On the 5th of December 2018 Prof. Bart Hoogenboom from the Department of Physics & Astronomy, UCL, London, has visited our Centre and gave a seminar.
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 ›
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 ›
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 ›
On the 10th of October 2018 Prof. Andrew Archer from the Department of Mathematical Sciences, Loughborough University, has visited our Centre and gave a seminar.
On the 3rd of October 2018 Dr Halim Kusumaatmaja from the Department of Physics, University of Durham, has visited our Centre and gave a seminar.
On 26 October 2018 Professor Yulii D Shikhmurzaev from the School of Mathematics at the University of Birmingham has visited our Centre and gave a seminar.
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.
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 ›
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 ›
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 ›
This week’s seminar will be jointly given by Dmitry Nerukh, Aston University and Gennady Chuev, visiting from the Institute of Theoretical and Experimental Biophysics, Russian Academy of Sciences, Pushchino, Russia. It will be in INB 3305 at 1pm on Wednesday Jan 31st. Dmitry will talk about ‘ Hybrid Molecular Dynamics – Hydrodynamics Modelling of Liquid Solutions: Whole… Read More ›
On the 24th of January 2018 Dr Alan Goddard from Aston University visited our School to discuss future collaborations and to deliver a seminar on cell membranes in biotechnology. The talk was well attended, by members of the School of Maths & Physics and the School of Life Sciences.
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 ›
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Date: Tuesday 5th of December 2017, 14:00. Location: MB2304 (Minerva Building). ‘Advanced methods of molecular dynamics simulations’ by Dr Stefano Leoni, Cardiff University. Biography: Dr Stefano Leoni is a Reader in Computational Chemistry, School of Chemistry, Cardiff University. His research focuses on structural and electronic phase transitions, chemical reactions, formation mechanisms,…
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.
On the 14th of June 2017 Dr Andy Parnell from the University of Sheffield visited our School and delivered a fascinating seminar on structural colours.