Key dates

  • Abstract submission deadline:
    27 May 2015
  • Abstract submission deadline (poster only):
    4 August 2015
  • Early registration deadline:
    4 August 2015
  • Online accommodation booking deadline:
    10 August 2015
  • Registration deadline:
    1 September 2015

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Programme

Tuesday 8 September Wednesday 9 September Thursday 10 September
Poster Programme

Please note that the programme is subject to change.

The abstract book is available to download here (PDF, 2.5MB).

Poster programme

P.01 NMR and rheological studies of cellulose dissolution by the ionic liquid 1-butyl-3-methylimidazolium chloride
Michael E Ries, University of Leeds, UK
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P.02 Spatially modulated structural colour in bird feathers
Andrew J Parnell, University of Sheffield, UK
[view abastract pdf]

P.03 Pre-ordering and the very early stages of crystallization for Polyethylene terephthalate (PET) thin films
Andrew J Parnell, University of Sheffield, UK
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P.04 Exploring the amphiphilic properties of cellulose at a graphene-water interface
Stephen J Eichhorn, University of Exeter, UK
[view abastract pdf]

P.05 Dynamical behavior of interfacial polymer chains in nanocomposite hydrogels: A solid-state NMR approach
Cedric Lorthioir, CNRS / University Paris-East, France
[view abastract pdf]

P.06 Stroboscopic microscopy – Direct observations of self-assembly processes during spin-coating
Daniel T W Toolan, University of Sheffield, UK
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P.07 Phase separation in the spin-coating of multiple polymers
Eleanor Dougherty, University of Sheffield, UK
[view abastract pdf]

P.08 The kinetics of swelling in block copolymer thin films during “solvo- microwave” and solvo- thermal annealing: The effect of vapour pressure rate
Parvaneh Mokarian, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
[view abastract pdf]

P.09 Deriving constitutive models of polymer dynamics from thermodynamically consistent coarse-graining molecular models
Patrick Ilg, University of Reading, UK
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P.10 Wave propagation and 3D pattern formation on polymer surfaces
Joao Cabral, Imperial College London, UK
[view abastract pdf]

P.11 Withdrawn

P.12 Spray-coating deposition techniques for polymeric semiconductor bulk heterojunctions
Chris E Finlayson, Aberystwyth University, UK
[view abastract pdf]

P.13 Fluorescence correlation spectroscopy studies of molecular diffusion in polymer brushes
Ana Lorena Morales, University of Sheffield, UK
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P.14 Thermalisation kinetics of self-assembling semi-flexible polymers
Chiu Fan Lee, Imperial College London, UK
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P.15 Underwater reversible adhesion between oppositely charged weak polyelectrolytes
Latifah Alfhaid, University of Sheffield, UK
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P.16 The multi-pass rheometer and stress decay of polystyrene
Carl Reynolds, Durham University, UK
[view abastract pdf]

P.17 First-passage problem in entangled star polymers melts
Jing Cao, University of Reading, UK
[view abastract pdf]

P.18 Introducing loops into semiflexible polymers
Maxim Dolgushev, University Freiburg, Germany
[view abastract pdf]

P.19 Interaction of PEO-PPO-PEO block copolymers with lipid membranes: an isothermal and AFM study
Evanthia A Adamidou, University of Manchester, UK
[view abastract pdf]

P.20 SVA induced ordering of nanoparticle-loaded diblock copolymer thin films: A GISAXS study
Nathan Davies, Aberystwyth University, UK
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P.21 Towards reprocessing rubber crumb via cross metathesis reactions
Stephen C Boothroyd, Durham University, UK
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P.22 Mixing at polymer-fullerene interfaces: The impact of molecular weight
Elizabeth Hynes, Swansea University, UK
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P.23 Microporous polymer particles via phase inversion of a ternary polymer solution in microfluidics
Christiana Udoh, Imperial College London, UK
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P.24 Effect of sequence on the mechanical properties of β-sheet peptide hydrogels
Jacek Wychowaniec, Manchester Institute of Biotechnology, UK
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P.25 Molecular dynamics studies of reentanglement kinetics in linear polymers
Pawel Stasiak, University of Reading, UK
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P.26 Solvation of sterically-stabilized poly(methyl methacrylate) latexes in alkane solvents
Gregory N Smith, University of Sheffield, UK
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P.27 Water transport in secondary dispersion barrier coatings: A critical comparison with emulsion polymers
Yang Liu, University of Surrey, UK
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P.28 Creep behaviour of bimodal polyethylene
Winke Van den fonteyne, University of Leeds, UK
[view abastract pdf]

P.29 Mechanical properties of slide-ring gels
Koichi Mayumi, University of Tokyo, Japan
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P.30 Scaling behaviour of polymers at liquid/liquid interfaces
Tseden Taddese, University of Manchester, UK
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P.31 Scaling behaviour of hyaluronic acid in aqueous and high ionic strength solutions from rheological measurements
Marco Mauri, University of Genoa, Italy
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P.32 Solventless processing of conjugated polymers
Gabriel Bernardo, University of Sheffield, UK
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P.33 X-ray reflectivity study of the surface oxidation of polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS) by plasma exposure and its impact on mechanical wrinkling
Fabrizia Foglia, Imperial College London, UK
[view abastract pdf]

P.34 A mechanism of plastic deformation in aligned polyethylene
Ali Hammad, Imperial College London, UK
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P.35 Minimum in proton mean square displacement in PS–SWCNT nanocomposites
Vikki Bird, Durham University, UK
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P.36 The rheology of the nematic dumbbell model
James Adams, University of Surrey, UK

P.37 Designing PU resin for fibre reinforced composites applications
Zoalfokkar Al-Obad, University of Manchester, UK
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P.38 Design of novel high modulus TPUs for nanocomposite applications
Muayad Albozahid, University of Manchester, UK
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P.39 Neutron reflectivity study of the polyamide active layer of reverse osmosis membranes for water desalination
Fabrizia Foglia, Imperial College London, UK
[view abastract pdf]

P.40 Condensation of polyelectrolytes in the presence of monovalent counterions
Paola Carbone, University of Manchester, UK
[view abstract pdf]