12 July 2019

Functional Surfaces: How Surfaces Control Our World

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SCI Materials Science Early Career Committee


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This event, follows on from the success of the group’s inaugural event held in 2017. It will consist of two keynote talks from leaders in the field of functional surfaces as well as talks from early career researchers. This event will be an opportunity for early career researchers to learn about all the fantastic research being done in the field as well as giving them a chance to network and develop professional skills in a relaxed atmosphere.

Short talk/poster abstract deadline – Friday 31 May 2019
(more details below)
12.45 Registration
13:00 Keynote Lecture: Molecules on surfaces:  from superfast computers to superclean cars 
Prof Sandrine Heutz, Imperial College London
14.00 4 x ECR talks
15.00 Refreshment break
15.20 4 x ECR talks
16.20 Keynote Lecture: Making smarter biological interfaces for sensing 
Prof Paula Mendes, University of Birmingham
17.20 Refreshment break
17.30 Poster ‘flash’ talks
18.30 Posters, prizes and light refreshments

Venue and Contact

14/15 Belgrave Square

Conference Team

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7598 1561

Email: conferences@soci.org

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Additional Info

Call for Abstracts for Short Talks

Early career researchers wishing to give a short talk (15 minutes including questions) are encouraged to submit an abstract with a maximum of 300 words to conferences@soci.org by Friday 14 June 2019 with "Materials Science Early Career Forum - short talk abstract" in the subject line.

Call for Poster Abstracts

Early career researchers wishing to present a poster should submit an abstract with a maximum of 300 words to conferences@soci.org by Friday 14 June 2019 with "Materials Science Early Career Forum - poster abstract" in the subject line. Selected poster presenters will be given the opportunity to give a flash presentation (flash poster talks a maximum of 5 minutes).

Organising Committee

  • Arutyun Arutyunyan, University of Oxford
  • Shereen Aboarkaba, Synthomer
  • Isidro Cobo-Cardenete, Henkel
  • Mark Isaacs, UCL
  • Christopher Parlett, University of Manchester 
  • Chris Stubbs, SCI / University of Warwick

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