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3rd Generation PV in the Developing World Conference

Durham University will host a conference on 3rd Generation PV in the Developing World, 11th-13th May 2020.

Last modified: Thu, 05 Dec 2019 08:42:48 GMT

6th North East Energy Materials Meeting

The 6th North East Energy Materials meeting took place at Northumbria University on 19th November 2019. There were 47 attendees, with representatives from industry and the NECEM partner universities.

Last modified: Wed, 27 Nov 2019 12:20:10 GMT

6th NEEM Meeting

Northumbria University will be hosting the 6th North East Energy Materials (NEEM) Meeting on 19th November 2019 in conjunction with the ReNU CDT Week.

Last modified: Mon, 18 Nov 2019 15:32:45 GMT

NECEM Seminar: Architectural Design, Building Performance Simulation and Energy

Dr. Neveen Hamza from Newcastle University is an architect and a building scientist with an interest in building performance simulation and energy . She will present a NECEM seminar on 13th November 2-3pm at Newcastle University.

Last modified: Thu, 10 Oct 2019 09:58:17 BST

“Modelling of organic semiconductors for solar energy harvesting"

Dr. Roderick MacKenzie from the University of Nottingham will deliver a NECEM seminar on Wednesday 30th October at Durham University.

Last modified: Wed, 18 Sep 2019 14:34:15 BST

Energy Revolution Engagement Events at the Great North Museum

NECEM showcased our research on renewable energy in a joint project with the Great North Museum: Hancock in conjunction with the Dippy Exhibit over the summer of 2019.

Last modified: Thu, 24 Oct 2019 08:52:53 BST

“Magnetic Resonance Studies of Solid-State Ionic Conductors"

We are excited to welcome Dr Gillian R. Goward from McMaster University, who will deliver a NECEM seminar entitled “Magnetic Resonance Studies of Solid-State Ionic Conductors” on Tuesday 22nd October at 2-3 pm at Newcastle University.

Last modified: Mon, 14 Oct 2019 14:51:05 BST

NECEM Public Engagement Activities

As part of our ongoing series of engagement activities NECEM has commissioned a video showcasing how our research is addressing the urgent need for clean renewable energy.

Last modified: Tue, 01 Oct 2019 15:30:08 BST

NECEM Summer School 2019

Thank you to all the speakers and delegates who attended the NECEM Summer School on NMR and EPR Spectroscopy for Energy Materials.

Last modified: Thu, 05 Sep 2019 21:11:18 BST

NECEM Summer School: NMR and EPR Spectroscopy for Energy Materials

The 2nd NECEM Summer School focusing on NMR and EPR Spectroscopy for Energy Materials will take place on the 2nd to the 4th September 2019 at Newcastle University.

Last modified: Mon, 02 Sep 2019 09:17:57 BST

NECEM Photovoltaic Workshop

NECEM Photovoltaic Workshop on 2nd August 2019

Last modified: Sat, 03 Aug 2019 07:24:44 BST

NECEM International Conference on Energy Materials and Interfaces

On behalf of Dr Libby Gibson, the NECEM Management Committee we would like to say a massive thank you to everyone involved in the NECEM International Conference on Energy Material and Interfaces.

Last modified: Mon, 02 Sep 2019 17:03:53 BST

CONEXS Summer School: Analysis of X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy

The first CONEXS (COllaborative NEtwork for X-ray Spectroscopy)summer school will take from at Newcastle university from 10-12th September. It will focus upon analysis techniques for the near-edge structure of X-ray absorption spectra.

Last modified: Mon, 20 May 2019 15:45:51 BST

NECEM Energy Storage Workshop

NECEM will host an Energy Storage Workshop on 2nd August 2019 after the main NECEM conference.

Last modified: Wed, 12 Jun 2019 22:19:06 BST

NECEM Street Scientists at the Great North Museum

NECEM researchers ran an event on 29th May 2019 to showcase our research to children visiting the Great North Museum.

Last modified: Thu, 30 May 2019 15:32:15 BST

International Conference on Energy Materials and Interfaces

International Conference on Energy Materials and Interfaces

Last modified: Wed, 21 Aug 2019 14:57:20 BST

Centre for Doctoral Training in Renewable Energy

EPSRC has announced that £5.2 million has been awarded to Northumbria, Newcastle and Durham Universities to open a new national Centre for Doctoral Training in renewable energies.

Last modified: Tue, 12 Feb 2019 11:07:55 GMT

UK Energy Storage Conference (UKES 2019)

NECEM's Director Prof Ulrich Stimming will be a member of the Science Advisory Board for the UK Energy Storage Conference (UKES 2019), which will be held at Newcastle University from Tuesday, 3 September to Thursday, 5 September 2019.

Last modified: Mon, 13 May 2019 13:23:20 BST

“Transforming (photo)electrochemical activity using interfacial nano-layers”

Dr Matthew T. Mayer of Helmholtz Center Berlin for Materials and Energy will be presenting a NECEM seminar 14:00pm-15:00pm, Wednesday 10th July 2019 at Newcastle University.

Last modified: Mon, 03 Jun 2019 13:23:30 BST

Developing cheaper and more efficient solar power

NECEM researcher Dr Budhika Mendis of Durham University has helped to solve a puzzle that could lead to cheaper and more efficient solar power.

Last modified: Thu, 16 May 2019 15:37:41 BST

"Molecular Processes in Intercalation and Redox Flow Batteries"

The first seminar in the NECEM series was given by Professor Ulrich Stimming in February 2018 at Durham University

Last modified: Tue, 13 Mar 2018 19:52:23 GMT

1st Conference on Aerogel Inspired Materials

NECEM researcher Prof Lidija Siller is organising the 1st Conference on Aerogel Inspired Materials on 18th to 20th September 2019.

Last modified: Thu, 18 Apr 2019 14:14:05 BST

"Computational discovery of molecular materials"

Dr Kim Jelfs of Imperial College, London will be presenting a NECEM seminar 15:00pm-16:00pm, Wednesday 26th June 2019 at Newcastle University.

Last modified: Thu, 25 Apr 2019 11:34:02 BST

“Multiscale modelling aided materials design for energy conversion and storage”

Dr Qiong Cai from University of Surrey will be presenting a NECEM Seminar, 14:00pm-15:00pm, Wednesday 15th May 2019 at Newcastle University.

Last modified: Wed, 17 Apr 2019 15:37:44 BST

Can crude analysis alone determine prospects for energy materials?

NECEM management committee member Dr Neil Beattie from Northumbria University has published a popular article in Physics World.

Last modified: Mon, 25 Mar 2019 15:32:30 GMT

NECEM Summer School

  • Venue: Old Library Building, Newcastle University
  • Date: Mon, 02 Sep 2019 11:45:00 BST

The 2nd NECEM Summer School focusing on NMR and EPR Spectroscopy for Energy Materials will take place on the 2nd to the 4th September 2019 at Newcastle University

Last modified: Thu, 09 May 2019 09:14:33 BST

“Laser Annealing of Thin-film Photovoltaics”

Dr Elliot Woolley from Loughborough University will present a NECEM seminar 14:00pm-15:00pm, Thursday 11th April 2019 at Northumbria University.

Last modified: Mon, 25 Mar 2019 09:26:20 GMT

"Explaining Charge Mobility Regimes in Amorphous Materials"

Dr. Karin Zojer from Graz University of Technology will present a NECEM seminar on 8th April 15:00pm-16:00pm at Newcastle University.

Last modified: Mon, 18 Mar 2019 12:08:50 GMT

5th NEEM Meeting

The 5th North East Energy Materials (NEEM) Meeting took place at St James' Park in January 2019.

Last modified: Tue, 12 Feb 2019 15:46:56 GMT

"SHINing Light on Electrode Interfaces”

Prof Laurence J. Hardwick from University of Liverpool will present a NECEM seminar on 20th March 2019 14:00pm-15:00pm. The title of the seminar is "SHINing Light on Electrode Interfaces”.

Last modified: Mon, 18 Mar 2019 09:31:52 GMT

NECEM Flexi Fund Call for Proposals

We are delighted to announce NECEM’s call for proposals to its Flexi Fund.

Last modified: Mon, 21 Oct 2019 11:40:25 BST

“Linear and non-linear spectroscopy using quantum photons"

Prof. Eric R. Bittner from the University of Houston will present a NECEM seminar on 13th March 2019 14:00-15:00pm.

Last modified: Thu, 28 Feb 2019 09:19:21 GMT

"Integrated Spectral Conversion Materials for Luminescent Solar Devices"

Dr Rachel C. Evans from University of Cambridge will present a seminar at 14:00pm-15:00pm, 20th February 2019 at Newcastle University

Last modified: Thu, 24 Jan 2019 13:52:45 GMT

"Nanodiamond: A New Energy Material"

Prof Eiji Ōsawa, Professor Emeritus/NanoCarbon Research Institute, Ueda, Japan will present a seminar 13:00pm-14:00pm, 4th December 2018 at Newcastle University

Last modified: Wed, 28 Nov 2018 10:10:35 GMT

"Terahertz Spectroscopy of Organic Semiconductors"

Dr Natalie Banerji from University of Bern, Switzerland will present a seminar at 14:00pm-15:00pm, 14th December 2018 at Newcastle University

Last modified: Wed, 07 Nov 2018 08:37:21 GMT

"Interpretation of STM Results with the Help of Numerical Calculations"

Dr. Xavier Bouju from CEMES-CNRS, France will present a NECEM seminar on 21st November 2018 at Newcastle University

Last modified: Tue, 06 Nov 2018 15:36:29 GMT

"Routes to High Efficiency Solar Cells: Next Generation Photovoltaics"

The next NECEM seminar is to be given by Dr Ian Sellers from the University of Oklahoma at Northumbria University on Thursday 4th October

Last modified: Wed, 26 Sep 2018 10:42:50 BST

NECEM Summer School: "X-rays for Energy Materials"

The first NECEM summer school is taking place from the 5th to the 7th of September and will have the theme of the use of x-rays in energy material research

Last modified: Wed, 22 Aug 2018 12:31:50 BST

"Copper Complexes for Dye-sensitized Solar Cells"

Dr Marina Freitag from Uppsala University will be giving a seminar on Thursday 27th September at Newcastle University

Last modified: Tue, 25 Sep 2018 15:46:53 BST

Special NECEM Seminar

  • Venue: Room 1.46, Barbara Strang Teaching Centre, Newcastle University
  • Date: Mon, 18 Jun 2018 10:00:00 BST

Dr Ken Sakaushi, visiting from the Japanese National Institute of Materials Science (NIMS), is leading a special seminar on Monday 18th June

Last modified: Wed, 22 Aug 2018 12:32:22 BST

3rd NECEM Seminar

  • Venue: Lecture Theatre 1 (G.04), Bedson Building, Newcastle University
  • Date: Wed, 16 May 2018 15:00:00 BST

The third seminar in the NECEM series is to be given by Dr Guillame Zoppi at Newcastle University on Wednesday 16th May

Last modified: Fri, 11 May 2018 10:55:19 BST

“Structural energy storage composite supercapacitors”

The second seminar in the NECEM series was given by Dr. Natasha Shirshova in March 2018 at Northmbria University

Last modified: Fri, 13 Apr 2018 16:06:15 BST

2nd NECEM Seminar

  • Venue: Room 108, Ellison Building A-block, Northumbria University
  • Date: Wed, 21 Mar 2018 15:00:00 GMT

The second seminar in the NECEM series is to be given by Dr Natasha Shirshova at Northumbria University on Wednesday 21st March

Last modified: Fri, 11 May 2018 11:21:07 BST

"Nanocrystal Inks for Solar Paint"

The third seminar in the NECEM series is to be given by Dr Guillame Zoppi at Newcastle University on Wednesday 16th May

Last modified: Fri, 11 May 2018 11:01:26 BST

Pint of Science Festival

  • Venue: The Lonsdale Hotel, Lonsdale Terrace, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 3HQ
  • Date: Mon, 14 May 2018 18:30:00 BST

Dr Tom Penfold is giving a talk at The Lonsdale as part of the Pint of Science Festival

Last modified: Tue, 01 May 2018 17:08:17 BST

Official Launch of NECEM

The official launch event of NECEM took place on Friday 16th March 2018 at Newcastle University

Last modified: Fri, 13 Apr 2018 15:51:29 BST

1st NECEM Seminar

  • Venue: Lecture Theatre E005, Christopherson Building, Durham University
  • Date: Wed, 21 Feb 2018 13:00:00 GMT

The inaugural seminar in the NECEM series is to be given by Professor Ulrich Stimming at Durham University on Wednesday 21st February

Last modified: Wed, 14 Mar 2018 15:41:11 GMT

Faraday Institution Project

Professor Ulrich Stimming has been awarded a £1.5 million Faraday Institution project

Last modified: Tue, 13 Mar 2018 15:29:25 GMT

Combining Expertise

NECEM combines the expertise of Newcastle, Durham, and Northumbria University as well as that of local and international industrial partners

Last modified: Tue, 13 Mar 2018 15:29:04 GMT

Launch of NECEM Event

  • Venue: Research Beehive, Old Library Building, Newcastle University
  • Date: Fri, 16 Mar 2018 10:30:00 GMT

The official launch of NECEM is taking place at Newcastle University on Friday 16th March 2018

Last modified: Fri, 11 May 2018 19:05:27 BST

Welcome to NECEM

The EPSRC North East Centre for Energy Materials (NECEM) aims to sustainably address global challenges through combining expertise

Last modified: Tue, 13 Mar 2018 15:20:43 GMT