Swinburne Lecture Addresses Medical Polymers

Professor James McNiven Courtney, recipient of the Institute’s Swinburne Medal for 2004, will address the subject of polymers in medical applications at the Swinburne Lecture, to be delivered on 24 November 2004. Professor Courtney, of the Department of Bioengineering at the University of Strathclyde, received the Swinburne Medal in recognition of his massive contribution to the development of polymeric materials in the field of medicine.

“Polymers in Medical Applications: Selection, Performance and Evaluation” is a public address, and attendance is free of charge. The lecture will take place on Wednesday 24 November at 4.00 pm in the McCance 1 Lecture Theatre, McCance Building, University of Strathclyde, 16 Richmond Street, Glasgow G1 1XQ.

The lecture is being organised by the Scottish Plastics and Rubber Association, which is affiliated to the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining.

Tickets can be obtained from: Dr W C Geddes, SPRA Hon Sec, 143 Lady Nairn Avenue, Kirkcaldy, Fife KY1 2AT. Tel: 01592 651 269. E-mail c.geddes@blueyonder.co.uk.

Date Posted: 22 September 2004

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