John Goodby is awarded the Royal Medal

We are pleased to announce that, John Goodby is awarded the Royal Medal, one of the most prestigious awards of the Royal Society. Learn more.

Results of ILCS Elections 2016

The results of the recent ILCS elections are as follows:

New President: Hiroshi Yokoyama
New Vice-President: Helena Godinho

Please join me in congratulating both on their new post, which will commence during the ILCC in August 2016 at Kent State University.

Ingo Dierking

New issue of Liquid Crystal Today (March'16)

The latest issue of Liquid Crystals Today is now available on the website. Some history of the ILCS, research about chromonics, book reviews, conference reports and news. Happy reading!

Prof. J. Lagerwall finished his job as a webmaster

From 1st of January of 2016 Prof. Jan Lagerwall is no longer the webmaster of the ILSC web site. His duties are taken over by Mateusz Mrukiewicz, Ph.D. The International Liquid Crystal Society expresses its gratitude to Jan for his work as the webmaster from 2008 to 2015, which led to some major improvements and new functionalities of the web site.

LC Today new issue available

The first issue of Liquid Crystals Today of the new year 2016 is now out and available online.

Abstract submission deadline for MRS symposium on liquid crystals coming up

Abstracts for Symposium SM1, dedicated to "Liquid crystalline materials - Displays and beyond", of the forthcoming MRS spring meeting in Phoenix are due by October 30th. Please contribute to a lively discussion on the future of liquid crystal research and technology at the world's largest materials science forum by submitting an abstract about your work! Read all about the symposium here and follow this link to submit your abstracts.

Last LC Today issue of 2015

The last issue of Liquid Crystals Today for 2015 is now available online. Read the research summaries, book reports, conference reports and other news items. Best wishes until 2016.

LC Today new issue available

The new issue vol 24 nr 3 of Liquid Crystals Today is now available online. Happy reading.

How the ILCS Was Founded

The story of the founding of the International Liquid Crystal Society in 1990 is told for the first time by Lui Lam in Chapter 10 of the book "All About Science: Philosophy, History, Sociology & Communication", edited by Maria Burguete and Lui Lam (World Scientific, Singapore, 2014).


New issue of Liquid Crystals Today

A new issue of Liquid Crystals Today is now out, and available on the Taylo&Francis website. Happy reading !