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Structure, dynamics, form and function

Shurong Yuan

A warm welcome to Shurong Yuan, who has joined the group as a PhD student. Shurong previously completed his Master’s degree in Computational Physics for Condensed Matter at South China University of Technology.

New Royal Society grant

I am delighted and grateful to announce that the Royal Society has awarded us an International Exchange to work with Dr Alessandro Stroppa (CNR-SPIN, L’Aquila, Italy). Dr Stroppa is an expert in materials simulation and will work with us on investigating electrical functionality in framework materials. (more…)

Dr Serena Maugeri

Congratulations to Serena Maugeri, who has passed her PhD viva. Her PhD thesis, entitled Total scattering study of nanoparticles, was co-supervised by AEP and Prof. Martin Dove. Her external examiner, Sylvia McLain (Oxford), described her work as “really excellent… one of the best vivas I have ever done”.

Serena has now been awarded an IOP Teacher Training Scholarship to study for a PGCE on the INSPIRE scheme (Innovative Scheme for Postgraduates in Research and Education).