JSPS Alumni Association of the UK and Republic of Ireland

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 

31 Aug 2017 Ultra-small CuO nanoparticles with tailored energy-band diagram synthesized by a hybrid plasma-liquid process


Authors: Velusamy T, Liguori A, Macias-Montero M, Padmanaban DB, Carolan D, Gherardi M, Colombo V, Maguire P, Švrček V, Mariotti D, Plasma Processes & Polymers 14 (2017) 1600224

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Posted by Professor Davide Mariotti, Ulster University

29 Aug 2017 Charge carrier localised in zero-dimensional (CH3NH3)3Bi2I9 clusters


Authors: Ni C, Hedley G, Julia Payne, Švrček V, McDonald C, Jagadamma L K, Edwards P, Martin R, Jain G, Carolan D, Mariotti D, Maguire P, Samuel I, Irvine J, Nature Communications 8 (2017) 170

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Posted by Professor Davide Mariotti, Ulster University