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Materials50: Programme

Friday 5 November 2021

11:30-13:00 Registration
12:00-13:00 Refreshments
13:00-13:10 Welcome Talk by Andrew Livingston (QMUL Vice-Principal for Research)
Session 1 - Materials@QM - "The Origins". Chaired by: Emiliano Bilotti 
13:10-13:20 Video by Edgar Andrews
13:20-13:30 Peter Reed - "Crystallisation of the Department of Materials"
13:30-13:40 Bill Bonfield - "Reflections on Materials 1968-1999"
13:40-13:50 Paul Hogg - “Materials Science threatened as an UG subject? Our own extinction rebellion!”
13:50-14:00 Andy Bushby - "From UG student to Professor of Materials Science"
14:00-14:20 From the floor activities
14:20-15:00 Tea & Campus Tour (upon request)
Session 2 - Materials@QM - "Alumni & Former Staff". Chaired by Dimitrios Papageorgiou
15:00-15:10 Tony Kinloch - "Sticking up for Glue!"
15:10-15:20 Bob Young - "Materials 1975-86: many Fond Memories"
15:20-15:30 Rob Neumann - "Mile End, Mercedes Formula 1, Mumbai"
15:30-15:40 Sophie Parsons - "Forensic Engineering – from Incident to Court"
15:40-16:10 Coffee Break
Session 3 - Materials@QM - "The Horizon". Chaired by Han Zhang
16:10-16:20 Karin Hing - "Bone regeneration - trick or treat"
16:20-16:30 Joe Briscoe - “Enhancing solar energy conversion with nanostructured ferroelectrics”
16:30-16:40 Ana Sobrido - "Using sustainable resources and scalable processes to produce the next generation of energy materials"
16:40-16:50 Colin Humphreys - "The next 50 years!”
16:50-17:20 From the floor activities
17:20-17:30 Close - Talk by Liz Tanner (current Head of Materials)
17:30-18:30 Drinks / Refreshments
19:00-21:00 Dinner (Senior Common Room, Queen's Building)