Monthly Archives: December 2009

Polymer Centre: Review of 2009

As we wind down for the holidays, the Polymer Centre offers Season’s Greetings to all our partners. Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! In looking forward to the challenges of a 2010 that seems pretty uncertain from the Higher Education perspective, it’s informative to review the service we provided during 2009, building partnerships between […]

Posted on Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009 in News.

Polymers and Composites course in Qatar

Dates to be confirmed. The Polymer Centre has teamed up with the Materials Technology Unit at Qatar University to offer a five-day training course at the prestigious Qatar Science and Technology Park in Doha. The course starts with an introduction to the science underlying the synthesis and processing of polymers, including some basic information about […]

Posted on Monday, December 21st, 2009 in Courses and Training, News.

Basic Polymer Science Course

(Please note changed dates) This course, presented by Professor John Ebdon and Dr Barry Hunt, is designed as an introduction to the subject of polymer science and gives an overview of how this applies to a wide range of materials, processes, products and applications. If your company works with plastics, rubbers, adhesives, composites, coatings, fibres […]

Posted on Friday, December 11th, 2009 in Courses and Training.

IRC courses 2010

First announcement: The IRC ten day course is a very popular training event comprising a mixture of core and advanced modules in polymer science and technology. You can choose components suitable for your requirements, from introductions to polymer science and engineering to new topics in soft nanotechnology and polymer electronics: Dates for the 2010 IRC […]

Posted on Wednesday, December 9th, 2009 in Courses and Training, Event, News.

Publication Update 4th December 2009

Recent Polymer Centre Member Publications: Surface-Initiated ATRP Modification of Tissue Culture Substrates: Poly(glycerol monomethacrylate) as an Antifouling Surface. Patrucco, E.; Ouasti, S.; Vo, C.D.; De Leonardis, P.; Pollicino, A.; Armes, S.P.; Scandola, M.; Tirelli, N., Biomacromolecules 2009 10 (11): 3130-3140. Link Thermo-Responsive Copolymers Based on Poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) and Poly[2-(methacryloyloxy)ethyl phosphorylcholine]: Light Scattering and Microscopy Experiments. Cristiano, C.M.Z.; Soldi, […]

Posted on Friday, December 4th, 2009 in Publications.