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Chocolate CCS

The type of rocks we need for storing carbon dioxide have both space for the carbon dioxide (porosity), and pathways for the carbon dioxide to move through (permeability). In this experiment we look at how a fluid cannot move through a rock with holes but no pathways. We also look at rocks which can allow carbon dioxide to flow into the storage spaces. Remember that to store carbon dioxide we compress it to a very dense gas that has liquid-like properties. Some chocolate biscuits and a glass of milk is all that you need for this experiment.

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CO2CRC students shine at the CO2CRC Annual Research Symposium

CO2CRC students were awarded three of the five prizes at the Annual Research Symposium. Ehsan Azizi, a PhD student at UNSW, won the award for Best Student Poster. His poster outlined new software for computing the injectivity of carbon dioxide into saline formations. An undergraduate student, Pattra Husada (UNSW), was awarded Best Capture and Implementation Poster for a poster outlining the effects of topography on carbon dioxide pipeline design. The People's Choice award for Best Poster also went to a PhD student, Andri Halim (The University of Melbourne), for his poster on fabricating membranes for carbon dioxide separation.

Best poster Workshop
Richard Aldous presents Ehsan Azizi with the Best Student Poster award Students during a discussion at the Symposium Writing Workshop



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