Serena traveled to the Mary Rose to give a public lecture on our groups conservation efforts using magnetic nanoparticles to treat waterlogged wood samples. Our work is funded by the Leverhulme Trust, in collaboration with researchers at Warwick University and the Mary Rose. This meeting was a great opportunity to hear about the various conservation strategies ongoing at the Mary Rose and a chance to visit the wonderful Mary Rose museum!
Our first paper of 2017 has appeared! Congratulations to Hany, whose work on a new synthetic route to Al-doped garnets has been published as open access in the Journal of Materials Chemistry A:
Low-temperature densification of Al-doped Li7La3Zr2O12: a reliable and controllable synthesis of fast-ion conducting garnets
Congratulations to Tom on passing his PhD viva! Since completing his PhD research with us at Glasgow, Tom went on to work as a postdoc with Prof Jawwad Darr at UCL on sodium ion batteries. Congratulations Dr Ashton!
Serena has been appointed to the EPSRC Energy Strategic Advisory Committee from 2017. The EPSRC advisory teams contribute to the development of the EPSRC future strategy and Serena will hold this post for 3 years.
Congratulations to Marc, Enrique and Esther whose work on the microwave-assisted synthesis of highly crystalline iron oxide nanoparticles for magnetic resonance and optical imaging has been accepted for publication in RSC Advances:
Microwave-assisted synthesis of highly crystalline, multifunctional iron oxide nanocomposites for imaging applications
Serena has been promoted to Reader in Physical Chemistry from August 1st. Thanks to all members of our research group for their hard work. The group have had a busy year with many interesting results and we have even more exciting times ahead!
Congratulations to Beth Johnston, our undergraduate research project student, who has obtained a first class degree in Chemical Physics! Beth has also received a prestigious Carnegie PhD scholarship and she will be returning to our group in October to start her PhD. Congratulations Beth!!