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Printed coatings enable more efficient solar cells

Researchers at Cambridge, Imperial and Singapore have developed a method to print ultrathin coatings on next-generation solar cells, allowing them to work in tandem with silicon solar cells to boost efficiencies.

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Tuhin becomes an Assistant Professor

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Tuhin Maity has now taken up an Assistant Professor position at the IISER Thiruvananthapuram in India, after very successfully completing his EU H2020 MC fellowship (Grant no. MSCA-IF-2016-745886-MuStMAM) with additional kind sponsorship from the Isaac Newton Trust (Grant no. RG96474). We are thankful to the sponsors and are very happy to keep up our excellent collaboration with Tuhin in the future.

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Congradulations Dr Bonan Zhu

We congratulate Bonan Zhu who passed his Phd viva. Bonan will continue to collaborate with us on cathode materials for solid state batteries on a Faraday Project called FutureCat. His postdoc work is with David Scanlon at UCL. We look forward to welcoming Bonan back to the group so we can all celebrate together

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Nanjing Centre of Technology and Innovation donates PPE to Addenbroke's and the Royal Papworth hospitals

Prof. Driscoll’s industry collaborators in China, have made a great donation of PPE via the Cambridge University-Nanjing Centre of Technology and Innovation to Addenbroke’s Hospital and the Royal Papworth Hospital, both in Cambridge. Prof. Driscoll and her group are grateful to all our Chinese students for helping us stay safe by providing PPE.

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The Driscoll Group thanks Dr Bill Welland for generous donation

The Driscoll group is very grateful indeed to an alumnus of the department, Dr. Bill Welland, for his generous recent donation to our research group. We are really sorry that our summer meeting with Dr. Welland won’t now be able to take place, but we hope to meet him later in the year.

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Judith is awarded grants from the ERC and Leverhulme Trust

Judith is very pleased to receive an ERC advanced grant called EROS (Efficient and Robust Oxide Switching). More information is available in the link below. She is also please to receive a grant from the Leverhulme Trust, called ">100K High Temperature Superconductor Films with Low Electric Anisotropy"

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Driscoll Group attends The Power of Interfaces: Fundamentals for Solid State Devices Meeting at the Royal Society

Judith, Matt Wells, Adam Lovett and Bonan Zhu attended “The Power of Interfaces: Fundamentals for Solid State Devices” meeting at the Royal Society in London. We presented 2 posters and gave an invited talk.

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Judith attends IWAM 2020, UAE

Judith attended IWAM 2020 in Ras-Al-Khaimah, UAE, and had a very interesting visit. She delivered a talk on magnetoelectric memory. She also interacted a lot with young researchers from the middle east region, encouraging them to pursue careers in science.

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Judith visited the Royal Academy of Engineering Fellows’ day

Judith visited the Royal Academy of Engineering Fellows’ day and exhibited her work at a booth. She spoke to interested delegates about her team’s work as part of her being awarded a Royal Academy of Engineering Chair in Emerging Technologies grant, on advanced memory materials.

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Judith attends Heros Magnetonics Conference

Judith attended and spoke at the Heroes Magnetonics conference in Bad Honnef in Germany from 27-29 January, 2020.

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Prof. Driscoll Invited to Stanford Univeristy

Prof. Driscoll was very pleased to talk at her old advisors’ 100th birthday conference at Stanford University.

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Adam Lovett visits Universiteit Twente

Adam visited Prof. Mark Huijben's research group for 6 days at the University of Twente

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Christmas Party

Thanks to everyone for the wonderful food. We all had a lovely relaxing day.

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Interview candidates from Newham

Tahmida and Judith welcomed a group of students from Newham in London to discuss the interview process from Cambridge undergraduates.

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Matias Acosta left the group

We say goodbye to Matias Acosta who was in our group as a Feodor Lynnen Fellow for 2.5. years.

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Part III student Matt Webb

We are very pleased to be hosting Matt Webb in our group for his part III project. Matt is working on resistive switching.

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This is Engineering Day

We got dozens of under-represented groups to take part in “This is Engineering Day” for the Royal Academy of Engineering.

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Birthday celebration for Ahmed

We celebrated a "big" birthday for Ahmed who is the longest-serving member of our group.

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Judith and Rob at Univsersity of Twente

Rob Jagt and Judith visited the University of Twente where Judith delivered a plenary talk at the annual Mesa+ meeting.

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Tahmida received Aziz Foundation bursary

Tahmida received Aziz Foundation bursary

The scheme supports exceptional men and women who want to positively transform attitudes towards Muslims in the UK, or facilitate better representation and contribution of the Muslim community to civil society.

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Members of the group attended EUCAS 2019

Members of the group attended EUCAS 2019

John Feighan, May Lai and Tom Bedford attended EUCAS 2019 in Glasgow.

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Bonan attended MMMHub Conference 2019

Bonan attended MMMHub Conference 2019

Bonan Zhu presented his research on interfaces between perovskite and fluorite materials at Materials and Molecular Modelling Hub Conference, UCL London

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Judith at ICCGE meeting

Judith visited Colorado at the ICCGE meeting and co-organised the session on "Epitaxy of Complex Oxides”

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New Position open

Position of an Unestablished Lecturer (Fixed Term) at Device Materials is now opened.

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Tahmida won the Margaret B Day Prize

Tahmida Huq, a PhD student in the group was awarded the Margaret B Day Prize by the British Federation of Women Graduates for her PhD work on layered photovoltaic materials.

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Funded PhD Position Open

A funded PhD position is now open in the group via the BeMAGIC project.

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Royal Academy of Engineering Chair

Royal Academy of Engineering Chair

Judith will become a Royal Academy of Engineering Chair with job openings associated.

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Summer punting retreat

Members of the group enjoyed punting on the river cam

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Lana pssed her PhD

Lana Lee passed her PhD! Congratulations to Lana and may her job at Johnson Matthew be very fruitful.

Lana pssed her PhD - Read More…

The beMagic grant

The beMagic grant

A new grant from the EU for developing new materials.

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Printed coatings enable more efficient solar cells

Jul 13, 2020

Researchers at Cambridge, Imperial and Singapore have developed a method to print ultrathin coatings on next-generation solar cells, allowing them to work in tandem with silicon solar cells to boost efficiencies.

Tuhin becomes an Assistant Professor

Jun 01, 2020

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Tuhin Maity has now taken up an Assistant Professor position at the IISER Thiruvananthapuram in India, after very successfully completing his EU H2020 MC fellowship (Grant no. MSCA-IF-2016-745886-MuStMAM) with additional kind sponsorship from the Isaac Newton Trust (Grant no. RG96474). We are thankful to the sponsors and are very happy to keep up our excellent collaboration with Tuhin in the future.

Congradulations Dr Bonan Zhu

May 01, 2020

We congratulate Bonan Zhu who passed his Phd viva. Bonan will continue to collaborate with us on cathode materials for solid state batteries on a Faraday Project called FutureCat. His postdoc work is with David Scanlon at UCL. We look forward to welcoming Bonan back to the group so we can all celebrate together

Nanjing Centre of Technology and Innovation donates PPE to Addenbroke's and the Royal Papworth hospitals

Apr 24, 2020

Prof. Driscoll’s industry collaborators in China, have made a great donation of PPE via the Cambridge University-Nanjing Centre of Technology and Innovation to Addenbroke’s Hospital and the Royal Papworth Hospital, both in Cambridge. Prof. Driscoll and her group are grateful to all our Chinese students for helping us stay safe by providing PPE.

The Driscoll Group thanks Dr Bill Welland for generous donation

Apr 01, 2020

The Driscoll group is very grateful indeed to an alumnus of the department, Dr. Bill Welland, for his generous recent donation to our research group. We are really sorry that our summer meeting with Dr. Welland won’t now be able to take place, but we hope to meet him later in the year.

Judith is awarded grants from the ERC and Leverhulme Trust

Mar 31, 2020

Judith is very pleased to receive an ERC advanced grant called EROS (Efficient and Robust Oxide Switching). More information is available in the link below. She is also please to receive a grant from the Leverhulme Trust, called ">100K High Temperature Superconductor Films with Low Electric Anisotropy"

Driscoll Group attends The Power of Interfaces: Fundamentals for Solid State Devices Meeting at the Royal Society

Mar 10, 2020

Judith, Matt Wells, Adam Lovett and Bonan Zhu attended “The Power of Interfaces: Fundamentals for Solid State Devices” meeting at the Royal Society in London. We presented 2 posters and gave an invited talk.

Judith attends IWAM 2020, UAE

Feb 22, 2020

Judith attended IWAM 2020 in Ras-Al-Khaimah, UAE, and had a very interesting visit. She delivered a talk on magnetoelectric memory. She also interacted a lot with young researchers from the middle east region, encouraging them to pursue careers in science.

Judith visited the Royal Academy of Engineering Fellows’ day

Feb 12, 2020

Judith visited the Royal Academy of Engineering Fellows’ day and exhibited her work at a booth. She spoke to interested delegates about her team’s work as part of her being awarded a Royal Academy of Engineering Chair in Emerging Technologies grant, on advanced memory materials.

Judith attends Heros Magnetonics Conference

Jan 27, 2020

Judith attended and spoke at the Heroes Magnetonics conference in Bad Honnef in Germany from 27-29 January, 2020.

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