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Durham Centre for Soft Matter


Soft Matter Events 2014-15



3rd December 2014

Mini Symposium: Particles at Interfaces

Organiser: Prof. Colin Bain, Department of Chemistry

17-18th December 2014

British Society of Rheology's Midwinter Meeting:Active and complex Fuids

Lindisfarne Centre, St Aidan's College, Durham University

Keynote Speakers

  • Professor Raymond Goldstein, University of Cambridge
  • Professor Ramin Golestanian, University of Oxford
  • Dr Ignacio Pagonabarraga, University of Barcelona

Invited Speakers

  • Dr Rhoda Hawkins, University of Sheffield
  • Dr Alexander Morozov, University of Edinburgh

Organisers – Prof. Susanne Fielding, Department of Physics

26th February 2015

DCSM Liquid Crystal Discussion Meeting

Details: 13.00-16.00, Thursday, 26th February in the Holdsworth Room, St Mary’s College. 

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Speakers include:

‘Looking through the liquid crystal ball - new ideas and approaches’ Prof. Helen Gleeson (Manchester) and Prof. Cliff Jones (Manchester)

‘Modelling the free energy landscape of a planar bistable device’ Dr Halim Kusumaatmaja (Durham University

‘Complex Rheology of Nematogenic Fluid: Connection to Elastic Turbulence’ Dr Buddho Chakrabarti (Durham University)

9th June 2015

Soft Matter – one day RSC symposium

Organisers – Prof. Tom McLeish, Department of Physics and Lian Hutchings, Department of Chemistry 

September 2015

Electrochemistry 2015

Organiser - Dr Ritu Kataky, Department of Chemistry

December 2015

Macrocyclic meeting 

Organiser - Prof. John Steed, Department of Chemistry

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