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Durham University

Durham Centre for Soft Matter


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9 January 2020: UK Fluids Network Early Career Researcher Event

Northumbria University, Newcastle

Join early-career researchers from across the UK fluids network for a day-long soft matter event at Northumbria University, Newcastle on 9th January 2020. As well as discussions, talks, and posters, a special workshop will be held on cover letter and CV writing. The event is free to attend, and travel bursaries may be available. Sign up using this link.

For more information, please contact Jack Panter (Durham), who is one of the organisers.


20 January 2020: Mini-symposium

Time and venue to be confirmed

Speakers: Prof. Wilson Poon (Edinburgh), Dr Suzie Protière (Sorbonne), Dr Matthieu Roché (Paris)

Organisers: Dr Halim Kusumaatmaja & Dr Margarita Staykova

Organised in connection with the Institute of Advanced Strudy's programme on Material Imagination.

Prof. Roel Dullens

12 February 2020: Lecture by Prof. Roel Dullens

2pm in CG60

Roel Dullens from the Department of Chemistry at the University of Oxford will deliver his Royal Society of Chemistry Corday-Morgan Prize Lecture. All are welcome. To speak with Roel suring his visit, please contact Mark Miller.

5–8 April 2020: ASCE International Conference

The American Society of Civil Engineers is holding an international conference in Durham, chaired by Prof. John Brigham (Durham Engineering Department). There will be a symposium on Soft Matter Mechanics, organised by Dr Pijush Ghosh (Indian Institute of Technology, Madras). The deadline for abstract submission has been extended to the end of November 2019.

Prof. Ignacio Pagonabarraga

6 May 2020: Seminar by Prof. Ignacio Pagonabarraga

Ignacio is Director of CECAM (Centre Européen de Calcul Atomique et Moléculaire), which is headquartered at EPFL, Lausanne (Switzerland). Details of the seminar will be posted here closer to the time.

19 – 30 July 2020: CCP5 Simulation Summer School

Save the date: The dates of the next summer school (hosted for the second year at Durham) have been fixed. Arrival is on the evening of Sunday 19 July 2020 and departure on the afternoon of Thursday 30 July.