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Finance director keeps a cautious eye on the Institute

29 September 2014

As the Institute’s group finance director, Michael Bray feels he is “the voice of reason” when advising on financial matters

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Topical Research Meeting on Hybrid Quantum Systems
Abstract submission deadline: 10 October 2014

Science of Inkjet and Printed Drops 2014
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Electrostat-Ex 2014
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Magnetic Resonance and Muons – A Complementary view of Materials
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Microscopy of Semiconducting Materials (MSM-XIX)
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Five members to take up places on the IOP’s Council
Five members who have been elected to the Institute’s Council will take up their places on 1 October 2014. They are Trevor Cross, Lisa Jardine-Wright, Kevin McGuigan, Angela Newing and Mark Wrigley.

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Lecture date change
Please note, the talk on 'The God Particle elementary particle physics at CERN' has been changed to 30th October @5pm in LT4 on the UEA campus. There will now be a new talk on the original date of 2nd October 'Frontiers in Photonics'. Professor David L. Andrews, UEA 5pm LT3. Please see the full calendar for more info


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