JSPS Alumni Association of the UK and Republic of Ireland

19 Oct 2017 Bandgap Engineering in OH-Functionalized Silicon Nanocrystals: Interplay between Surface Functionalization and Quantum Confinement


Authors: Bürkle M, Lozac’h M, McDonald C, Mariotti D, Matsubara K, Švrček V. Advanced Functional Materials 27 (2017) 1701898

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Posted by Professor Davide Mariotti, Ulster University

18 Oct 2017 Stable ultrathin surfactant-free surface-engineered silicon nanocrystal solar cells deposited at room temperature


Authors: Švrček V, McDonald C, Lozac’h M, Tayagaki T, Koganezawa T, Miyadera T, Mariotti D, Matsubara K. Energy Science and Engineering 5 (2017) 184

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Posted by Professor Davide Mariotti, Ulster University

07 Sep 2017 The World After Fukushima

3 days of screenings, Q+As, conferences and round-table discussions taking place at the University of Edinburgh on the nuclear disaster of 2011 and on the future of nuclear energy.

Please go to the following link for details of the full schedule:


Posted by Dr Fabien Arribert-Narce, University of Edinburgh 

06 Sep 2017 From Duty to Fashion: The Changing Role of the Kimono in the Twenty-First Century


Journal of Fashion Theory, Pages 1-32, Published online: 31 Aug 2017

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Article resulting from work supported by a JSPS Short Term Pre/Postdoctoral Fellowship

Posted by author Ms Julie Valk, University of Oxford