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Laura M Herz


Laura Herz

Prof Laura Herz

University of Oxford, Department of Physics
Clarendon Laboratory
Parks Road
Oxford OX3 1PU
United Kingdom

Email: laura.herz@physics.ox.ac.uk

 

Short Biography

currently Professor of Physics, Department of Physics, University of Oxford, UK
Fellow of University College Oxford
Co-Director of the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Plastic Electronic Materials
Oct 2008 – Sep 2010 Reader in Physics, Department of Physics, University of Oxford
Oct 2003 – Sep 2008 University Lecturer, Department of Physics, University of Oxford
Oct 2001 – Sep 2003 Research Fellow at St. John’s College, Cambridge, UK conducting research at the Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge
May 2002 (graduation) PhD in Physics at the Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge
Feb 1999 Diplom in Physics, First class (“sehr gut”) Rheinische-Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität, Bonn, Germany

 

Awards and Fellowships

Nevill Mott Medal and Prize, awarded by the Institute of Physics
Student-Led Teaching Award, Outstanding Graduate Supervisor, by the Oxford Student Union
Friedrich-Wilhelm-Bessel Award of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
Fellow of the Institute of Physics
EPSRC Advanced Research Fellowship (2006-2012)
Research Fellowship, St. John’s College, Cambridge, UK (2001-2003)
PhD Thesis Prize ("highly commended") from the Institute of Physics Quantum Electronics and Photonics Group
DAAD Undergraduate Exchange Scholarship