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I am a Nottingham Research Fellow and Group Leader in the School of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Nottingham.

We research polymers, nanomaterials, and nanocomposites, for use as energy materials and thermoelectrics.

Michael [dot] Weir [at] nottingham.ac.uk

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Summer Project thanks

This summer Dr. James Sharp and I have had the great privilege to be joined by Prashant Jivan, Ailish Gray, and Max Butterworth, who are all undertaking undergraduate summer projects. They are at various stages of their degree studies and each on a different course within the Physics/Natural Sciences family. Due to a couple of … Continue reading “Summer Project thanks”

Class of 2021 – congratulations Caitlin and Sunny

This summer, alongside graduations for the present cohort, the University of Nottingham has been holding ceremonies for those students whose in-person graduation had been affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. Last week I had the great pleasure of seeing Caitlin Dickson and Sunny Luhar after their graduation ceremony, where they both received M. Sci. degrees in … Continue reading “Class of 2021 – congratulations Caitlin and Sunny”

EU PhD in sustainability/LCA of new thermoelectrics hosted in Dublin

Fully funded Ph.D. Studentship (4 years): HeatToPower: Life cycle assessment of new generation of sustainable thermoelectric materials and devices  BiOrbic Bioeconomy, SFI Research Centre is Ireland’s national research centre, with over 100 researchers focused on the development of sustainable circular bioeconomy In conjunction with University of Nottingham BiOrbic runs the EPSRC and SFI Centre for … Continue reading “EU PhD in sustainability/LCA of new thermoelectrics hosted in Dublin”