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M.I. MacLaurin. Chairman's opening address. In Fibre-Water Interactions in Paper-Making, Trans. of the VIth Fund. Res. Symp. Oxford, 1977, (Fundamental Research Committee, ed.), pp 1–2, FRC, Manchester, 2018.


Ladies and Gentlemen. Welcome to the sixth fundamental research symposium.

Over 20 years ago Dr Rance had an idea. Simply stated, he believed that bringing together paper scientists from all over the world to present the results of their work, to discuss common interests and to establish personal contacts, would result in the more rapid advance of paper science, and, hence, improve the profitability of the industry within which we work.

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