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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Dr. Antony John Weir 1971-2023

Although this site is primarily here to document the research work of me and my group, I am writing some sad personal news today which has greatly affected my recent work and serves as a very important reflection point on my career to date. My brother Dr. Antony John Weir (Tony) died on 16th January…

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…

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…