The University of Bergen professor in African archaeolgoy, Christopher Henshilwood, was awarded a Europen Research Council Advanced Grant in 2009.
Professor Martin Trethewey, the Arthur L. Glenn Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Penn State University, has been appointed to the WUN Academic Advisory Group (AAG).
Professor Trethewey will take over the role of developing the WUN program at PSU and represent the university on the AAG. He takes over the role from Peter Schiffer, who was former Chair of the AAG and is moving on from Penn State.
Scientists working on the next generation of faster, smaller and more complex electronic devices are meeting at the University of Sydney for the 4th Worldwide Universities Network International Spintronics Conference.
The three-day event brings together world experts in the frontier science of spintronics - a new technology that is expected to replace the conventional digital logic used in IT systems.