RSC Surface Coatings Group - Royce at the University of Manchester Presentation and Tour

Date :
20 September 2022
Time :
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location :
Royce Hub Building

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RSC Surface Coatings Group have organised a program of talks and tour to explore the facilities and research at the Royce Institute. The meeting will take place at the Royce Hub at Manchester University but will include contributions from other Royce facilities around the country.

The Royce Institute provides industry and academia world-recognised excellence in UK materials research, accelerating commercial exploitation of innovations and delivering positive economic and societal impact for the UK.

In the initial sessions will have representatives from the Royce Institute introducing their research facilities focussed on applications in surface coatings.  In parallel with tea and networking, it will be possible to take a tour of some of the equipment available in Manchester and clarify how RSC group members can access these facilities. The provisional timetable is given below:

10.00 – 10.30  Registration, Tea/Coffee and networking
10.30 – 10.45  Introduction to the Royce Institute by Prof David Knowles
10.45 – 11.00  Routes for engagement by Dr Andrew Bowfield
11.00 – 11.15  Royce Institute Facilities by Dr Helen Ryder

Technical Talks
11.15 – 11.45  Dr Mike Egan and Dr Ben Slater from MIF Liverpool automation & analytical
11:45 – 12:15  Dr Neil Young from Oxford University – TEM, SEM & FIB Charaterisation possibilities  at the David Cockayne Centre for Electron Microscopy
12:15-13:00   Lunch
13:00-13:30   Dr Will Williams from Manchester University – Nanoindentation
13:30-14:00   Dr Ben Spencer from Manchester University – Surface Characterisation – HAXPES, NANO-IR
14:00-15:00  Tea, Tour & networking


RSC Member: £25
RSC Student member £10
Non RSC Member – £50
Non RSC Student member £20