Last Call for Functional Materials Conference

The Institute is cosponsoring MC7: Functional Materials for the 21st Century, organised by the Royal Society of Chemistry and being held at the University of Edinburgh, UK, on 5 8 July 2005. The deadline for oral presentation abstracts for this event has been extended to 20 December 2004.

MC7 will be of particular interest to students and academic and industrial scientists working on the chemistry, physics, and materials science of functional materials. One day registrations will be available for those wishing to focus on one particular subject, and a member registration rate will be available to members of the Institute.

Abstracts on all aspect of materials chemistry and related biology, physics and materials science are invited. Topics covered include design, synthesis, characterisation, theory and modelling of materials ranging from molecular compounds to biomaterials and nanostructured solids and ceramics. Abstracts should be emailed as attachments to

The call for papers is available on the website at, alongside names of invited speakers and detailed description documents for each session. For further information, please call +44 (0) 1223 432254 or email

Date Posted: 22 November 2004

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