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Magnetoelectrics collaboration with Prof Tuhin Maity

26 July 2023

It has been great to host Prof Tuhin Maity in our group and Giuliana Di Martino’s group in June and July 2023 to continue our collaborative work together in magnetoelectrics. We are grateful for a Royal Society collaborative grant.

Science Podcast Dr Markus Hellenbrand

14 July 2023

Dr Markus Hellenbrand was invited to talk about our recent publication on resistive switching in the science podcast Quantum Photonics club . A lay explanation of the backgrounds and results lead to a lively discussion with the 30-40 attendants.

Group members at MANIC workshop, Invited talk Dr Markus Hellenbrand

29 June 2023

Several group members attended the final workshop of the Materials for Neuromorphic Computing EU project, and Dr Markus Hellenbrand gave an invited talk at the event. 53011130568_33d49115d2_comp.jpg Photo by Michael Wilkinson .

Science Advances paper available open access

21 June 2023

Just one day after the good news about the postdoc prize, Dr Markus Hellenbrand's paper on interfacial resistive switching in hafnium oxide devices is now available online, open access here , Science Advances (2023). DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.adg1946 . The publication was featured in the University of Cambridge press release...

Dr Markus Hellenbrand wins prestigious postdoc award

20 June 2023

We are delighted to announce that Dr Markus Hellenbrand from our group won this year’s Armourers and Brasiers postdoc award for outstanding contributions to research, teaching, and outreach. Congratulations for this prestigious award for truly outstanding work in all three of these areas! The Armourers & Brasiers’...

Prof. Myung Soo, Prof. Tuhin Maity and PhD student Manisha Bansal join the DMG group

19 June 2023

Prof. Myung Soo Lee joins the group from SK Hynix as a visitor for 1 year. Prof. Tuhin Maity and PhD student Manisha Bansal join the DMG group from ISER Thiruvanathapuram in India. Manisha is going to be visiting the group for the next 6 months. More information on their research and the group Visitors here .

BeMAGIC conference in Turin

19 June 2023

Last week, the early stage researchers of the BeMAGIC ITN hosted their conference, 'Beyond Magnetoelectric Materials' in Turin, Italy. The General Chair of the conference was Muireann de h-Óra, a PhD student in Driscoll group. There were talks from across the field of magnetoelectrics. Among the speakers was visiting...

Raman spectroscopy to identify Cromwell's Book of Hours from Trinity

12 June 2023

9/6/23: Judith was very happy to connect Trinity College’s Librarian Dr Nicolas Bell with Joanna Symonowic in Dr Giuliana Di Martino’s group to do Raman microscopy to identify the jewel used on an an ancient book in the Trinity library. It is the Book of Hours and is now believed to have belonged to Thomas Cromwell, Chief...