News and Highlights
ISEM IN THE NEWS 2018
12 July - Science fiction becomes science fact as researchers create liquid metal heartbeat: Discovery has potential applications in artificial muscles, soft robotics and microfluidic circuitry
12 June - UOW Physics Alum secures MacDiarmid Institute Personal Post-doctoral Fellowship: Steven (aka Frederick) Wells graduated with a BSc Advanced Physics Degree obtaining 1st class Honours and recently completed his PhD at ISEM/Physics working on ultra-fast MOI.
1 May - Material to help transition to clean hydrogen fuel: Compound used in sunscreen a catalyst for low-cost, high-performance water splitting.
9 April - Sodium-ion battery packs a punch: New battery materials provide pathway to mass-production of batteries based on cheap, abundant sodium.
1 Jan - Graduate’s research aims to revolutionise battery technology: PhD graduate discovers the long and winding road has many interesting detours and byways.