Advanced School in Liquids and Complex Fluids: ‘Solutions in Spring’

Wednesday 6th JuneSaturday 9th June 2018

Event Information 

The aim of this yearly school is to provide a comprehensive foundation for researchers and PhD students in the field of liquids and complex fluids.

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Programme

Wednesday 6th June

10:30 – Arrival and Welcome
11:15 – Lecture — Laurence Wilson (Experimental studies of life at low Reynolds number – Experimental scattering methods applied to swimming microorganisms)
12:00 – Lunch
13:30 – Lecture — Karen Edler (Use of scattering methods for complex fluids 1)
14:15 – Lecture – Laurence Wilson (Experimental studies of life at low Reynolds number – Chemotaxis and microorganism navigation)
15:00 – Refreshments
15:30 – Poster session
19:00 – Dinner

Thursday 7th June

09:15 – Lecture – Wuge Briscoe (Intermolecular and surface forces in soft matter 1)
10:00 – Lecture – Thomas Speck (Dynamical arrest – Introduction/Theories of the supercooled state)
10:45 – Refreshments
11:15 – Lecture – Wuge Briscoe (Intermolecular and surface forces in soft matter 2)
12:00 – Lunch
13:30 – Lecture – Karen Edler (Use of scattering methods for complex fluids 2)
14:15 – Lecture — Wuge Briscoe (Intermolecular and surface forces in soft matter 3)
15:30 – Refreshments
16:00 – Lecture — Laurence Wilson (Experimental studies of life at low Reynolds number – Imaging and analysis of life at low Reynolds number
16:45 – Workshop — Laurence Wilson (Experimental studies of life at low Reynolds number)
17:30 – Networking session
19:00 – Dinner

Friday 8th June

09:15 – Lecture – Robert Jack (Non-equilibrium dynamics in complex fluids 1)
10:00 – Workshop – Wuge Briscoe (Intermolecular and surface forces in soft matter)
10:45 – Refreshments
11:15 – Lecture – Robert Jack (Non-equilibrium dynamics in complex fluids 2)
12:00 – Lunch
13:30 – Workshop – Robert Jack (Non-equilibrium dynamics in complex fluids)
14:45 – Excursion / dinner

Saturday 9th June
09:15 – Lecture – Thomas Speck (Dynamical arrest – Role of structure)
10:00 – Workshop – Karen Edler (Use of scattering methods for complex fluids)
10:45 – Refreshments
11:15 – Lecture – Thomas Speck (Dynamical arrest – Deep in the glass)
12:00 – Prize Award Session
12:15 – Lunch and departure

 

Invited speakers 

Wuge Briscoe (University of Bristol) – Title: Intermolecular and surface forces in soft matter

Karen Edler (University of Bath) – Title: Use of scattering methods for complex fluids

Robert Jack (University of Cambridge) – Title: Non-equilibrium dynamics in soft matter

Thomas Speck (Mainz University) – Title: Dynamical arrest in supercooled liquids and glasses

Laurence Wilson (University of York) – Title: Soft matter in biological physics

Jorge Kurchan (ESPCI Paris) – Title: TBA

 

Cost

IOP Member: £40.00

IOP Non -Member: £52.00

 

Time

9:15am- 6:00pm

 

Venue

School of Mathematics, University of Bristol, University Walk, Clifton, Bristol, BS8 1TW

 

Accommodation 

Attendees will need to make their own accommodation arrangements.

For planning purposes the venue is located within the main University precinct, postcode BS8 1TW. Information on local hotels and average prices can be found here. Alternatively you can find further information on other accommodation options by visiting the Visit Bristol website.

 

Contacts

Professor Tanniemola B Liverpool, University of Bristol

Dr Anita Zeidler, University of Bath

Dr Valeria Garbin, Imperial College London

 

 

 

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