2nd Annual Early Colloid Meeting 2019
The 2nd Annual Early Colloid Meeting 2019 was held at Loughborough University on 16th – 17th September.
Our plenary speakers included Dr peter Shaw (Synthomer) and Karen Edler (University of Bath) and panel members included Dr Marianne Rolph (EPSRC), Gabrielle Newson (UKRI), Garima Sharma (RSC).
The meeting was organised by the Early Career Colloid Group Committee, which consists of Dr Tim Snow (Secretary, Diamond Light Source), Dr Lee Fielding (Treasurer, University of Manchester), Dr Ben Cheesman (Treasurer, Aqdot Limited), Dr Kirsty Stark (Webdesign and Social Media, Battelle, UK) and Dr David Growney (Industry Liaison, Lubrizol Limited), alongside our local organisers, Dr Fiona Hatton and Dr Nacho Martin-Fabiani (Loughborough University).
Dr Brianna Knowles was the Australasian Colloid and Interface Society/UK Joint Colloids Group (RSC/SCI) bursary recipient and presented her work on Using Functionalised Silica Nanoparticle Colloids to prepare Antifouling Surface Coatings. David Brossault was the winner of our poster prize sponsored by Soft Matter and RSC books. Runner up prizes went to Ataulla Shegiwal and Tom Wilks.
Thanks again to all the sponsors of the event: Adaptive Instruments, Postnova, Lubrizol, Anton Paar, RSC, RSC Books, Polymer Chemistry, Soft Matter, Journal of Materials Chemistry B.