Conference Information

The M4 Colloids Symposium is a conference designed for the exchange of scientific ideas between colloid and interface science research groups situated along the M4 corridor.

The symposium will start at 10am on Friday, 12th of July, 2019 at the University of Bath (Building 4W, room 1.2). Please arrive before 10am – we will be having tea/coffee from 9.30.

Researchers from the Universities of Bristol, Bath and Cardiff,  along with others from the region, are invited to present their research. The symposium provides an opportunity for researchers, primarily students, to present their work via oral or poster presentations.

The day will include a plenary speaker (Dr Sarah Rogers, ISIS Neutron and Muon Source, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Didcot)

Conference registration is free of charge, but there are no funds to support your travel.

There will be a break in the morning and afternoon with coffee and tea, but lunch will not be provided. A group of us may meet for dinner afterwards, depending on interest (expense not covered).

Abstract Submission Deadline Extended to Sunday 30 June.

We look forward to welcoming you, from anywhere in the UK, to Bath this July.

Please register your attendance by emailing


Organising Committee – Saffron Bryant (University of Bath), Zakir Hossain (University of Bath), Han Yin (University of Bath), Nimai Mehta (Cardiff University), and Gina Moody (University of Bristol).