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International Women in Engineering Day

It’s International Women in Engineering Day! A day to emphasise the huge waves women are making in a predominately male field and changing the narrative to make this the norm.     This post is dedicated to the incredible women engineers at UCell- who unambiguously prove that equality and diversity reap huge benefits. History of INWED During […]

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Batteries Fuel cells Hydrogen Outreach

Emerging Leaders – Ucell zoom class: Going international!

The pandemic can’t stop us fulfilling our mission! June 10th marked a new cornerstone for UCell – the day that our outreach group went international! We delivered a Zoom class to America On Track- located in Orange County USA, America On Track are an afterschool leadership group that focuses on Civic Engagement with a focus […]

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Batteries Electrolysers Fuel cells Hydrogen Outreach

Sandringham School Visit

This March saw four of UCell’s finest journey up to Sandringham school in the Mirai to educate the next generation of scientists during science week. Throughout the day GCSE and A-Level students swapped out their regular science lessons for short interactive lectures in the school theatre. We discussed the importance of electrochemical energy systems in […]

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Fuel Cell Systems & Engineering Course

Ucell at the Fuel Cells Systems and Engineering Course took part in July 2019 at UCL. The EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in ‘Fuel Cells and their Fuels’ is a multi-university flagship collaboration undertaking fuel cell research in all its forms. It aims to equip a generation of scientists and engineers with all the tools […]

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Institute of Making Open Day

Described as an ‘extravaganza of materials and making around the theme of GASES’, the Institute of Making hosted a fabulous ‘one-day, large-scale, drop-in and totally free festival’ on Saturday 26 October 2019. We were invited along to set up a stall and power a Coffee Van with our fuel cell stack. It was a great […]

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Batteries Electrolysers Fuel cells Hydrogen

UCell Summer School 2019

Our summer school in the Department of Chemical Engineering at University College London is designed to give students a flavour for studying STEM subjects at a university level. This was the first year launching the summer school (August 2019) and it was held as a three day experience for A-level student Adnan. Adnan got in […]

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UCell @ British Science Festival 2019

In September UCELL attended the British Science Festival 2019 in Warwick, Europe’s longest standing science festival. The festival facilitates the connection between the public and scientists, engineers and technologists. Many enthusiastic visitors came by the UCELL stand to take thermal selfies and learn about hydrogen energy. We also demonstrated the use of solar energy to […]

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UCell@The Castle Climbing Centre

This May UCell headed to the Castle Climbing Centre in Finsbury Park to take part in the summer sustainability fair hosted by PPL PWR and Make Your Own Shift.

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UCell@EEPS Lecture

Every year UCell puts on a two hour lecture and demonstration as part of the Electrochemical Engineering and Power Sources lecture course, coordinated by Prof. Paul Shearing. On a rainy day in February (we’ve never had good luck with the weather for this event!), three of us, Guanjie, James and Jen, kicked off the event […]

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UCell @ Manchester Science Festival 2018

UCell have a long history of attending science festivals, with previous events attended including Cambridge Science Festival and Bury St Edmunds Science Festival, and this October saw another one being added to the UCell calendar. This was the first time that the stack had ventured North of the M6 Toll and after months of preparation […]

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UCell @ It’s All Academic festival

The It’s All Academic festival is a whole festival devoted to the research being done UCL-wide and gives departments, academics and research groups the opportunity to showcase their work to members of the public of all ages. With hands on activities, workshops, talks and tours, visitors get the chance to get exclusive access to UCL […]

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Electrolysers Fuel cells Hydrogen Outreach

UCell @ Green Man Festival 2018

On Wednesday 15th August, we packed our stack into the rental van and headed over to Green Man festival site, set in the idyllic countryside around Crickhowell, near the Brecon Beacons. After a successful test of the stack on the Thursday we went to enjoy the music on the opening night of the festival, in […]

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Electrolysers Fuel cells Hydrogen Outreach

UCell @ The Calthorpe Project: Part 2

On the last Saturday of June 2018, we held our workshop at The Calthorpe Project, Hydrogen – Fuel of the Future? The two weeks before the big day were devoted to getting everything ready: preparing the fuel stack and our demonstration kit cars, and Nick put in the extra mile to prepare an impressive demonstration […]

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Fuel cells Hydrogen Outreach

UCell @ INWED 2018

INWED, or International Women in Engineering Day, takes place every year on the 23rd June and is a day to celebrate female engineers, raise the profile of the gender gap in engineering and inspire the next generation of girls hoping to get into engineering. As every year, UCL Engineering put on a whole host of […]

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Fuel cells Hydrogen Outreach

UCell @ The Calthorpe Project: Part 1

To our great surprise, most of us (except Nick) had never heard of the Calthorpe Project before Wednesday – incredible to think because it’s a 10 minute walk down the road from UCL! The project prides itself on being a “green oasis in King’s Cross” and walking through the gate, you can totally understand why […]