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New Publications: ‘Mechanochemical synthesis of carbon-stabilized Cu/C, Co/C and Ni/C nanocomposites with prolonged resistance to oxidation’ and ‘Tuning silicon-rich nitride microring resonances with graphene capacitors for high-performance computing applications’

Congratulations to CDT alumnus Dr Benjamin Hogan who has recently published two papers: the first, Mechanochemical synthesis of carbon-stabilized Cu/C, Co/C and Ni/C nanocomposites with prolonged resistance to oxidation, published in Scientific Reports; the second, Tuning silicon-rich nitride microring resonances with graphene capacitors for high-performance computing applications, published in Optics Express. Tuning...

Welcome SAG 2019/2020

As the New Year starts, there are some changes in the student advisory group for the CDT. Third years Emily Glover and Jess Brown are the new co-chairs, with Julia de Pineda Gutierrez stepping down as she approaches the end of her PhD. About her new role, Jess says, ‘I’ve...

CDT’s Christmas Movie Night

To round off 2019, the CDT PGRs chose Home Alone for their Christmas movie night. Third year PGR Ned Taylor, one of the organisers, says of the event: Some of the CDT gathered at the top of the Physics building to celebrate the festive period. The evening commenced with the...

CDT Team Building Away Day!

Third year PGR student and SAG rep Emily Glover reports on this year’s CDT Away Day, a team building activity which rounded off Induction Week: Following on from the tradition which was started last year, the last day of Induction Week (20th September) found PGRs from all years taking part...

Welcome to our new cohort for 2019!

We have six new students this year- after a very busy induction week, they are eager to start work on their projects! We wish them good luck for the rewarding challenge of the next four years. The new students are: 2019 XM² cohort Theme Project Supervisor 1 Supervisor 2 Supervisor...

CDT Movie Night: Terminator 2: Judgement Day

On 30th August, the PGRs held another of their regular movie night socials. This time the film was classic 90s films- a tough choice with Toy Story 2, Groundhog Day and The Matrix all in the running. The winning choice was Terminator 2: Judgement Day. All 23 attendees enjoyed the...

CDT in Metamaterials – that’s what our PGRs say

We love working with and learning from our postgraduate researchers – and it’s great to hear what they think about their experience in the Centre for Doctoral Training in Metamaterials: what they do, value and take away from their time as part of the local cohort and wider network of...

The first XM2 careers event for EMPS PGRs/ECRs: a full success

XM2 organised its first careers event for PGRs and ECRs in the College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences at the University of Exeter: on 25 & 26 January 2018 twelve companies presented themselves as potential employers to our PGRs and ECRs. We received 88 registrations,  35% of which were from...

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