Energy Futures: The Role of Carbon
A British Carbon Group Event & AGM
1st March 2023, Society of Chemical Industry, Belgrave Square, London

Thanks to all who participated at the interesting afternoon of poster presentations and invited talks from academic and industry figures at SCI headquarters in Belgrave Square, London at 12:00 1st March 2023. It included this year’s Ubbelohde Memorial Lecture and the group’s Annual General Meeting.

12:00 – 13:00Professor Tony Wickham, Nuclear Technology Consulting
Ubbelohde Award Lecture: The Nuclear Graphite Lifecycle and its Relevance to Energy Supplies in the Future
13:00 – 14:00Registration, Buffet Lunch and Poster Session
14:00 – 14:15Sharon Todd, CEO Society of Chemical Industry
The Future of Carbon in Energy applications from an industry perspective
14:15 – 14:45Professor Peter Styring, University of Sheffield
CO2 capture and utilisation
14:45 – 15:15Doctor Geoff Fowler, Imperial College London and BCG Chair
The potential benefit of biological waste in the carbon-energy nexus
15:15 – 16:00Coffee Break and Poster Session
16:00 – 16:30British Carbon Group AGM and Poster Prize

There was a good selection of posters representing diverse areas of Carbon research, congratulations to our poster prize winners (in no particular order):

Nikki Mansouri Boroujeni, Sheffield University
Jarudej Asingsamanunt, Imperial College London
Zakariya El-Machachi, Oxford University
Alex Bowles, Imperial College London

Poster presentations should be detailing carbon research and be A1 size.

At the 2023 AGM the Secretary will stand down, having exceeded his term of office. The Chairman and Treasurer are required to stand down but are eligible for re-election. Nominations for these positions are invited.  In addition, three positions of ordinary Committee members fall vacant this year and nominations for these are also invited.

Nominations duly proposed and seconded and with the consent of the nominee, should be received by the Honorary Secretary no later than one week before the AGM by emailing