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Tuesday, 13 November 2018 09:13

Job offer: Lisbon (Portugal)

A position for a Researcher holding a Doctoral Degree (PhD) is open at the Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Lisbon (Portugal). Potential candidates are invited to visit the Faculty’s webpage at click to see For further information, please contact Prof. Dr. João F Pinto (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)
Thursday, 08 November 2018 13:03

Last PSSRC Meeting in Leuven in Belgium

The twelfth annual meeting of the Pharmaceutical Solid State Research Cluster was held in Leuven (University of Leuven, KU Leuven) from 12 to 14 September 2018. It was attended by 122 participants (91 during the closed days and 31 during the open day) from the member research groups and alumni across Europe.
Friday, 25 March 2016 13:18

PSSRC Rheology Workshop (July 5, 2016)

During Tuesday (July 5) and in connection to the PSSRC annual meeting 2016 (July 6-8), a one-day workshop in rheology will be organized at the UCPH Department of Pharmacy. The aim is to introduce the basic concepts, as well as to discuss rheology of applications relevant to the PSSRC members. Examples are covering solution and suspension state rheology, as well as powder rheology. Part of the workshop will be hands-on session in the rheology lab. Participation is free of charge but a separate, binding registration is mandatory for the administrative purposes. The exact program and content will be updated on…
A new method for measuring of molecular mobility in glassy materials has been developed using terahertz spectroscopy. The absorption level of amorphous drugs at terahertz frequencies below Tg correlates with the stability of the drug as an amorphous solid. The molecular mobility responsible for the glass crystallisation significantly decreases at around a universal value of 0.67 Tg. This explains why the commonly used rules of thumb for glasses to remain stable below 0.8 Tg or Tg – 20 K do not work reliably. These results reveal a unique and completely novel opportunity to predict and test the stability of amorphous…