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.
"Modern Thermal Methods from an
Industrial and Academic Perspective"
9thand 10th April 2013, Greenwich
Once again, an excellent meeting took place
at Greenwich University,
with over 90 attendees. The TMG
Committee were united in praise of Dr Milan Antonijevic, our local
organiser. As well as the TAC
conference, a very well attended Thermal Analysis training day was held on
the 8th of April at the same venue with more than 40 attending. The meeting was well supported by an
array of equipment manufacturers with some of the latest thermal
instrumentation on show. Without the
support of these companies, these meetings would be difficult to arrange. So many thanks to all those companies who
again attended. Please visit our Suppliers page for all your thermal
As well as the meetings above, the TMG
Committee held a regular organisational meeting and the AGM.
Outline details of the upcoming meetings below were
discussed. Additionally, we would
like to draw attention to the following:
TMG are again offering an £800 bursary for a Summer 2013 project with a
good Thermal Analysis content.
DEADLINE for receipt of a brief synopsis of suitable projects to be
received no later than the end of May 2013.
additional details, contact Dr
NEXT THERMAL METHODS MEETINGS
1. NATAS http://www.NATASinfo.org
4th to 7th of August 2013
Green, Kentucky, USA
2. TAC 2014
will be held at the GSK site in Ware, Hertfordshire. Further details will appear here in due
3. In 2015, The
TMG will be celebrating its 50th Anniversary. This will be held at Churchill College,
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