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CP2K summer school 2018

Friday, June 22, 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 ›

Physics Seminar: Dr Mike Evans

Date: Wednesday 22nd of March 2017, 14:00. Location: MB1019 (Minerva Building). ‘The simplest model of a complex fluid’ by R.M.L. Evans, School of Mathematics, University of Leeds. Abstract: Originally invented to describe magnetic materials, the classical XY model has the simplest interactions imaginable. Surprisingly, when subjected to counter-rotating boundaries, it exhibits the non-Newtonian flow regimes… Read More ›

Physics Seminar: Dr Flor Siperstein

Date: Wednesday 22nd of February 2017, 14:00. Location: MB1010 (Minerva Building). ‘Using molecular simulations to understand disordered porous materials’ by Flor R. Siperstein, Chemical Engineering, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK. Abstract: The properties of disordered porous materials are difficult to predict. Typical characterisation tools provide limited information about the materials, and often they require some… Read More ›

Physics Seminar: Dr Alexey Lyulin

Date: Wednesday 15th of March 2017, 14:00. Location: JBL0C05 (Joseph Banks Laboratories). ‘Coarse-grained molecular dynamics simulations of structure and mechanics of filled elastomers’ by Alexey V. Lyulin, Theory of Polymers and Soft Matter, Department of Applied Physics, Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, The Netherlands. Abstract: Polymer nanocomposites are materials with an abundant of industrial applications…. Read More ›

Physics Seminar: Prof Giuseppe Battaglia

Date: Wednesday 1st of March 2017, 14:00. Location: MB1010 (Minerva Building). ‘Bionic nanoscopic carriers for precision drug delivery’ by Prof Giuseppe Battaglia, Department of Chemistry and Department of Chemical Engineering, University College London, London, UK. Abstract: Getting across biological barriers and deliver therapeutic cargo to the right site is indeed a very challenging task that… Read More ›

Joshua Berryman visiting

Dr Joshua Berryman from the Physics and Materials Science Research Unit of the University of Luxembourg visited us on 18 January 2017. He gave a seminar on ‘The early crystal nucleation process in hard spheres shows synchronised ordering and densification’. It attracted another visitor, Dr Richard Graham from the University of Nottingham, who is also… Read More ›


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