Department of Chemistry University of Oxford

Soft Matter, Biomaterials and Interfaces Seminar Series

The following seminars will be held at 3.00 p.m. on Tuesdays in the PTCL Main Lecture Theatre. 
Convenors: Prof. R. Dullens & Prof. J.M Yeomans (Physics)

Week 1

10 October   

No seminar

Week 2 17 October Dr. Christopher Race (University of Manchester, UK)
"How grain boundaries move - insights from atomistic simulation"

Week 3

 24 October  

Dr. Francesco Ginelli (University of Aberdeen, UK)
"Fluctuations and structure in flocking epithelium"

Week 4 31 October Dr. Guillaume Salbreux (Francis Crick Institute, UK)
"Physics of epithelial folding"

Week 5

7 November 

Dr. Giovanni Nava (University of Milan, Italy)
"DNA hydrogels: a system model for transient molecular networks"

Week 6

14 November   

Prof. Paul Bartlett (University of Bristol, UK)
"The exotic electrostatics of colloids: are the textbooks right?"

Week 7 21 November No seminar (PTCL Graduate Open Day)

Week 8

28 November   

Prof. Cecile Cottin-Bizonne (University of Lyon, France)
"Suspensions of active particles"