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QUT Soft Matter Materials Symposium

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QUT Gardens Point Campus

Owen J Wordsworth Room, Level 12, S Block

2 George Street

Brisbane City, QLD 4000

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Hear from Australia’s leading polymer and soft matter materials scientists who will present highlights of their current research. This symposium is supported by the QUT School of Chemistry, Physics and Mechanical Engineering, Institute for Future Environments manufacturing with advanced materials enabling platform and the Soft Matter Materials Laboratory.

MORNING SESSION
8.30 am Opening Vice Chancellor of QUT, Peter Coaldrake
8.40 am Welcome by Christopher Barner-Kowollik, QUT
9.00 am Graeme Moad, CSIRO: Elements of RAFT Navigation
9.30 am Tom Davis, Monash University: Polymers at the Bio- / Nanointerface
10.00 am Luke Connal, University of Melbourne: Dynamic Covalent Chemistry as a Tool in Polymer Chemistry
10.30 am Martina Stenzel, UNSW: Understanding the Relationship between Drugs and Polymers

11.00 am COFFEE BREAK

11.30 am Markus Müllner, University of Sydney: Modular Polymer Particles for Hybrid Materials and Nanomedicines
12.00 am Cyrille Boyer, UNSW: Photoredox Catalysts For Polymer Synthesis
12.30 pm Nicolas Voelcker, Monash University: Porous Silicon Nanomedicine can Pack a Punch

1.00 pm LUNCH BREAK

AFTERNOON SESSION
2.00 pm Andrew Whittaker, University of Queensland: Interactions with Biology: Fluorine MRI Agents for Understanding Biology and Cell Fate
2.30 pm Michelle Coote, ANU: Stereocontrolled Radical Polymerisation: Are we there yet?
3.00 pm Per Zetterlund, UNSW: Heterogeneous Polymerization Approaches towards Polymer/Graphene-based Nanoparticles of various Morphologies
3.30 pm Frank Caruso, University of Melbourne: Challenges for Particles in Bionanoscience and Beyond

4.00 pm COFFEE BREAK

4.30 pm Michael Monteiro, University of Queensland: Next Generation Polymer Nanostructures
5.00 pm Greg Qiao, University of Melbourne: Building New Polymeric Platform Technologies
5.30 pm Alan Rowan, University of Melbourne: Biomimetic Materials ‘Controlling the Nonlinear Mechanics’
6.00 pm Wrap-Up

Finger food and drinks will be served during coffee breaks, however participants will need to provide their own lunch.

We are looking forward to meeting you and to a day full of exciting science!

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QUT Gardens Point Campus

Owen J Wordsworth Room, Level 12, S Block

2 George Street

Brisbane City, QLD 4000

Australia

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