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gFT member secures £24k funding

last modified Jun 26, 2017 11:39 AM
gFT member Mark Allen has won £24,000 as part of a team proposal in the Cambridge Carbon Challenge. The proposal (with teammates Mel Jans Singh and Andre Neto-Bradley) is to install hydroponic plants in the James Dyson Building to see what effect they have on both the buildings energy use and its occupants. 
The funding will go towards over 50 hydroponics units and the various sensors required to measure their effect on CO2 levels, energy use, VOC’s and occupant wellbeing which is the basis of Mark’s research. Mark’s PhD research is funded by EPSRC through their Future Infrastructure and Built Environment Centre for Doctoral Training.