Events & Talks 2021

2021

9th November – ITM Power and University of Sheffield COP26 Regional Roadshow – Panel chaired by Prof Serena Cussen 

9th November – ITM Power and University of Sheffield COP26 Regional Roadshow – FutureCat Exhibition stand on School resources – Dr Kirstie McCombie, Katja Kress, Calum Clenahan, Elinor Noble.

1st & 2nd November – UKRI Delegation at COP26 ConferenceProf Serena Cussen

28 September 2021 – Royal Society of Chemistry – ‘Batteries for the Sustainable Development goals’Dr Eddie Cussen

27 September 2021 – Radio 4 ‘Electric Ride’ programme – featuring Prof Serena Cussen

16th September 2021 – RSC Solid State Chemistry ECR Meeting – Dr Viktoria Falkowski and Dr Xabi Martínez de Irujo-Labalde presented posters.

16th September 2021 – RSC Solid State Chemistry ECR Meeting – Dr Abby Haworth presented on ‘Understanding the Local Structure of Protective Alumina Coatings for Cathodes and the Coating-Cathode Interface’

16th September 2021 – RSC ChemCareers session – cohosted by the Faraday Institution – Dr Beth Johnston was an invited speaker.

14th September – NEPC Decarbonisation Workshop – Prof Serena Cussen

13th September 2021 – Faraday Institution Battery Characterisation event – Dr Gabriel Perez presented a poster on his work at STFC.

14th August – 25th International Union of Crystallography (IUCr)  Congress – Dr Viktoria Falkowski and Dr Xabi Martínez de Irujo-Labalde presented posters.

28th July 2021 – JPhys Energy Webinar – Dr Ali Nedoma gave talk on ‘Next-generation cathodes for Li-ion batteries’, and Dr Nuria Tapia Ruiz gave talk on ‘An overview on electrode design for high-performance sodium-ion batteries’

19th July 2021 – Energy Institute Sheffield Early Career Researcher symposium – Prof Serena Cussen gave keynote talk, Dr Ali Nedoma and Dr Sam Booth presented talks on ‘Pathways to net zero energy’

12th July 2021 – 15th International conference on materials chemistry (MC15) – Prof Serena Cussen chaired a panel on ‘The role of materials chemistry in enabling sustainability’.

8th July 2021 – CAM-IES Summer meeting – Dr Venkat Daramalla gave talk on ‘Solid State thin-film batteries: the role of (epitaxial) thin-film electrodes & model interfaces’

23rd June 2021 – IOM3 Webinar ‘Inspiring Women Engineering a Sustainable Future’ – Prof Serena Cussen

14th May 2021 –   Irish Inorganic Chemistry Colloquium –Prof Serena Cussen

26th April 2021 – Thesis Prize Seminar of the Physical Crystallography Group of the BCA – Dr Viktoria Falkowski on ‘Synthesis and Topochemical Manipulation of Layered Oxychalcogenides

17-23 April 2021 – Materials Research Society – Dr Bonan Zhu on ‘First-Principles Predictions of New Lithium Iron Oxysulfides for Battery Applications’

30th March 2021 – Tohoku University (Japan) seminar – Dr Ziheng Lu on the ‘theoretical study aiming to design new cathode materials suitable for lithium-ion batteries based on ab initio random structure searching (AIRSS).’

16th March 2021 – House of Lords Science and Technology Committee – Prof Serena Cussen on the ‘Path to Net Zero

For a list of talks from FutureCat Consortium members in 2019 and 2020, please go to the link below:

https://futurecat.ac.uk/events-talkspre2021

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