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UK High-Field Solid-State NMR Facility Annual Symposium

THE SYMPOSIUM ON 18th April 2024 will be held in person (at the University of Warwick, Scarman conference centre) and on-line

Thursday 18th April 2024
10:00 to 17:00 (UK time);  

Note: On 17th April 2024, a Connect NMR UK workshop will take place at Millburn House, University of Warwick

Please complete form at bottom of page to register for the  April 18th event.


THE SYMPOSIUM ON 18th April 2024

Programme (times are UK time) 


10:30-11:00: Registration

Morning Session (Chair: Prof. Phil Williamson, University of Southampton)

11:00-11:40: Prof. Teresa Carlomagno, University of Birmingham, “Methods for Structure Determination of RNA and RNA-protein Complexes by Solid-State NMR”

11:40-12:05: Dr. Sophie Rawnsley-Lau, Lancaster University, “High Field Solid State NMR Explorations of Protein-Lipid Interactions in Cardiovascular Disease”

12:05-12:30: Joseph Hurd, University of Manchester, “How High-Field Solid-State NMR Improves our Understanding of Zeolite Structures”

12:30-13:40: Lunch

First Afternoon Session (Chair: Prof. Frédéric Blanc, University of Liverpool)

13:40-13:50: Prof. Steven Brown, University of Warwick, “Update on the UK High-Field Solid-State NMR National Research Facility”

13:50-14:30: Dr. Pierre Florian, CNRS Orléans, “Structure and Dynamics of Glass Forming Metal Organic Frameworks: NMR study of Zeolitic Imidazolate Framework ZIF-62”

14:30-14.55: Dr. Nicole Kelly, St Andrews University, “In-situ Solid-State NMR Spectroscopy for the Study of Novel zeolites”

14:55-15:20: Dr. Trent Franks, University of Warwick, “NMR at Fast Speeds: Progress in Fast Spinning Experiments at the National Research Facility”

15:20-15:50: Coffee break

Second Afternoon Session (Chair: Prof. Sharon Ashbrook, St Andrews University)

15:50-16:25: Dr. Brant Walkley, University of Sheffield, “Reaction Mechanisms, Kinetics, and Nanostructural Evolution of Cements and Related Materials: Insights from High-Field Solid-State NMR”

16:25-17:00: Dr. Wing Ying Chow, University of Warwick, “Stretchy Skin and Resilient Fungi - New Applications of ssNMR to Extracellular Matrices”

17:00: End of symposium

There is no charge for attending the symposium, but you are asked to register using the below online form by March 22nd 2024 (for in-person attendance) or April 8th 2024 (for online attendance; we aim to send online attendees the link shortly after 16th April). 

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