The British Society of Rheology Midwinter Meeting 2016 and Symposium on "The Science of Alexei Likhtman"

December 12th-14th, 2016, University of Reading, UK

WhiteknightsThe BSR Midwinter Meeting 2016 will have a general theme of Polymer Dynamics and Rheology, and incorporate a minisymposium entitled "The science of Alexei Likhtman". This one-day symposium is inspired by Professor Alexei Likhtman, and will incorporate contributions from many who have worked with him.


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Confirmed invited speakers

For BSR midwinter meeting

Vernon Harrison Award lecture, Jen Truby (University of Durham).
BSR Annual Award lecture. Ed Llewellin (University of Durham).

For Alexei's symposium 

Wim Briels University of Twente
Choon Chai INEOS
Nigel Clarke University of Sheffield
Ralph Colby Penn State University 
Ralf Everaers Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon
Richard Graham University of Nottingham
Ronald G. Larson University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Carlos Marques Institut Charles Sadron, CNRS, University of Strasbourg
Yuichi Masubuchi Nagoya University
Scott Milner Penn State University
Dieter Richter Forschungszentrum Julich GmbH
Alexander N. Semenov Institut Charles Sadron, CNRS, University of Strasbourg
Dimitris Vlassopoulos University of Crete
Hiroshi Watanabe Kyoto University

Abstract submission

Please send your abstract to and indicate whether an oral or poster presentation is preferred.


Oral presentations: September 15th , 2016
Poster presentations: November 28th , 2016


Please register using the online Registration Form.

Registration ends on November 28th, 2016
Early bird registration rate applies until September 30st, 2016


Early Bird (on and before September 31st, 2016)

  • Students: £100
  • BSR/IoP Member : £125
  • Non-member: £150

After September 31st, 2016

  • Students: £110
  • BSR/IoP Member : £135
  • Non-member: £160


Onsite Registration: starting from 10:00AM on December 12th, 2016
Programme with abstracts: BSR programme



The conference venue is located on Whiteknights campus. Please follow the link to the University of Reading directions page.

Organising Committee

Helen Wilson (UCL), Tom McLeish (Durham), Joseph L. Keddie (Surrey), Daniel Read (Leeds) and Zuowei Wang (Reading)

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  • Polymer Physics at Reading
  • Maps and how to find the University of Reading


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