Making an Impact with Research Workshop

David will be speaking at a workshop in St Andrews, Scotland, on the 11th of June, which will be exploring the ways in which research can make an impact in industry. He will be drawing on case studies from his own experience and others to highlight how research and enterprise can…

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Young Innovators Challenge 2014 Promotional Video

Below you will find a video interview of David by the Scottish Institute of Enterprise to promote their Young Innovators Challenge 2014, reflecting on what he learned by participating in and winning the renewable energy category of the first Young Innovators Challenge in 2013. Watch David’s Young Innovators Challenge 2014…

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Aberdeen Rotary Club Presentation

T1314ENDavid was invited to make a half hour presentation for the Aberdeen Rotary Club. He took the opportunity to present passionately about climate change, both the predicted effects and mitigation strategies as described by the most recent IPCC report, and finished by talking about Town Rock Energy and our current developments. Despite the controversial and borderline confrontational tones of the talk, especially considering the audiences close ties to the oil and gas industry, the presentation was very well received and inspired questions and discussion to continue long after the scheduled end of the event.

GeoCareers Day

David joined a GeoCareers day in Perth for the afternoon, where around 80 Highers students were being educated about the great variety of geological careers. The day was organised by GeoBus. David participated in the careers speed dating exercise, and then contributed heatedly to a discussion panel where all the…

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Extension on the funding period

What a successful morning! We just received a 6 month extension on our funding period, which will maximise Town Rock Energy’s development potential from the Young Innovators Challenge grant. We have also just placed an order for a Portable Electric Divided Bar (PEDB) from Hot Dry Rocks Ltd. of Australia.…

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