Call for nominations for the Parkin Prize Lecture

The YCG are always keen to hear about new approaches to public engagement! The Parkin lecture is held annually at the YCG satellite meeting to recognise the scientific and outreach achievements of the late Dr Andrew Parkin. This prize lecture is awarded to a Young Crystallographer who has been recognised for outstanding contributions to promoting science, raising public awareness of science, teaching crystallography/science or showing originality in outreach and teaching activities.

If you are, or know an early career researcher that has been actively involved in developing and delivering teaching or public engagement activities then please consider nominating them for the Parkin Prize Lecture (self-nominations are welcome too!).

Friday 28st of January 2022 is the deadline for nominations by peers, supervisors, or self-nomination. If you are, or know someone who is deserving of this award, please come forward! Further details and the nomination form can be found here.

Please send your nominations to [email protected].

Cow Unveiling – 14 March 2007
Andrew Parkin (far left) and Prof. Anne Glover, the Chief Scientific Advisor for Scotland, who spoke about the impact of initiatives such as ScotCHEM as well as the importance of getting the message about the importance – and fun! – of Chemistry to a wide audience.

YCG AGM – Committee Positions Available

Deputy Chair Equality & Diversity Officer BSG Representative IG Representative Ordinary Members (two vacancies) You can find out more about the responsibilities of these roles on the YCG website. Please fill out the googleform if you are interested in getting involved in the YCG (https://forms.gle/jkmSyXiyhq42oeGc7). Alternatively, email the secretary Natalie Johnson ([email protected]) with your name… Read More »

National Crystallography Service Survey

We would like to make you aware of a current survey regarding the National Crystallography Service (NCS). Please consider completing the survey to voice your opinions regarding the training provided in small molecule crystallography. Click here for more details!

CCG Autumn meeting

The CCG are looking for contributions to this year’s virtual Autumn meeting being held on 18th November 2020. Talks are invited from the CCG community, particularly from young crystallographers and early-career scientists in lieu of the usual poster session. All CCG related subject areas welcome! To submit your abstract for consideration, email CCG Chair Iain Oswald ([email protected])

For all the latest details and registration for the meeting visit the CCG website https://ccg.crystallography.org.uk/2020/09/01/ccg-autumn-2020/

Prize Lecture for outreach and teaching – Final Reminder!

To recognise the outstanding achievements of the late Dr Andrew Parkin in his roles as scientist and teacher, the YCG holds an annual Parkin Lecture at the YCG satellite meeting. The YCG satellite directly precedes the BCA Spring Meeting, which this year takes place on the 6 – 9 April 2020 at the University of Leeds. The prize lecture is awarded to a Young Crystallographer who has been recognised for outstanding contributions to promoting science, raising public awareness of science, teaching crystallography/science or showing originality in outreach and teaching activities.

Friday 31st of January is the deadline for nominations by peers, supervisors, or self-nomination. If you are, or know someone who is deserving of this award, please come forward! Full details can be found here.

Please send your nominations to [email protected]

Cow Unveiling – 14 March 2007
Andrew Parkin (far left) and Prof. Anne Glover, the Chief Scientific Advisor for Scotland, who spoke about the impact of initiatives such as ScotCHEM as well as the importance of getting the message about the importance – and fun! – of Chemistry to a wide audience.

Parkin Lecture, 2020 – Nomination Deadline 31st of January

To recognise the outstanding achievements of the late Dr Andrew Parkin in his roles as scientist and teacher, the YCG holds an annual Parkin Lecture at the YCG satellite meeting. The YCG satellite directly precedes the BCA Spring Meeting, which this year takes place on the 6 – 9 April 2020 at the University of Leeds. The prize lecture is awarded to a Young Crystallographer who has been recognised for outstanding contributions to promoting science, raising public awareness of science, teaching crystallography/science or showing originality in outreach and teaching activities.

Friday 31st of January is the deadline for nominations by peers, supervisors, or self-nomination. If you are, or know someone who is deserving of this award, please come forward! Full details can be found here.

Please send your nominations to [email protected]

Cow Unveiling – 14 March 2007
Andrew Parkin (far left) and Prof. Anne Glover, the Chief Scientific Advisor for Scotland, who spoke about the impact of initiatives such as ScotCHEM as well as the importance of getting the message about the importance – and fun! – of Chemistry to a wide audience.[/caption]

IG/CCG joint autumn

Registration for the IG/CCG joint autumn meeting is currently open and we still have bursaries available for students to cover the registration fee. Please apply to [email protected] including a short (100 word max) description of the benefit to you of receiving the bursary. Awards will be made on the 18th October, apply soon.

(Upfront payment is not needed. You can register in advance and select the “invoice” option for payment, invoices for successful awards will be paid for you. Unsuccessful applicants may withdraw for no fee. Otherwise apply for the bursary right away and register after awards are made, on the 18th October).

See you there!

Poster Flash Presentations

Only 5 days to go until the start of the YCG meeting at BCA 2019! If you are presenting a poster at the YCG remember that there is a Flash Presentation session directly before the poster session. This is a fun session where each person gets to present there a poster in 30 seconds or… Read More »

YCG Committee Positions Available

This is your chance to join the YCG committee and be an active member or your community! Committee positions are nominally for 2 years and you will be part of a great team that organises the annual satellite meetings. There are lots of other opportunities throughout the year and to be involved with outreach activities… Read More »