Jen works with the ILL Summer School

For the past month, Jen has been supervising a student, Linn Rykkje, as part of the ILL and ESRF summer school – a month long school which gives undergraduate and Masters levels students the chance to learn about and experience working at central facilities. As part of the school, students get to take the leadContinue reading “Jen works with the ILL Summer School”

Dr Kate Tustain Passes her Viva!!

Congratulations to Dr Kate Tustain for her successful PhD viva! Well done Kate, we are pleased to announce that Kate has passed her viva with minors, and she stands as the first Clark group member to achieve this. Her examiner expressed that she had written one of the best theses they had read due toContinue reading “Dr Kate Tustain Passes her Viva!!”

Jen Presents at PNCMI 2021

Today, Jen gave a talk at the Polarised Neutron for Condensed Matter Investigations conference held virtually by NIST. This conference aims to connect the worlds scientists whose principle technique involves polarised neutrons, and this conference includes updates on instrumentation and science highlights from across the world. This year has been a great conference, with manyContinue reading “Jen Presents at PNCMI 2021”

Jen Wins the ILL PhD Clip Show!

On Thursday, Jen took part in the ILL’s annual clip show – where each student has 4 minutes to present an overview of their thesis. This year there was a total of 50 presentations, taking a marathon zoom session of 4.5 hours to complete! The clips are then judged by the ILL’s directors and headContinue reading “Jen Wins the ILL PhD Clip Show!”

Jen Presents her ILL PhD seminar

Today, Jen gave her first ever ILL PhD seminar on Nuclear Physics! The ILL PhD seminar series runs every year and is organised by the PhD representatives. These seminars take place every Wednesday with 2 speakers per session. One year all the students present on their own research, and the other year, the students presentContinue reading “Jen Presents her ILL PhD seminar”

Jen takes part in I’m a Scientist – Get me out of here!

For the past month, Jen has been taking part in an outreach activity called I’m a Scientist! This project aims to connect school students with real life scientists across a variety of fields, so students can ask their important questions to the scientists and find out about careers, different areas of science or just whatContinue reading “Jen takes part in I’m a Scientist – Get me out of here!”

Aly Presents at the Materials Chemistry Seminar

Within the Chemistry department at the University of Birmingham there is a new seminar series which has just started on the subject of Materials Chemistry. This is to link the wide variety of materials chemists across the department, so we can understand what work is happening in other groups, and maybe get advice or ideasContinue reading “Aly Presents at the Materials Chemistry Seminar”