15th December 2021 – Materials Research Society – Jiayi Cen won Best Poster award
9th November 2021 – ITM Power and University of Sheffield COP26 Regional Roadshow – Panel chaired by Prof Serena Cussen
9th November 2021 – ITM Power and University of Sheffield COP26 Regional Roadshow – FutureCat Exhibition stand on School resources – Dr Kirstie McCombie, Katja Kress, Calum Clenahan, Elinor Noble.
4th November 2021 – Supergen Fishbowl as part of UK Universities Showcase for COP-26 – Dr Siȃn Dutton
26th October 2021 – Warwick (M)AS CDT Seminar series – Dr Siȃn Dutton gave invited talk ‘Structural (dis)order as a pathway to functional materials’
21st October 2021 – Pioneering Developments in NMR for Materials Analysis – Invited talk by Dr Abby Haworth
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 2021 – 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.
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’
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).’
2nd March 2021 – Cambridge zero research symposium – Dr Siȃn Dutton gave a talk on ‘Magnetism as a probe of battery materials’