Today the ILCS web master, Jan Lagerwall, discovered that the software used for making the ILCS contact forms was no longer working reliably. All forms have now been replaced with a modern version, and the contact forms should all work now.
We sincerely apologize if you have had difficulties contacting the ILCS or submitting information.
Professor John W. Goodby of the University of York has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Society. The Royal Society is possibly the oldest and most prestigious learned society in the world, founded in 1660.
The winner of the 2010 Luckhurst-Samulski Prize, awarded by the journal Liquid Crystals, is the paper by Antal Jakli entitled Electro-mechanical effects in liquid crystals, which appeared in the Commemorative Issue dedicated to Alfred Saupe. Congratulations to Antal for this recognition of an excellent article!
You can read more about the prize here.