Research

Research feature in ISIS annual report

Work on new sodium solid-state electrolytes, carried out in the Corr and Cussen groups by Dr Marco Amores, has been featured in the ISIS Neutron and Muon Source annual report. This work, published in Chemical Communications details a new sodium-rich double perovskite as a solid electrolyte material. The group employed muon spin relaxation spectroscopy to… Continue reading Research feature in ISIS annual report

Research

Congratulations to Quique!

Congratulations to Quique who defended his PhD thesis "Multifunctional nanocomposites for the conservation fo marine archaeological wood"! Quique's work is part of a Leverhulme funded project, in collaboration with Professor Rachel O'Reilly at the University of Birmingham and Professor Eleanor Schofield at the Mary Rose Trust. Congratulations Dr Sanchez Perez!!

Research

Celebrating International Women in Engineering Day!

International Women in Engineering Day is hosted by the Women in Engineering Society and Where Women Work have celebrated some women engineering to encourage more females to choose STEM careers. Serena was one of the many women highlighted, where the 2019 theme is to #TransformTheFuture You can read some inspirational stories from women around the… Continue reading Celebrating International Women in Engineering Day!

Featured, Research

Serena presents at the Royal Institution: The Battery – inside out

The first of a series of events at the Royal Institution sponsored by the Faraday Institution, Serena presented a brief history of batteries and how they work at The Battery- Inside Out on March 12. This was followed by presentations on what materials go into the latest batteries, the geopolitical issues around sourcing materials from… Continue reading Serena presents at the Royal Institution: The Battery – inside out

Featured, Research

Happy International Women’s day!

In celebration of International Women's day, Serena joined colleagues at the University of Manchester for a day of celebration and discussion. Serena presented some recent research her group have been part of that has been enabled by close collaboration with diverse teams of researchers: a Leverhulme funded project between Serena, Rachel O'Reilly at the University… Continue reading Happy International Women’s day!

Research

Congratulations Marco!

Congratulations to Marco who successfully defended his thesis "Design and advanced characterisation of lithrium-rich complex oxides for all-sold-state lithium batteries". Marco has been awarded a prestigious Postdoctoral Fellowship for Research in Japan (JSPS) and the whole group wish him every success! Congratulations Dr Amores!!