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Fire and Explosion Researchers Present Papers in Madrid and Hamburg

In early July, Clara Huescar Medina (final year PhD student) presented a paper titled 'Explosion characteristics of Pulverised Colombian Coal, Pine Wood, and their Mixtures' at the Second International Symposium on Handling and Hazards of Materials in Industry in Madrid.

The paper was co-authored by Fire MSc graduate BrĂ­an MacCoitir and University of Leeds academics, Professor Bernard Gibbs, Professor Gordon Andrews and Dr Roth Phylaktou. For this presentation back in her hometown, Clara won the 'Best Paper Award for a Young Researcher' - congratulations Clara.

Clara and Aysha in Germany

Clara, with PhD colleague Aysha Irshad, also travelled to the European Biomass Conference, Hamburg, where they presented two papers: