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Provisional Programme

Tuesday October 10th 2017 at the Research Beehive (Newcastle University)

 9.00 – 10.00       Registration and Poster Installation

Session 1

Chair: Professor Anthony Harriman

10.00 – 10.10      Welcome and Introductory Remarks

10.10 – 11.00      Professor Richard Cogdell FRS (Glasgow University)

                                Purple bacterial light harvesting; from single molecules to intact native membranes

11.00 – 11.30      Professor Anita Jones (Edinburgh University)

                                “2-aminopurine: fluorescent nucleobase analogue and photophysical paradigm

11.30 – 12.00      Dr. Fabio Cucinotta (Newcastle University)

                                Energy transfer in supramolecular systems

12.00 – 12.30      Dr. Kate Nicholson (Northumbria University)

                                From Cairo to Canterbury: spectroscopy in an unusual setting


Session 2

Chair: Dr. Elizabeth Gibson

14.00 – 14.40      Professor Martin Bryce (University of Durham)

                         New Organic Materials for Thermally Activated Delayed Fluorescence and Light-Emitting Devices.

14.40 – 15.20      Dr. Arvvdas Ruseckas (St. Andrews University)

                                How do charge pairs dissociate into free carriers in organic solar cells?

15.20 – 15.40      Dr. Zhiji Han (Newcastle University)

                                Artificial photosynthesis for renewable fuels


Session 3

Chair: Dr. Valery Kozhevnikov

16.10 – 16.30      Professor Paul Elliott (University of Huddersfield)

                               Extraordinary photochemistry of Ru(II) and Os(II) triazole-based complexes

16.30 – 17.15      Professor Anthony Harriman (Newcastle University)

                                Effect of high pressure on molecular fluorescence


The meeting is scheduled to end at no later than 17:30. A £10 registration cost is necessary to cover refreshment and administrative costs.