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Congratulations to the Physics Postdoc Prize Winners 2021

The nominations for the Physics Postdoc Prize 2021 were numerous and of an exceptionally high quality this year and it was incredibly difficult to select a “best” paper. After much deliberation the two winners are as follows:

Rosalie Thompson (Cresswell) - Importance of Water in Maintaining Softwood Secondary Cell Wall Nanostructure

Ingrid Pelisoli - A hot subdwarf–white dwarf super-Chandrasekhar candidate supernova Ia progenitor

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Two European Research Council funding grants secured

Congratulations to Dr Rebecca Milot and Dr Matt Kenzie who have both secured European Research Council Starting Grants, following the first call for proposals under the EU's new R&I programme, Horizon Europe.

Dr Rebecca Milot has been awarded €2,473,363 to investigate one of the most promising new materials for solar energy conversion, metal halide perovskites.

Dr Matt Kenzie's award of €1,490,202 will aim to enhance our understanding of the physics underpinning the matter-antimatter asymmetry of the universe, which is fundamental in explaining…

Athena Swan Silver Award Institute of Physics Juno Champion

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