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2014 Annual Symposium

Annual Symposium 2014

Thursday April 3rd 2014


10:30 – 11:00 Registration

Morning Session

11:00 - 11:25 Probing the Molecular Architecture of Plant Cell Walls Using 2D and 3D ^13^C NMR Paul Dupree, University of Cambridge

11:25 – 11:50 A Multinuclear NMR Study of Sr2Sc2-xGaxO5 Perovskite Fuel Cell Materials and Rare-Earth Containing GeS2-Ga2S3 Chalcogenide Glasses for Bright Fibre Laser Devices Stephen Day, University of Warwick

11:50 - 12:15 High-Resolution Natural Abundance 33S STMAS NMR Study of Ettringite Akiko Sasaki, University of Glasgow,

12:15 - 12:40 Progress in First Principles Calculations of NMR Parameters: Heavy Atoms, Processing and Visualisation Jonathan Yates, University of Oxford

12:40 - 14:00 Lunch

Afternoon Session One

14:00 - 14:25 A Solid-State NMR Journey (why I wish I had access to 850 MHz 35 years ago) Robin Harris, University of Durham

14:25 - 14:50 Solid-State NMR of Nanomolar Quantities of Protein Complexes at 60-100 kHz Magic Angle Spinning Jonathan M. Lamley, University of Warwick

14:50 - 15:15 New Materials for Optical Fibres: Understanding the Effect of Modifier on Tellurite Glass Structure Emma Barney, University of Nottingham

15:15 - 15:45 Coffee Break

Afternoon Session Two

15:45 - 16:10 Advanced Cements for Nuclear Waste Immobilisation - New Structural Insights John Provis, University of Sheffield

16:10 - 16:35 Monitoring the Electrochemical Processes in the Lithium-Air Battery by Solid-State NMR Spectroscopy Michal Leskes, University of Cambridge

16:35 - 17:00 Exploiting the 31P Chemical Shift Anisotropy of Aluminophosphates Scott Sneddon, University of St Andrews

17:00 - 17:25 From Order to Disorder, Structure to Properties from Solid-State NMR Dominique Massiot, CNRS, Orleans, France

17:25 Close of Meeting