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The Status of Mini-Grids: Are they the 'next' big thing, or an un-economic diversion? May 10, 2017 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM Maxwell Centre, Rayleigh Seminar Room,
Thinking of becoming an Entrepreneur Mar 16, 2017 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM Rayleigh Seminar Room, Maxwell Centre,
What questions will you be asked?
Networking for Nerds Mar 06, 2017 from 05:00 PM to 06:30 PM Small Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory,
How to land your dream job in science
Greening up the Cavendish and the University Feb 09, 2017 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM
The Maxwell centre as a test case
Fifth Winton Symposium on Solar Energies Nov 03, 2016 from 09:30 AM to 05:00 PM Cavendish Laboratory,
France’s Nuclear Energy Transition: Turning Points in National Policy and Innovation Oct 13, 2016 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM
Understanding the Paris Climate Summit (COP21) Nov 16, 2015 from 02:00 PM to 06:00 PM MR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences,
Piezoelectric nanogenerators: Power solutions for autonomous devices May 14, 2015 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM TCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory,
A discussion on harvesting energy from ambient sources as a solution for small-power applications
Patents in theory and in practice Apr 16, 2015 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM TCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory,
An introduction to patents followed by a debate as to whether patents help or hinder innovation
A remarkable set of contemplations Mar 12, 2015 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM TCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory,
Beyond the pit latrine - developing new tools for organic waste management in the global south Feb 12, 2015 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM TCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory,
An ideal limit for the performance of large wind farms Jan 22, 2015 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM TCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory,
3rd Winton Symposium Sep 29, 2014 from 09:30 AM to 05:00 PM
Winton Symposium on Global Challenges for Science and Technology
Meeting the challenges of cancer through nanotechnology Sep 01, 2014 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM TCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory,
The amazing recent years in Solar Cells
. What’s next? Jun 30, 2014 from 02:30 PM to 03:30 PM Small Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory,
Energy vs materials availability. Equivalent or different? Jun 23, 2014 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM TCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory,
A discussion led by Professor David Cahen from the Weizmann Institute of Science
Current Issues in Energy Policy May 12, 2014 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM TCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory,
Discussion led by Dr Chi-Kong Chyong, Research Associate, Judge Business School and Director of Energy Policy Forum
Symposium on Photocatalysis Apr 30, 2014 from 03:00 PM to 05:00 PM Wolfson Lecture Theatre, Chemistry,
2014 Lewis Lectures by Kazunari Domen Apr 29, 2014 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM Wolfson Lecture Theatre, Chemistry,
The future of Artificial Photosynthesis - academic curiosity or real-world application? Mar 31, 2014 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM TCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory,
A discussion led by Dr Erwin Reisner from the Department of Chemistry
Electric buses - can they really compete on the front line? Mar 17, 2014 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM TCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory,
Discussion led by John Miles, Professor in Transitional Energy Strategies, Department of Engineering
Quantum effects in biology and organic materials: photosynthesis, solar cells and nanomachines Mar 06, 2014 from 07:00 PM to 08:30 PM Lloyd Room, Christ's College,
Talk by Winton Advanced Research Fellow, Alex Chin
Running Combustion Backwards: Fuels from Sunlight, From First Principles Feb 11, 2014 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM Pfizer Lecture Theatre,
Professor Emily Carter to present Linnett Lecture
Business-oriented Solutions for Resource Recovery and Reuse at Scale in Developing Countries Jan 27, 2014 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM TCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory,
Luca Di Mario of Centre for Sustainable Development to host Winton teatime discussion
Open-ended inorganic nanotubes: band-gap and bands-engineering of a photo-catalyst Dec 16, 2013 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM TCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory,
Winton teatime discussion on Photocatalysis for converting sunlight into industrially viable forms of energy or fuels
Jugaad Innovation: A Frugal, Flexible and Inclusive Way to Grow Dec 02, 2013 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM TCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory,
Winton teatime discussion on Jugaad Innovation: A Frugal, Flexible and Inclusive Way to Grow
Sustainable Energy - from Academia to Whitehall Oct 21, 2013 from 06:00 PM to 07:00 PM Robinson College,
Talk by Professor David MacKay on Sustainable Energy
Using sunlight-activated photo-catalysts to disinfect water Sep 09, 2013 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM TCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory,
Low cost water disinfectant solution
Energy efficient magnetic cooling technology Jul 15, 2013 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM TCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory,
Creating Impact From Research Jun 17, 2013 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM TCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory,

Winton Annual Report 2016

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Technology for Development Sandpit

Jan 15, 2018

Maxwell Centre

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Akshay Rao wins 2017 IOP Henry Moseley Award and Prize

Jul 05, 2017

Award for groundbreaking studies in the electronic properties of organic semiconductors, particularly the roles of electron spin in the operation of solar cells

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