kelly has won the prestigious 2016 Schroepfer Medal, which has been awarded by the American Oil Chemists Society (AOCS) in recognition of his significant and distinguished accomplishments in the science and technology of oils, fats, surfactants and related...

Award for Professor Steve Kelly

Visit by Dr Hywel Ceri Jones

Dr Hywel Ceri Jones and his wife Morwenna visited the BEACON facilities on Tuesday 19  April and were given a guided tour by Professor Iain Donnison, who explained how European funding is being used to benefit Welsh businesses through collaboration with BEACON.

From 1993 to 1998,...

Visit by Dr Hywel Ceri Jones

BBSRC KEC

A BBSRC KEC contingent had a very informative and enjoyable visit to the BEACON facilities on Wedneday 13 April hosted by Mike Morris.

 

BBSRC KEC

Visit to Japan

Between 10-24 March, BEACON's Dr Jessica Adams travelled to Japan and met a number of researchers working on seaweed.  She presented a seminar at the Tokyo University for Marine Sciences and Technology (TUMSAT) and gave a presentation at the Japanese Society of Phycology annual...

Visit to Japan

IBioIC - Realising the Opportunity

Take a look at Adam Charlton's presentation to the IBioIC Conference held in Glasgow, 28-29 January 2016 - click here

IBioIC - Realising the Opportunity

Radio Four PM Programme

Prof Iain Donnison was interviewed for the BBC Radio 4 PM Programme broadcast on Friday 11 March, following a recent YouGov poll of 80,000 Britons which found Ceredigion was the most enthusiastically pro-EU of all 188 areas surveyed.

Radio Four PM Programme

New uses and applications for frankincense

BEACON scientists from Bangor University’s School of Chemistry and BioComposites Centre are working with the Compton Group, based in Swansea, in the commercial development of new products derived from frankincense. They are particularly interested in a species of frankincense...

New uses and applications for frankincense