MASI News, Events and Publications






 Congratulations to Ilya!

Ilya Popov, PhD candidate in Nottingham, has recently been awarded an Early Career Researcher Prize by Molecular Physics  for his publication "Effective hamiltonian of crystal field method for periodic systems containing transition metals"

11th June 2024



NottsTV covered one of our latest publications, Tara Le Mercier's paper on CO2 reduction to methanol using a novel photocatalyst. Andrei was interviewed in-studio to explain how the catalyst works and why it could be an important step towards achieving net zero.

2nd April 2024


Congratulations to Simon Grant

Congratulations to Simon Grant, Chair of our External Advisory Board, for being appointed an MBE for services to diversity in the chemical industry!

Simon Grant news

4th January 2024


Congratulations to Graham Hutchings

Congratulations to Graham Hutchings for being recognised as a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering!

Graham Hutchings FREng

20th September 2023


Symposium - Making, Breaking and Utilising Ammonia, 26th June 2023

MASI hosted a symposium on the ammonia economy. Thanks to everyone who joined us for a day of talks covering a wide range of aspects enabling the development of the ammonia economy. Featuring cutting-edge research presented across ammonia synthesis, decomposition, combustion and electrochemical processes.

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Seminar with Dr Arkady Krasheninnikov

Dr Arkady Krasheninnikov of the Ion Beam Centre, Helmholtz-Zentrum, Dresden, visited Nottingham and gave a talk entitled "Engineering the structure and properties of 2D materials through defect creation and intercalation"

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26th January 2023


Functional Materials Seminar with Chilean Universities

Jesum, Anabel and Andreas gave talks at a recent symposium bringing together researchers across UoN and Chile investigating functional materials for energy applications.

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13th December 2022


Prof. Ute Kaiser Seminar

Prof. Ute Kaiser of the University of Ulm, Germany, delivered a seminar entitled 

"Controlling Interactions of Electron Beam with Atoms: New Pathways to Imaging and Tailoring Properties of Low-Dimensional Organic and Inorganic Materials"

Ute and her group are longstanding collaborators with the University of Nottingham and are a MASI Partner.

25th July 2022


Congratulations to Dr. Luke Norman!

Congratulations to Dr Luke Norman who won Best Poster Prize at the recent Faculty of Science Symposium at the University of Nottingham.

21st July 2022 


New MASI publication

Congratulations to MASI researchers Hiba Azim, Alex Davies and Prof. Tim Wright for their recently-accepted publication in Molecular Physics entitled

"Interactions in coinage-metal/ligand complexes, CM–L, and their cations (CM = Cu, Ag, Au; L = CO, N2 and H2)"


21st July 2022 


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