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Jon Gluyas

Durham University

Jon Gluyas is a geologist who began work in the oil industry after completing a PhD. Twenty eight years later in 2009 he joined Durham University as Professor in Geoenergy, Carbon Capture and Storage. His research interests are in oil, gas, geothermal and making better use of non-renewable resources such as helium.

Future of Coal Series

We could use old coal mines to decarbonise heat – here's how

Nov 27, 2017 14:48 pm UTC| Insights & Views

Fossil fuels currently dominate the production of electricity and heat. Although renewable energy accounts for around a quarter of electricity produced in the UK, the production of central heating is dominated by natural...

Helium is vital for medicine -- just as well we discovered more of this rare element

Jul 01, 2016 12:10 pm UTC| Science Health

Helium is in short supply and its more than just the sellers of party balloons who should worry. This rare element is critical to medicine where ultra-low-temperature liquid helium is used to cool the superconducting...

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Economy

Japanese bonds tad lower on hopes of improvement in June trade balance, national core CPI

The Japanese government bonds remained tad lower Wednesday as investors hope to see an improvement in the countrys trade balance data for the month of June and national consumer price inflation data for the same period,...

Australian 2-year bond yield hits 1-month high tracking U.S. Treasuries; June employment report in focus

Australian government bonds traded narrowly mixed on Wednesday ahead of the June employment report. But, following the weakness in the U.S. Treasuries after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell upbeat testimony to Congress,...

UK gilts flat after May employment report shows mixed signals; June CPI seen rising to 2.6 pct y/y

The United Kingdoms gilts remained tad higher during European session Tuesday after the countrys employment report for the month of May showed mixed results. Investors will now turn their focus on the consumer price...

New Zealand’s Q2 annual CPI bounces back, albeit misses expectations; NZD/USD rises nearly 0.75 pct

New Zealands second-quarter annual consumer price inflation (CPI) bounced back, albeit missing market estimates, while the q/q rate fell in comparison to the previous reading in the first quarter. Following this, the...

Australian 10-year bond yield jumps to 1-month high as RBA July minutes reiterates next move to be hike

Australian government bonds slumped on Tuesday after the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) July meeting minutes reiterated next move to be interest rate hike not cut, pushing the yield on the 10-year bond yield to nearly...

Politics

Poland's judicial purge another step toward authoritarian democracy

Since the elections of 2015, Poland has been ruled by the Law and Justice Party (Prawo i Sprawiedliwość, or PiS), a far-right nationalist group that has transformed the country beyond recognition. Poland had once been...

Arrest and release of Somaliland poet puts spotlight on regional troubles

Poets, writers and bloggers have recently been on the receiving end of political crackdowns in the self-declared independent state of Somaliland. Surges often occur around elections, and most recently due to assertive...

The Murri Book Club and the politics of reading for Indigenous Australians

Although the 2018 Closing the Gap report on Indigenous disadvantage highlighted the importance of literacy for Indigenous Australians, progress remains slow. But, while reading is widely considered an unmitigated good and...

Brexiteers outmanoeuvred at Chequers as Theresa May corrals her cabinet to agree Brexit plan

On his first visit to the prime ministers country retreat at Chequers, the Liberal Democrat minister David Laws was reminded of the setting for an Agatha Christie film, where most of the guests would be murdered. Six years...

Is Indonesia retreating from democracy?

This is an edited extract from Tim Lindseys essay Retreat from Democracy, which appears in Australian Foreign Affairs #3, published 9 July. For much of the past 20 years, Indonesia has been held up as a model of...

Science

Long live the Europe of scientists!

This article is published as part of the EuroScience Open Festival (ESOF), of which The Conversation France is a partner. Since its inception, the European project has benefitted citizens from all walks of life in every...

Discovering dopamine's role in the brain: Arvid Carlsson's important legacy

Arvid Carlsson, the Swedish neuroscientist and Nobel laureate, died on June 29, 2018 at the age of 95. He had devoted his life to understanding how the brain works and was awarded the Nobel for his research into dopamine ...

How Novichok is different from radioactive poisons – and what this means for decontamination

A man and a woman were found unconscious in Wiltshire, England, on July, after having been exposed to the nerve agent Novichok. This is the same substance that was used to poison the former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and...

We need a bank of DNA from dirt and water to protect Australia's environment

Measuring biodiversity used to mean laboriously collecting samples and manually identifying the plants, animals and fungi. This might involve careful inspection under a microscope to spot identifying features. This takes a...

Curious Kids: Where do black holes lead to?

This is an article from Curious Kids, a series for children. The Conversation is asking kids to send in questions theyd like an expert to answer. All questions are welcome serious, weird or wacky! You might also like...

Technology

Tinder Latest News and Update: Dating App Shows You How to Flirt with Bitmoji Integration

Tinder seems to be raising the stakes for creative flirting for its users by announcing the integration of Bitmoji. Bitmoji is an app that allows a user to create their own emoji character, who then becomes the center of...

MacBook Pro 2018 News and Updates: Huge Jump In Performance Since 2011, Doubly Powerful Now

The previous generation of MacBook Pro laptops from Apple was roundly criticized for the lackluster performance provided. It would seem that the Cupertino firm has learned its lesson and has made the MacBook Pro 2018 a...

Samsung Galaxy S10 Rumors, News and Updates: Device to Come with New Fingerprint Tech, 8GB Chip?

Quite a lot of rumors about the Samsung Galaxy S10 have been circulating on the web. Among the most recent to pop up include indications of a new fingerprint-scanning technology. More concrete details from Samsung itself...

Bitcoin News and Updates: Cryptocurrency Grows in Value Following News of BlackRock Interest in Blockchain

Bitcoin has been on an upward streak lately, and adding to its growth is the interest that BlackRock is reportedly showing in its bedrock technology, blockchain. As of this writing, the cryptocurrency is trading at...

‘GTA 6’ Release Date, News and Updates: Leaks Suggest New Protagonists, Locations; Rockstar Games Denies 2019 Launch

GTA 6 is long overdue and it seems that fans still need to wait a little longer as Rockstar Games is busy with other things. It was reported that the main cause of the delay is Red Dead Redemption 2 as the game developer...
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