Making glass is one of our oldest technologies. From its deceptively simple beginnings, glass has found a place in art and technology: a material of beauty as well as of utility.
This century, glassy materials are now used as scaffolds for regenerating a patient’s lost bone and have the potential to provide smart drug delivery systems in vivo. Prof Newport will illustrate the history, technology and artistry of glass, unravelling the science by revealing its atomic-scale properties.
Tea/Coffee from 6pm Talk begins 6.30pm.