ESR Dario Campisi on 25th June took part in a web seminar (webinar) organized by American Vacuum Society and University of Central Florida Chapter (https://www.ucf.avs.org/astrochem-lecture.html). In this web-talk, Dario explains the role of PAHs asContinue reading
Experiments meet theoretical calculations
Recently we (Dario and Rijutha) published our first paper together that combines theoretical quantum chemistry with experimental surface science. It is titled ‘SUPERHYDROGENATION OF PENTACENE: the reactivity of zig-zag edges’. This study is a collaborationContinue reading
Secondment Diaries – Georgios at Münster
Georgios Pantazidis is currently on a secondment to the University of Münster where he is being hosted by Lorenzo Madii Fabiani. Georgios will continue working there for another month and will in turn host LorenzoContinue reading
My Secondment to Hiden Analytical
One of the industrial partners within EUROPAH is Hiden Analytical, a company with a more than 35-year long history of design, development and manufacture of quadrupole mass spectrometers for advanced research applications and specialist processContinue reading
New day, new lab
secondment /səˈkɒndm(ə)nt/ Noun BRITISH noun: secondment; plural noun: secondments the temporary transfer of an official or worker to another position or employment. ——————————————————————————————————————– In a month, I will be going to Nijmegen for a monthContinue reading
Physics and Fun in the Alps
Les Houches is famous as a skiing resort to most of the world but to physicists and aspiring physicists it is famous for being home to the Les Houches School of Physics.
What is HPC and why do we need it?
Let me introduce you to a good friend of many computational scientists from all over the world – the High-Performance Computing (HPC) system or simply supercomputer. It is not picky, but you have to explainContinue reading
Why is there a social scientist in EUROPAH?
I am the only ESR of the Europah network doing her PhD in social science. The question that usually comes next is “Why on Earth (and, incidentally, in space) would you need a socialContinue reading
Our first public engagement event together
It is not often that the ESRs are all together in the same country, let alone the same city, so we decided to take advantage of this at the Heriot-Watt University Open Day that tookContinue reading
It was an unusually hot summer in Denmark this year but as usual I was struggling with my equipment in the lab all through summer. I use a scanning tunneling microscope to ‘image’ molecules onContinue reading