Matt Watkins visited the group of Keith McKenna, in the Department of Physics at University of York, and gave a snappily titled seminar “Using Scanning Probe Microscopes and Computational Spectroscopy to ‘see’ Polarons on TiO2 and reveal 3D Solvation Structures on CaF2“. Was York the previous most recently founded physics department in the UK?
On Sunday 2nd October Fiona ran in the Lincoln Half marathon, the first to be held in the city for around 25 years. The route started from the Lincolnshire show ground, north of the city, and made its way into the city, winding around the Cathedral, through the grounds of the Castle and heading down… Read More ›
In a fantastic graduation ceremony on 5 September 2016 Roberta Dessi received her PhD degree. She is our first graduate in Lincoln, and she was also the first student in the graduation ceremony inside the magnificent Lincoln cathedral! Years of hard work were celebrated during this wonderful day!
After a busy University Open Day staff and PhD students together with their families spent an afternoon at house warming party at Marco’s and Manuela’s new home.
On the very late Saturday evening of 12 April 2014 Manuela Mura and Marco Pinna got a baby-boy, Tommaso, their second son.
After finishing her 3 months research stay at UCLan, Maria is heading back to Tarragona, Spain, to finish her PhD.
Today our new PhD students from Pakistan organised a home style dinner for our group and some friends in their house in Preston. As they just moved in, that was a combination of a house-warming party and end of the year meal full of traditional dishes served in a traditional way. In spite of cold… Read More ›
Dutch traditions have strong roots in our group. First of them is a hard work. On 5th December our former student Christine Stokes visited us with a program of a small mini(nano 🙂 ) symposium of 2 talks, followed by lots of science discussion in our group. The second tradition is doing “gezellig” things. In… Read More ›
During 11-23 Sep 2012, Dr. Jianping Wang visited London and UCLan. Our colleagues, Dr. Marco Pinna, Dr. Manuela Mura, Dr. Sarah Dennison, Dr. Jianping Wang, and Prof. Andrei Zvelindovsky Wang had a happy time for The Faraday Discussion 161 held in Burlington House, London. They had lots of discussions and met many top scientists in… Read More ›
Tonight at 8pm Preston was set on fire ! 🙂 The weather was warm, the rain forgot about Preston today. The final procession of the Guild 2012 was the torchlight procession. Although there was indeed lots of fire and some torches, but really great and funny lights came from the Physics – LEDs. This procession… Read More ›
The expression ‘(once) every Preston Guild’, meaning ‘very infrequently’, became an English common idiom, especially in Lancashire. But today, on September 1st, 2012, this rare event, dating back to 12th century, took place again ! In 1328 the Guild Merchant was set to be held every 20 years, and this exact sequence was held from… Read More ›
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Manulela Mura, Alessio Pinna and Andrei in Foster foyer at UCLan Nanoscience, Nanotechnology & Nanomedicine View original post
On Friday 27th January 2012 the Charter Theatre in Preston have seen a magnificent performance in celebration of 2012 – Year of the dragon. Thanks to the Confucius Institute of the University of Central Lancashire the audience enjoyed more than 3 hours long performance of the famous Jilin Song and Dance Troupe (from Jilin province… Read More ›
Glossy, souvenir-type, brochure of our group is now available as print book in either hardcover or softcover and as a FREE ebook for the iPad. It describes the Computational Physics Group at the University of Central Lancashire in the period 2004-2011, and consists of 54 pages with colour photos and images printed on thick Premium Lustre Finish… Read More ›
On September 17th 2011 Marco, Manuela, Alessio and Andrei attend a symposium in the honour of Dick Bedeaux 70s birthday
On the Friday evening of 11 March 2011 Manuela Mura and Marco Pinna got a baby-boy, Alessio.