BCA Spring Meeting – registration now open

WE, the BCA 2015 Programme and Organising Committee invite you to the University of York in the springtime of 2015 for a diverse and exciting meeting featuring talks, posters, workshops and a commercial exhibition. You are invited to submit an abstract for a talk in any of the sixteen topical micro-symposia. In addition we offer… Read More »

FREE Early-Career Researcher Workshop in Siberia

The fourth workshop under the British Council’s Researcher Links programme, supported by The Royal Society of Chemistry (UK), will be held in the Institute of Solid State Chemistry and Mechanochemistry SB RAS and Novosibirsk State University. It’s a great opportunity for early-career researchers to visit Novosibirsk – and is completely free! “The workshop entitled “Molecular materials: from… Read More »


Do you want more exposure for your research papers? The YCG website now has a Publications section! Members of the YCG group can share their outstanding results with the community. The paper must be authored (or co-authored) by you and published in the current year. Any member can propose a paper published this year where he/she is one… Read More »

PCG-SCMP Winter Meeting

Following the success of the format used for the last couple of years, the PCG-SCMP Winter meeting will take place at the Cosener’s House, Abingdon, 10th-11th November 2014 (lunchtime to-lunchtime), in conjunction with the ISIS Crystallography Users Meeting. Registration for the meeting is free. For participants working at UK-based research institutions who attend both meetings… Read More »

Careers in Polymer Science: Beyond academia

If you are a PhD student/postdoc in polymer, soft matter or colloid science and want to hear about job options other than following the steps of your supervisor at University, please come and join us for this one-day event on the 29th October 2014 (Rutherford Lab, Didcot, near Oxford). The event is organised by the… Read More »

BCA Industrial Group Autumn Meeting 2014

This year’s Industrial Group Autumn Meeting will be held at the Royal Institution of Great Britain in London on Wednesday 12 November. The meeting will celebrate industrial science during this International Year of Crystallography with talks covering a wide range of crystallographic topics. There will also be a lecture from one of the RI’s historians… Read More »

The Royal Institution Crystallography Collection

The Royal Institution in collaboration with STFC have created a Crystallography Collection on their website with a number of videos describing crystallography and diffraction, as well as videos on the history of this important area. More recently they have created two videos entitled ‘Understanding Crystallography: Part 1 and 2′.  These are great videos, the first… Read More »

1st European Crystallographic School

The registrations for the 1st European Crystallographic School (ECS1) are open. The school, under the ECA patronage, will be held in Pavia from August 28th to September 6th, 2014. ECS1 is inserted into an Erasmus Intensive Programme (IP) that will allow students to obtain 3 ECTS credits. The school starts with a first preparatory course… Read More »

YCG satellite meeting timetable

  Monday 7th April 13:00 High pressure studies of illicit materials Iain Oswald (University of Strathclyde)   13:30 Preparation of Protein Crystals for Long Wavelength X-ray Crystallography Using a Humidity Controlled Stream S. Horrell (Diamond Light Source/University of Liverpool)   Big Methods for Small Molecules K. Sutton (University of Oxford) 14:00 Total scattering applied to… Read More »