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Shell scientists swap fuels for paint to help National Gallery experts preserve historic works of art


Scientific tools and techniques used by the oil and gas industry to analyse the molecules in fuels are being used to establish the best conditions for preserving priceless works of art.

Shell women excel at Asian Women of Achievement Awards


Two Aberdeen based Shell employees, Divya Reddy and Yee Yee Low, scooped awards at the esteemed Asian Women of Achievement Awards on 4 June 2014 in London. The awards, now in their fifteenth year celebrate Britain's remarkable Asian women across business, the arts, media, sport and social and humanitarian work.

Carol Vorderman challenges students for smartest driver crown


Carol Vorderman emerged triumphant from a head-to-head smarter driving battle with Shell Eco-marathon students from the University College London yesterday. The competition marked the launch of the new Shell FuelSave Smarter Driving Research, which ranks the smartest generations of drivers across the country based on their behaviours around fuel efficiency and safety.

Oaktec crowned 2014 Shell Springboard National Winner


Lancaster-based business Oaktec was last night crowned national winner of the 2014 Shell Springboard programme. Paul Andrews developed a new small gas engine for burning any conventional fuel or biofuel efficiently. The Shell Springboard programme aims to find the next big idea in low-carbon innovation and enterprise from UK-based SMEs.

Nurturing the next generation of scientists & engineers


Shell is supporting ‘Your Life’ – a national campaign to boost female participation in technology and engineering.

SMEs key to growing UK low-carbon exports


A new report researched and written by the Carbon Trust and commissioned by Shell Springboard has revealed the UK has an opportunity to triple its exports of low-carbon goods and services.