Month: February 2019

Bus, Business, Rail

Greengauge 21 calls for the development of a unified bus and rail network with a coherent fares system

Leading transport Think Tank Greengauge 21 is calling for the creation of an easy-to-use joined-up national transport network to: improve productivity; address regional imbalances and social inequality, particularly in “left behind” places; improve air quality […]

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Business, Oxford

The Oxford Business Book Club in February 2019.

This month, we’re delighted to welcome Anita Hoffman, author of Purpose & Impact: how executives are creating meaningful second careers. Anita is a Visiting Fellow at the Doughty Centre of Corporate Responsibility, Cranfield University as well as […]

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Lanes Farm Energy
Electricity, Energy, Gas, Press release, Technology

Large UK Biogas Plant Order for WELTEC BIOPOWER

Biomethane from waste to supply 9,600 households with energy In winter 2019, the German biogas plant manufacturer WELTEC BIOPOWER has started building a biomethane plant near Pontefract, West Yorkshire, UK. The client is Lanes Farm […]

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Gadgets, Innovation, Oxford University

Some of today’s leading innovators under 35

There have been many innovators in the past including such people as Marie Skłodowska Curie, Copernicus, Einstein, Rosalind Franklin etc. Some have innovated throughout their lives like Thomas Edison, Tim Berners-Lee and Leonardo da Vinci […]

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Africa, Electricity, Energy

Mining for coal still has a place in the power mix

Wayne Lindecke, Director: Power Generation, WSP in Africa During the recent Investing in African Mining Indaba, concerns were noted on the impact that the move towards a ‘greener economy’ would have on coal mining – […]

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Electricity, Energy, Government

Does nuclear energy have a future in the UK?

Professor Dieter Helm CBE, Professor of Energy Policy at the University of Oxford.

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pipeline, Press release

UNITED UTILITIES COMMISSIONS NEW ASSURANCE TECH ON 100km PIPELINE FOR £300m WEST CUMBRIA WATER PROJECT

United Utilities has commissioned innovative new assurance technology to use across 100km of pipeline, allowing it to manage contractors and meet Ofwat’s regulatory requirements for its £300m West Cumbria water supplies project. Using data from […]

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Onegin rehersals by Oxford Opera Society
Heritage, Lifestyle, Music, Opera, Oxford, Oxford University, Oxfordshire

EUGENE ONEGIN

What a phenomenon! Its emotions, unrequited friendship, love, jealousy- that we meet in our life and when we are watching this opera, we can find the part of ourselves.

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