Rosie graduated from Oxford University with an MChem in Chemistry in 2011 before starting her PhD in October 2011. Rosie’s PhD is funded as a part of the EPSRC Doctoral Training Centre in Hydrogen, Fuel Cells and their applications. Rosie is working in the Chemistry department developing lithium amide materials for hydrogen storage applications.
Investigation into the solid state structure of LiCl doped LiNH2, and the factors affecting its application for hydrogen storage. - Presented at the MEGS annual conference 2012
Underground Hydrogen Storage in Salt Caverns. -Presented at 7th International Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Conference (NEC)
Supervisors: Paul Anderson, Aman Dhir
The lithium amide system has been widely studied as a promising hydrogen storage system, with improvements seen by the introduction of halide doping. Structural investigation using X-ray diffraction is being undertaken, with the intention of probing the mechanism of improvements in hydrogen storage properties.
Rosie has an interest in public engagement and is a STEM Net ambassador and trained as an Imagineering volunteer.
7th International Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Conference (NEC)
MEGS Christmas conference 2011
MEGS annual conference 2012
Sustainability Live 2012
Outside of her research, Rosie competes as a fencer for the university and at a national level, in addition to competing in triathlons.
Oxygen-Tolerant [NiFe]-Hydrogenases: The Individual and Collective Importance of Supernumerary Cysteines at the Proximal Fe-S Cluster, Michael J. Lukey, Maxie M. Roessler, Alison Parkin, Rhiannon M. Evans, Rosalind A. Davies, Oliver Lenz, Baerbel Friedrich, Frank Sargent, and Fraser A. Armstrong, JACS, 2011, 133, 16881-16892
How Salmonella oxidises H2 under aerobic conditions, Alison Parkin, Lisa Bowman, Maxie M. Roessler, Rosalind A. Davies, Tracy Palmer, Fraser A. Armstrong, Frank Sargent, FEBS letters, 2011
EPR Spectroscopic Studies of the Fe-S clusters in the O2-tolerant [NiFe]-Hydrogenase Hyd-1 from Escherichia coli¬ and characterisation of the unique [4Fe-3S] cluster by HYSCORE, Maxie M. Roessler, Rhiannon M. Evans, Rosalind A. Davies, Jeﬀrey Harmer, and Fraser A. Armstrong, JACS, 2012