Monthly Archives: March 2009

METRC universities top for research

HEFCE, the Higher Education Funding Council for England, has announced its funding allocation for universities for 2009-10.  And we are delighted to announce that METRC partner universities have dominated the list of 20 top performers, with 7 of the METRC universities in the top 20 ( Lancaster University, our 8th partner, only just failed to […]

Posted on Friday, March 6th, 2009 in News.

METRC light up Nano4Energy conference

The METRC team were out on the NanoKTN trial again this week with the Nano4Energy Conference on ‘Commercialisation of Nano-Enabled Clean Energy’, held in Nottingham on March 4th. The conference focussed on the exploitation of nano-enabled clean energy generation, storage and conversion technologies, bringing together academics, investors, spin-out and supply chain companies with end-users and […]

Posted on Friday, March 6th, 2009 in News.

Creativity at Cafe Scientifique

Cafe Scientifique, the Arts-Science network and the ESRC present How to be Creative on Thursday, 12th March 2009, 7 – 9 pm at the Showroom Bar in Sheffield. As part of the ESRC Festival of Social Science, Cafe Scientifique is hosting a special event on creativity in the sciences, the social sciences and the arts. […]

Posted on Friday, March 6th, 2009 in Event, News.

Recent Publications from the Polymer Centre

The Polymer Centre will be posting links to recent publications from its members on the news section of the website. To begin this regular series, the following are links to papers from the last few weeks by our members: The mechanisms of pedestrian slip on flooring contaminated with solid particles. Mills, R.; Dwyer-Joyce, R. S.; […]

Posted on Thursday, March 5th, 2009 in Publications.