ShaleXenvironmenT’s two external boards, the ‘External Advisory Board’ and the ‘Industry Practitioners Board’ are now complete. Almost all members in both boards will be attending the upcoming annual consortium meeting.
A full list of the external board members is available here.
Prof. Alberto Striolo, ShaleXenvironmenT’s Coordinator, presented the project and the consortium’s first results at the European Science and Technology Network on Unconventional Hydrocarbons Extraction Annual Conference.
The Conference, bringing together practitioners from industry, research, academia and civil society, took place in Brussels on February 23rd 2016, and Prof. Striolo’s presentation can be consulted here.
More information and the other speakers’ presentations are available on the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre website.
UCL has launched a New Post-Graduate Taught MSc Program on Global Management of Natural Resources. The program builds, in part, on the research activities conducted within ShaleXenvironmenT. More details are available here.
5-6 November 2015
All consortium members met at University College London on 5-6th of November for the first official meeting of the project. Current priorities, both in terms of project coordination and research activities, were discussed at length; and all Work Package Leaders updated the consortium on their progress.
27-28 October 2015
On October 27th-28th, Alberto Striolo represented ShaleXenvironmenT at the Technical Workshop ‘IEA Gas & Oil Technologies Implementing Agreement’(GOTIA), in Brussels. He presented a seminar titled “ShaleXenvironmenT’s Research Activities on Water Reclamation”.
23 October 2015
Following the call for applications published a few months ago, Mr. Sarri has been appointed as the newest member of the CSGI team working on ShaleXenvironmenT. See the Minutes of the Evaluation Committee.
6 October 2015
Martin Lisal (ICPF) and Jiri Cejka (JHIPC) presented the ShaleXenvironmenT project during “National Information Day – Horizon 2020, Energy Challenge” held in Technology Centre ASCR, Prague.
2 September 2015
On September 2nd, Carla Tagliaferri (UCL) represented ShaleXenvironmenT at the IASS workshop on emissions from unconventional gas in Potsdam. Carla presented the outlook of the project, and her results on the life cycle assessment of the technology.
2 September 2015
CSGI is looking for a young talented person with a Master degree in Chemistry (or equivalent) with expertise in physical chemistry of formulations, colloid and surface sciences and a documented experience in using the instrumental techniques that are relevant to the project, but with no more than four years of experimental work after the achievement of the Master degree. Time period: 1 November 2015 – 31 October 2016. The contract is renewable annually up to three years
Gross salary: up to EUR. 16.200 for the time period above specified. More information on how to apply…
1 September 2015
On September 1st 2015, ShaleXenvironment has officially started. Get to know the project by exploring the webiste, and stay updated about our research progress through this Newsfeed, on the Work Plan page, or on the Publications page on which we will upload all public deliverables.
14-15 May 2015
ShaleXenvironmenT’s partners and collaborators gathered up at UCL in London prior to the start date of the project, in order to discuss the project’s objectives and discuss its first priorities. The meeting featured a presentation of all work packages, brainstorming sessions and discussions centered around the project’s management (finances, meetings, communication, etc.).