17 March 2015

Materials Characterization. Date changed - new date will be announced shortly

Organised by:

Department of Materials University of Oxford

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A one day meeting devoted to recent developments in understanding and controlling bulk and surface properties of high performance materials.

Including lecture, reception & award of Beilby Medal to Professor Javier Perez-Ramirez, ETH Zurich for his work on Catalyst Innovation.

Relevant to: adhesion, adsorption & porosity, biosurfaces, catalysis, corrosion; with applications in biomaterials, carbon fibre & graphene systems, composites, polymers, energy storage and environmental protection.

The meeting will be of interest to scientists working in all fields of materials and materials chemistry, synthesis and modification whether in pure or applied research in industrial or academic environments. 

It will also be highly relevant to those working in product development, QA, standards and comparative or performance studies
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Venue and Contact

Oxford Brookes University

The Hume Rothery Lecture Theatre 
University of Oxford, Department of Materials
Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PH 


Department of Materials, Oxford University

Tel: +44 (0) 1865 273700

Email: surfaces@materials.ox.ac.uk


Delegate fees will be announced soon.

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Exhibition and Sponsorship

An exhibition will take place alongside the conference for companies and related organisations who may wish to exhibit. Please email conferences@soci.org for further information and prices. Spaces are limited and will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.