GW4 AVARICE Funding and Publications

Project funding:

SeaClean: Converting problematic marine pollutants (plastics and harmful algae) into useful products. The Roddenberry Foundation, Jun 17 – Mar 18; $15,000.

Aqua-guardian – Low cost ROVs for coastal surveying of environmental damage and pollution. Cabot Institute Innovation Fund, Nov 16– Mar 17; £4,000.

EcoViaBio, NERC, Mar 16- Apr 16; £14,694.

Vietnamese Algal Waste Biorefinery (VIA-BIO project), Bath University Internal GCRF funding, EPSRC, Aug 16 – Feb 17; £32,657

Remediation and valorisation of Vietnamese industrial waste streams via algal growth. Newton Fund, RAEng, Jan 15 – Aug 15, £17,932

Production of a bespoke Atomic Force Microscope developed at Bristol University for PML’s Single Cell Genomics Facility. Bristol Nanodynamics; £175,000.

Extracting mercury from industrial waste using microalgae. Metals In Biology NIBB,  BBSRC,  Nov 15 – Apr 16; £5,000.


J Teague, TB Scott, S Sharma, G Graham, MJ Allen. An Alternative Method to Niskin Sampling for Molecular Analysis of the Marine Environment. Journal of Marine Science and Engineering, 2017 5 (2), 22

Coma M, Hernandez EM, Abeln F, Raikova S, Donnelly J, Arnot TC, Allen M, Hong DD and Chuck CJ. Organic waste as a sustainable feedstock for platform chemicals. Faraday Discussions, 2017.  Accepted Manuscript, DOI: 10.1039/C7FD00070G

Wagner J, Bransgrove R, Beacham TA, Allen MJ, Meixner K, Drosg B, Ting VP and Chuck CJ. Co-production of bio-oil and propylene through the hydrothermal liquefaction of polyhydroxybutyrate producing cyanobacteria. Bioresource Technology, 2016. Vol 207, 166-174.

Chuck CJ, McManus M, Allen MJ and Singh S. Feedstocks for Aviation Fuels in Biofuels for Aviation, Elsevier, 2016. ISBN 978-0-12-804568-8

Raikova S, Smith-Baedorf H, Bransgrove R, Barlow O, Santomauro F, Wagner JL, Allen MJ, Bryan CG, Sapsford D, Chuck CJ. Assessing hydrothermal liquefaction for the production of bio-oil and enhanced metal recovery from microalgae cultivated on acid mine drainage. Fuel Processing Technology 2016. 142, Feb, 219-227.