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Alexey Lyulin in Lincoln

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Friday, March 17, 2017

On 15th and 17th of March 2017 Dr Alexey Lyulin from the Theory of Polymers and Soft Matter Group, Department of Applied Physics, Eindhoven University of Technology in The Netherlands has visited our group and gave a seminar. Dr Lyulin was a PhD supervisor of Dr Vorselaars. On 16th of March 2017 Alexey also gave… Read More ›

Dr Xiaohu Guo visits

Dr Xiaohu Guo from the Scientific Computing Department of STFC Daresbury Laboratory, UK, visits us on 13-14 March 2017.

Prof Giuseppe Battaglia visiting

Originally posted on Experimental Nanophysics & Nanotechnology Group:
Prof Giuseppe Battaglia from the University College London visited us on 1st of March 2017 and gave a fascinating seminar on nanoscopic carriers for drug delivery.

Dr Flor Siperstein visits

On the 22nd of February 2017 Dr Flor Siperstein from the University of Manchester has visited us and delivered a fascinating seminar on several collaboration stories between computer modellers and experimentalists interested in real life industrial applications.

Dr Robert Jack visits

Dr Robert Jack from Bath visits us and delivers a physics seminar on self-assembly in colloids with indentations.

Structured soft interfaces in Leiden

On 23 – 27 January 2017 Andrei Zvelindovsky was an invited participant of the discussion Lorentz workshop ‘Structured soft interfaces: caught between multi-scale simulation and application’ held at Lorentz International Center for scientific workshops in Leiden, the Netherlands. From the workshop aim description: The science of soft materials is slowly moving into the direction of predictive capability…. Read More ›

Towards 1st annual Charlotte Scott lecture in mathematics

Originally posted on Algebra in Lincoln:
Recall that the 1st annual Charlotte Scott lecture in mathematics will be given  by Professor Natasha Maurits (University of Groningen, Netherlands) on Monday 30 January at 6 pm in the Stephen Langton Lecture Theatre, Brayford Pool Campus, University of Lincoln. See the details and booking info at the link provided. ? Here…

Star Wars and Physics

Originally posted on Study Physics:
With a new Star wars episode airing this week, it is an opportunity to reflect on what we understand about the force in Star Wars and elsewhere… http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/fabien-paillusson/star-wars_b_13623256.html

Season’s greetings!

Originally posted on Maths & Physics News:
From the very heart of Lincolnshire we wish you all a very merry Christmas and a happy New Year 2017!

Elements of a Physics for the 21st Century

Originally posted on IOP Lincoln Centre:
an IOP public lecture by Professor Werner Hofer Newcastle University, Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK Wednesday 8 February 2017 at 6.30 pm Stephen Langton Building (former EMMTEC) Lecture Theatre, Brayford Pool Campus, University of Lincoln Given the experimental precision in condensed matter physics — positions are measured with errors of…

Lincoln’s Christmas market is here!

It is this time of the year where snow falls upon our blog page again to crystallise our proximity to the Christmas period. In parallel, since Thursday the 1st of December Lincoln is holding its impressive Christmas market. Let us be clear, it does not stay for very long but it is definitely intense!   Last year… Read More ›

ARCHER webinar

Matt Watkins visited Iain Bethune at the Edinburgh Parallel Computing Centre (EPCC, the administrators of the national supercomputer, ARCHER). We recorded a webinar tutorial focusing on the recent work that Matt and Sergey Chulkov have carried out on methods to calculate excited states of molecules and crystals in the CP2K code (funded by an eCSE… Read More ›

Increasing the Templating Effect on a Bulk Insulator Surface: From a Kinetically Trapped to a Thermodynamically More Stable Structure

Chiara Paris, Andrea Floris, Simon Aeschlimann, Markus Kittelmann,Felix Kling, Ralf Bechstein, Angelika Kühnle, and Lev Kantorovich J. Phys. Chem. C 120 (31), 17546. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.6b05402(2016). ABSTRACT: Molecular self-assembly, governed by the subtle balance between intermolecular and molecule−surface interactions, is generally associated with the thermodynamic ground state, while the competition between kinetics and thermodynamics during its… Read More ›

University Staff Awards

Originally posted on Maths & Physics News:
Today the University of Lincoln held its Annual Individual Merit and Team Achievement Awards ceremony. Several of our current or recent staff received these awards: Jacqueline Gray, Rachael Kuerten, Debra Brown and Matt Booth received Individual Merit Awards, while Martin Greenall and Marco Pinna received Teaching Excellence Awards.

1st Annual Edward Delaval Lecture in Physics

Originally posted on Maths & Physics News:
On the 16th of November 2016 Professor Tom McLeish FRS from Durham University, UK, delivered our 1st Annual Edward Delaval Lecture in Physics.  The lecture is named after Edward Delaval FRS, a ‘physics hero’ associated with the Doddington Hall near Lincoln.  Tom gave a fascinating talk about the English polymath…

Visit of Elena Patyukova

On Wednesday 16 November, Elena Patyukova, a Marie Curie fellow working on a joint project involving the universities of Aston and Lincoln, visited the School.  She discussed her work on the theory of hydrogen bonding in polymers with Martin Greenall and with Prof Tom McLeish of Durham University, one of the project mentors.

Visiting York

Matt Watkins visited the group of Keith McKenna, in the Department of Physics at University of York, and gave a snappily titled seminar “Using Scanning Probe Microscopes and Computational Spectroscopy to ‘see’ Polarons on TiO2 and reveal 3D Solvation Structures on CaF2“. Was York the previous most recently founded physics department in the UK?

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