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The British Liquid Crystal Society (BLCS), the Statistical Mechanics and Thermodynamics Group (SMTG) of the Royal Society of Chemistry and the Isaac Newton Institute (INI) will be holding a one day workshop on the molecular modelling and theory of liquid crystals at the Isaac Newton Institute on Friday March 22nd, 2013. This event is part of the INI workshop on Analytical and computational paths from molecular foundations to continuum descriptions that runs between 18 - 22 March, 2013.
The subject matter is molecular-based/statistical mechanical theory and the simulation of liquid crystals, including colloidal liquid crystals.
We are soliciting oral presentations, which we expect to be around 20 minutes in length, and poster presentations. We are naturally keen to hear from PhD students and PDRAs as well as more established academics. If you wish to give a talk or present a poster, please indicate this on your registration form and submit a short abstract via the online form by the deadline of 30 November 2012.
The Organisers would like to thank the following sponsors for their generous support of the event:
|Friday 22nd March 2013|
|08:30 to 09:00||No Room Required|
|09:00 to 10:40||Room 1|
|10:40 to 11:00||No Room Required|
|11:00 to 11:50||
Claudio Zannoni Università di Bologna
|11:50 to 12:40||
Mark Wilson Durham University
|12:40 to 14:00||No Room Required|
|14:00 to 14:20||
Christine Stokes University of Manchester
|14:20 to 14:40||
Cristina Greco Università degli Studi di Padova
|14:40 to 15:00||
Claudia Ferreiro University of Bristol
|15:00 to 15:40||No Room Required|
|15:40 to 16:00||
Paulo Teixeira ISEL
|16:00 to 16:20||Room 1|
|16:20 to 16:40||
Thomas Gibaud CNRS - Ecole Normale Superieure Paris
|16:40 to 17:00||
Martin Buzza University of Hull
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