Postgraduate Ben Russell wins Franks Doctoral Prize from Institute of Physics

Ben Russell won the 2018 Franks Doctoral Thesis Prize from Institute of Physics. The Franks prize is jointly funded by the Nanoscale Physics and Technology (NPT) group of IOP and the National Physical Laboratory. The value of the prize is £500 and was established to encourage and recognise high quality research and scientific writing in the broad research fields of nanoscience and nanotechnology.

The award was for thesis work entitled Protein encapsulated gold nanoclusters for biological applications under the supervision of Dr Yu Chen. Graduating last summer Dr Russell is continuing his research in the Photophysics Group as a post-doctoral fellow.”

August 2018