Tag List: 2012


The Energy for Development project has successfully completed the installation of the 13.5 KW solar plant in the rural Kenyan village Kitonyoni. The project addresses the electricity needs of rural communities in East Africa and addresses the fundamental scientific, engineering, social and policy research issues in rural power generation and distribution, transferring knowledge between participating […]

Posted on 19th September, 2012

The City of Southampton has appointed Professor AbuBakr Bahaj as their Chief Scientific Adviser. Professor Bahaj, Head of the University’s Energy and Climate Change Division, has taken on the role to champion science and engineering as a key driver of the economy and ensure the city uses science effectively in all policy-making. Media coverage: University […]

Posted on 1st August, 2012
Category : News

Southampton’s Future Cities programme has been short listed  in a multi-million pound award that, if won, would see the city transformed into a 21st-Century flagship for green technology and sustainable enterprise. The city is one of 30 councils across the UK who have received government support to carry out a feasibility study in a bid […]

Posted on 17th July, 2012
Category : News

SERG and the University of Southampton received a £6.5 million programme grant from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council to transform cities to include low carbon pathways and healthier living. The work is to provide pathways of novel engineering and social solutions that test acceptability and coherence for low carbon living under various CO2 […]

Posted on 17th May, 2012
Category : News