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Professor Judith Driscoll to receive the IEEE Dr. James Wong Award

25 July 2017

The Council on Superconductivity has selected Professor Judith Driscoll to receive the IEEE Dr. James Wong Award for Continuing and Significant Contributions to Applied Superconductivity Materials Technology. This IEEE Award recognizes a living individual for a career of meritorious achievements...

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Congratulations to Dr Xavier Moya

30 June 2017

Dr Xavier Moya has been awarded the Emerging Talent Award 2017, which is awarded by the Spanish Society of Researchers in the United Kingdom (SRUK) and the Santander Bank Foundation.

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Congratulations to Prof Ruth Cameron

20 June 2017

Congratulations to Prof Ruth Cameron on being awarded the UK Society for Biomaterials President's Prize 2017. Ruth will be giving her prize winner's lecture at the UKSB annual conference at Loughborough University this week. The lecture is expected to be titled "Ice Templated Structures for...

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Prof Serena Best receives a CBE

19 June 2017

Congratulations to Professor Serena Best on being awarded a CBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours, for services to biomaterials engineering.

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Congratulations to Dr Elliott and Dr Stone

15 June 2017

We are delighted that two of our academics have received promotions, to commence 1st October 2017. Dr James Elliott will become a Professor and Dr Howard Stone will become a Reader.  We hope you will join us in congratulating them.

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Congratulations to Dr Rowan Leary

13 June 2017

Dr Rowan Leary has been awarded a Royal Society Tata University Research Fellowship, to commence January 2018.  Dr Leary works in the field of high-resolution and 3D electron microcopy.  More about his work can be found in his profile.

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Dr Rachel Evans receives the Dillwyn medal

23 May 2017

Congratulations to our new lecturer Rachel Evans who has been awarded the Dillwyn medal for STEMM by the Learned Society of Wales. This award recognises her work on new photoactive materials - used to improve the efficiency of solar cells, in smart sensing platforms for bio-diagnostics and to...

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Armourers and Brasiers' Cambridge Forum - Registration open

27 April 2017

Registration for the annual Armourers and Brasiers' Cambridge Forum is now open.  The event will be held on 20 June 2017. More detail on the programme for the day and registration process is available from

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Pocket Power Plant! A Royal Society Science Museum Late exhibit

14 March 2017

Dr Sohini Kar-Narayan and her group will be presenting their work at the Royal Society Science Museum Lates on the 29th of March 2017. Their exhibit, "Pocket Power Plant", will feature a range of really fun and interactive demos based on piezoelectric, thermoelectric and triboelectric energy...

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Prof Judith Driscoll's research group receives an unexpected donation!

19 January 2017

We are very grateful to Dr Bill Welland (PhD student 1970-73) for his recent donation to support research within Prof Judith Driscoll's group. Below, Bill explains what led him to make this completely unexpected donation:

"When I attended the Department's Open Day in September 2016,...

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