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.
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
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
This year has been one of immense change for the Evans Group, which has seen Rachel and the group split between two universities (and two countries!) for much of it. The 1st of October 2017 marked the formal start of the new research group in Cambridge and we have had an exciting (and busy!) time … Continue reading Group Update
Dr Rachel Evans has been awarded the Dillwyn medal by the Learned Society of Wales, which recognises outstanding early career research in science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine (STEMM). The medal was awarded by the President of the LSW, Sir Emyr Jones Parry, at a ceremony in at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama in Cardiff. … Continue reading Dillwyn prize for outstanding ECR researcher in STEMM
Past and present members of the group joined together to congratulate Dr Judith Houston as she became the 3rd PhD student to graduate from the group. Judith has now moved to the Jülich Centrefor Neutron Science (JCNS) at Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Zentrum (MLZ) in Garching, Germany to take up a new position as an Instrument scientist on … Continue reading Dr Judith Houston graduates – PhD no.3
Rachel has been awarded an Isaac Newton Trust grant for new lecturers at Cambridge. There will be a 6 month postdoctoral position available in the sol-gel synthesis of templated nanoparticles - watch this space!
Hierarchically Structured Membranes for Environmental Remediation and Catalysis Full or fees-only awards available to students who pay ‘home rate’ fees Starting date: October 2017 Please contact Rachel for more information or click here for the job posting. Porous membranes perform essential functions in a variety of environmental and energy related applications, including mass and gas … Continue reading EPSRC Studentship in Materials Chemistry
We welcome Elaine Kelly back to the group to undertake her PhD studies on hierarchically structured porous nanoparticles from stimuli-responsive templates. Elaine undertook her final year project in the group and was awarded a highly competitive IRC postgraduate studentship to return to pursue her PhD studies with us. Congratulations Elaine!
Congratulations to Barry who was awarded the 2015-2016 prize for best demonstrator in the JF Physical Chemistry laboratories. The prize winner is jointly chosen by the undergraduate students and the academic staff members responsible for the lab. Well done Barry!