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Researchers virtually ‘unwind’ lithium battery

Media contact Matt Howard Faraday Institution matt.howard@faraday.ac.uk 01235 425126 (office) 07741 853063 (mobile)   An international team led by researchers at UCL has revealed new insights into the workings of a lithium battery by virtually “unrolling” its coil of electrode layers using an algorithm designed for papyrus scrolls. In a study published in Nature Communications,…

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Recruitment of PhD Researchers – please help

To all Faraday Institution Researchers Can you help our partner universities generate a large pool of high-quality applicants for our 15 PhD studentships starting in October 2020? We will be promoting these opportunities widely through university communications and admissions offices and networks promoting diversity in STEM subjects, but we are looking to our research community…

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Appointment of Prof Andrea Russell to Expert Panel

We are pleased to announce that Andrea Russell, Professor of Physical Electrochemistry at the University of Southampton, will join the Faraday Institution’s expert panel shortly. Professor Russell’s research interests are mainly in the application of spectroscopic methods to study the electrode/electrolyte interface, with particular emphasis on electrocatalysts and electrode materials for batteries including metal-air systems,…

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Events update – January 2020

Details of recent and forthcoming events at which members of the Faraday Institution participated or are organising. University of Oxford Battery Modelling Symposium Faraday Institution researchers Dave Howey, Charles Monroe, Colin Please and Jon Champan are organising the second annual Oxford Battery Modelling Symposium at Pembroke College in Oxford on 16th-17th March 2020. Website. They…

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Introduction to Stephen Parry

Stephen Parry joins the Faraday Institution as Technical Specialist Technical Specialist Stephen Parry recently joined the Faraday Institution on secondment from Diamond Light Source. Stephen will be initiating improved support and co-ordination of battery science experiments at the national facilities at Harwell Campus; linking new researchers with technique experts at the facilities and already working…

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Noticeboard – January 2020

  Read some of the 30 items of news coverage about the Faraday Institution, about awards received by our researchers and other news relating to the Faraday Institution, our research projects and researchers. In the News The Faraday Institution continues to receive plenty of press coverage. In the past few months coverage has centred around ReLiB’s…

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Update from the Royce Institute

Business Engagement Manager and energy storage theme lead for the Henry Royce Institute, Robin Morris, provides an update on energy storage research facilities and equipment supported by the Royce. At the University of Sheffield, the Empyrean high energy XRD equipment, with silver target operating at 22keV, is supporting in situ and in operando analysis over…

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CEO Recruitment Process

Stephen Heidari-Robinson, Vice Chair of the Faraday Institution Board of Trustees, provides an update on our CEO recruitment and outlines the process being followed to select the organisation’s next CEO. Firstly, thank you to those members of the community that shared the names of individuals you thought the search committee should consider for the role,…

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Faraday Institution launches new Industry Fellowship programme

Media Contact: Louise Gould louise.gould@faraday.ac.uk 01235 425127 (office) 07741 853073 (mobile) To foster relationships between industry and academic researchers HARWELL, UK (January 29, 2020) – An innovative new programme launched by the Faraday Institution today will strengthen ties between industry and academic battery researchers in the UK with the aim of establishing or enhancing collaborative…

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Board of Trustee Position(s)

The Faraday Institution is the UK’s independent electrochemical energy storage research institute. Our mission is to make significant breakthroughs in electrochemical energy storage research in the global race to electrification. We are developing a model of research based on the collaborative working of large research teams, drawing on many disciplines to work quickly towards mission-driven…

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