Category: Event


Nano4Energy 2011 is the Nanotechnology KTN’s highly successful annual showcase of new developments in nano-enabled energy. This year’s meeting will be held at Leeds University on 28 June. Nano4Energy 2011, sponsored by Nanofactory, aims to raise awareness of materials challenges in renewable energy, explore technology developments in nano-enabled energy, and stimulate networking between technology providers, […]

Posted on Friday, May 27th, 2011 in Event, News, Polymer conferences.

Nanoscale Effects in Tribology 2011

Discover the impact of the nanoscale in powders and surfaces for coating, lubrication, healthcare and welding. There are currently many exciting new developments occurring in tribological materials, which depend on processes occurring at the nanoscale. The invention of new nanostructured materials with designed tribological performance, and enhanced nanoscale understanding of ‘old’ tribological materials, are being […]

Posted on Monday, May 23rd, 2011 in Event, Polymer conferences.

SCI Bioplastics, Processing and Properties 2011

The Society of Chemical Industry in association with the Polymer Centre presents Bioplastics, Processing and Properties 2011 at the Hilton Hotel, Sheffield, UK, on 6 October 2011. Here delegates will discover the latest in biorenewable polymer materials and find out how to adopt them in their products and processes. The conference will provide a forum […]

Posted on Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011 in Event, News, Polymer conferences.

Polymer IRC Spring Showcase

The Polymer Interdisciplinary Research Centre, comprising the Universities of Bradford, Durham, Leeds and Sheffield, is to present a free-to-attend showcase of our research activity on 29 March at Halifax Hall, Sheffield. Alongside a line-up of academic and industrial speakers, the event offers opportunities to build networks with key industrial opinion-formers in the shape of past […]

Posted on Friday, March 4th, 2011 in Event, Polymer conferences.

Advanced materials for construction

New advanced materials offer opportunities to change the way in which we construct and retrofit buildings. They give added value in terms of increased performance and functionality. New materials can also help address the new challenges of durability in a changing climate and help meet CO2 reduction targets. This is an exciting opportunity for regional […]

Posted on Thursday, February 17th, 2011 in Event, Polymer seminars.