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Our Industry Fellowship project with Exawatt

The Faraday Institution has launched an Industrial Fellowship focussed on modelling the scale up and technoeconomics of cathode manufacturing plants in the UK. Principal investigator, Dr Alisyn Nedoma, and her
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Professor Serena Cussen features in Radio 4 series – ‘Electric Ride’

Professor Serena Cussen talks about the search for new batteries for electric cars in Radio 4's Electric Ride programme. In this Radio 4 series, Peter Curran travels from Lands’ End
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National Physical Laboratory are working with FutureCat on battery benchmarking and protocols

FutureCat will be working with the National Physical Laboratory to develop benchmarking and standardisation of protocols for our new battery materials.
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Ab initio random structure searching empowers cathode material discovery for batteries

FutureCat researchers Dr Ziheng Lu and Professor Chris Pickard at Cambridge, along with Dr Bonan Zhu and Professor David Scanlon at UCL developed a computational framework for battery cathode exploration
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Advanced Characterisation of Energy Materials 21 April 2021

The Advanced Characterisation of Energy Materials 2021 was co-hosted by FutureCat and the Henry Royce Institute at the University of Sheffield, to showcase Advanced Characterisation facilities and expertise.
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Path to net zero: Professor Cussen advises parliamentarians on battery technologies

Professor Cussen (née Corr) appeared with three other academics as part of its inquiry into the role of battery and fuel cell technologies in achieving the UK’s target of reaching net
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The Hunt for New Batteries

Professor Serena Cussen gave an engaging talk for the Royal Institution on the 22nd October 2020 on 'The Hunt for New Batteries'
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Looking at Atomic Structures in Materials for Next Generation Batteries

Dr Gabriel Perez, a FutureCat Researcher at the Science Technology Facilities Council, gives an informative tour of the Neutron and Muon Facilities.
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Sheffield leads bid to develop next generation of electric car batteries

An £11m grant from the Faraday Institution, an independent research body named after the Londoner who invented the electric motor, will be used to try to extend the range of
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FutureCat battery research project

Professor Serena Corr tells us about her 'FutureCat' research project funded by the Faraday Institution. It will deliver next generation cathodes for Lithium-ion batteries.
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FutureCat plugs into next generation of lithium-ion batteries

A multidisciplinary team of researchers is setting out to develop the next generation of lithium-ion batteries. The result is expected to be batteries with a longer lifespan and greater energy
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