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



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).

Thursday 10 September

Session 7
Chair: Johann de Silva, Trinity College Dublin, UK

09:00 APS/DPOLY exchange lecture
Charge transport physics of non-conjugated, glassy radical polymer conductors
Bryan Boudouris, Purdue University, USA
[view abstract pdf]

09:45 Particle ordering in bimodal blends of colloidal polymer particles: Effects of porous substrates
David Makepeace, University of Surrey, UK
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10:05 Microporous polymer particles via phase inversion of a ternary polymer solution in microfluidics
Christiana Udoh, Imperial College London, UK
[view abstract pdf]

10:25 Examination of solvent penetration through Spin Echo Small Angle Neutron Scattering (SESANS)
Adam Washington, University of Sheffield, UK
[view abstract pdf]

10:45 Refreshment break
Atrium, Manchester Institute of Biotechnology

Session 8
Chair: Aline Miller, University of Manchester, UK

11:10 (invited) Topologically constrained polymers: From rubber elasticity to chromosome structure
Ralf Everaers, ENS de Lyon, France
[view abstract pdf]

11:55 Networks of stiff polymer chains in confined geometries
Kristian K Müller-Nedebock, Stellenbosch University, South Africa
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12:15 Towards clear definitions of tubes and entanglements
Alexei Likhtman, University of Reading, UK
[view abstract pdf]

12:35 Behaviour of semiconducting polymers confined in thin films
Fabio Pontecchiani, University of Sheffield, UK
[view abstract pdf]

12:55 Interfacial confinement in polymer-graphene oxide nanocomposites
Mike P Weir, University of Sheffield, UK
[view abstract pdf]

13:15 Closing remarks

13:20 Lunch
Atrium, Manchester Institute of Biotechnology