24 June - 25 June 2013

UK Macrogroup Young Researchers Meeting

Organised by:

SCI's MacroGroup UK

University of Nottingham

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Meeting for young polymer researchers (PhD and postdocs) from all areas of polymer science.

Plenary speakers this year are Prof. Filip Du Prez (University of Ghent), Prof. Charlotte Williams (Imperial College London), and Guiseppe Mantovani (University of Nottingham). Dr. Peter Shaw (Synthomer) will also provide advise on applying for positions in industry after your postdoc or PhD studies. 

Students and postdocs are invited to contribute oral or poster presentations (a title will be requested upon registration).

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Venue and Contact

University of Nottingham

The University of Nottingham
University Park
United Kingdom

For a location map click here

Helen Carson

Tel: +44 (0)115 951 5151

Email: Helen.Carson@nottingham.ac.uk


RSC/SCI member rate
Cost: £35.00
Description: A discounted rate for RSC/SCI members. Includes refreshments, overnight accommodation in student accommodation as well as breakfast and lunch on 25 June.

Standard Rate
Cost: £50.00
Description: Includes refreshments, overnight accommodation in student accommodation as well as breakfast and lunch on 25 June.

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Additional Info

About the campus

University Park is The University of Nottingham's largest campus at 300 acres. Part of the University since 1929, the campus is widely regarded as one of the largest and most attractive in the country.

Set in extensive parkland set around an attractive lake, University Park is the focus of life for students, staff and visitors. Conveniently located only two miles from Nottingham's bustling city centre, the campus contains:

  • period buildings
  • modern state-of-the-art teaching and research facilities
  • 12 halls of residence (accommodating over 3,000 students)
  • several award-winning buildings a conference and exhibition centre
  • sports facilities
  • the Lakeside Arts Centre

The campus has been a Civic Trust Green Flag Award Winner every year since 2003 - the only university campus to achieve this status.

More information

Scientific content: Wim.Thielemans@nottingham.ac.uk 
Event information: Helen.Carson@nottingham.ac.uk