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.
Today, Fiona Bissett successfully passed her viva (subject to minor corrections) for the degree of Master of Science by Research with the thesis “Computational study of the self-assembly of hypoxanthine in the gas-phase and on the Au(111) surface” written under the supervision of Dr Manuela Mura. Fiona is our first MSc by Research student in… Read More ›
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 ›
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.
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 ›
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 ›
On the 17th of May 2017 Prof Andrew Masters from the University of Manchester visited our School and delivered a seminar on the virial expansion.
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 ›
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 ›
On the 26th of April 2017 Dr Paddy Royall from the University of Bristol visited our School and delivered a seminar on five-fold symmetry in condensed matter.
On 5th of April 2017 Dr Adrian Baule from School of Mathematical Sciences, Queen Mary, University of London, visited our group and delivered a seminar.
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 ›
On 22nd of March 2017 Dr Mike Evans from Leeds visited our group and delivered a seminar.
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 ›