Pablo Martinez Pancorbo submits his thesis!

Congratulations to PGR Pablo Martinez Pancorbo, who submitted his thesis this month.   Here’s Pablo’s words on the challenges and rewards of undertaking his PhD and his time with the CDT: My thesis is submitted just in time! It has been four years working on this incredible research with so...

XM2 Minerva Prize Colloquium Winner Announcement

We are delighted to announce that the winner of this year’s inaugural Minerva Prize Colloquium is Louisa Brotherson, a PhD student at University of Liverpool. She will be giving a talk on “Absolute acoustic sensor calibration for quantifying lab-generated earthquake sources”, delivered via Zoom on Friday 2nd October 2020. Congratulations...

David Newman chairs session at UK Magnetics Society Student Conference

Second year PGR David Newman reently chaired a session at UK Magnetics Society Student Conference where he chaired a session and presented a talk entitled ‘Electrical detection of a DC spin current through an epitaxial antiferromagnetic NiO layer’. The event was virtually hosted by the UK Magnetics Society to provide...

Summer Student Projects 2020

This summer, two of our PGRs- second year Conor Price and third year Iago Rodriguez Diez– were awarded summer student bursaries, covering a small stipend and project fees to allow them to host an undergraduate student for 10 weeks to complete a summer research project. In a competitive process, the...

Joaquín Faneca submits his thesis!

Congratulations to final year PGR Joaquín Faneca, who has just submitted his thesis: “Tunable Silicon integrated photonics based on functional materials”. Here is Joaquín’s experience of his time with the CDT: When I started the PhD coming from another country, everything was difficult, you do not have your own language, your family,...

Applications Open: Minerva Prize PGR Colloquium

This Autumn, we will host the first student-led colloquium as part of our regular colloquia series. The idea for this first came from second year PGR Connor Sait, whilst networking at a conference. When he brought the idea back to the CDT, it evolved into giving a PhD student from...

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