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Sludges and Spins – Magnetic Resonance for Constructed Wetlands

An inaugural lecture by Dr Robert Morris

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Join us for this lecture by Dr Robert Morris to explore the fascinating developments in the world of magnetic resonance.

  • From: Monday 9 May 2016, 6 pm
  • To: Monday 9 May 2016, 9 pm
  • Location: CELS, Nottingham Trent University, Clifton Campus, Clifton Lane, Nottingham, NG11 8NS
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Many people are familiar with magnetic resonance in the form of hospital MRI scanners which are expensive and large. The same principles are, however, very useful for non-invasively exploring the physical and chemical properties of many samples.

In recent years, the availability of low cost permanent rare earth magnets and advances in electronics has allowed the development of inexpensive magnetic resonance sensors which can be embedded inside samples of interest rather than placing the sample inside the probe.

This lecture will focus on the principles of this exciting technique and its recent application to studying the biological, chemical and physical processes occurring in a modular automated constructed wetland system.



  • 6 pm – Drinks and canapés
  • 6.30 pm – Lecture
  • 7.30 pm – Buffet
  • 9 pm – Close

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If you would like to attend this lecture, please book your free place by clicking on 'Reserve your place' at the top of this page.

Telephone: +44 (0)115 848 3540

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Nottingham Trent University
Clifton Campus
Clifton Lane
NG11 8NS


If you are planning to drive to Clifton Campus and using sat nav, please type in the postcode NG11 8NS. There is ample free parking available on site.

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