1975: Hydrocarbon polymers - synthesis, characterisation and properties.

April 1975
Manor House Hotel, Moretonhampstead, Devon

Tuesday 29th April

Chairman: Sir Harry Melville
Dr. W. Cooper (Dunlop)
"Hydrocarbon polymers - perspectives"

Chairman: Prof. C.E.H. Bawn
Prof. R.N. Haward (University of Birmingham)
"The development of high activity magnesium reduced Zeigler catalysts for ethylene polimerisation."
Dr. A.D. Caunt (ICI Plastics)
"New developments in catalyst systems for stereo-specific polymerisation of α-olefins."

Chairman: Prof. C.H. Bamford
Prof. M. Morton and Dr. D.C. Rubio (University of Akron)
"Synthesis and properties of uniform polyisoprene networks."

Wednesday 30th April

Chairman: Prof. J.C. Bevington
Prof. A.M. North (University of Strathclyde)
"Developments in the characterisation of hydrocarbon polymers."
Dr. J.V. Dawkins (University of Loughborough)
"GPC stuies on polyolefins."

Chairman: Dr. A.H. Willbourn
Dr. F.A. Bovey (Bell Laboratories)
"The carbon-13 NMR study of polyolefins and related polymers."

Chairman: Dr. W. Cooper
Dr. P. Hendra (University of Southampton)
"Raman spectroscopy in the characterisation of polyolefins."
Dr. C. Picot (Strasbourg)
"Neutron coherent scattering of polymers."

Thursday 1st May

Chairman: Dr. A.N. Gupta
Dr. D.C. Bassett (University of Reading)
"Chain extension in polyethylene produced by high pressure."
Dr. L.J. Fetters (University of Akron)
"Stress-strain behavious and domain morphology of star block copolymers."

Chairman: Prof. A.M. North
Dr. J.G. Williams
"The application of fracture mechanics to the ipact testing of polymers."
Prof. D. Hull (University of Liverpool)
"Mechanical properties of orientated polystyrenes"

Chairman: Sir Harry Melville
Dr. A.G. Thomas (MRPRA)
"Some aspects of the strength, adhesion and friction of rubbers."

The conference was held at Moretonhampstead
Tuesday April 29th - Thursday May 1st 1975


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