The Annals of Time

What’s inside the Mystery Box?

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In the news this week…

Since my last post a lot (and I mean a lot) has happened for me. Continue reading

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You Spin Me…

This last week I was asked to give a hand in the lab with another project producing dry-spun carbon nanotube fibres. This is really cool! So I thought I’d show you! 😀 Continue reading

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Wrapping Up: MRS Fall Meeting 2014

It was a rather chilly end to conference week in Boston back in December, but what a week it was! It was quite enlightening to see and hear what is happening in the broader materials research community, and to show off what I’ve been doing as well. Continue reading

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Good Morning Boston

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I’m here in (surprisingly) sunny Boston this week for the Materials Research Society’s Fall Meeting. Continue reading

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December 1, 2014 · 12:42 pm

Inside(r) Science

A week or two back our lab had a visit from a couple of chaps from the BBC. They were interested in doing some recording about our group’s recently published collaboration with Trinity College Dublin on graphene-infused rubber in the journal ACS Nano. Continue reading

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Close but no cigar…

“And the survey says…”

It has been one week (almost to the hour as I type this!) since my confirmation exam, and I’d like to (melodramatically) describe the experience through the medium of internet memes.

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Transfer in Progress…

Woo hoo! I’m well on my way to becoming a fully-fledged PhD student!

Also: Aaah! Where did the last year go?! Continue reading

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A.F.M.

Absolutely Freakin’ Marvelous!

I recently managed to obtain my very first AFM images! AWESOME!

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Well, it’s a bit of a stretch…

This week is the first back after the University break over Easter (and the last week back before I go on holiday!), and I’m working on my conference presentation for the European Materials Research Society (E-MRS) spring meeting at the end of May.

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