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Physics Seminar: Prof. Dick Bedeaux

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

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 ›

Science bites – After hours night at the manor

Originally posted on Study Physics:
On Wednesday 26th September Andrei Zvelindovsky gave a short talk titled “Newton’s mathematics revolution and modern physics” at the Gravity Fields Festival, the home place of Isaac Newton (Woolsthorpe Manor). Andrei showed how calculus is used to explain beautiful and enigmatic patterns in one of newest fields of physics – nano-physics. Newton is…

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 on Nano-structured Soft Matter

From June 25th to June 27th 2018 the School of Mathematics and Physics hosted a CECAM workshop “Nano-structured soft matter: a synergy of approaches to amphiphilic and block copolymer systems” bringing together experts in two research fields of soft matter physics: block co-polymers and lipid amphiphilic systems. The aim of the workshop was to facilitate… Read More ›

CP2K summer school 2018

Back from helping Iain Bethune run the CP2K summer school in at the national lab in  Daresbury. Also big help from Sanliang Ling and David Benoit. Over the summer solstice we could have seen the sun come up at dipolehenge made from bits of old synchrotron The school was, I think, a big success.

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 ›

Fiona’s graduation

On 24th of January 2018 Fiona Bissett had her graduation ceremony in Lincoln Cathedral. Fiona is our second graduate in the history of the school, and the first Master by Research. Her Master of Science by Research thesis “Computational study of the self-assembly of hypoxanthine in the gas-phase and on the Au(111) surface” was written under the… Read More ›

Physics Seminar: Dr Alan Goddard

Date: Wednesday 24th of January 2018, 13:00. Location: MB1020 (Minerva Building). ‘Cell Membranes in Biotechnology’ by Alan D. Goddard, School of Life & Health Sciences, Aston University, Birmingham, UK. Abstract: Biotechnology is currently used to produce an array of useful molecules.  However, many of these molecules are toxic to the cells that produce them.  A neglected… Read More ›

Lev Kantorovich visiting Lincoln

On 23-24 October 2017 Professor Lev Kantorovich from the King’s College London is visiting Dr Matthew Watkins and Dr Sergey Chulkov for a collaborative work on CP2K.

Multicomponent crystals. Copyright (c) Paolo Lucaioli

Scientific thinkers come together at pan-European Crystallize meeting

Scientific thinkers from around Europe will come together for the annual meeting of COST Crystallize. This year the crystallisation-focused meeting is taking place at the University of Lincoln in the UK. Crystallisation – the process of crystal formation via crystal nucleation and growth – is typically employed in chemical manufacturing as a purification step or… Read More ›

Conference on Crystallization in Lincoln

A conference on Crystallization will be held at the University of Lincoln on Monday 26th-Tuesday 27th of June 2017. It is the annual meeting of the Crystallize CM1402 EU COST Action involving scientists from 27 different countries. Invited speakers include: Chick Wilson (University of Bath, UK) Joop ter Horst (University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK) Jacco… Read More ›

Physics Seminar: Dr Andy Parnell

Date: Wednesday 14th of June 2017, 14:00. Location: MB1012 (Minerva Building). ‘Self-assembled structural colour in nature’ by A. J. Parnell, University of Sheffield. Abstract: The diversity and vividness of structural colour in the natural world has been known going back as far as William Hook in the 17th century; what has only relatively recently been… Read More ›

Physics Seminar: Prof Andrew Masters FRSC

Date: Wednesday 17th of May 2017, 14:00. Location: JBL0C05 (Joseph Bank Laboratories). ‘An old chestnut: can the virial expansion describe the vapour-liquid phase transition?’ by Prof Andrew Masters FRSC, School of Chemical Engineering & Analytical Science, University of Manchester. Abstract: The virial expansion seeks to represent a system property, such as the pressure, as a… Read More ›

Physics Seminar: Dr Anton Souslov

Date: Wednesday 24th of May 2017, 14:00. Location: DCB1111 (David Chiddick Building). ‘Chiral active metamaterials’ by Anton Souslov, Lorentz Institute for Theoretical Physics, Universiteit Leiden, The Netherlands. Abstract: Active liquids are composed of self-driven microbots that endow the liquid with a unique set of mechanical characteristics. We design metamaterials using polar active liquids, i.e., liquids… Read More ›

Physics Seminar: Dr Paddy Royall

Date: Wednesday 26th of April 2017, 14:00. Location: MB1010 (Minerva Building). ‘Fivefold Symmetry in Condensed Matter: Glass formation Competes with Crystallisation’ by C. P. Royall, School of Physics and School of Chemistry, University of Bristol. Abstract: That fivefold symmetry should play a crucial role in the non-equilibrium behaviour of condensed matter was proposed in the… Read More ›

Physics Seminar: Dr Adrian Baule

Date: Wednesday 5th of April 2017, 14:00. Location: MB1010 (Minerva Building). ‘Jamming of non-spherical particles’ by Adrian Baule, School of Mathematical Sciences, Queen Mary, University of London. Abstract: The question of how particle shape affects the dynamical and structural properties of particle aggregates is one of the outstanding problems in statistical mechanics with profound technological… Read More ›


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