Archive for the ‘Oral Presentation Prize’ Category

Winners of the Soft Matter award at the Polymer Gel Symposium

The 28th Symposium organized by the Research Group on Polymer Gels, The Society of Polymer Science, Japan was held on 16,17th January 2017, in Tokyo, Japan.


This is the third year in a row that Soft Matter supported this event, which has been continuously very well received.

The winners of the price will receive a free subscription to Soft Matter.


On the image, from the left

  • Prof. Hidemitsu Furukawa (Yamagata University) conference organizer
  • Kenta Honma (The University of Tokyo)
  • Dr. Ryota Tamate (The University of Tokyo)
  • The other winners were awarded other poster/presentation awards
  • Mr Honma’s poster was titled: “Micro Patterning of the Self-Oscillating Polymer Brush for Control of its Spatio-temporal Function

    Dr Tamate’s talk was titled: “Fabrication of self-oscillating colloidosomes undergoing cell-like complex shape oscillations

    Congratulations to all winners!

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    Soft Matter Prize Winners at the 27th Symposium of the Research Group on Polymer Gels

    Congratulations to Yuto Jochi and Nobuyuki Watanabe who both won Soft Matter sponsored prizes at the 27th Symposium of the Research Group on Polymer Gels, The Society of Polymer Science, Japan held at Tokyo University on 18–19 January 2016.

    From left to right: Royal Society of Chemistry Manager: Hiromitsu Urakami, Prize winner: Yuto Jochi and Chair: Takao Aoyagi

    The Soft Matter Poster Award was won by Nobuyuki Watanabe (not pictured), who is based at Tokyo University of Science, for his poster Probe diffusion in Polymer Solution and Gels.

    The Soft Matter Presentation Award was awarded to Yuto Jochi from Nagoya University for his presentation One-pot Synthesis of Poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) Gels with Homogeneous Polymer Network Structure.

    We thank Mr Watanabe and Mr Jochi for their excellent contributions and we look forward to hearing more about them in the future!

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    5th International Conference on Self-Healing Materials 2015 Oral Presentation Prize winner

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    A huge congratulations to Arn Mignon who was awarded the Soft Matter Oral Presentation Prize at the 5th International Conference on Self-Healing Materials (ICSHM2015). The conference took place on the 22 – 24 June 2015 in Durham, USA and was sponsored by Soft Matter.

    Arn Mignon is from Ghent University and won the Soft Matter Oral Presentation Prize with his talk titled “Smart super absorbent polymers for self-healing of motar.”

    ICSHM2015 focussed on the newly emerging field of self-healing biomaterials, encompassing all classes of self-healing materials including polymers, ceramics, metals, and composites, as well as biomedical implants. Further details about the conference can be found by taking a look at their website.

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