Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry 2023

March 2023

SciMed Events

28 - 29 March 2023

SciMed Ltd will be exhibiting at this year’s Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry 2023
TAC 2023 on the 28th & 29th of March 2023 at the University of Huddersfield, UK.

The Conference will be preceded by a Short Course giving a comprehensive overview of thermal methods. 


Confirmed speakers

• Prof Ignazio Blanco, University of Catania, Italy, The role of thermal methods in materials characterisation
• Prof Vesa-Pekka Lehto, University of Eastern Finland, Heat in nanoscale • Alex Gaywood, Syngenta, UK, The Use of Differential Scanning Calorimetry to Investigate Autocatalytic Decompositions
• Danial Bager, University of Surrey, Detection of Tyre Wear Particles in Road Dusts via online TG-GC-MS
• Lockhart Horsburgh, Johnson Matthey PLC, Using thermal analysis to identify and address challenges in thermal processing of materials
• Paul Matejtschuk, NIBSC, Use of thermal analysis in the formulation development of an international reference material for interleukin-6
• Duncan Price, Edwards Ltd, High spatial resolution thermal property imaging and analysis
• Andre Hickman, Dstl, Compatibility assessment of Energetic Materials following AOP4147
• Joe Whiteley, University of Huddersfield, Thermal investigation of surfactant interactions with proteins
• Thamer Alzoubi, Kings College London, A study of solid-state epimerisation within lactose powders stored in simulated tropical environmental zones
• Stephen Mee, Devro PLC, Thermal analysis of bovine collagen by using DSC.

Short Course programme and schedule

Monday 27th March
  • 9:00 – Registration and refreshments (Oastler Building foyer)
  • 9:15 – Introduction (Milan Antonijevic (TMG Chair), Gareth Parkes (TMG Past Chair), Lindsay Harding (TMG Vice-chair)).
  • 9:30 – Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC) – (Vicky Kett, Queen’s University Belfast)
  • 10:30 – Refreshment break
  • 10:45 – Thermogravimetric analysis (TGA) and evolved gas analysis (EGA) – (Duncan Price, Edwards, Clevedon)
  • 11:45 – Thermomechanical analysis (TMA), dynamic mechanical analysis (DMA) and dielectric techniques (DEA) – (John Duncan, Lacerta Technology, Loughborough)
  • 12:45 – Lunch
  • 13:30 – Calorimetry and Industrial safety (Ian Priestley, Syngenta, Huddersfield )
  • 14:30 – Thermomicroscopy (Gage Ashton, University of Huddersfield)
  • 15: 30 –  Refreshment break
  • 15:45 – 17:00  – Panel Q&A.


University of Huddersfield


Date: Tuesday 28th March – 9:30 am to 5:00 pm and Wednesday 29th March 2023 – 9:30 am to 2:00 pm

Cost: FREE


Oastler Building, University of Huddersfield, Queensgate, Huddersfield HD1 3DH

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