FreeHydroCells strives for My Green Lab certification

My Green Lab FreeHydroCells

In this blog piece, we learn how FreeHydroCells, along with a number of other environmental research projects, is undertaking a comprehensive external audit of its lab sustainability practices, with the goal of reducing lab wastage and achieving the My Green Lab certification.

FreeHydroCells featured to visiting student delegation

The FreeHydroCells project was featured in a presentation to a group of students visiting University College Cork from the Minzu University of China, entitled “Pathways of Water, Heat and Light to Novel Renewable Energy Sources”.

FreeHydroCells at 2023 MRS Fall Meeting, Boston

FreeHydroCells at MRS Boston

FreeHydroCells presented the results of recent work on enhanced photoelectrochemical water splitting using doped TMD nanofilms at the 2023 Materials Research Society Fall Meeting held in Boston, USA.

Transition Year students welcomed to the FreeHydroCells lab!

A group of eight Transition Year students from across Ireland visited University College Cork’s Environmental Research Institute as part of the AMBER Centre’s TY Experience. The students visited labs for some hands on experience, and learnt about a number of innovative projects taking place in the fields of environment, energy and sustainability, including FreeHydroCells.

Meet the Team: UCC

Dr. Ievgen Nedrygailov, a
Postdoctoral Researcher at the School of Chemistry in University College Cork, tells us about the UCC research team who are involved in the FreeHydroCells project.

Meet the Team: IMM-CNR

Dr. Giuseppe Suriani of the Institute for Microelectronics and Microsystems at Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche tells us about how the organisation’s expertise plays a leading role in the FreeHydroCells project workplan, and how each team member is contributing towards the project work.

Project General Assembly Meeting held in Cork, Ireland

The first annual General Assembly meeting of the FreeHydroCells project took place in Kinsale, Co. Cork, Ireland from 4th-5th October 2023. Project lead partner University College Cork hosted consortium partners from across Europe at the meeting, which focused on further advancing the scientific goals of the project.

Meet the Team: RWTH Aachen

RWTH Aachen

We spoke to Vikas Jangra of RWTH Aachen about the team’s expertise and their role in the FreeHydroCells project.