|Colloid Group Meetings|
Particles at Interfaces Royal Armouries, Leeds, 7-9 September 2016
The RSC/SCI Colloids Group is pleased to announce a meeting for both academia and industry colleagues to link the latest research on interfacially-active particles to current and future applications in the captivating and inspiring atmosphere of the Royal Armouries Museum in Leeds.
Adsorption and desorption of particles at liquid-liquid and liquid-gas interfaces have formed an expanding part of colloidal science and technology over the last 15 years. Their applications as emulsion and foam stabilisers are starting to find their way into various formulated products. This meeting will address several different aspects of this topic, including the synthesis of interfacially-active particles, the characterisation of their behaviour at interfaces, their use as Pickering emulsifiers and as building blocks for functional materials.
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25/01/2016 Opening of On-line Registration
31/05/2016 Presentation submission deadline
30/06/2016 Presenters notified
7-9 Sept 2016 Conference
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UK Colloids 2017 International Colloid and Surface Science Symposium, 10-12 July 2017, Manchester
This is the third colloid science conference in this series and will be held in Manchester from July 10th – 12th 2017. It is being jointly organized by the RSC Colloid and Interface Science Group and the SCI Colloid and Surface Science Group and will provide a perfect opportunity for UK and international researchers interested in colloid and interface science to meet, present and discuss issues related to current developments in this field.
Plenary and keynote speakers Plenary speakers are Professor Debora Berti (University of Florence and Centre for Colloid and Surface Science, Italy), Professor Vinny N Manoharan (Harvard University, USA) and Professor Paul Mulvaney (University of Melbourne, Australia). Professor Joseph Keddie (University of Surrey, UK) will be giving the Thomas Graham Lecture. The meeting has also attracted an impressive list of international keynote speakers, full details can be found on the website.
Call for papers Abstract submission opens early January 2017. Please visit the meeting website for full details of submission and registration.
Meeting themes include: • Wetting • Nanoparticles • Foams/Bubbles/Emulsions and microemulsions • Colloidal suspensions • Programmable self-assembly • Biocolloids and Biointerfaces • Charcterisation of Formulated Products • Colloidal Physics • Formulation Science and Engineering
Registration Deadline Registration opens early October 2016. The early bird deadline is in April 2017.
Social Events The conference dinner will be held at the world famous Old Trafford the home of Manchester United. The evening will start with a drinks reception in the fascinating museum. Other social events include a welcome and pre-registration event in the Power Hall of the Museum of Science and Industry. Where some of the machines will be running. There will also be poster sessions at Manchester Central with a chance to network with other delegates and the exhibitors.
We have selected Manchester Central as the venue for Colloids 2017. Manchester Central is an award-winning venue in the heart of one of Europe's most vibrant cities. Its vaulted arches and station clock have made Manchester Central an iconic city feature for over 130 years.
Manchester is the European City of Science 2016 – recognition of its unique scientific heritage and contribution to scientific discovery, innovation and industry. From Rutherford splitting the atom almost 100 years ago, to Alan Turing’s ground-breaking work with computers, to more modern world firsts such as the test-tube baby, bionic eye implant and the isolation of graphene – Manchester has a great science story to tell.
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Richard Greenwood | Birmingham University | Conference Chair
Peter Griffiths | Greenwich University | Conference Treasurer
Paul F Luckham | Imperial College
Shirin Alexander | Swansea University | Conference Exhibition and Sponsorship
Dwaipayan Chakrabarti | Birmingham University