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Platinum Metals Rev., 1999, 43, (2), 58

Platinum Metals Chemistry Conference

The seventh international conference on the Chemistry of the Platinum Group Metals will be held at the University of Nottingham from 25th to 30th July 1999. Developments in research on clusters, nanostructures and their properties, anti-cancer drugs, polymerisations and other catalytic reactions, ligand effects, catalyst screening, syntheses of complexes and their properties, and photochemistry will be discussed, with speakers coming from Europe, Canada, the U.S.A., New Zealand, Hong Kong and Japan. Plenary lectures will be delivered by Professors B. F. G. Johnson, R. H. Grubbs, D. M. P. Mingos, N. P. Farrell, R. A. Van Santen, J.-P. Sauvage and G. van Koten. There will be poster displays with prizes, and a student bursary is available.

For further details contact Dr J. F. Gibson, 99PGM7, The Royal Society of Chemistry, Burlington House, London W1V OBN; telephone: +44(0)-171-437-8656;fax: +44-(0)-171-734-1227; e-mail:

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