o Students on my current courses
See relevant course site on Blackboard.
o Potential research students
(a) Research studentship available (start October 2017 or earlier if available) to work on statistical mechanical computer simulation. Background in mathematics/theoretical physics /chemistry/ engineering. Eligibility UK/EU. Contact me by email or Ondrej Hovorka O.Hovorka@soton.ac.uk
(b) Research Studentship available in Bioinformatics (start October 2017), to work on genomic datasets to investigate selection in humans and chickens. Contact me or
o Students interested in taking a course that I give: email me enquiries.
o I am available to students by email
My other pages
o Research page (still under revision)
o Publication list (full list)
o My cv (brief version)
School of Mathematics Pages
Related University Pages
o (under revision)
MATH1004: Mathematics for Chemists and Oceanographers (Year 1)
Math3032 Communicating and Researching Mathematics
Mainly on leave.
Mathematical Sciences Outreach
I am available to give talks to school groups in the South of England, and/or to arrange for colleagues to visit. Please email me enquiries.
Ph.D Research Projects available
Projects are available in
o Liquid crystal science
o Theoretical anthropology
o population biology
(Talk on the history of liquid crystals to Liquid Crystal programme on the mathematics of liquid crystals, Newton Institute Cambridge, 2013, courtesy INI Cambridge. )
Final year projects are also available in these subject areas.
Department Fax : +44- (23) 8059 5147
Office: Room 6017, Building 54
How to get electronic copies of my papers:
o Directly from the journal on the internet
o From Southampton e-prints,
o If these strategies don’t work, please email me
o For some very old (pre-internet days) papers, the electronic copy might not exist.
Sluckin M.Math. M.A.
Ph.D. C.Phys. F.Inst.P. F.I.M.A.
Biaxial nematic liquid crystals: Theory, Simulation and Experiment
edited by Geoffrey R. Luckhurst and Timothy J. Sluckin
2010 (second edition 2014)
Soap, Science and Flat screen TVs: a history of liquid crystals
by David Dunmur and Tim Sluckin
(Oxford University Press)
Oxford University Press profile for book
Fluidos fora da lei (“Fluids outside the law”)
by Tim Sluckin (IST Press, Lisbon, 2007)
translated into Portuguese by
(Translation of the Inaugural Lecture “Fluids with Attitude”)
Crystals that Flow: classic papers from the history of liquid crystals
compiled with translation and commentary by:
T.J. Sluckin, D.A. Dunmur and H. Stegemeyer
(Taylor and Francis, CRC)
General Research Interests:
Engineering and Applied
History of Science
This page was last updated by Tim Sluckin on October 31 2011