Serena gave an engaging talk for the Royal Institution on 22nd October 2020 on the 'Hunt for New Batteries', which is now available to view on YouTube.
Serena was delighted to join colleagues and friends at the University of Nottingham to give a talk in celebration of International Women's day 2020. Thanks to the meeting organisers - Marysia Tarnowska, Ellen Guest, Charlotte Roy, Megan Thomsett, Ana Alves Costa Pacheco, Bruna Lacerda Da Silva Abreu and Patrick Morgan - for putting together such… Continue reading International Women’s day 2020
Serena was delighted to give an invited talk at this years iWish event, Inspiring Women in STEM. Two days of inspirational talks from leading women in careers across science, technology, engineering and maths took place in at the Royal Dublin Society, where iWish was host to thousands of Irish female students.
Work on new sodium solid-state electrolytes, carried out in the Corr and Cussen groups by Dr Marco Amores, has been featured in the ISIS Neutron and Muon Source annual report. This work, published in Chemical Communications details a new sodium-rich double perovskite as a solid electrolyte material. The group employed muon spin relaxation spectroscopy to… Continue reading Research feature in ISIS annual report
Serena joined hundreds of KS5 students in Salford for the Chemistry in Action event to share some thoughts on energy storage for a sustainable future. Also presenting were Dr Belle Taylor on personalised cancer treatments, Dr Kirsty Turner and Dr Jamie Gallagher on the chemistry of smells. Such a great event and an honour to… Continue reading Chemistry in Action event in Salford
Congratulations to Quique who defended his PhD thesis "Multifunctional nanocomposites for the conservation fo marine archaeological wood"! Quique's work is part of a Leverhulme funded project, in collaboration with Professor Rachel O'Reilly at the University of Birmingham and Professor Eleanor Schofield at the Mary Rose Trust. Congratulations Dr Sanchez Perez!!
International Women in Engineering Day is hosted by the Women in Engineering Society and Where Women Work have celebrated some women engineering to encourage more females to choose STEM careers. Serena was one of the many women highlighted, where the 2019 theme is to #TransformTheFuture You can read some inspirational stories from women around the… Continue reading Celebrating International Women in Engineering Day!
Congratulations to PhD student, Innes McClelland, who was awarded the best poster prize for energy materials at the ISIS Neutron and Muon User Meeting held at Warwick University. Innes presented his work on developing an operando battery cell for muon measurements. This project is in collaboration with the ISIS Neutron and Muon Facility, with co-supervisor… Continue reading Congratulations to Innes!
The first of a series of events at the Royal Institution sponsored by the Faraday Institution, Serena presented a brief history of batteries and how they work at The Battery- Inside Out on March 12. This was followed by presentations on what materials go into the latest batteries, the geopolitical issues around sourcing materials from… Continue reading Serena presents at the Royal Institution: The Battery – inside out
In celebration of International Women's day, Serena joined colleagues at the University of Manchester for a day of celebration and discussion. Serena presented some recent research her group have been part of that has been enabled by close collaboration with diverse teams of researchers: a Leverhulme funded project between Serena, Rachel O'Reilly at the University… Continue reading Happy International Women’s day!