Join the 6th Playing Colloidal Mikado workshop covers experimental, theoretical and computational aspects of non-spherical colloidal particles with a focus on colloidal rods. Read more



The 5th Playing Colloidal Mikado Workshop was co-organised by DiStruc and Colldense ITNs at FORTH, Heraklion, 1-2 July 2017. Four renowned scientists and eighteen DiStruc and Colldense fellows were invited to give oral presentations, and eight fellows presented posters. Read more


The 4th Playing Colloidal Mikado Workshop on the topic of Rod-like LC in equilibrium and out-of equilibrium was held in CNRS, Bordeaux from 16-17 November 2016, under the auspices of DiStruc. Read more



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 



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.