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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.

Lifesavers
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.

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.

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.

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.

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.