Birmingham researchers ran a ‘meet the expert’ stand on Li ion batteries at the Thinktank Museum – Birmingham
Birmingham researchers took part in a joint collaboration with Faraday Institution projects ReliB and Nextrode, interviewing industry (Cornish Lithium, Echion Tech, JCB, Ilika) for an outreach video series highlighting roles in the battery industry
Congratulations to Dr. Laura Driscoll who has been selected as the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion champion for CATMAT – Birmingham
The CATMAT Twitter account (@CATMAT_FI) reached 1000 followers on June 22nd
Congratulations to Lizzie Driscoll, who received the ‘Inspirational Member Award’ from the Royal Society of Chemistry
Congratulations to Prof. Emma Kendrick, who received the ‘Environment, Sustainability and Energy Division Mid-Career Award’ from the Royal Society of Chemistry
Prof. Peter Slater was awarded a Faraday Industrial Fellowship to work with Echion Technologies – Cambridge
Prof. Peter Nellist was elected to an Honorary Fellowship of the Royal Microscopical Society – Oxford
The two winners for the talks given during the Early Career Researcher Day of the Faraday Institution conference are both from the CATMAT project: Miguel Perez Osorio (PDRA, Oxford) and Elizabeth Driscoll (PhD, Birmingham).
The Faraday Institution gave FUSE Intern Rebecca Daly‘s poster a highly commended recognition and one of four additional awards for ‘visual appeal’ after judging all FUSE poster submissions. Congratulations Rebecca!
Prof. Clare Grey – awarded 2020 Hughes Medal of the Royal Society. Congratulations Clare!
Faraday Undergraduate Summer Experience – projects start
Prof. Peter Nellist – elected Fellow of the Royal Society (FRS). Congratulations Pete!
CATMAT Liverpool PhD Application – Vapour deposited coatings for long cycle-life Li-ion positive electrodes (position filled)
CATMAT Bath PhD Application – High Energy Density Li-ion Cathodes: Computational Insights and Discovery of New Mixed-Anion Materials (position filled)