Rachel delivers a plenary lecture at the Jornadas Ibericas de Fotoquímica

Rachel delivered a plenary lecture at JIF6 - the 6th Jornadas Ibericas de Fotoquímica meeting, which took place on the 12-14th September in the beautiful city of Aveiro, Portugal. The JIF meeting is held every two years and is organised jointly by the Portuguese and Spanish Interest Groups of their respective Chemical Societies. More information can … Continue reading Rachel delivers a plenary lecture at the Jornadas Ibericas de Fotoquímica

New paper out in Langmuir

Congratulations to Camille whose paper entitled "Unlocking Structure-Self-Assembly Relationships in Cationic Azobenzene Photosurfactants" has been accepted for publication in Langmuir. This is the first paper from the Photosurfactants team (Camille, Judith and Elaine) and represents an exciting step for the group - We did organic chemistry! Great work team. Thanks to ISIS Neutron and Muon Source … Continue reading New paper out in Langmuir

Rachel gives and invited talk on spectral converters at Macro2018 in Cairns, Australia

  Rachel had the great opportunity to travel to Australia for the Macro 2018 conference in Cairns (http://www.macro18.org/speakers/invited-speakers/). Rachel was an invited speaker in the Energy, Optics and Optoelectronics symposium. It was an excellent conference and Rachel even got to see a humpback whale before heading home. https://twitter.com/PLOSONE/status/1014668850191667200 https://twitter.com/Nate_PolySci/status/1014666328215437312

Congratulations to James, Amelia and Joanne

Congratulations to James Kendall, Amelia Mitchell and Joanne Pham who have submitted their Part III (final year) research projects. James, Amelia and Joanne were the first Part III students to undertake their projects in the Photoactive Materials Chemistry lab in Cambridge and they all did an excellent job! James and Amelia are pictured below.  

Elaine Kelly wins 2nd prize in RSC Twitter conference

Congratulations to Elaine Kelly who was runner-up in the PhysChem category of the 2018 RSC Twitter conference. For the past three years, the Royal Society of Chemistry has hosted a Twitter poster conference, inviting participants to submit posters on Twitter based on their research in the chemical sciences. This year, people from all across the globe … Continue reading Elaine Kelly wins 2nd prize in RSC Twitter conference

Rachel is awarded the 2017 MacroGroup UK Young Researcher’s Medal

Dr Rachel Evans has been awarded the 2017 Young Researcher's Medal by the RSC/SCI Macro Group UK for her research structure-property relationships in photoactive soft materials for energy harvesting. Rachel will be presented with the medal later on the the year at the Macro Group annual meeting. Thank you to all group members for their … Continue reading Rachel is awarded the 2017 MacroGroup UK Young Researcher’s Medal