March 2019: Elena gives an invited lecture "Effects of encapsulation on damage to molecules by electron radiation" at the International Winterschool
on Electronic Properties of Novel Materials, Kirchberg, Austria, March 9-16, 2019.
February 2019: The ISSI team working on the project "Electrostatic manipulation of nanoscale objects of lunar regolith" met in Bern for the second time.
During the project, members of the team studied impact generated dust clouds identified by spacecraft observations around several planetary satellites including the Moon.
January 2019: Edward Mortimer, year 2 PhD student, was awarded a Junior Research Fellowship at the Research Centre Erwin Schrödinger International Institute for Mathematics and Physics at the University of Vienna. In 2019, Ed will visit the University of Vienna twice where he will be collaborating with Dr. Jani Kotakoski on investigation of the effect of hydrogen contamination on the formation of defects in graphene.
January 2019: Joshua Baptiste, year 3 PhD student, was awarded the John Simons travelling prize to fund his participation and present a talk
at the Electrostatics 2019 Conference taking place in Manchester in April 2019.