2nd Joint NSFC-RSC Symposium on Novel Polymer Synthesis to Solve Tomorrow’s Problems: Healthcare, Materials and Energy

13 December 2018 10:00 - 14 December 2018 17:00, Coventry, United Kingdom

Continuous innovation in polymer synthesis is tremendously important in our everyday lives and will be vital in helping the world respond to some of its biggest challenges. Considerable effort is being made in developing new polymers for applications in solving some of the global challenges facing us, such as healthcare, sustainability and energy. This symposium, co-organised by the National Natural Science Foundation of China and the Royal Society of Chemistry, will showcase a wide variety of cutting-edge research in and around the area of polymer synthesis.
This symposium will bring together leading researchers in polymer chemistry in order to share expertise and best practice and discuss cutting edge research and applications. The venue is the University of Warwick, a global centre of excellence for polymer chemistry. During the course of the two days of the meeting established scientists and outstanding early career researchers will deliver a series of invited talks. In addition, there will be a poster session for young researchers and students to participate with prizes awarded for the best posters.
The organisers are also delighted to announce that the symposium will feature the presentation of the RSC 2018 Stephanie L Kwolek Award to Professor Jeffrey Moore from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, for the conception, testing and validation of the mechanophore hypothesis, and for research leading to self-healing polymers. The presentation will be followed by a lecture.


Abstract Submission
Submit your poster abstract by 7 December 2018. Posters will be displayed throughout the days and a prize for best poster will be awarded. If you have any questions about the submission process, please contact the Royal Society of Chemistry Events Department.
Registration includes
  • Attendance at the sessions
  • Refreshments throughout the meeting
  • Lunch
Non-Member £160
Member £135
Student Non-Member £110
Student Member £85

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University of Warwick

University of Warwick, University of Warwick, Coventry, CV4 7EZ, United Kingdom

Rooms can be booked at Warwick University for £89 a night (including breakfast) for the 13th December 2018. Rooms are standard double.  Please book your room via the RSC registration process.

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