Keynote lecture for School Scientist of the Year award ceremony 2022

Originally posted on Theory of Complex Matter:
On September 22nd 2022, I was given the opportunity to deliver the Keynote lecture for physics recipients of the (Lincolnshire) School Scientist of the Year awards held at the University of Lincoln and organised by Dave Spafford. The lecture’s title was “Are we close to the end of…

Physical Aspects of Polymer Science Conference 2022

Originally posted on Centre for Computational Physics:
The Institute of Physics in London hosted the Physical Aspects of Polymer Science meeting from 7 – 9 September 2022, and Bart Vorselaars and Martin Greenall both gave talks at the event. Bart presented results demonstrating how a simulation method that includes compositional fluctuations can model effects in…

Article in Polymers on achieving isotropy in 3D printing

Originally posted on Centre for Computational Physics:
Our article “The Role of Molar Mass in Achieving Isotropy and Inter-Layer Strength in Mat-Ex Printed Polylactic Acid” has now been published in Polymers. This work is in collaboration with the University of Genoa, Eindhoven University of Technology, Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin, and plastics manufacturer Natureworks. The Role of Molar…

Paper published from undergraduate project

Originally posted on Centre for Computational Physics:
Results from a student project carried out in the School of Mathematics and Physics and funded by the university’s Undergraduate Research Opportunities (UROS) scheme have been published in a scientific journal. Henry Macpherson, an MPhys student, worked on a model of the structures formed by polymers (long, chain-like…

Invited seminar at the Max Planck Institute in Germany by Bart Vorselaars

Originally posted on Centre for Computational Physics:
On the 25th of May 2022 Bart Vorselaars gave an invited seminar on Field theoretic simulations of block copolymers at realistic molecular weights at the Max Plank Institute for polymer research in Mainz, Germany.  

Physics Film Night – 18/5/2022

Originally posted on IOP Lincoln Centre:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SRoj3jK37Vc Lincoln School of Maths & Physics and the University of Lincoln Maths and Physics Society are happy to invite you to the Physics Movie Night, the second one after the pandemic. Date: Wednesday, 18 May 2022 Film: Contact (1997) Stars: Jodie Foster, Matthew McConaughey IMDB: 7.5/10; Awards: 15 wins & 27…

Physics Film Night after the pandemic – 30/3/2022

Originally posted on IOP Lincoln Centre:
https://youtu.be/zSWdZVtXT7E On 30 March 2022 Lincoln School of Maths & Physics and the University of Lincoln Maths and Physics Society hosted the  Physics Movie Night, the first such event after the pandemic. It took place for most of its time in the Stephen Langton Building Lecture Theatre and finished…

Physics Seminar: Dr Szabolcs Horvát

Originally posted on Centre for Computational Physics:
Date: Wednesday 30th of March 2022, 13:30 (BST).Location: Online MS Teams meeting ‘The quest for better network null models’ by Dr Szabolcs Horvát, Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems, Dresden, Germany. Abstract: What do the workings of the brain, the progression of an epidemic, and…

Physics Seminar: Dr Nick Tucker

Originally posted on Centre for Computational Physics:
Date: Wednesday 16th of March 2022, 13:30 (GMT).Type: Hybrid — Online MS Teams and Isaac Newton Building (INB2305) ‘Electrospinning’ by Dr Nick Tucker, School of Engineering, College of Science, University of Lincoln, Lincoln, UK. Abstract: Electrospinning is a well-established industrial method of making nano-scale polymer fibres. The fibre…

Physics Seminar: Dr Chiara Gattinoni

Originally posted on Centre for Computational Physics:
Date: Wednesday 2nd of March 2022, 13:30 (GMT).Location: Online MS Teams meeting ‘Electrostatic effects in nanoscale ferroelectrics’ by Dr Chiara Gattinoni, Department of Chemical and Energy Engineering, London South Bank University, London, UK. Abstract: The behavior of nanoscale forms of matter, such as thin films or nanocrystal, is…

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