How to get rid of industrial waste: feed it to bacteria

Posted on 22nd April 2015

A spin-out company is pioneering the use of bacteria that literally eat the toxic by-products of high-tech engineering. Read the research impact case study to find out more about this innovative form of wastewater treatment developed by researchers at the Department of Engineering Science.

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Nick Hankins appointed editor-in-chief of new Elsevier water journal

Posted on 20th November 2013

Dr Nick Hankins of the Department of Engineering Science has been appointed as editor-in-chief of the Journal of Water Process Engineering.

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Ian Thompson wins grant to develop new hybrid technology to combat water pollution

Posted on 30th July 2013

Prof. Ian Thompson, Department of Engineering Science, has been awarded funds from the Science & Technology Facilities Council (STFC) to develop a hybrid technology for treating recalcitrant water contaminants using electron beams

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Thames Water Sponsored DPhil Studentship 2012-2015

Posted on 14th June 2012

A three-year funded DPhil studentship on ‘Reduction of algal loading onto water treatment works’ is available from October 2012, in the Department of Engineering Science at the University of Oxford, with full sponsorship by Thames Water.

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