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Eleonore wins a Vice-Chancellor’s Social Impact Award

15 May 2023

Eleonore Poli was one of five exceptional students to receive a PhD Student Award at the Vice-Chancellor’s Social Impact Awards earlier this month. The Vice-Chancellor’s Social Impact Awards are organised by Cambridge Hub to recognise and celebrate the achievements of exceptional University of...

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Rachel Evans elected Fellow of the Learned Society of Wales

09 May 2023

Professor Rachel Evans was formally elected as a Fellow of the Learned Society of Wales at the end of last month.  In the year in which the Society launched its new Diversity, Equity and Inclusion commitment, over 50% of the new Fellows are women.  Elected Fellows include academics from across...

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Success at the IOM3 YPLC final 2023!

05 May 2023

We're delighted to share that following her successes in the local and regional competitions, Georgie Burgoyne Morris, a first year PhD student in the Photoactive Materials group, won the UK Final of the IOM3 Young Persons’ Lecture competition held at The Armourers’ Hall in London on Wednesday...

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Armourers and Brasiers Forum 2023

25 April 2023

Registration for the annual Armourers and Brasiers Cambridge Forum is open!

The 2023 ABC Forum will be held on Tuesday 20th June 2023. The afternoon programme includes talks, the award of the Armourers & Brasiers’ Materials Science Venture Prize, displays of current research, and the...

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Georgie's heading to the UK final of the IOM3 YPLC 2023!

31 March 2023

We are excited to share that after winning the Cambridge local heat, Georgie Burgoyne Morris, a first year PhD student in the Photoactive Materials group, won the South East regional heat of the IOM3 Young Person’s Lecture Competition yesterday. She will now go on to represent the South East in...

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2nd place in QS World University Rankings by Subject

29 March 2023

We're absolutely delighted to be ranked in joint 2nd place for Materials Science in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023!  We also congratulate all the other University of Cambridge departments who made it into the top 10s of their respective subject rankings.

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Internship Opportunities via The Faraday Institution FUSE scheme

10 March 2023

Studying a STEM degree?  Wondering what career to pursue?  Interested in finding out more about the battery sector?  Keen to spend time with a dynamic community of pioneering battery researchers seeking to find solutions to support a fully electric future? 

The Department of

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Roscoe Medal for Chemistry awarded to Bea Jones, PhD student

08 March 2023

On International Womens' Day 2023, we are celebrating the news that Bea Jones, a 3rd year PhD student in the Photoactive Materials group in the Department of Materials Science and the B21 beamline at Diamond Light Source, was awarded the Roscoe Medal (Gold prize) for Chemistry at the 2023 STEM...

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New book from Professor Kumar

08 February 2022

As well as being elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry at the end of last year, Professor R. Vasant Kumar, Distinguished Research Fellow, completed editing of "Rechargeable Ion Batteries", which was published by Wiley-VCH in December 2022.  This book also includes four chapters co-...

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ERC Consolidator Grant awarded to Prof Kar-Narayan!

01 February 2023

Congratulations to Professor Sohini Kar-Narayan on being awarded a €2 million 5-year European Research Council (ERC) Consolidator Grant to develop new tools for remote health monitoring and personalised medicine.

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