NICER Programme National Launch


The UKRI National Interdisciplinary Circular Economy Research (NICER) Programme  officially launches! The four day event running from 24th – 27th May will introduce the five National Interdisciplinary Circular Economy Centres (24 – 26 May) and the Circular Economy Hub, which together form the NICER Programme. On Thursday 27th May we will hear from the CE-Hub. If you […]

Circular Economy Systems Webinar

The CircularMetals Hub invites you to the CE Hub's first autumn event, 'Circular Economy Systems: NICER Programme Webinar', on Friday 1st October, from 12:30 – 13:30. Register on Eventbrite here.   This webinar will provide insight and prompt discussion on how to structure, model, analyse and implement whole system enablers and solutions.    The webinar will be led by Professor Peter Hopkinson and Professor Fiona Charnley, […]

The UK Solidification Workshop 2022

Brunel University London Uxbridge

This workshop aims to provide a networking platform for the UK Solidification community. Its objectives are to bring together people from all parts of the UK metals landscape, including higher education institutions, research organisations, industrial companies, government, funders, learned societies and trade bodies; to promote collaboration within the community; to map out solidification research across […]

EPSRC engineering net zero week

University of Glasgow Glasgow

The showcase is an interactive event, with exhibition, panels, workshops and keynote sessions all taking place in person and all accessible to engage with through the virtual platform, as well as a truly flexible way to engage with a wide and diverse community. The event is an opportunity to bring researchers, industry leaders and policy […]

UK Metals Expo

National Exhibition Centre Birmingham

UK Metals Expo is the NEW event bringing the entire metals supply chain together with the engineering and manufacturing sector. From primary metal manufacture to supply chain management, processing metals, fabrication, machinery, engineering, surface coatings and recycling. UK Metals Expo is a free to attend annual event that aims to foster relationships and maximise opportunities […]

Material Change: Resourcing Net Zero

1 Birdcage Walk, London

The "Material Change: Resourcing Net Zero" video launch event was held on October 19th, 2022 at 1 Birdcage Walk in London. It was organized by The Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3) and CWP media company and aimed to promote Circular Metals as part of a digital campaign to address the climate crisis and […]

Innovate UK Funding Competition: Circular Economy for SMEs – Aluminium & Steel Webinar

As part of the UKRI National Interdisciplinary Circular Economy Research (NICER) programme, the Interdisciplinary Centre for Circular Metal (CircularMetal) promotes through this webinar the funding competition Circular Economy for SMEs - innovating with NICER, round 2. The aim of this competition is to support feasibility studies, industrial research and experimental development projects that address the […]

Mapping a Cleaner Future for Non-Ferrous & Light Metals – webinar


This is the first in the series of a three-part events for Mapping a Cleaner Future for Non-Ferrous Light Metals. The webinar will provide an introduction to the in-person, participative workshop which will follow on 26 April 2023. Dr. Alessio Franconi - a member of our research team - was invited to this event to […]

Towards the Circular Metal Economy: A Roadmap for the UK

The workshop entitled “Towards the Circular Metal Economy: A Roadmap for the UK” took place at One Birdcage Walk, Westminster, London, on the 24th of November. This event aimed to present the ‘2050 Circular Metal Visions’ report, to define the steps that need to be taken to achieve the full circular metal economy in the […]

CircularMetal workshop – Work Package Linkages and Interdisciplinary Cooperation

Battle of Britain Bunker, Wren Avenue, Uxbridge

The workshop had three sessions, each with a different focus. In the first session, there were oral presentations given by Early Career Researchers from our Centre on various topics such as Black Hole Alloys, The Metal Health Service, Macroeconomics, The Big Repair Project, and the CM Visions 2050 Report. The second session, chaired by Prof. […]

NICER Programme Circular Economy Showcase 2023

Bramall Music Building, University of Birmingham Birmingham

The NICER Programme Circular Economy Showcase is coordinated by the CE-Hub at the University of Exeter Business School for the NICER Programme and is the NICER Programme’s flagship annual conference. This exclusive three-day event showcased innovative CE Research and Action from across the NICER Programme through a series of sessions from each NICER Centre, including […]