ECCo 2019

Thank you to all those that attended the 2nd Early Career Colloid (ECCo) Meeting this year! We look forward to seeing you at next years meeting, details to follow!

16-17th September 2019

We look forward to welcoming you to the 2nd Early Career Colloid (ECCo) meeting which will be held at Loughborough University.

This two-day meeting aims to join newly appointed (within 10 years of first appointment) academics and industrialists, research fellows and postdocs. The meeting will include plenary and contributed talks, a poster session and panel discussions on topics such as knowledge dissemination and exchange, and collaboration and funding.

We are excited to announce our Plenary Speakers are Prof. Karen Edler (University of Bath) and Dr Pete Shaw (Synthomer), and Panel Members include Garima Sharma (RSC Journals), Dr Marianne Rolph (EPRSC) and Gabrielle Newson (Innovate UK).

The meeting will start at 12pm on Mon 16th and finish by 3pm on Tues 17th September.

Registration deadline: 31st August 2019

Abstract submission deadline (oral & poster presentations): 19th August 2019


Registration fees are £40 (RSC/SCI members) or £50 (non-members). This includes all conference sessions, refreshments and lunch.

Accommodation at Burleigh Court for the night of Monday 16th September can be also be booked during registration for an extra £65 (with breakfast included). Burleigh Court is on campus and only a few minutes walk from the conference venue.

Abstract submission

Use the ECCo2019 Abstract Template file below to prepare your abstract for submission. Email your completed abstract to stating your preference for either an oral or a poster presentation.

Plenary Speakers

Panel Members

  • Garima Sharma, RSC Journals
  • Dr Marianne Rolph, EPSRC
  • Gabrielle Newson, Innovate UK

Sponsors & Exhibitors

If you are interested in sponsoring the ECCo 2019 meeting please get in touch via email to