2017 Medal Winners Symposium

UPDATE: The symposium has reached capacity and registration is now closed. 


We are pleased to announce our annual Macro Group Medal Winners Symposium will be held at Aston UniversityBirmingham, UK on Fri 10th November 2017

Our medal-winning speakers will be:


Date: Friday 10th November 2017
Location: G8, Main Building, Aston University
Time: 10am – 5pm

For more information please contact:
Elena Patyukova,

Information is also available from the RSC events page

Provisional Programme

10.00 Registration and Refreshments

10.30 Welcome and Introduction

10.40 Prof Ian Hamley (2016 Macro Group UK Medal), “Peptides and Peptide Conjugates: From Self-Assembly to Bioactivity”

11.40 Dr Theoni Georgiou (2016 Young Researchers Medal), “Well-Defined Thermoresponsive Polymers”

12.40 Lunch and Networking

13.40 Dr. Giovanna Sicilia (2015 Jon Weaver PhD Prize), “Programmable Nucleic Acid – Polymer Conjugates with Sensing and Signaling Capabilities”

14.40 Charalampos Pappas (2016 Jon Weaver PhD Prize), “Supramolecular Systems Chemistry using Peptides”

15.40 Tea break

16.00 Prof Nikos Hadjichristidis (2016 Medal for Outstanding Achievement), “The Importance of Model Macromolecules in Polymer Physics and Polymer Industry”

17.00 Close

Map, directions and parking

Aston university is located a short walk from the main rail stations in Birmingham. For directions, please visit http://www.aston.ac.uk/about/directions/.

Parking is available onsite in Car Park 5, which is £5 for the whole day. Information on this car park can be found here: http://www.aston.ac.uk/about/directions/by-car/visitor-and-public-parking/


If you wish to stay overnight at Aston, you can find information on the Conference Aston hotel which is on site here: http://www.conferenceaston.co.uk/book-hotel-room/


Registration is now closed.