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Methods Group (TMG) is a special
interest group of the Analytical Division of the Royal
Chemistry with affiliation to the International Confederation of Thermal
(ICTAC). There is close collaboration with other European thermal analysis
information about the Thermal Methods Group or meetings, please complete
open to anyone regardless of discipline. Visit Joining the TMG
The Mission of the Thermal
To promote awareness of all thermo
analytical, calorimetric and related techniques by a wide range of
activities, including regular scientific meetings, training workshops and
As a regular feature, the group organizes two key
meetings per annum. These are typically held in April and
November. The April thermal analysis event (TAC)
covers a broad range of topics.
The second meeting generally revolves around
a particular theme or subject area.
Our next meeting;
"The Use of Thermal Analysis
for Product Development"
1st and 2nd April 2014, GSK
As in previous years, a
Thermal Analysis Training day will be held on the 31st March preceding the
main meeting. The meeting and
training can be booked separately or together. Discounted rates are available for
students and TMG members.
- TAC 2014
Flier download HERE
- TAC Training day details download HERE
- To register, please click HERE
- For Conference Hotel and alternatives Hotels
- Abstract guidance notes click HERE
Additionally, we would like to draw attention
to the following:
2014 TMG Cyril Keattch Award Competition
The Cyril Keattch Award Competition is held
biennially by the Thermal Methods Group. The competition is open to
candidates who are UK
residents and have worked ten or less years at post grad level. The award consists of an Award
Certificate and a £1000 bursary towards conference Registration, travel and
living expenses allowing them to present the winning paper at the 11th
European Symposium on Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry (ESTAC 11) held
August 17th -21st 2014 Espoo, Finland.
To enter, candidates must submit a suitable abstract. Shortlisted
candidates will be invited to present a 20 minute presentation at TAC 2014.
For further details click HERE
NEXT THERMAL METHODS MEETINGS
1. TAC 2014
will be held at the GSK site in Ware, Hertfordshire. Further details above.
2. ESTAC 11 Espoo,
Finland August 17th - 21st 2014 http://www.estac11.fi
3. In 2015,
The TMG will be celebrating its 50th Anniversary. This will be held at Churchill College,
30th March - 1st April 2015
in Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry"