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On behalf of the Polymer Division of The Royal Australian Chemical Society (RACI), the 34th Australasian Polymer Symposium (34APS) will be held from the 7th – 10th July 2013 at the Darwin Convention Centre, in the Northern Territory of Australia.

There will be a number of Carbon Nexus associated presenters at the conference which include:

  • Associate Professor Bronwyn Fox (Deakin University) will be presenting two topics:
    “Carbon nexus: opportunities for translational research in carbon fibres and composites”
    “New surface treatments for carbon fibres to enhance fibre matrix adhesion in composites”

  • Associate Professor Jeffrey Wiggins (University of Southern Mississippi) will be presenting two topics:
    “Rapid Translation of Next Generation Composite Materials Through Multi-Scale Modeling”
    “Solid State Deuterium NMR Study of Phenylene Ring Motions in Glassy Epoxy Networks”

  • Dr Kevin Magniez (Deakin University) presenting
    “Tailoring the interfacial affinity in natural fiber reinforced (bio) polymers using polyethylene glycol amphiphilic block copolymers”

For more information and further details about the 34APS in July please click here

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