CNSN-5 - Key Information

‌The 5th Chemical Nanoscience Symposium in Newcastle will be held on:

Thursday 26th March 2015

Lecture Theatre 1.46, First Floor, Bedson Building, School of Chemistry, Newcastle University

  • The programme for the day will begin at 9.30 am with coffee and pastries and conclude with poster prizes and a wine reception from 4.45 pm.

Confirmed speakers include:

Dr Tim Albrecht, Imperial College London, UK

Professor Gunther Wittstock, Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg, Germany

Professor Ken Durose, Liverpool University, UK

Dr Dagou Zeze, Durham University, UK





CNSN-5 2015 Programme 

From 9:30   Coffee & Pastries / Symposium Registration / Posters put on display

Session 1 — Welcome - Professor Andrew Houlton

Session Chair: Dr Ben Horrocks

10:30–11:10      Professor Gunther Wittstock, (Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg, Germany)

                           Local investigation of reactive interfaces in energy conversion devices by scanning

                           electrochemical microscopy

11:10–11:30      Colette Whitfield (Newcastle University)

11.30-11.50       Dr Peter Harvey (Manchester University)

                           Rare-earth upconversion nanophosphors for energy transfer-base biosensors

11:50–12:30      Dr Tim Albrecht, (Imperial College London, UK)   

                           Single-molecule biosensing with solid-state nanopores

12:30–2:00       Lunch and Poster Session (posters will be judged by our invited speakers; Prof Wittsock, Dr Albrecht,  Dr Zeze and Prof Durose)

Session 2

Session Chair: Dr Andrew Pike

2:00–2:30         Dr Jing-Ying Gu, (Newcastle University, UK)

                          Adsorption and Electrochemistry of Porphyrin and Phthalocyanine on Au(111): an ECSTM


2:30–2:50         Mr Michael McNally (Leicester University)

                          Nanoparticle production by atomic vapour deposition on a volatile liquid jet  

2:50–3:30         Dr Dagou Zeze, (Durham University, UK)

                          Functional nanomaterials

 3:30–3:50        Dr Radwa H. Abou-Saleh (Leeds University)

                          Lipid shell composition for microbubbles and liposomes toward drug delivery

3:50–4:30         Prof Ken Durose, (Liverpool University, UK)  

                          Planar and nano solar cells

4:30–4:35       Poster prizes

4.35- close      Wine Reception