Talks & Events


2021


June


16th June – CATMAT Full Project Meeting- Virtual


May


A poster by Emma Hedley has been accepted for MMC conference titled ‘The Applications Fast Electron Detectors and 4D -STEM Imaging for Understanding Structural Changes in Li-ion Cathode Systems’. To be presented during the virtual conference 5-9th July.

Emma Hedley presented at the Atom 16 conference. Talk title: ‘Quantitative 4D-STEM of Li-ion battery materials.’ – University of Antwerp, Belgium

Weixin Song presented at the Atom 16 conference. Talk title: ‘Direct imaging of oxygen sub-lattice deformation in Li-rich cathode material using electron ptychography.’University of Antwerp, Belgium


April


Prof. Emma Kendrick spoke at the battery challenge cohort event, run by Innovate UK. Talk title: ‘Perspectives in battery recycling and reuseSwindon

Prof. Paul Shearing gave a talk at JCESR. Talk title: ‘The Role of Advanced X-ray Characterisation in Understanding Degradation and Failure in Li-ion Batteries’Argonne, Chicago, USA

Dr Pezhman Zarabadi-Poor gave a talk at the University of Bath. Talk title: ‘Automated, Reproducible, and Accelerated Discovery of Next-Generation Cathode Materials’Bath


March


Prof. Emma Kendrick gave a virtual Keynote for the Austrian Embassy for their ‘New Battery Materials’ workshop– London

Prof. Saiful Islam spoke at an Annual Joint Research + Equality/Diversity Seminar at the University of York – York

Dr Dorota Matras attended WMG Battery school – Warwick

Lizzie Driscoll was selected to represent the RSC at the Voices of the Future 2021 –Birmingham

Prof. Emma Kendrick gave a talk for International Women’s Day for the University of Birmingham. Talk title: ‘SHE Engineer’ – Birmingham

Lizzie Driscoll has been chosen to give the Parkin Prize lecture at this year’s BCA meeting. Talk title: ‘The Building Blocks of Battery Technology: Inspiring the next generation of battery researchers. – Birmingham

Prof Peter Slater gave a talk titled ‘The Importance of Electrochemistry in the future Green Economy: a guide to fuel cells and Li ion batteries’ to Teachers as part of a REDOX and Electrochemistry New teacher subject day organised by the PTI – Birmingham


February


Prof. Emma Kendrick gave a Plenary talk at Silverstone Technology Cluster. Talk title: ‘state of play of batteries’Towcester

Prof. Emma Kendrick attended a battery materials symposium – Pavia

Prof. Paul Shearing gave a webinar at Georgia Tech – Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Lizzie Driscoll delivered a Teachers CPD session on electrochemistry, including Li ion batteries (41 teachers attended the session) – Birmingham


January


21st January – CATMAT Full Consortium Meeting- Virtual


2020


December


Emma Kendrick gave a talk at the CSCT (Centre for Sustainable & Circular Technologies) Winter showcase – Bath

Lizzie Driscoll participated in an accessible science online practical session for visually impaired students explaining Li ion batteries using jenga – Birmingham

Prof. Emma Kendrick moderated a panel discussion at Battery cells and Systems Expo – for ‘BCS: Technology Readiness Levels (TRL) for Li-ion alternatives’– Birmingham

Lizzie Driscoll gave an outreach talk on battery research at the Discover Materials winter event – Virtual


November


24th-26th November -The Faraday Institution Conference – Virtual

3rd November -The Faraday Institution Expert Panel Meeting – Virtual


October


Prof. Peter Bruce presented at PRiME 2020: ‘Superstructure Controls First Cycle Voltage Hysteresis in O-Redox Cathode‘ – Pennington, New Jersey, USA

Prof. Paul Shearing spoke at Colorado School of Mines – Golden, Colorado, USA

Dr Farheen Sayed presented her high voltage spinel work at a one day webinar on Thin film Solid State Batteries organised by IIT Kharagpur and University of Cambridge

Prof. Emma Kendrick gave an STFC talk: ‘From Pigments to Batteries’UCL


September


Prof. Pete Nellist presented results on the imaging of battery materials at the ATOM 15 online conference

Birmingham PhD student Lizzie Driscoll gave an online talk on Li ion batteries and teaching resources to the West Midlands Chemistry Teachers Centre – Birmingham

Prof. Peter Bruce & Prof. Paul Shearing  gave a webinar at the Israel Nation Research centre for Electrochemical Propulsion (INREP) conference – Ramat Gan, Israel


August



July


17th July – CATMAT Full Consortium Meeting- Virtual

9th July – The Faraday Institution Expert Panel Meeting – Virtual


June



May


Prof. Saiful Islam (PI) presented one of the FI Masterclass online talks with 190+ logged on. Talk title: ‘Size Matters – Atomic-Scale Insights into Battery Materials


March


3rd – 4th March – The Faraday Institution Review Meeting – De Vere Latimer Estate, Chesham


January


31st January – Kick off meeting – University of Bath


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