DiStruc Family Event, Christ Church, Oxford, 9 July 2016

Make your own fibres, explore the micro-world, walk on custard and more! 

Join the DiStruc fellows for a family fun day, tailored for primary-school and secondary-school audiences. Get involved in our range of hands-on soft matter-related experiments and playful activities. This is a great opportunity to meet face-to-face with young scientists and become more involved in science. Read more 

The Playing Colloidal Mikado III, will be held in Eindhoven, on 17-18 February 2016. This two-days workshop is organized and supported by DiStruc and it has a diverse and highly interesting programme. Invited speakers will discuss current developments in the field of Soft Matter focusing on non-spherical colloidal particles and colloidal rods. Read more

Playing Colloidal Mikado Public Lectures

It's a liquid! It's a solid! Liquid crystals are both! By some called the fourth state of matter, this remarkable type of material finds applications in computer screens and the fabrication of super strong fibres. Come and find out all about them! 

Zwarte Doos, TU/e campus, Wednesday 17 February 2016, 10am. Read more


This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Grant Agreement No 641839.



Open position

ESR position now available at CNRS, Bordeaux.

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