Polymers and Supercritical Fluids
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YRM 2020

 

We are pleased to announce that this year the Macro group UK’s Young Researchers Meeting will be held virtually using Microsoft Teams on 29th-30th June 2020. This conference promises to be another exciting instalment of the annual YRM meetings, with a focus on graduate student talks and posters.

Free Eventbrite registration is open now and will allow us to send you calendar invites for the planned sessions. Direct links to the Teams based sessions are also available in the programming below, simply click to join at the time of the event!

We would like to remind everyone to turn off camera and microphone during the talks in Teams. Questions and comments are very welcome in the chat and moderators can then invite you to join the conversation after the presentation ends.

The abstract deadline has now passed, but if you have any questions please contact us using the link below:

Contact one of our organisers

 

Invited Speakers

Dr. Thomas Hasell

Dr. Alisyn Nedoma

Dr. Fiona Hatton 

Dr. Paul Thornton

Dr. Luisa Ciano

University of Liverpool

University of Sheffield

University of Loughborough

University of Leeds

University of Nottingham

 
 
Programme (including Teams joining links)

Day 1: Monday 29th June

Session 1:

Chair: Ryan Larder

10:00 – 10:15

Opening Remarks

Dr Tara Schiller  - Treasurer for the Macro Group UK

10:15 – 10:45

“The Synthesis and Application of Polymer-Based Particles and Gels “

Dr Paul Thornton – University of Leeds

10:45 – 11:05

Thomas Floyd – University of Warwick

11:05 – 11:25

Dr Akosua Anane-Adjei – University of Nottingham

11:25 – 11:45

Catherine Vasey – University of Nottingham

11:45 – 12:05

Georgia Englezou – University of Sheffield

12:05 – 12:25

Robert Richardson – University of Warwick


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12:25 – 14:00              Lunch Break

Session 2:

Chair: Dr Edward Apebende

14:00 – 14:30

“A random walk through applied polymer physics “

Dr Alisyn Nedoma – University of Sheffield

14:30 – 14:50

Sponsors Talk – Merck

14:50 – 15:10

Valentina Cuzzucoli Crucitti – University of Nottingham

15:10 – 15:30

Sergio Cespedes – University of Warwick

15:30 – 15:50

Joseph Carter – University of Birmingham

15:50 – 16:10

Eduards Krumins – University of Nottingham


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 16:10 – Onwards        Poster Session and Discussions on twitter: Twitter

 

Day 2: Tuesday 30th June

Session 3:

Chair: Dr Maria Pin-No

09:00 – 9:30

“Making polymers from elemental sulfur, and not knowing what I’m doing “

Dr Tom Hasell – University of Liverpool

9:30 – 9:50

Ana Alves Costa Pacheco – University of Nottingham

9:50 – 10:10

Matt Donald – University of Warwick

10:10 – 10:30

Rebecca Chadwick – Sheffield Hallam University

10:30 – 10:50

Rhona Savin – University of Nottingham


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10:50 – 11:15              Coffee Break

Session 4:

Chair: Philippa Jacob

11:15 – 11:45

“A journey towards understanding polysaccharide depolymerisation “

Dr Luisa Ciano – University of Nottingham

11:45 – 12:05

Dr Rachel Hand – De Montfort University

12:05 – 12:25

Dara O’Brien – University of Nottingham

12:25 – 12:45

Liam Dodd – University of Liverpool

12:45 – 13:05

Ruben Tomás – University of Warwick


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13:05 – 15:00              Lunch Break

Session 5:

Chair: Kristoffer Kortsen

15:00 – 15:30

“Well-defined copolymer synthesis and polymer self-assembly “

Dr Fiona Hatton – University of Loughborough

15:30 – 15:50

Satu Hӓkkinen – University of Warwick

15:50 – 16:10

Alex Baker – University of Warwick

16:10 – 16:30

Bowen Zhang – university of Liverpool

16:30 – 16:50

Maria Pervez – University of Birmingham

16:50 – 17:10

Josh Booth – University of Warwick

17:45 – 18:00

Closing Remarks and Prizes Prof. Steve Howdle – University of Nottingham


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Registration
 

 

 

 
 

Polymers & Supercritical Fluids

The University of Nottingham
School of Chemistry
Nottingham, NG7 2RD


telephone: +44 (0) 115 951 3486
email:steve.howdle@nottingham.ac.uk