News - 2011

October 1st 2011

Andrew Rickards joins the group as a PhD student from the University of Oxford. Craig Bull and Frances Marshall join the group as project students.

September 1st 2011

A new NERC grant has started, aiming to reduce the uncertainty in the estimation of the indirect effect of aerosols on climate. “Aerosol-Cloud Interactions - A Directed Programme to Reduce Uncertainty in Forcing through a Targeted Laboratory and Modelling Programme” is part of a collaborative project lead by the University of Manchester and including the Universities of  Leeds, York, Leicester, Cambridge, Oxford, Hertfordshire, Exeter and Bristol. The Bristol component will be to reduce the uncertainty in predicting rates of droplet growth by condensation. Click here for more information.

March 14th 2011

Rachael receives a Silver Award at SET for Britain in the Houses of Parliament for her poster on condensation/evaporation of water on cloud droplets. Rachael came second in the competition for best science presented by an early-career research scientist working in the Physical Sciences (Chemistry division). The event was held at the Houses of Parliament on Monday 14th March. Rachael’s poster was entitled “Improving Our Understanding of Clouds and Climate: Measuring the Condensation Rate of Water at an Aqueous Droplet Surface”. Click here for more information.

March 2011

Kerry Knox's PhD thesis has been published by Springer in their new series of publications 'recognizing outstanding PhD research'. Click here for more information.

January 2011

Bernard Masson joins the group as a postgraduate student, working on aerosol cavity ringdown spectroscopy.

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