UCL Mathematical & Physical Sciences


Research festival


1.30pm - 6pm, 7 January 2015

Harrie Massey Lecture Theatre

The Faculty of Mathematical & Physical Sciences Research Festival will celebrate research activities across the faculty by highlighting notable achievements and ongoing projects from the eight departments.

It will also aim to provide a new forum for networking with colleagues and for fostering interdisciplinary collaborations. All faculty staff and postgraduates are welcome to attend.

Draft timetable

1.30  Registration

1.40  Prof Ofer Lahav (MAPSVice Dean for Research)  -  “Welcome”

1.45  Prof David Price (Vice Provost for Research)  - “UCL Research Strategy”

2.00  Prof Nick Brook (MAPS Dean) - “MAPS Research Strategy”

2.15  Dr David Scanlon (Chemistry) - “Polymorph engineering of TiO2: Understanding the correlation between local coordination, absolute reference potentials and practical applications”

2.30 Prof Rachel McKendry (LCN) -  “Connecting for Global Health: nanosensors, mobile phones and big data”

2.45 Dr Timo Betcke (Mathematics) - “BEM++: Open-source software development in Mathematics”

3.00 Tea (at Physics E3/E7)

3.30 Ms Beate Franke (Statistics) “Understanding network structure”

3.45 Dr Phil Jones (Physics & Astronomy) - “Current research in Biological Physics”

4.00 Prof Dario Alfe (Earth Sciences) - "A window to the Earth's core"

4.15 Prof Mat Page (MSSL) - ”Discoveries with Swift”

4.30 Dr Jack Stilgoe (STS) - “Responsible Research and Innovation"

5.00 Drinks (at Physics E3/E7)

Please book your space using the form below.