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Invited Talk: Soft Active Polymers and Multifunctional Composites: Recent Progress and Future Applications

Invited Talk: Soft Active Polymers and Multifunctional Composites: Recent Progress and Future Applications

Date
31/07/2014
Description
Smart materials, being defined as a kind of material, with the capability of sensing and reacting, are exposed to changing environmental conditions or stimulus. In recent years, an increasing number of novel multi-functional materials have been developed, the applications of which have covered various important fields including automobile, aerospace, telecommunications, and so forth. This talk mainly focuses on the recent progresses of soft active polymer (SAP), such as shape memory polymer (SMP), electro-active polymer (EAP) as well as the nanocomposites based thereon.
Conscience, Service and Sacrifice: The Friends' Ambulance Unit in the First World War

Conscience, Service and Sacrifice: The Friends' Ambulance Unit in the First World War

Date
29/10/2014
Description
Historian Paul Handford MBE will be talking on the experiences of those individuals, who for conscience and other reasons, chose to serve in the non-combatant Friends' Ambulance Unit during World War I.
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