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Nanoparticles 2009 conference papers

Self-assembly of 10nm Co nanoparticles, courtesy of Dr Nguyen Thanh

This two and a half day meeting was held at the University of Liverpool on 2-4 September 2009 and attracted 100 delegates.

Malcolm Faers discusses €1.7 million InForm research project


Dr Malcolm Faers, SCI’s Colloid and Surface Chemistry Group Secretary and formulation scientist at Bayer CropScience, is currently involved in an exciting new research project, funded by the EU and led by the University of Manchester, which will encourage the transfer of ideas and knowledge between top scientists around the world.

Peter Griffiths Receives Distinguished Service Award

Dr Peter Griffiths (R) presented with an SCI Distinguished Service Award by Sandy Gray, former Chairman of the Board of Trustees (L)

Dr Peter Griffiths has been recognised by his colleagues in the Colloid and Surface Chemistry Group with a Distinguished Service Award.

International Workshop on Nitride Semiconductors, 6 -10 October 2008

Phil king

Rideal Travel Bursar Phil King reports from Montreux, Switzerland

ISSPIC XIV, Universidad de Valladolid, Spain, 15-19 September 2008

Lauro Oliver Paz Borbon

Rideal Travel Bursar Lauro Oliver Paz Borbon reports from Spain

2008 European Aerosol Conference, Greece, 24-29 August 2008

Zaheer Ahmad Nasar

Rideal Travel Bursar Zaheer Ahmad Nasar reports

New Frontiers in Colloid Science - A Conference to celebrate the career of Professor Brian Vincent

Conference dinner attendees (left to right): Terry Cosgrove, Mrs Fleer, Gerard Fleer, Johannes Lyklema, Maggie Cosgrove, Brian Vincent, Mary Vincent

A two-day conference, ‘New Frontiers in Colloid Science’, was held at Lord’s Cricket Ground in London on 1-2 April 2008. This meeting was jointly organised by the RSC Colloid and Interface Science Group and the SCI Colloid and Surface Chemistry Group to celebrate the career of Professor Brian Vincent.

Nanoparticles conference papers


This two day meeting brought together a range of top speakers showcasing state of the art approaches to nanoparticle science and applications.