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Physics Seminar: Prof. Bart Hoogenboom

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Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Date: Wednesday 5th of December, 13:30. Location: INB3305 (Isaac Newton Building). ‘Polymer choreography in the nuclear pore complex’ by Bart Hoogenboom, Department of Physics & Astronomy, UCL, London, UK. Abstract: To regulate macromolecular transport into and out of the cell nucleus, the cell relies on giant macromolecular machines called nuclear pore compexes (NPCs). NPCs span… Read More ›

Successful CECAM grant bidding

Xiaohu Guo from Daresbury Laboratory, UK, Fabien Paillusson, Marco Pinna and Andrei Zvelindovsky from the University of Lincoln, UK and Ryoichi Yamamoto from the University of Kyoto in Japan have secured a grant from CECAM (Centre Européen de Calcul Atomique et Moléculaire) for organizing a CECAM Workshop “Emerging behaviour in active matter: computational challenges” in 2019.

Physics Seminar: Dr Keith McKenna

Date: Wednesday 7th of November 2018, 14:00. Location: DCB1105 (David Chiddick Building). ‘Structure and properties of extended defects in materials through first principles calculations and electron microscopy’ by Keith McKenna, Department of Physics, University of York, York, UK. Abstract: Semiconducting and insulating materials are ubiquitous in nature and find diverse applications in technology. Such materials are… Read More ›

Physics Seminar: Prof. Fernando Bresme FRSC

Date: Monday 5th of November 2018, 14:00. Location: INB3305 (Isaac Newton Building). ‘Active lubrication with ionic liquids’ by Fernando Bresme, Professor of Chemical Physics, Department of Chemistry, Imperial College London, London, UK. Abstract: Ionic liquids have been the subject of intense investigation in the last years. They feature high thermal stability and ionic conductivity, as… Read More ›

Physics Seminar: Prof Yulii Shikhmurzaev

Date: Friday 26th of October 2018, 14:00. Location: INB3102 (Isaac Newton Building). ‘Dynamics of interfaces in fluid-mechanical problems’ by Yulii Shikhmurzaev, School of Mathematics, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK.  

Physics Seminar: Prof. Dick Bedeaux

Date: Wednesday 31st of October 2018, 15:00. Location: INB3305 (Isaac Newton Building). ‘Size and shape effects on thermodynamic properties on nanoscale volumes of water’ by Dick Bedeaux, Porelab, Department of Chemistry, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway. Abstract: Small systems are known to deviate from the classical thermodynamic description, among other things due to… Read More ›

Physics Seminar: Prof. Andrew Archer

Date: Wednesday 10th of October 2018, 14:00. Location: INB3305 (Isaac Newton Building). ‘Quasicrystal formation in soft matter’ by Andrew J. Archer, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Loughborough University, Loughborough, UK. Abstract: In the early eighties quasicrystals (QCs) were first observed by Shechtman in metallic alloys, leading to the award to him of a Nobel prize in… Read More ›

Physics Seminar: Dr Halim Kusumaatmaja

Date: Wednesday 3rd of October 2018, 14:00. Location: INB3305 (Isaac Newton Building). ‘Modelling multicomponent fluid flows with the lattice Boltzmann method’ by Halim Kusumaatmaja, Department of Physics, Durham University, Durham, UK. Abstract: I will present a free energy lattice Boltzmann approach to simulate multicomponent fluid flows. The method is flexible, as it allows different number… Read More ›

CECAM workshop in Lincoln

There will be a CECAM workshop at the University of Lincoln (Isaac Newton Building), 25-27th of June 2018, on Nano-structured soft matter: a synergy of approaches to amphiphilic and block copolymer systems.  Andrei Zvelindovsky, Fabien Paillusson, Martin Greenall and Bart Vorselaars from the University of Lincoln and Xiaohu Guo from Daresbury Laboratory have successfully applied for… Read More ›

Inauguration ceremony

Originally posted on Maths & Physics News:
In an exciting ceremony on 1st of September 2016 at 3:30 pm our school was officially inaugurated by Professor Efim Zelmanov. The ceremony was a part of the first maths conference in Lincoln and on a such an occasion the conference participants were joined by the school staff…

Lincoln named in UK’s top 50 universities

Originally posted on Maths & Physics News:
The University of Lincoln has been named in the UK’s top 50 universities in the Complete University Guide 2017.The latest version of the national university league table is published online today (Monday 25th April 2016) at http://www.thecompleteuniversityguide.co.uk/ The main table of the Complete University Guide 2017 ranks 127…

Research bidding success for Elena Patyukova, Paul Topham and Martin Greenall

Together with Paul Topham, Reader in Polymer Chemistry at Aston University and Elena Patyukova, a PhD graduate of Moscow State University, Martin Greenall has secured an individual EU Marie S. Curie fellowship for Dr Patyukova to work on a combined experimental and theoretical project on hydrogen bonding in copolymer mixtures.

Nano-world in your hand

A wonderful structure produced with modern technology of 3D printing arrived today by post. The 3D print was produced in the group of Dr. C. Heath Turner, Associate Professor at the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, the University of Alabama, USA. The structure represents an approximatelly one hundred thousand times magnified nano-structure of block copolymers under electric field… Read More ›

2014 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 11,000 times in 2014. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 4 sold-out performances for that many… Read More ›

New physics department opens in the UK

Read IOP news story on our new affiliation.

International symposium on computational condensed matter – a success

On 7-9 September 2014 our group organized an International Symposium and Workshop “Computational condensed matter: advances and challenges“. The event took place in the sea-coast town of Whitehaven in western part of the Lake District National Park in UK. The event marked 10 years of our group. Coincidentally, it was the first scientific event  organized by… Read More ›

Roberta receives Springer Poster Prize

Roberta Dessi receives Springer Poster Prize at CompMat2014.

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