11-12 February 2016 | Edinburgh
John Loveday

Doctor, School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Edinburgh

John Loveday graduated from the University of Bristol where he also took his PhD
in Physics. He moved to the University of Edinburgh in 1987 to carry out post-doctor-al work with Richard Nelmes, and was one of the founder members of the Paris–Edinburgh high-pressure neutron diffraction collaboration. He has specialised in techniques for high-pressure neutron scattering, and their application in studies of structures and transitions in planetary ices, hydrates, water and other simple molecular systems. In 2004, he was appointed a Reader in the School of Physics.