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Jack Muirhead
August 14, 2019

One of Thornton Science Park’s first engineering graduates set to design the industrial infrastructure of the future.

One of the first students to study Chemical Engineering at the University of Chester’s Thornton Science Park has graduated with a First Class MEng degree.

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Illustration of detergent-like ionic liquids on an electrode surface
August 12, 2019

Supercapacitors turbocharged by laxatives

An international team of scientists, including a lecturer of Natural Sciences from the University of Chester, has devised a method to improve energy storage devices called supercapacitors, by designing a new class of detergents that are chemically similar to laxatives.


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Pupils at St Werburgh’s and St Columba’s Catholic Primary School enjoying a ‘magic of chemistry’ workshop presented by Phil Sturla, from the University of Chester.
June 27, 2019

School pupils discover the 'magic of chemistry'

Primary and secondary school pupils in the region are being inspired to discover the ‘magic’ of chemistry, thanks to an outreach programme run by the University of Chester’s Faculty of Science and Engineering.

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Student Ryan Gunning working on the turbocharger test rig at Thornton Science Park
May 31, 2019

Undergraduate’s research explores possibility of improving turbocharger systems

An undergraduate Mechanical Engineering student at the University of Chester has come up with a research model which could see surge limits on turbochargers becoming a thing of the past, making them more efficient and cost effective.

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May 16, 2019

University of Chester research team named among Nation’s Lifesavers

A research team from the University of Chester has today been recognised for their exceptional contribution to keeping the UK healthy.

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Engineering students from two Chinese universities are taking part in a three-month research programme at the University of Chester.
May 10, 2019

Chinese engineering students visit Thornton Science Park

Engineering students from two Chinese universities are taking part in a three-month lab-based research programme at the University of Chester’s Thornton Science Park.

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Pupils from Ysgol Rhosnesni in Wrexham with speaker, Angela Saini.
April 9, 2019

Thornton lecture inspires next generation of female scientists

Female pupils at a Wrexham secondary school, who attended an International Women’s Day event at the University of Chester’s Thornton Science Park, have spoken of how the lecture has ‘inspired them’ to see the ‘eye opening opportunities’ available for women in science.

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Students being interviewed by representatives from Vynova.
March 25, 2019

University students ‘speed network’ to secure industrial placements

Science and Engineering students at the University of Chester’s Thornton Science Park had the opportunity to network with local companies and Thornton commercial tenants during the annual Speed Networking event organised by the Faculty.

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From left to right: Chris Lewis, University of Chester Apprentice Learning Mentor; Professor Steve Wilkinson, Head of Chemical Engineering at the University of Chester; Michael Leary, Unilever Degree Apprentice; Tom Gibbins, Unilever Advanced Manufacturin
January 31, 2019

University partners with employers to offer UK's first chemical engineering degree apprenticeships

The Faculty of Science and Engineering and major employers in the region have partnered to offer the first degree apprenticeship in the UK based upon an IChemE accredited chemical engineering degree.

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