Professor Eckhard Groll has been confirmed as the first keynote speaker for the Rankine 2020 conference – Advances in Cooling, Heating and Power Generation, taking place in Glasgow from July 26-29 next year.
An award-winning international speaker, Prof Groll is the William E. and Florence E. Perry Head of Mechanical Engineering at Purdue University in the US. He is an acclaimed figure in the refrigeration, air conditioning and heat pump (RACHP) industry and is renowned for his research in fundamental thermal sciences as applied to advanced energy conversion systems, components, and their working fluids.
A team of nine from Climalife UK took part in the 5km Race for Life event over the Downs in Bristol to raise money for Cancer Research UK. To date, the team has raised just over £1,500 including Gift Aid.
Thousands of men, women, children and dogs took part, enjoying the fantastic atmosphere created by the Race for Life event team and the hundreds of spectators lining the route.
The Bristol 5k Race for Life is one of over 150 events held across the country each year. Funds raised through the Race for Life go to Cancer Research UK who fund laboratories, tests and treatments for over 200 types of cancer.