Fabienne wins award in STEM for Britain poster competition!

Congratulations this week go to Fabienne, a PhD student in the group, who won an award in the STEM for Britain poster competition hosted at the House of Commons in Westminster. The prestigious…


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Paper accepted | Journal of Physical Chemistry B

Insights into the Emerging Networks of Voids in Simulated Supercooled Water   Another outcome of our collaboration with the group of Dr. Ali Hassanali (ICTP Trieste, IT)! This time, we have been…


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Science Gala 2020

Last week the group returned to the evening extravaganza that is the annual Science Gala, hoping to amaze and inspire the next generation of scientists (while gaining the approval of their…


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Paper accepted | Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics

Atomistic simulations of thermal conductivity in GeTe nanowires   Yet another exploit for the machine learning-based interatomic potential we have developed in 2012 for the phase change…


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Paper accepted | Molecular Systems Design & Engineering

Less may be more: an informed reflection on molecular descriptors for drug design and discovery From great power… This is the very first paper from the SossoGroup! Harry, Steven and Trent…


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PhD Studentship now available! It’s all in the Structure: Transforming drug design by bringing together molecular simulations and machine learning

A PhD Studentship (to start in October 2020) is now available via the HETSYS Centre for Doctoral Training at Warwick Uni. Jointly supervised by myself and Dr. Anders Broo (AstraZeneca plt.), the…


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Paper Published | MRS Bulletin

Harnessing Machine Learning Potentials to Understand the Functional Properties of Phase-Change Materials Taking stock and looking ahead At the very beginning of my PhD (2009, I believe?!) I…


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Paper accepted | Nature Methods

Promoting transparency and reproducibility in enhanced molecular simulations That’s one small step… Alright, hold your horses. My contribution to this ginormous (the words you learn…


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CMS 2019 – What a blast!

Eventually, it happened! The 6th Computational Molecular Science (a.k.a. CMS) took place just a week ago here at Warwick Uni, featuring five sessions from biomolecular simulations to machine…


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PhD Studentship now available! A Game of Order Parameters – Calculating the Uncertainty of Crystal Nucleation Rates

A PhD Studentship (to start in October 2019) is now available via the HETSYS Centre for Doctoral Training at Warwick Uni. Jointly supervised by myself and Dr. David Quigley (Warwick Physics), the…


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Paper accepted | PNAS

Ice is Born in Low-mobility Regions of Supercooled Liquid Water Dynamics matters! I really am quite proud of this work. It all started - it's a long story, you have time... - somewhere in…


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Science Gala 2019

An evening extravaganza... This event is just great - kids (and parents!) all over the place, having a good go at everything thrown at them - from non-Newtonian fluids to diamond. Obviously, I…


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Xmas Lecture 2018

Take a closer look... Oh wow! In all fairness, I did not realise - earlier in September... - that this public lecture would have been atteneded by about 1000 souls. What I did know is that…


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Paper accepted | The Journal of Chemical Physics

High and Low Density Patches in Simulated Liquid Water It's all in the void! Time ago we looked at density fluctuations in liquid water, particularly the formation of…


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Group’s getting bigger!

Getting ready for a rather busy 2019... The more the merrier! Despite the not exactly sunny day (we did what we could!), spirits are high indeed. Following a few recent additions, the Group can…


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Paper accepted | Faraday Discussions

Priming Effects in the Crystallization of the Phase Change Compound GeTe from Atomistic Simulations Yet another piece of the puzzle... My first paper about the crystallization of GeTe dates back…


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CMS 2019 – It’s here!!!

It's here!!! Gabriele and Reinhard have been organising the (6th!) Computational Molecular Science (CMS for friends) 2019. This scientific meeting will be held in campus (i.e., at the University of…


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Paper accepted | Chemical Science

Unravelling the Origins of Ice Nucleation on Organic Crystals Bringing together experiments and simulations to understand the formation of ice I am really quite proud of this paper. For one thing, it…


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Faces of HPC

It feels good to be a part of something. It feels even better when said something is called "Faces of HPC" - that is, an EPCC initiative to celebrate diversity in the High Performance Computing…


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Paper accepted | The Journal of Chemical Physics

Heterogeneous seeded molecular dynamics as a tool to probe the ice nucleating ability of crystalline surfaces Extending the scope of a quite successful enhanced sampling(-ish...) technique to…


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PhD Studentship on Machine Learning for Materials Science now available! Make your Move!

A fully funded (4-year) PhD Studentship on Machine Learning for Materials Science is now available at SossoGroup, led jointly with James Kermode (Warwick Engineering). The (non-negotiable!) starting…


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Artificial Intelligence in Medicines Discovery Workshop

Gabriele has been invited to take part in a genuinely exciting workshop titled "Artificial Intelligence in Medicines Discovery Workshop" held at the Alderley Park Conference Centre (nice spot...) on…


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Workshop: Impact of International Research Software Collaboration

Research, particularly research which relies on software, thrives on collaboration. This event, which will take place in Manchester at the Museum of Science and Industry on April 24th, will bring…


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Pint of Science 2018

Pint of Science is a non-profit organisation that brings some of the most brilliant scientists (hey, their words...) to your local pub to discuss their latest research and findings with you. You…


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Paper accepted | Molecular Simulation

Understanding the thermal properties of amorphous solids using machine-learning-based interatomic potentials There is much to be done in the field of disordered systems, and machine learning has to…


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WICS Conference 2018

WICS is a conference (organised and run by Warwick ChemSoc) aimed at encouraging sixth formers to explore the sciences. The event ultimately aims to help students decide whether further study in a…


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Warwick Science Gala 2018

The Science Gala will be an evening extravaganza highlighting inspiring careers and exciting science. Students, teachers, friends, family, everyone is welcome and will find something of interest,…


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Paper accepted | Nature Communication

Pre-critical fluctuations and what they disclose about heterogeneous crystal nucleation A computational journey into the earliest stages of crystal nucleation and growth... One of the central…


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Paper accepted | The Journal of Chemical Physics

Truncated non-bonded potentials can yield unphysical behavior in molecular dynamics simulations of interfaces (A Tricky issue with...) Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Interfaces This work is about…


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Join DImEnsION @ Warwick – PhD Studentships and PostDoctoral Fellowships available

We are currently looking for outstanding candidates to join DImEnsION @ Warwick. A number of opportunities are available in terms of both: PhD Studentships PostDoctoral Fellowships Have a look at…


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Fancy a dinner?

On September 28th, Gabriele will head to The Old Smoke (London, that is...), to be precise to the Royal Geographical Society. The occasion? Why, that's where the winners of  The Best Use of ARCHER…


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… and off they go!

As of September 2017, the Sosso Group - DImEnsION at Warwick comes to life! Headquartered in the rather sleek G Block of the Department of Chemistry** DImEnsION at Warwick aims at furthering our…


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