Professor Lewys Jones awarded prestigious Royal Society-SFI University Research Fellowship
15 July 2019
School of Physics Professor Lewys Jones awarded €722,939 for his project Retrofitting small-scale, high-impact, modular innovations for next-generation transmission electron microscopy (RetroTEM)
Dr Jones will work to develop more sophisticated and refined elements for transmission electron microscopes, thereby improving such applications as chemical fingerprinting sensitivity and imaging performance and resolution. Taken collectively, these innovations will enable the next generation of characterisation and materials science discoveries.
These awards, which are funded by Science Foundation Ireland, are aimed at outstanding early career researchers, providing them with an opportunity to build an independent research career and become future leaders in their fields. Applicants can apply for up to five years’ research funding at an eligible institution in Ireland, with the possibility to apply for competitive renewal for an additional three years.