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Physics staff nominated for Staff Awards 2018

Congratulations to the following, who have been longlisted for Staff Awards this year:

Ally Caldecote (Public Engagement Contribution)
Rosalind Johnstone (Service Excellence)
Mareike Herrmann (Unsung Hero)
Astrophysical Transients team (Research Contribution)
John Horsler (Brilliant Newcomer)

For a full list of longlisted nominees, see here for individual and here for team.

Feature News

image New research could literally squeeze more power out of solar cells

A team led by Marin Alexe has published new research in the journal Science that could literally squeeze more power out of solar cells by physically deforming each of the crystals in the semiconductors used by photovoltaic cells. The paper entitled the “Flexo-Photovoltaic Effect” was written by Profess…

Research Updates

image New research could literally squeeze more power out of solar cells

A team led by Marin Alexe has published new research in the journal Science that could literally squeeze more power out of solar cells by physically deforming each of the crystals in the semiconductors used by photovoltaic cells. The paper entitled the “Flexo-Photovoltaic Effect” was written by Professor Marin Alexe, Ming-Min Yang, and Dong Jik Kim.

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The Welfare and Communication Group (WCG) works to promote good working practices and gender equality in Physics.