The UK Polymer Colloids Forum (UKPCF) closed in 2015 and assigned its residual funds for use in awarding the new Ottewill International Travel Scholarship in honour of Professor Ronald Harry Ottewill OBE FRS (1927-2008). The award (worth up to £1000) is designed to assist, each year, one outstanding UK-based graduate researcher (whose research relates to polymer colloids) in presenting their work at an international conference outside the UK. The first award was made to Qian Sun from Cambridge University. Qian is carrying out PhD research into aqueous core, metal-coated colloidosomes under the supervision of Dr. Alex Routh and will use the award to attend and present at the 91st ACS Colloid & Surface Science Symposium in New York in July 2017.
Applications are called for the second award of the scholarship. The conditions of the award and an application form can be obtained from Craig Jones of Unilever (by email to email@example.com). In short, applications for the 2018 award must be received by 15 October 2017 and all applicants will be informed of the outcome by 30 November 2017. The adjudicating committee comprises Brian Vincent (Bristol University), Peter Lovell (Manchester University) and Craig Jones (Unilever).
on behalf of the Ottewill International Travel Scholarship Award Committee