Professor Marin Alexe from Warwick's Department of Physics, has received a Wolfson Research Merit Award from the Royal Society.
The Royal Society, the UK’s national academy of science, has announced the appointment of 27 new Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award holders. Jointly funded by the Wolfson Foundation and the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS), the scheme aims to provide universities with additional support to enable them to attract science talent from overseas and retain respected UK scientists of outstanding achievement and potential.
The newly appointed award holders are working on a wide range of project topics including the use of personalised genome data for cancer treatment, climate tipping points, and the exploration of Mars.
Professor Alexe has received his award for his work on nanoscale multiferroic materials and heterostructures for oxide electronics.
About the Wolfson Foundation
The Wolfson Foundation is a grant-making charity established in 1955. Funding is given to support excellence. Find out more on the Foundation's website.