@ Edinburgh

An Introduction to the Structural Chemistry of Ionic Solids of Type MX

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If after this lecture you found yourself fascinated with crystals, there is a The Fascination of Crystals and Symmetry website full of further information by Frank Hoffmann from the University of Hamburg.

@ Durham

Practical Simulations for Molecules and Materials


Academic year 2018/2019, the course will be held in Epiphany Term.
Dates, times and location TBC.


Academic year 2017/18, lectures and practicals are held in Epiphany Term, 3pm to 5pm on Wednesdays. The lecture followed by a practical. Assistance for practicals is available until 6pm.

On the 7th, 14th, 28th of February in CG66.
On the 7th and 14th of March in CM003.

Course Material



@ BOCHUM – WorkShop

Polymers in Geotechnical And Geoenvironmental Engineering: From NanoScale To Field/ Engineering Applications



11-12 October 2018, Bochum

More information www.gbf.rub.de

The motivation of the current workshop is to provide an interdisciplinary platform for presenting and discussing recent developments in research and practice regarding multiscale behaviour of polymer enhanced soils. Researchers from the fields of mineralogy, chemistry, geology and geotechnical engineering will present their current works.


PDF of the workshop lecture “Molecular Dynamics 101”.

NOTE – it is an encrypted file. The password is the name of this workshop organiser, case-sensitive obvs;)


@ GRANADA – WorkShop

Computational Modeling in Clay Mineralogy – Summer School

AIPEAASYS – AIPEA Summer school, part of the 16th International Clay Conference, held in Granada between 15th and 16th July 2017.

Lecture notes on Free Energy Sampling Techniques.