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Philip was awarded the William Thomson, Lord Kelvin Medal and Prize 2019 by the Institute of Physics, for communication of physics. More information here.

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"All set for chemistry", Chemistry World June 2015, p46-49.
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P. Ball & J. E. Hallsworth, "Water structure and chaotropicity: their uses and abuses", Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 17, 8297-8305 (2015).
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