Professor Gabriel Aeppli elected Fellow of the Royal Society (FRS)

Gabriel Aeppli

Professor Gabriel Aeppli, co-director of the LCN and Quain Professor of Physics in the UCL Department of Physics and Astronomy, is one of 44 new Fellows of the Royal Society elected in 2010.

The Royal Society is the UK’s national academy of science and election as a Fellow is one of the highest honours than can be attained by a scientist working in the UK. The Royal Society’s citation accompanying the announcement reads:

Professor Steve Bramwell awarded the 2010 Holweck Prize & Medal

Steve Bramwell

Professor Steve Bramwell of the LCN has won the 2010 Holweck Medal and Prize, one of the most prestigious awards in European Physics. The Holweck prize is awarded jointly by the French and British Physical Societies. Previous 
winners include five Nobel Laureates - Louis Néel, Alfred Kastler, Pierre-Gilles de Gennes, Dennis Gabor and Brian David Josephson.

Nicholas Kurti European Science Prize awarded for research on exotic magnetic matter

Phase diagram of spin ladder

Dr Christian Ruegg of the LCN was awarded the 2010 Nicholas Kurti European Science Prize for his pioneering work on quantum phase transitions and novel phases in magnetic materials. With this prestigious prize Oxford Instruments recognizes outstanding research by a young scientist using high magnetic fields and low temperatures.

The prize is named after Prof Nicholas Kurti, a Hungarian-born physicist known for his distinguished work in ultra-low temperature physics at University of Oxford and his contributions to molecular gastronomy.

UKSPM 2010

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Date: 
Wednesday, 30 June 2010 (All day) to Thursday, 1 July 2010 (All day)
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Event
Campus: 
UCL

The Royal Microscopical Society in collaboration with the London Centre for Nanotechnology organised the UK Scanning Probe Microscopy conference at MICROSCIENCE.  The conference covered a wide range of topics associated with Scanning Probe Microscopy including main techniques such as atomic force microscopy and scanning tunnelling microscopy as well as more specialised versions.

Inaugural Lecture: A Molecule's-Eye View of Water

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Date: 
Thursday, 25 November 2010 - 5:30pm
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Event
Campus: 
UCL

It is a tradition that newly-appointed professors give a general lecture describing their work.  In this talk Professor Michaelides will describe his discoveries about the nature of water and ice and their interactions with solid surfaces.

Tea/coffee will be available in the Nyholm Room from 1700

The lecture will be followed by a reception in the Jeremy Bentham Room, Wilkins Building

Location: Christopher Ingold Chemistry Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Gordon Street

Bragg Lecture 2010

Speaker / Host:
Nobel Laureate in Physics for 2010 - Professor Andre Geim (University of Manchester)
Speaker / Host - external: 
Nobel Laureate in Physics for 2010 - Professor Andre Geim (University of Manchester)
Date: 
Wednesday, 27 October 2010 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Type: 
Seminar
Campus: 
UCL

Andre Geim

Highly Efficient Surface Enhanced Raman Scattering using Plasmon-Coupled Ag@Au

Speaker / Host:
Professor Shinya Maenosono
Speaker / Host - external: 
Professor Shinya Maenosono
Date: 
Wednesday, 28 April 2010 - 1:00pm
Type: 
Seminar
Campus: 
UCL

Location: Ramsay Lecture Theatre, Christopher Ingold Building, UCL

More information about Professor Shinya Maenosono

Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Japan

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