Monthly Archives: August 2009

Publication Update 21th August 2009

This week’s Polymer Centre member publications: Quantitative Kinetic Measurements of the Esterification of Self-Assembled Monolayers of Mercaptoundecanol by Trifluoroacetic Anhydride Using Friction Force Microscopy. Whittle, T.J.; Leggett, G.J., Langmuir 2009 25 (16): 9182-9188. Link Preparation of Biocompatible Zwitterionic Block Copolymer Vesicles by Direct Dissolution in Water and Subsequent Silicification within Their Membranes. Du, J.; Armes, […]

Posted on Friday, August 21st, 2009 in Publications.

Stanelco: Development Technologist

Southampton-based packaging plastics manufacturer, Stanelco, seeks a Development Technologist to join their team to investigate bio-based polymers. The linked documents provide more information about the job and how to apply. The company will advertise until the position is filled but offer an indicative closing date for applications of 30 November, 2009. Applications should be addressed […]

Posted on Tuesday, August 18th, 2009 in Vacancies in polymer science and industry.

Publication Update 14th August 2009

Recent Polymer Centre member publications: On the mechanism of formation of vesicles from poly(ethylene oxide)-block-poly(caprolactone) copolymers. Adams, D.J.; Kitchen, C.; Adams, S.; Furzeland, S.; Atkins, D.; Schuetz, P.; Fernyhough, C.M.; Tzokova, N.; Ryan, A.J.; Butler, M.F., Soft Matter 2009 5 (16): 3086-3096. Link Casimir-Lifshitz interaction between dielectrics of arbitrary geometry: A dielectric contrast perturbation theory. […]

Posted on Friday, August 14th, 2009 in News, Publications.

EC calls for FP7 proposals

The European Commission has published several calls for proposals in various thematic areas of the Seventh Framework Programme (FP7). Thematic areas under the Cooperation Specific Programme include: Health’ (three calls); ‘Food, agriculture and fisheries, and biotechnology’ (one call); ‘Information and communication technologies’ (two calls); ‘Nanosciences, nanotechnologies, materials and new production technologies’ (six calls); ‘Energy’ (four […]

Posted on Wednesday, August 5th, 2009 in News.