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Read more at: Printed coatings enable more efficient solar cells

Printed coatings enable more efficient solar cells

14 July 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.


Read more at: Chao joins Peking University

Chao joins Peking University

15 June 2020

We say farewell to Dr. Chao Yun after many very successful years in the group (first as PhD student and then as post-doc). We are pleased to say that Chao will be working at Peking University for a while and that we have a joint grant to continue our very successful collaboration.


Read more at: Tuhin becomes an Assistant Professor

Tuhin becomes an Assistant Professor

15 June 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.


Read more at: Congradulations Dr Bonan Zhu

Congradulations Dr Bonan Zhu

1 May 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


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

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

24 April 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.


Read more at: The Driscoll Group thanks Dr Bill Welland for generous donation

The Driscoll Group thanks Dr Bill Welland for generous donation

7 April 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.


Read more at: Judith is awarded grants from the ERC and Leverhulme Trust

Judith is awarded grants from the ERC and Leverhulme Trust

2 April 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"


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

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

16 March 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.


Read more at: Judith attends IWAM 2020, UAE

Judith attends IWAM 2020, UAE

28 February 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.


Read more at: Judith attends Heros Magnetonics Conference

Judith attends Heros Magnetonics Conference

31 January 2020

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


Latest news

Welcome Josep Castell Queralt!

1 September 2021

We welcome Josep Castell Queralt who is visiting from University of Autonoma Barcelona. Josep is working on modelling of magneto electric composites with Muireann d’ h-Ora on the beMagic project

Prof. Javed Iqbal Saggu joins us on sabbatical

20 August 2021

We welcome Prof. Javed Iqbal Saggu who is a sabbatical Post Doctoral visitor with the group for at least a year. He obtained a prestigious and competitive HEC Postdoctoral Fellowship Program Phase -III from the Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan and is visiting from the Physics Department of Quaid-i-Azam...

Eva-Maria Tõnsson graduated from university

30 June 2021

Our Part III student Eva-Maria Tõnsson graduated from Cambridge University - we wish her all the best for her future! The verdict on her project in our group was a 'first', the highest grade category. Very well done!

Driscoll and Di Martino Groups join for German Weißwurstfrühstück

11 June 2021

Following the recent German social events theme, members of Judith's and Giuliana's groups joined for a 'Weißwurstfrühstück', a Bavarian-themed breakfast with white sausages and weissbeer. (We don't even have Bavarians in the group, but hey ...) Group members came by at different times, as their lab schedules allowed, so...

Invited Talk at the 239th Electrochemical Society Meeting: Low Power Electronics - From III-V Semiconductors to Oxides

3 June 2021

On 1 June, Dr. Markus Hellenbrand gave an invited talk at the 239th Electrochemical Society Meeting , linking our work on new non-volatile memory to his previous research about oxide defects in MOSFETs.

Driscoll Group Go Punting

2 June 2021

After weeks of torrential rain, the Driscoll Group take advantage of the rising temperatures and go punting along The Backs on the Cam

Judith hosts German Frühlingsfest

5 May 2021

It was great to have everyone get together in groups of <6 in Judith’s garden for a mini German beer festival

Driscoll group host Materials Challenges for Memory virtual conference

11 April 2021

We are pleased to be hosting an international meeting on “Materials Challenges for Memory” (11-13 April 2021) with the top names in the field from around the world. More details can be found here