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11 / 06 / 2024

Blog: Fuelling Collaboration – Advancing Hydrogen Integration through Strategic Partnerships

Fuelling Collaboration – Advancing Hydrogen Integration through Strategic Partnerships By Prof Sara Walker As a Hub, we have a responsibility…

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3 / 06 / 2024

Blog: Spotlight on HI-ACT at the HEA conference

Spotlight on HI-ACT at the HEA conference By Dr Nabila Rufa’I HI-ACT, in collaboration with UK-HyRES, were Co-Gold sponsors for…

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9 / 04 / 2024

News: HI-ACT Researchers Foster Global Collaboration through British Council’s International Science Partnerships Fund

HIACT Researchers Foster Global Collaboration through British Council’s International Science Partnerships Fund Author: Dr Yusuf Chanchangi The International Science Partnerships…

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20 / 03 / 2024

Blog: Bringing together the future generation of Net Zero researchers 

Bringing together the future generation of Net Zero researchers  Last month, 250 early career researchers working across aspects of net…

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18 / 03 / 2024

News: HI-ACT announced as Co-Gold sponsor

HI-ACT announced as Co-Gold sponsor for HEA conference HI-ACT HI-ACT is proud to announce its role as Co-Gold sponsors for…

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15 / 02 / 2024

News: Dr Tong Zhang appointed as HI-ACT ECR deputy champion

Dr Tong Zhang appointed as HI-ACT ECR deputy champion HI-ACT have recently created a new role within the centre: ECR…

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12 / 02 / 2024

Blog: HI-ACT Researchers go on a mission to Paris to enhance cross-border research collaboration on Hydrogen

HI-ACT Researchers go on a mission to Paris to enhance cross-border research collaboration on Hydrogen Authors: Dr Gareth Thomas, Dr…

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6 / 02 / 2024

News: HI-ACT CO-I Zoya Pourmirza presents at International Clean-IT conference in Berlin

HI-ACT CO-I Zoya Pourmirza presents at International Clean-IT conference in Berlin HI-ACT’s WP3 focuses on the creation of a Cyberphysical…

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26 / 01 / 2024

Blog: The Hydrogen Moment – HI-ACT thought-piece

The Hydrogen Moment: HI-ACT thought-piece Professor Paul Dodds from University College London (UCL) provides a pragmatic analysis of the recent…

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5 / 01 / 2024

Blog: COP 28 – Perspectives on Hydrogen 

COP 28 – Perspectives on Hydrogen  Author: Modassar Chaudry, Cardiff University The end of 2023 saw another Conference of the…

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15 / 12 / 2023

Blog: When public engagement goes wrong – Learning from a hydrogen village trial 

When public engagement goes wrong: Learning from a hydrogen village trial  Authors: Dr Gareth Thomas and Professor Karen Henwood, Cardiff…

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12 / 12 / 2023

Guest blog: Realising Net Zero through Green Jobs & Skills

Guest blog: Realising Net Zero through Green Jobs & Skills Few people can deny that the climate crisis is very…

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6 / 12 / 2023

News: Success! HI-ACT features in published Government Article 

Success! HI-ACT features in published Government Article Our director Professor Sara Walker was successfully published in the October edition of…

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6 / 10 / 2023

News: HI-ACT team collaborate with sister hydrogen hub UK-HyRes in Birmingham for joint EPSRC launch

HI-ACT and our sister hub UK Hy-Res recently came together for a joint 2 day launch event hosted in Birmingham. It was a great opportunity to outline both hubs planned activities and also explore the collaboration opportunities over the next 5 years.

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20 / 09 / 2023

News: Professor Sara Walker joins Mark Fawcett on the ‘Careers Unwrapped’ podcast

Professor Sara Walker recently sat down with Mark Fawcett on the Don’t put yourself in a box’ podcast. Tune in here

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14 / 08 / 2023

Blog: Revolutionizing Grid Stability: Hydrogen-Based Bidirectional Storage for Primary Frequency Response

In the dynamic landscape of renewable energy integration, maintaining grid stability is a pivotal challenge. As the world shifts towards sustainable energy sources, the high penetration of renewable energy sources can lead to frequency deviations in the electrical grid. To address this issue, Adib Allahham of Northumbria University, along with David Greenwood, Charalampos Patisos, and Sara Walker of Newcastle University, and Phil Taylor of Bristol University have recently published a paper entitled “Primary Frequency Response from Hydrogen-Based Bidirectional Vector Coupling Storage: Modelling and Demonstration using Power-Hardware-in-the-Loop Simulation.”

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14 / 04 / 2023

Blog: Hydrogen research at Newcastle University

Net zero, the target of being carbon neutral by 2050, requires us to stop releasing carbon into the atmosphere.

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1 / 12 / 2022

News: HI-ACT responds to recent government consultation on new business models for hydrogen transportation and storage infrastructure

Following on from the government’s commitment in the British Energy Security Strategy to design new business models for hydrogen transportation and storage infrastructure by 2025, we asked our HI-ACT Cardiff team to consider the recent government consultation on the proposals for hydrogen transport and storage business models.

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13 / 10 / 2022

News: Chief Scientific Advisors visit Hydrogen Homes!

The Chief Scientific Advisers (CSAs) to the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), Professor Paul Monks, and the Department for Transport (DfT), Professor Sarah Sharples, were in the University recently

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