Tristan and Grady Attend the 2021 ISIS Student Meeting

Tristan and Grady got the opportunity to attend the ISIS student conference this week in Oxford. The conference was a┬álot of fun and it was great to actually engage with other humans in person as opposed to virtually. Upon arrival, they both took a tour of the ISIS facility including the multiple coloured beamlines suitableContinue reading “Tristan and Grady Attend the 2021 ISIS Student Meeting”

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 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”

Aly and Jen Present at the 2021 NMSUM Student Day

Aly and Jen both presented at the NMSUM Student Day, which was held online this year. This is a student only event held just before the main conference, so students can present their work in a friendly environment. This year featured a number of talks from instrument scientists giving overviews of research topics and currentContinue reading “Aly and Jen Present at the 2021 NMSUM Student Day”