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RTP 10 year celebration seminar: Structure of Materials

Monday 22nd April 2024, 1.30-3.30pm - In-person event

Location: Zeeman Building MS.01

The Research Technology Platform (RTP) Department is hosting a seminar series to celebrate 10 years of the RTP programme.

This seminar brings together technical specialists from several RTPs to talk about their facilities and how they can help with your research, with a focus on the structure of materials. It is open to all members of the University, particularly researchers from the STEM Departments, who are interested in finding out how the RTPs can support their research in this area. You will also have an opportunity to hear from academics who have benefited from the RTP equipment, expertise and services.


Refreshments from 1pm

Welcome and introduction 1.30pm

Talks from the RTPs:

  • Dr Ben Breeze, Facility Manager, Spectroscopy RTP
  • Dr Yisong Han, Scientific Officer, Electron Microscopy RTP
  • Dr Jie Liu, Senior Research Technician, X-ray Diffraction RTP
  • Dr Jere Tidey, Senior Research Technician, X-ray Diffraction RTP
  • Dr Marc Walker, Facility Manager, Photoemission RTP
  • Dr Jack Woolley, Facility Manager, Warwick Centre for Ultrafast Spectroscopy

How the RTPs have supported research on the structure of materials at Warwick:

  • Dr Evelina Liarou, Leverhulme Early Career Fellow, Department of Chemistry
  • Dr Alex Robertson, Assistant Professor and Royal Society University Research Fellow, Department of Physics

About the RTPs

Warwick’s RTPs provide an integrated network of world-class facilities and expertise that enable researchers to perform outstanding science. In 2024 we are celebrating 10 years of the RTP programme, which has grown from 5 RTPs when it first started in 2014, to 13 RTPs and 70 dedicated staff members today.

The RTPs are open to access for researchers across the University as well as external clients from industry and academia, supporting innovation at regional, national and international scales. Each RTP is operated by a dedicated technical team who are experts in their fields and provide bespoke advice, analysis and training. Visit the RTP website.

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