Monthly Archives: April 2009

Polymer Centre joins FROPTOP

The Polymer Centre has joined From Renewable Platform Chemicals to Value-Added Products, FROPTOP. FROPTOP is a joint Special Interest Group of Chemistry Innovation, Bioscience for Business, the Royal Society of Chemistry and the Institution of Chemical Engineers that works with industry, academia, government and other networks to develop the market for renewable chemicals in the […]

Posted on Thursday, April 16th, 2009 in News.

Publication Update 14th April 2009

Last week’s Polymer Centre member publications: Orientationally ordered aggregates of stiff polyelectrolytes in the presence of multivalent salt. Mohammadinejad, S.; Fazli, H.; Golestanian, R., Soft Matter 2009 5 (7): 1522-1529.  Link Lubrication at Physiological Pressures by Polyzwitterionic Brushes. Chen, M.; Briscoe, W.H.; Armes, S.P.; Klein, J., Science 2009 323 (5922): 1698-1701.  Link Biological and frictional properties of tissue engineered […]

Posted on Tuesday, April 14th, 2009 in Publications.

Publication Update 7th April 2009

Last week’s Polymer Centre member publications: Alternating 2,7-and 3,6-linked carbazole copolymers as wide band gap energy transfer donors. Pickup, D.F.; Yi, H.N.; Kun, H.; Iraqi, A.; Stevenson, M.; Lidzey, D.G., Thin Solid Films 2009 517 (9): 2840-2844. Automated tracking of migrating cells in phase-contrast video microscopy sequences using image registration.  Hand, A.J.; Sun, T.; Barber, D.C.; Hose, D.R.; MacNeil, […]

Posted on Tuesday, April 7th, 2009 in Publications.

Polymer Centre at SciTech’09

The Polymer Centre is to host a consultation platform at SciTech ’09 at the Barbican Centre in London on 30 April. This event is designed to shape the UK government’s role in fostering innovation and so will host leaders from civil service, industry and academia for a programme of plenary lectures, masterclasses and a networking […]

Posted on Friday, April 3rd, 2009 in Event, Polymer conferences.