Friction Programme Grant 1st Network Meeting

The Friction Programme Grant held it’s first 6-monthly network meeting on 9th-10th July in Sheffield. The meeting brought together all of the programme grant team members and 2 external experts in the field of tribology to view the outputs of the grant so far. The team were joined by Professor Ian Hutchings, University of Cambridge …

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Friction PG researchers set up partnership programme collaboration in mineral processing with the University of Cape Town

An Industry Academia Partnership Programme (IAPP) sponsored by the UK Royal Academy of Engineering has been awarded to researchers in the Friction Programme grant and their colleauges to establish a collaboration between the University of Cape Town and University of Leeds to support mineral processing industry in South Africa. The partnership entitled “CAPE Partnership: Characterisation …

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“Friction: The Tribology Enigma” EPSRC Programme Grant kicks off

At the start of January the Friction Programme Grant team held a two day facilitated kick off meeting to officially launch the programme of work. Day 1 saw the researchers set out the goals of the programme for the years to come, the vision for the outputs and impact of the project, and identified the …

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Friction: The Tribology Enigma is funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, under grant no. EP/R001766/1