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Meeting: 'Developments in Ceramic Science and Engineering'

19 September 2007


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  • UCL Centre for Materials Research
  • Journal of the European Ceramic Society
  • The Leverhulme Trust
  • Elsevier
  • Registration has opened for a meeting to mark the 70th birthday of Professor Sir Richard Brook, Director of the Leverhulme Trust, hosted by the UCL Centre for Materials Research on 10 and 11 April next year.

    The meeting, 'Developments in Ceramic Science and Engineering: The last 50 years', will feature an impressive list of delegates from all over the world. Their presentations will be published in a special edition of the 'Journal of the European Ceramic Society', which will be guest-edited by Professor Mohan Edirisinghe, independent Convener of the UCL Centre for Materials Research. The event is sponsored by Elsevier, the journal's publisher.

    A banquet will also be held, for the conference's guest speakers and leading academics, on the evening of 10 April.

    Professor Sir Richard Brook, a renowned expert in the field of ceramics, is currently the Director of the Leverhulme Trust. He is an Emeritus Professor in the Department of Materials at Oxford University and a former Chief Executive of the Engineering & Physical Sciences Research Council.

    To find out more, follow the links at the top of this item.