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Emily Hayward (née Holt)

Emily graduated with a BSc in Chemistry from Aberdeen University in 2011. Her final year project was looking at electron transfer through dye sensitised solar cells. Between the third and fourth year of her degree Emily undertook a year placement with Shell working in the laboratory on a gas plant. In her spare time Emily enjoys sports, especially rowing and skiing, and making jewellery.

  • Investigating fouling & cleaning during the filtration of gum Arabic to save water and reduce energy with Professor Chick Wilson, Dr Michael Bird & Dr Darrell Patterson; Partners: Kerry Ingredients and RWTH Aachen University — PhD project
  • Metal nanoparticles supported on cellulose films with Dr Janet Scott & Dr Laura Torrente Murciano — 2nd MRes project
  • Encapsulation of metal nanoparticles in silica nanospheres with Dr Laura Torrente Murciano, Professor Christopher Frost & Dr Matthew Jones — 1st MRes project