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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…

CCP5 Annual General Meeting 2018

On 11 and 12 of September 2018 Andrei Zvelindovsky took part in CCP5 Annual General Meeting 2018 “Advances in Simulations and Theory of Soft Matter Systems. Facing the Challenges.” held in the University of Manchester, UK. Andrei delivered an invited talk “Block copolymers in confinements and under external fields”.  

IOP Public lecture in Lancaster

On Wednesday June 13th 2018 Dr. Fabien Paillusson gave a public lecture entitled “Does Mr Entropy need Phoenix Wright?” at the university of Lancaster. The event was organised by the Lancashire and Cambria branch of the Institute of Physics (IOP). The lecture aimed at discussing two competing interpretations of entropy and sparked interesting and challenging… Read More ›

IOP talk in Nottingham

Originally posted on Theory of Complex Matter:
On 14 November 2017  Fabien Paillusson gave a public talk “Does Mr Entropy need Pheonix Wright?” at Nottingham Physics Centre, which is hosted by the University of Nottingham and is a part of the Institute of Physics East Midlands Branch. That was the 3rd run of the talk,…

Invited seminar in Paris: “N!, indistinguishability and entropy”

Originally posted on Theory of Complex Matter:
On Wednesday 12 July 2017 Fabien Paillusson visited Laboratoire de Physique Théorique de la Matière Condensée, at Université Pierre et Marie Curie – Sorbonne Universités in Paris and gave a seminar entitled “N!, indistinguishability and entropy: the instructive case of polydisperse systems” Abstract The so-called Gibbs paradox is a paradigmatic…

IOP North East Branch Physics Public Lecture

‘Does Mr. Entropy need Phoenix Wright?’ Dr. Fabien Paillusson School of Mathematics and Physics, University of Lincoln Thursday, 15 June 2017 at 18.30 pm in Room A003, Ellison Building, University of Northumbria, Newcastle upon Tyne “I blame entropy”-New Yorker cartoon Entropy is one of the most fascinating concepts introduced in physics in the last two… Read More ›

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?

Molecular Machines

Originally posted on Danilo Roccatano:
In my recent public talk at the Gravity Fields Festival 2016 I have shown different  models of molecular machines,  I have added some of them to this blog with the details on their construction. The models have been generated using small script in awk language and represented using the program VMD…

CP2K: Summer School 2016

In the final talk of CP2K Summer School 2016 (23rd – 26th August 2016, King’s College London)”Multiscale modelling – mixed hamiltonians and external fields in CP2K” Matt Watkins introduced TDDFT methods from ARCHER HPC eCSE work.

Enigma of Entropy

Originally posted on Maths & Physics News:
Today Fabien Paillusson gave a fantastic public lecture on mystery behind the most enigmatic concept of modern physics – entropy.

Presentation in Coimbra on crystallization by Bart Vorselaars

Bart Vorselaars was invited to the Crystallize Annual COST meeting in Coimbra, Portugal (6-8th of April) and gave a presentation with the title “Nucleation from an aqueous solution and in a melt: inferring critical sizes and rates from simulation“.

RAMM2016 conference

Andrea Floris participated to the RAMM2016 conference for Recent Appointees in Materials Modelling, held in Queen Mary University London, the 23-24 March 2016. He gave a talk about  “Synthesis of self-assembled molecular nanostructures on metallic and insulating substrates” The meeting has been an excellent occasion to meet other Lecturers across UK, share experiences, science and ideas… Read More ›

Physics Public Lecture

Originally posted on Maths & Physics News:
‘Does Mr. Entropy need Phoenix Wright?’ Dr. Fabien Paillusson School of Mathematics and Physics, University of Lincoln Wednesday 27th April 2016 at 3.30 pm in  ENG207 Lecture Theatre  Engineering Hub, Brayford Pool Campus, University of Lincoln “I blame entropy”-New Yorker cartoon Entropy is one of the most fascinating…

Dr Andrea Floris and Dr Manuela Mura visited The University of Nottingham

Dr Andrea Floris and Dr Manuela Mura visited the School of Physics & Astronomy at The University of Nottingham. The visit was hosted by Prof Philip Moriarty. Dr Andrea Floris gave an invited seminar entitled “Surface functionalization and synthesis of self-assembled molecular nanostructures on metallic and insulating substrates”.

UK-Japan symposium on Atomic and Molecular manipulation

UK-Japan symposium on Atomic and Molecular manipulation, 15-16 December 2015, Nottingham, UK A talk by Matt Watkins on 15 December 2015: “Rapid and quantitative measurements of 3D force maps and the reconstruction of water density distributions over fluorite surfaces”

Seminar by Bart Vorselaars in Eindhoven, the Netherlands

On the 30th of November 2015 Bart Vorselaars gave a seminar for the Theory of Polymers and Soft Condensed Matter Group in the Department of Applied Physics,  Eindhoven, University of Technology in the Netherlands. The seminar was on Crystal nucleation and thermodynamics of molecular systems: rare events sampling and free energy methods.

Seminar in Sheffield

Originally posted on Maths & Physics News:
On Wednesday 21 October, Martin gave a talk at Sheffield University with the title “Controlling aggregate size and domain formation in amphiphile self-assembly”.

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