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Diversity as a Pathway to Impact

The UK has entrusted the Faraday Institution with £78 million to conduct basic research in energy storage and in the growing of the next generation of scientists and engineers. To best position the UK to exploit this moment, we need to both diversify and expand the talent pool to be able to meet next generation…

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Training the battery scientists of the future

Matt Howard, Head of Education and Engagement: One of the aims of the Faraday Battery Challenge is to create and secure high value UK jobs in research, development, and manufacture of batteries throughout the supply chain. To make this possible, the Faraday Institution is committed to build a pipeline of talent at a number of…

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New CEO Appointed to Lead Faraday Institution’s Battery Revolution

Media Contact: Matt Howard 01235 425126 (office) 07741 853063 (mobile)   Neil Morris Brings Expertise in Business and Operations from the Energy Sector to Energy Storage Research Programme Neil Morris, CEO, Faraday Institution HARWELL, UK (July 30, 2018) – The Faraday Institution today announced the appointment of its new CEO, Neil Morris, to lead the organisation…

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The FI Early Career Fellowship Travel Grant

The FI Early Career Fellowship Travel Grant promotes collaboration between world-class users and developers of large-scale research facilities and provides a forum to draw together researchers from a range of disciplines. This is designed to enable mobility of researchers between UK and international institutions, offering grants of up to £2,000 for travel and subsistence. Those…

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Characterisation Methods to Accelerate Electrochemical Energy Storage: July 16 2018

The University of Liverpool has been leading a collaborative fact finding study, working with research institutions across the UK to better understand the how evaluation of advanced energy materials during their operation within an energy storage device can support advances in future electrical energy storage. July 16 2018 9:30-17:00 Foresight Centre, University of Liverpool More…

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Faraday Institution Announces New Energy Scholarship Programme as Part of Harwell EnergyTec Cluster Launch

Faraday Institution announces a new undergraduate scholarship programme for students of financially and socially disenfranchised backgrounds which will benefit those who wish to pursue science and technology degrees with an emphasis on energy storage science or engineering Harwell EnergyTec Cluster, with the Faraday Institution at its heart, launches today uniting 30 academic, public and private…

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MRE 2018

Meeting the Faraday Battery Challenge: Materials for Energy Storage March 28, 2018 Moderated by Peter B. Littlewood, founding Chief Director of The Faraday Institution On the panel: Jacqui Murray, Interim Director of the Faraday Battery Challenge; Peter B. Littlewood, moderator, The Faraday Institution: Paul Anderson and Allan Walton, University of Birmingham; Greg Offer, Imperial College…

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UKES2018 March 20, 2018 UKES2018 UK Energy Storage Conference Tuesday, 20th March Conference Opening Plenaries: Peter Littlewood (University of Chicago): Faraday’s Challenge Location: Lecture Theatre, Urban Sciences Building, Newcastle University Event has closed.

The Faraday Institution Announces Inaugural Board of Trustees

  Distinguished leaders in scientific research, public service, and business will help set agenda for UK programmes in energy storage research HARWELL, UK (February 26, 2018) – Ten notable leaders with deep expertise in research and development, energy storage, the energy sector and auto industry, have formed the inaugural Board of Trustees of the Faraday…

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