Department of Chemistry University of Oxford

All seminars are on Mondays, 2.15 pm in the Large Lecture Theatre, PTCL unless stated otherwise - Hilary Term

Convenors: Associate Prof. Susan Perkin and Professor Jonathan Doye

All welcome

Week 1 16 January No seminar
Week 2 23 January

Madhavi Krishnan (University of Zurich)
"Control, manipulation and measurement of matter at the nanometer scale: from single molecule science to mesoscopic digital devices" 

Week 3 30 January No seminar

Week 4

6 February

Bill Gillin  ( Queen Mary University of London ) 
“Highly sensitised organic lanthanide complexes: A possible route to organic lasers.” 

Week 5 13 February No seminar

Week 6

20 February

Claire Vallance ( University of Oxford )
“Optical (micro)cavities for chemical sensing.”

Week 7 27 February No seminar

Week 8

6 March


2:15 - 3:15 pm - Prof. Franco Gianturco (University of Innsbruck)
“Chemistry in the cold: from ion-traps to circumstellar envelopes and dark clouds.”

3:30 - 4:30 pm - Prof. Samuel Stupp (Northwestern  University)
RSC Soft Matter and Biophysical Chemistry Award Lecture
"Bottom-Up Design of Bioactive and Bio-Inspired Soft Matter" 

4:30 - 5:00 pm - Prof. Harry Anderson (University of Oxford)
"Synthesis and Charge Delocalisation in Porphyrin Nanostructures"