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…

Astro-Chat: The James Webb Space Telescope

Originally posted on Science views:
Where it came from, where it is, how it works and what it’s doing an astro-chat with Professor Don Kurtz Visiting Professor, School of Mathematics and Physics, University of Lincoln, UK Friday, 23 September 2022 7:00-8:00 pm Live online Book a place After decades of planning and work by thousands…

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.  

Astro-Chat: Once in a Blue Moon

Originally posted on Science views:
an astro-chat with Professor Don Kurtz Visiting Professor, School of Mathematics and Physics, University of Lincoln, UK Friday, 27 May 2022 7:00-8:00 pm Live online Book a place The sky has many beautiful phenomena caused by the interaction of light with the air: blue skies, red sunsets, rainbows, glories, haloes,…

Work experience

Originally posted on Study Physics in Lincoln:
Last week the School of Mathematics and Physics hosted a work experience student, Konrad, from Grantham College. The aim of the week was to give a taste of what it will be like to study Physics at the University of Lincoln (he is starting his degree with us…

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…

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