Monthly Archives: August 2010

Deputy PM opens Sheffield Solar Farm

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has officially opened a major solar farm on the roof of a University of Sheffield building, as part of a £120,000 investment hoped to help lead the way in photovoltaic research and boost our knowledge of renewable energy. The Liberal Democrat leader was given a tour of Sheffield Solar Farm, […]

Posted on Thursday, August 26th, 2010 in News.

Solutions for synthesis at Sheffield

The University of Sheffield has announced a new initiative in knowledge transfer, connecting industry with the Department of Chemistry’s experts in organic chemical synthesis. S3: Sheffield Synthesis Solutions is a consortium of four academics, with extensive expertise in the development and application of new synthetic methods. Professor Richard Jackson, Professor Iain Coldham, Professor Joe Harrity […]

Posted on Thursday, August 12th, 2010 in News.

Plastic photovoltaics and the Material World

Prof David Lidzey of Sheffield’s Department of Physics and Astronomy is to participate in BBC Radio 4’s Material World on Thursday August 12 at 4:30pm. He will talk about the work of the Electronic and Photonic Molecular Materials (EPMM) research group in the area of polymer-based photovoltaic devices. Material World is Radio 4’s weekly dissection […]

Posted on Monday, August 9th, 2010 in News.