Awards

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Takashi Lawson Prize Award

23rd October 2014

Johnson Matthey Prize 2014

The prize for best performance in Prelims Examiniations in 2014 was presented to Takashi Lawson by Dr Mark Copley of Johnson Matthey at an industrial seminar on Thursday 23rd October.

Peter Bruce

13th September 2014

Peter Bruce awarded RSC Geoffrey Barker Medal

Professor Peter Bruce  FRS FRSE FRSC has been awarded the Royal Society of Chemistry Geoffrey Barker Medal for his outstanding contributions in the field of Electrochemistry. The medal was presented at the Electrochem 2014 conference on 9th September 2014.

 

James Marrow receiving ESIS award

5th September 2014

James Marrow awarded ESIS Fellowship

Professor James Marrow has been awarded the ESIS Fellowship by the European Structural Integrity Society. This highly regarded Fellowship was awarded during the 20th European Conference of Fracture in Trondheim, Norway, which took place during 30 June to 4 July 2014.

Luis Saucedo Mora recieving award

5th September 2014

ESIS/Elsevier Young Scientist award

Dr Luis Saucedo-Mora was awarded the European Structural Integrity Society/Elsevier Young Scientist Award 2014 in recognition of his winning paper “3D Cellular Automata Finite Element Method with Explicit Microstructure: Modelling Quasi-brittle Fracture using Meshfree Damage Propagation”(L. Saucedo-Mora and T. J. Marrow) presented at the 20th European Conference of Fracture in Trondheim, Norway, which took place during 30 June to 4 July 2014.

Kate and Tim beside winning posters

7th July 2014

Two winners at MMC2014

Congratulations to Kate MacArthur who won 1st prize in the Physical Sciences category, and Tim Pennycook won 2nd prize at the The Microscience Microscopy Congress 2014.

Rebecca Nicholls

2nd July 2014

Fellowship in Materials for Energy Applications

The Department congratulates Dr Rebecca Nicholls who has just started an EPSRC Fellowship.  Rebecca won the 5-year EPSRC Fellowship to enable breakthroughs in energy materials using advanced microscopy and modelling.

 

Green Impact Bronze

18th June 2014

Green Impact Bronze Award Winners!

On Wednesday 18th June, the Department of Materials was awarded Bronze in the Green Impact award scheme run by the National Union of Students.

Green Impact is an environmental accreditation scheme to give recognition for the sustainable initiatives as well as providing ideas and support for becoming even more sustainable. Twenty departmental teams at the University of Oxford have signed up to the scheme, which now covers over 3000 members of staff.

John Pethica

16th June 2014

Sir John Pethica FRS FREng

Many congratulations to Visiting Professor Sir John Pethica FRS, knighted in the Birthday Honours List for Services to Science.

Duncan Johnstone

10th April 2014

Oxford student wins IOM3 Lecture Competition

Congratulations to Duncan Johnstone who won the IOM3 Young Persons' Lecture Competition 2014 final on Wednesday 9 April at the Armourers' Hall in London. His talk entitled "Layered inorganic nanomaterials - going beyond graphene" focused on layered metal chalcogenide nanomaterials, which can be conductors, semiconductors or even superconductors.
TATA Steel Prize 2014

11th February 2014

TATA Steel Prize awarded to Duncan Johnstone

On the 6th February 2014 the TATA Steel Prize for best overall performance in Part I practicals (MS & MEM) was awarded to Duncan Johnstone of St Catherine's College by Chris McDonald (Strategy & Collaborations R&D Manager, TATA Steel).

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