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Pam Thomas appointed as CEO of Faraday Institution

Professor Pam Thomas, PVC (Research) and leader of the Ferroelectrics and Crystallography group in the Department of Physics, has been announced as CEO of the Faraday Institution (FI), the research arm of the UK’s £289m national battery challenge, following on from her 30 years as a member of academic staff at Warwick.

A founding member of the Board of Trustees at the FI since 2018, Pam is passionate about addressing the challenges faced by the wider energy storage ecosystem and the UK’s quest towards Net Zero.

Fri 25 Sep 2020, 15:08 | Tags: Press, Staff and Department

PhD Thesis Prize winners

Three PhD students from the class of 2019 have been awarded prestigious prizes for their outstanding doctoral theses. George King was awarded the Winton Prize for Astrophysics, while Ben Chapman and Connor Mosley won the Faculty of Science Thesis Prize. Connor also obtained the Springer Thesis Prize, and his thesis will be published by Springer. Congratulations to all! Full story


Charming and strange exotic hadrons

The LHCb collaboration has announced the discovery of a new particle, which appears to be the first observation of a tetraquark composed of four different types of quark.

Wed 26 Aug 2020, 11:01 | Tags: Research

Battery life for wearable electronic devices could be improved with design considerations to stress asymmetry clues in cylindrical battery cell formats

Researchers in WMG and the Department of Physics at the University of Warwick have found that asymmetric stresses within electrodes used in certain wearable electronic devices provides an important clue as to how to improve the durability and lifespan of these batteries.

Tue 25 Aug 2020, 11:19 | Tags: Research

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