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The SCI Colloid & Surface Chemistry Group and RSC Colloid & Interface Science Group are delighted to announce that Dr Valeria Garbin of Imperial College London is the 2018 recipient of the McBain Medal. Dr Garbin’s research programme focuses on fundamental aspects of microscale transport phenomena in soft and biological matter. Her team has performed the first measurement of steric interactions between nanoparticles at fluid interfaces, discovered new mechanisms of the removal of nanoparticles from fluid interfaces, and pioneered the use of optical tweezers to manipulate biocolloids for ultrasound medical imaging.
The McBain Medal is presented annually to an early career researcher (within 15 years of the award of a PhD) for outstanding achievement in colloid and interface science. This one day meeting will honour Dr Garbin and at the same time the Medal will be presented.
|10.10||Introduction and welcome|
|10.15||Roughness as a design tool for soft matter systems
Prof Lucio Isa, ETH, Zurich
|10.50||Unusual stability of raspberry-colloids in saline solutions
Dr Erika Eiser, University of Cambridge
|11.25||Refreshments and exhibition|
|12.00||Supracolloidal Gels: patchy colloids and programmable hydrogels
Prof Stefan Bon, University of Warwick
|12.35||Flash poster presentations|
|13.00||Lunch, exhibition and posters|
|14.15||Interfacial particles for creating functional materials
Dr Paul Clegg, University of Edinburgh
|14.50||2D nanomaterials delamination: mathematical modelling of graphene exfoliation in sheared liquids
Dr Lorenzo Botto, Queen Mary University of London
|15.25||Oil foams stabilised by surfactant or fat crystals
Prof Bernie Binks, University of Hull
|16.00||Refreshments and exhibition|
|16.35||Making and breaking colloidal assemblies by ultrafast interface deformation
Dr Valeria Garbin, Imperial College London
|17.20||Closing remarks and networking|
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