- May 2018: Harriet receives a scholarship from Emil Aaltosen säätiö foundation (Finland) to establish a collaborative project between Nottingham and Helsinki on theoretical and experimental investigation of metal implantation in graphene.
- May 2018: Elena gives a research seminar on the development of theory of electrostatic interactions between polarisable particles at the School of Chemistry, University of Bath, UK.
- April 2018: Joe Glover, 2nd year PhD student, has been awarded a RSC Materials Horizons Poster Prize at the UK-MOF 2018 conference, which took place in Southampton UK on 9-10 April 2018. Very well done, Joe!
- April 2018: Our MSci student, Emma Daniels, receives a prestigious Salters' Graduate Prize in Chemistry awarded to only up to ten final-year undergraduate students across the UK. Richly deserved, Emma!
- April 2018: Elena gives a talk "Electron-beam induced chemistry of organic molecules" at the MA3 Symposium: Directed Matter - Atom-by-Atom Assembly with Electron Beams and Scanning Probes, MRS Spring Meeting, Phoenix Arizona, USA.
- February 2018: This year, Harriet wins two Gold Medals in her category at the UK Jiu Jitsu National competition!! One impressive girl.
- February 2018: Elena gives a research seminar "Electrostatic self-assembly on surfaces and electron-induced chemistry on graphene" at the University of Sussex (hosted by Prof. Alan Dalton, Materials Physics Group).
- January 2018: A new international, interdisciplinary team led by Professor Elena Besley (UK) with participants from Russia, UK, Germany, France and Norway met
at the International Space Science Institute (ISSI) in Bern, Switzerland and began a project on Electrostatic Manipulation of Nano-Scale Objects in Planetary Environments.
The team spans expertise in physical, mathematical, and space sciences and undertakes fundamental studies of the native behaviour and manipulation of charged nano-scale objects
in planetary environments, with a focus on the lunar reglith. At the meeting, investigations of dusty plasmas and nano-particle charging on the Moon surface, complementary laboratory experiments on dusty plasmas, and computational and analytical models of micro- and nano-particle charging have been discussed.
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