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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Young Crystallographers Satellite Meeting

The next Young Crystallographers Satellite Meeting (YC2014) will take place prior to the main BCA Spring Meeting from 1 pm on Monday 7th April until 11.15 am on Tuesday 8th April at the University of Loughborough. Following the established format there will be three sessions of oral presentations – a superb opportunity for Young Crystallographers […]

European Young Crystallographers Satellite Meeting: Timetable

Hello all, The first European Young Crystallographers Satellite Meeting will take place at ECM28, where early stage researchers will have the opportunity to present their work in an informal and friendly environment. Please find the timetable below. YC-ECM Timetable 2013 This event has been made possible by grants from the European Crystallographic Association and the […]

Nominations for the new YCG committee

Nominations are now open for selected positions on the committee for the Young Crystallographers Group.  The YCG will be holding elections at the AGM on Thursday 29 August at 13:00 in the Warwick Arts Centre Conference Room during the ECM.  Nominations should be received prior to this AGM.  The posts open for nomination are: • […]

European Young Crystallographers Satellite Meeting

For the European Crystallographic Meeting in Warwick, the Young Crystallographers’ Group and the General Interest Group for Young Crystallographers (GIG-YC) are joining forces to establish the European Young Crystallographers satellite meeting, in order to promote interaction between up-and-coming and more established crystallographers. The European Young Crystallographers Satellite Meeting will take place at ECM28, Warwick, UK […]

Crystallography on BBC Radio 4

Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the history of crystallography, the study of crystals and their structure. Developments in crystallography have touched most people’s lives, thanks to the vital role it plays in diverse scientific disciplines – from physics and chemistry, to molecular biology and mineralogy. The history of crystallography began with the work of […]