Future meetings

The following list of future fuel and energy related events organised by the Forum is updated periodically.

Materials for Energy Technologies 

Inaugural Seminar of the FERF Environment Interest Group and FERF 2018 Annual Meeting
Wednesday 11th April 2018, The Diamond Centre, University of Sheffield, 32, Leavygreave Rd, Sheffield, S3 7RD

Dr. David J.A.McCaffrey
Secretary of the Fuel and Energy Research Forum
Tel : 01242-236973

Dr. Bill Nimmo
Environment Interest Group Co-ordinator
Tel : 0114-215-7213

New Realities for Power Generation in the UK; How the Market has Changed and What it Means for Research Priorities  

Inaugural Seminar of the FERF Advanced Power Generation and Gasification Interest Group
Date in 2018 and venue to be announced

Dr. Robin Irons
Advanced Power Generation and Gasification Interest Group Co-ordinator
Tel : 0115-748-4098

The 12th ECCRIA Conference
(Conference Website :

The FERF Biennial 3-day Conference
Wednesday 5th to Friday 7th September 2018, The Queens Building, Newport Road, Cardiff University, Cardiff, Wales

Dr. David J.A.McCaffrey
12th ECCRIA Conference Chairman
Tel : 01242-236973

Dr. Robert Berry
12th ECCRIA Conference Secretary
Tel : 0208-331-9401

Past meetings

Some presentations from past Forum meetings are available on the past meetings page.


Travel and subsistence bursaries are on offer to full-time students wishing to attend national and international fuel and energy related conferences. The bursaries come with no obligations to the recipient other than to provide a short report about his or her impressions of the conference for inclusion in the next edition of the Forum Newsletter. To apply, please send the abstract submitted to the conference and a brief supporting letter from your supervisor to Prof. John Patrick, University of Nottingham ( Click here for the Bursary Application Form

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