Dr Duncan Price

Research Associate

Loughborough University

Ashby Road
LE11 3TU
United Kingdom
PH: 44 (1509) 223154
Fax: 44 (1509) 223949
Email: [email protected]


Strong materials science based background with polymers, composites, ceramics and metals experience.

Skilled in polymer, pharmaceutical & metallurgical characterisation techniques – especially thermal analysis, surface analysis, scanning probe microscopy and mechanical testing.

Major Qualifications

PhD - Development and applications of scanning thermal microscopy and micro-thermal analysis

Major Publications

  1. Binner, Jon G. P.; Price, Duncan M.; Reading, Mike; Vaidhyanathan, Bala; Hybrid microwave/conventionally heated calorimeter. Review of Scientific Instruments 76 (2005) 064902-1-4.
  2. Price D. M.; Thermomechanical, Dynamic Mechanical and Dielectric Methods. Principles of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry Haines, P. J. (Ed.), Royal Society of Chemistry, Cambridge (2002) pp. 94-128.
  3. Reading, Michael; Price, Duncan M.; Grandy, David B.; Smith, Roger M.; Bozec, Laurent; Conroy, Michael; Hammiche, Azzedine; Pollock, Hubert M.; Micro-Thermal Analysis of Polymers: Current Capabilities and Future Prospects. Macromolecular Symposia 167 (2001) 45-62.
  4. Price, Duncan M.; Vapor pressure determination by thermogravimetry. Thermochimica Acta 367/368 (2001) 253-262.

Professional Institution Membership

Royal Society of Chemistry

Significant Employment History

1998-present - IPTME, Loughborough University
1988-1998 - Courtaluds plc.

Services Offered



Availability and preferred contact route

I prefer to be contacted via email and will endeavour to respond within 48 hours according to my availability.

Current availability status


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