Current academic year talks are detailed on the Department Seminar webpage

In addition to the Condensed Matter Physics talks please also note the Stephenson Institute seminar series.


Tuesday 22nd May 2018 Professor Marky Cain (Electrosciences Ltd) In situ study of inter-ferroelectric phase transitions in domain engineered ferroic crystals
Tuesday 24th April 2018 Dr Gøran Nilsen (Rutherford Appleton Laboratory) The long road to the kagome lattice antiferromagnet: a few materials met along the way...
Tuesday 30th January 2018 Dr Craig Bull, STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory High-Pressure Neutron Diffraction at The ISIS Neutron and Muon Source
Tuesday 21st  November 2017 Dr Martin Gradhand, University of Bristol Coupling Charge and Spin Transport in Complex Materials


Tuesday 11th April 2017 Dr. Maria Stamenova and Dr. Plamen Stamenov, Trinity College Dublin First-principles spin-transfer torque in magnetic tunnel junctions and a multi-scale scheme for modelling current-induced switching
Point Contact Andreev Reflection and the Measurement of Spin Polarization - High Fields and Novel Materials
Tuesday 22nd November 2016 Dr Joe Smerdon (University of Central Lancashire) Adsorption of fullerene and pentacene on Cu(111)


Tuesday 17th May 2016 Prof Geoff Thornton (Department of Chemistry, University College London) Understanding TiO2 as a photocatalyst and resistive switch
Tuesday 19th April 2016 Prof Colette McDonagh (Optical Sensors Laboratory, School of Physical Sciences, Biomedical Diagnostics Institute(BDI), National Centre for Sensor Research (NCSR), Dublin City University) Nanoparticle-based fluorescence enhancement for biomedical applications
Tuesday 23rd February 2016 Dr Karen Syres (School of Physical Sciences and Computing, University of Central Lancashire) Probing surface structure and interactions of Ionic Liquids
Tuesday 16th February 2016 Dr Lynette Keeney (Tyndall National Institute, University College Cork) Magnetoelectric Investigations of a Single-Phase Multiferroic Material Possessing the Aurivillius Structure
Tuesday 17th November 2015 Dr Qiandong Zhuang (Semiconductor Physics & Nanostructures, Physics Department, Lancaster University) Monolithic integration of III-V semiconductor nanowires with silicon platform for photondetections
Tuesday 10th November 2015 Dr Matteo Palma (Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, School of Biological and Chemical Sciences, Queen Mary University of London) Solution processable Nanohybrids for Single-Molecule Investigations
Tuesday 27th October 2015 Prof Paolo Radaelli (Department of Physics, Clarendon Laboratory, University of Oxford) Spins in multiferroics: from crystals to devices
Tuesday 20th October 2015 Dr James O'Shea (School of Physics & Astronomy, University of Nottingham) Investigating complex molecules on surfaces with UHV-compatible electrospray deposition and soft x-ray and electron spectroscopy