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Date for the diary: BLCS Annual Training Workshop: January 7-8, 2021 online

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The next workshop in the British Liquid Crystal Society (BLCS) Annual Training Workshops series will be held on an online platform on 7-8 January 2021.
The two-day event will include a mixture of “live” and pre-recorded lectures, discussion hours and modelling training sessions, and a mini-symposium. The workshop is intended for early-stage researchers (primarily PhD students, but also post-doctoral research associates and researchers in industry, relatively new to the field of liquid-crystal research, irrespective of their academic disciplines). The workshop when held in traditional setup can offer only limited number of places.

For further details and to register your interest please download this Expression of Interest form. Note the extended deadline for expressions of interest is 16th December 2020.

Programme
The final programme will be made available here in due course. The list of speakers confirmed so far is as follows:

  • Dr Dwaipayan Chakrabarti
  • Prof. Cliff Jones
  • Prof. Apala Majumdar
  • Prof. Georg Mehl
  • Prof. Nigel Mottram
  • Dr Mamatha Nagaraj
  • Prof. Jon Preece
  • Prof. Ivan Smalyukh
  • Prof. Gordon Tiddy
  • Prof. Mark R. Wilson
  • Prof. Julia Yeomans
  • Prof. Marjolein Dijkstra

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