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The Thermal Methods Group

The Thermal Methods Group (TMG) is a special interest group of the Analytical Division of the Royal Society of Chemistry with affiliation to the International Confederation of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry (ICTAC). There is close collaboration with other European thermal analysis groups.

TAC 2020
6th to 8th April 2020
The Mission of the Thermal Methods Group

To promote awareness of all thermo analytical, calorimetric and related techniques by a wide range of activities, including regular scientific meetings, training workshops and publications. As a regular feature, the group organizes two key meetings per annum. These are typically held in April and November. The April thermal analysis conference (TAC) covers a broad range of topics. The second meeting generally revolves around a particular theme or subject area. 

David Dollimore Award

(for Emeritus Professors or Researchers, over 65 years old)

           Prof Ted Charsley (UK) and

           Prof José Perez-Rodriguez (Spain)


Eugen Segal Award

(Scientists between 40 and 65 years old)

           Prof Jiri Malek (Czech Republic)

Judit Simon Award

(scientist under 40 years old)

           Dr Giuseppe Lazzara (Italy)

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TAC 2020
6-8 April, 2020


New Edition of:
Principles of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry

Edited by Simon Gaisford, Vicky Kett and Peter Haines


February, 2016

Oral and poster presentations are invited on the development or application of any aspect of thermal analysis and calorimetry.

The conference is preceded by a one-day short course aimed at new users of thermal analysis which will comprise a series of lectures and a workshop.

The conference will also feature the Cyril Keattch award competition for outstanding early career scientists and there will be comprehensive manufacturers' exhibition.

Thermal Methods Group

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