ZEISS Crossbeam cryo FIB / SEM – a new microscope at the Research Complex

26 Nov 2019

ZEISS Crossbeam cryo FIB / SEM – a new microscope at the Research Complex that will transform our ability to image and study molecules in cells Nearly £1M funding has been successfully secured by the Central Laser Facility’s RCaH based Octopus group for a Cryo-focused ion beam /scanning electron microscope (ZEISS Crossbeam FIB-SEM), funded by…

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Harwell Cross-Cluster Proof of Concept fund has been launched

26 Sep 2019

The Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) is providing grant funding at a total of £250k with up to £30k per project being awarded to support and accelerate innovative multidisciplinary collaborations across the three clusters at Harwell: HealthTec, Space and EnergyTec.   The Cross-Cluster Industrial Engagement Proof of Concept funding grant is targeted at collaborative…

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Award for RCaH Scientist celebrating global fight against antimicrobial resistance

08 Jul 2019

Antimicrobial Resistance under the microscope at international awards Award for RCaH Scientist celebrating global fight against antimicrobial resistance RCaH / STRUBI  scientist Dr Orode Aniejurengho received a commendable Antibiotic Guardian award in the public engagement category on behalf of the team she led for the ‘Me You and The Superbugs’ project in this year’s Antibiotic…

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Professor James Naismith Wins Prestigious Award

24 May 2019

Professor James Naismith has been named winner of the prestigious Tilden Prizes from the Royal Society of Chemistry. Professor Naismith, of the Rosalind Franklin Institute, the University of Oxford, and the Research Complex at Harwell, has won the award for career-long breakthroughs in structural and chemical dissection of natural product biosynthesis. Receiving the award, Professor…

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JMT Medal Winner Announced

23 May 2019

SIR JOHN MEURIG THOMAS CATALYSIS MEDAL SCIENTIST WINS OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD IN THE FIELD OF CATALYTIC SCIENCE HARWELL, OXFORD -The UK Catalysis Hub have named Dr. James Paterson from BP as winner of the Sir John Meurig Thomas Catalysis Medal at the UK Catalysis Hub Spring Conference on the 2nd of May 2019. Dr. James…

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Royal Academy of Engineering awards £20 million in funding to engineering global visionaries

25 Apr 2019

The Royal Academy of Engineering today announced ten years of support for Professor Peter Lee (based in the Research Complex at Harwell) from UCL Mechanical Engineering as a world leader in applying synchrotron imaging to help develop more efficient, environmentally friendly and cost effective additive manufacturing technologies. One of the fastest growing emerging technologies, additive…

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RCaH research on front cover of Advanced Energy Materials journal

04 Feb 2019

Research carried out at the RCaH by Jacqueline M. Cole and her co-workers has been published in the Advanced Energy Materials journal, published on 1st February 2019 and was selected for the front cover. The ‘design-to-device’ approach to data-driven materials discovery has led to the discovery of new dye materials for dye-sensitized solar cells (DSCs) which,…

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Call for Cross-Cluster Proof of Concept proposals

17 Dec 2018

A new call has gone out for Cross-Cluster proof of concept proposals with the aim of stimulating industrial engagement with organisations across the Harwell Campus and to innovate cross-disciplinary collaborations across the EneryTec, HealthTec & Space clusters. Up to £20K of matched funding is available per project which needs to produce a final report by…

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Professor James Naismith stepping down as Director to become Rosalind Franklin Institute Director

29 Nov 2018

Professor James Naismith, Director of the Research Complex at Harwell, will be stepping down from June 2019 to take on a new role as Director of the Rosalind Franklin Institute. The Rosalind Franklin Institute, a new institute designed to deliver transformative technologies to advance life sciences, will work closely with a range of campus partners,…

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