13:30 - 15:30 BST (UTC-01:00)

Tuesday 18 May


Chair: Sarah Rogers


Welcome & intro to the special interest groups


(Invited) Biological processes at cellular membranes - new knowledge through the use of neutron- And X-ray Scattering
Marité Cárdenas - Malmö University


Session: Small-angle neutron scattering in colloid science
Sarah Rogers

Session: Neutron reflectometry in interface science

Natasha Rhys


Nanostructuring of Short Designed Peptides
Jian Lu - University of Manchester                                                                                                                           
Spike SARS-coV-2 Protein Removes Lipids From Model Membranes and Interferes with the Capacity of High-Density Lipoprotein to Exchange Lipids
Yubexi Correa - Malmö University


On the structure and the dynamics of polysaccharide-mediated multi-layered vesicles
Leonardo Chiappisi - Institut Laue Langevin                    

Remote Control of Aqueous Interfaces with Arylazopyrazole Amphiphiles and Their Characterization with Neutron Reflectometry and Sum-Frequency Generation
Björn Braunschweig - University Münster


Interpreting simultaneous small-angle neutron scattering and reflection from surfactant stabilised air-water foams
Peter Griffiths - University of Greenwich

Endocytosis across scales: from molecular structures to a functional process
Andreas Santamaria - ILL


Chair: Jeroen van Duijneveldt


(Invited) Neutralising Acid in Engine Oil – How Stopped-Flow Neutron Scattering Transformed our Perspective
David Growney - Lubrizol

Tuesday 25 May


Chair: Natasha Rhys


(Invited) Scattering studies of polymer-drug conjugates: from Fishing to resolve, to starting to Dissolve
Alison Paul - Cardiff University


Session: Small-angle neutron scattering in colloid science
Jeroen van Duijneveldt

Session: Neutron reflectometry in interface science

Richard Campbell

14:00 Response of soft deformable microgels to crowding determined using small-angle neutron scattering with contrast variation
Andrea Scotti - RWTH - Aachen University

Controlling Reservoir Formation at the Air/Water Interface by Nanoparticle Design
Javier Carrascosa Tejedor - University of Manchester / Institut Laue-Langevin

14:15 Insights into the Structure of Sunscreen Lotions: A Small-Angle Neutron Scattering Study
Omar Mansour - De Montfort University

Geometrical Confinement Squashes the Thermoresponse of a Poly(N‑isopropylacrylamide) Brush
Timothy J. Murdoch - University of Loughborough

14:30 Microfluidic-SANS Engineering of Complex Formulations Across Scales
Aysha Rafique - Imperial College London

Ozonolysis of fatty acid monolayers at the air–water interface under atmospheric conditions
Maximilian Skoda - STFC


Chair: Richard Campbell


Reflections on the solid/liquid interface: Minerals, Metals and Extreme Conditions 
Stuart Clarke - University of Cambridge


Panel discussion and concluding remarks (Chaired by Richard Campbell and Natasha Rhys)



Key dates

Abstract submission deadline [extended]

16 April 2021

Registration deadline:

24 May 2021 (12:00 BST)

Organised by:

IOP/RSC Neutron Scattering Group

RSC Colloid and Interface Science Group

SCI Colloid and Surface Chemistry Group