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Innovative Solutions for Sustainable Electronics

Increasingly high-technology lifestyles have resulted in economic, scientific and societal challenges in supply, demand and use of finite global resources such as metals, minerals and fuels. Current linear manufacturing processes which extract, process, exploit and dispose of these resources are being challenged, with a greater impetus towards circularity in material and resource use.

Chinese Academy of Sciences President's International Fellowship

Congratulations to Professor Mark Bradley on being awarded a distinguished lectureship by the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) President's International Fellowship Initiative (PIFI) Category A: For Distinguished Scientists.

The award will see Professor Bradley conducting a lecture tour and hosting researchers from CAS.

The PIFI program is a specific funding program to attract talented foreigners to CAS for scientific exchanges and research cooperation.

Dr Stephen Thomas Named Finalist in Prestigious UK Blavatnik Awards

Dr Stephen Thomas has been announced as a finalist in the UK Blavatnik Awards 2022. This follows on from being awarded the Royal Society of Chemistry Merck, Sharp and Dohme Award in 2021.

The Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists in the United Kingdom is a highly prestigious national prize celebrating the accomplishments and future potential of the UK’s most innovative young academic staff, scientists and engineers working across Life Sciences, Physical Sciences & Engineering, and Chemistry. 

Research Perspective and Grant Funding Success for Cockroft Group

Professor Scott Cockroft and final-year PhD student Dominic Cairns-Gibson have had their Perspective covering nanopore modification published in Chemical Science. Nanopore technology is a powerful tool for single-molecule studies and has been utilised in a range of applications: from biomimetic ion-selective channels to handheld-devices capable of sequencing single DNA molecules.