The 77th SoR Annual Meeting took place on 16 – 20 October 2005 at Vancouver, Canada.

The participation of HSR members has been very strong in the 77th SOR Annual Meeting, October 16-20, 2005 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The meeting was organized by Profs. Savvas G. Hatzikiriakos and Eric Shaqfeh, and was preceded by a two-day short course on: “Resolving Single Particles and Molecules: New microscopy techniques for rheology”. Thanks to the active and enthusiastic role of Prof. S. Hatzikiriakos, 9 HSR members participated in the event.
After the meeting, Profs. A. Alexandrou, G. Georgiou, E. Mitsoulis and J. Tsamopoulos were invited to participate in a scientific workshop on “Viscoplastic fluids – from theory to applications”, which took place in Banff, Alberta, Canada, October 22-27, 2005.