Professor Sir Peter Bruce and Professor Saiful Islam gave invited talks during the 2023 International Battery Materials Association (IBA 2023) held in Austin at the University of Texas at Austin campus during March 5 – 10, 2023. Professor Bruce’s talk title was “O-Redox cathodes” and Professor Islam’s “Atomistic insights into complex cathode materials”.
On 14th December at Christmas Schools Lecture (University of Birmingham) a talk was given by E.H. Driscoll, D. Butler and P. Slater. The title was “Rudolph goes green”. Thank you for an invitation!
Professor Saiful Islam was invited to give a talk at Professor Brian Cox and Robin Ince’s Compendium for Reason show, a charity event of science, music & comedy to 4200+ people in the Royal Albert Hall in London on Nov 23rd. See more here (link).
Professor Saiful Islam was invited by Education In Action to give a talk at Chemistry in Action in London on Nov 14th. He spoke to 800+ school students about green energy materials using 3D glasses! See more here (link).
On 16th of August at Thinktank Museum (Birmingham), The CATMAT Birmingham team talked to the public about batteries as part of the Meet the Scientist initiative. Please see a TikTok video here: (link)
Birmingham researchers ran a stand at the Royal Institution’s COP26 event: the London Schools’ Climate Kick-Start. – London
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