Advancing high voltage
research in the UK


7th UHVnet Colloquium, "Sustainable HV and UHV Networks The Interdisciplinary Challenge", January 2014

From an excellent selection, the GnoSys Global Ltd prize for Best Research Presentation was awarded to B. S. H. M. Shanika Yasantha Matharage of the University of Manchester for the presentation Methanol as a Transformer Paper Ageing Indicator.

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Set up in 2004, this informal group of universities was formed to further the interests of high voltage research within the United Kingdom. Specific objectives of the group include:

- Raising the awareness of the research capabilities of group members to UK high-voltage related industry, particularly manufacturers and electricity supply companies.

- Lobbying research funding organisations for ear-marked high-voltage related programmes.

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