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Trinity Chemistry Professor Wins Prestigious Research Award

Developing custom apparatus to determine battery electrolyte sweet spots

Trinity Chemistry Professor Wins Prestigious Research Award 2-4-23

Susan Perkin, a professor of physical chemistry and fellow of Trinity College at Oxford University, has won the 2023 Blavatnik Award for Young Scientists in the United Kingdom. The award, whose winners receive 100,000 pounds in unrestricted funds, is designed to promote the efforts of the fresh faces in academia within the “Life Sciences, Physical Sciences & Engineering, and Chemistry.” Perkin’s research, which falls into the lattermost category, concerns the study of ionic fluids—that is electrolytes.

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