Seminars in the Stephenson Institute for Renewable Energy


SIRE seminar series 2018/19

Unless otherwise stated the seminar will take place Tuesdays at 1:00pm in the seminar room of the Stephenson Institute.





17th July 2019 Max Mann Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia The Applications of Low-Cost Polysulfide Polymers as Sorbents for Mercury-Free Subsistence and Small Scale Gold Mining and as Controlled-Release Fertilisers
16th July 2019 Professor Ellen Backus University of Vienna Ultrafast SFG Study towards Water Splitting on TiO2
3rd July 2019 Goutam Kumar Dalapati SRM University-AP, India Nanostructure incorporated photovoltaics for renewable energy application: CuO, CZTS and metallic transparent conductors
2nd April 2019 Dr Leigh Aldous King’s College, London

Using redox chemistry and entropy for waste heat harvesting via the thermogalvanic effect

26th March 2019 Dr Johan Jacquemin Queens University Belfast

In-Silico Evaluation of the Transport Properties of Electrolytes for Energy Storage Applications

12th March 2019 Dr Lee Johnson University of Nottingham The Rechargeable Aprotic Li-O2 Battery
19th February 2019 Prof. Jian-Feng Li Xiamen University, China Probing Surface Reaction and Intermediates using In Situ Raman Spectroscopy
12th February 2019 Dr Karen Johnston University of Durham Probing Ion Mobility Mechanisms in Solid Electrolytes using Solid-State NMR Spectroscopy
5th February 2019 Dr Stijn Mertens University of Lancaster From Collective to Single-Molecule Switching in 2D Materials at Solid–Liquid Interfaces
29th January 2019 Dr Ainara Aguadero Imperial College, London Local chemical degradation processes and ionic transport in garnet all-solid-state batteries
4th December 2018 Prof Peter Weightman University of Liverpool Funding for research on the FELIX free electron lasers
14:00 3rd December 2018 Nian Lin The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong Metal-organic coordination on surfaces: towards complexity and functionality
14:00 20th November 2018 Dr Paul Donaldson STFC-UKRI Rutherford Appleton Laboratory Adventures in ultrafast laser spectroscopy at the CLF. New multidimensional IR techniques and new applications in heterogeneous catalysis
13th November 2018 Jessica Stoner University of Liverpool Chemical Control of Correlated Metals as Transparent Conductors
16th October 2018 Dr Peter Priecel University of Liverpool Microwave-assisted heterogeneous catalysis in biomass conversion
9th October 2018 Dr Brant Walkley University of Sheffield Materials for a sustainable future: Composition-‘local-structure’-property relationships in materials for energy production, storage and remediation

Previous years seminar series

Energy @ Liverpool 'Securing Efficient and Affordable Energy' - Monday 22nd January 2018

The University hosted an event to showcase its research, facilities and expertise in securing efficient and affordable energy.

Click here to see the programme.