Author Archives: Anna Herlihy

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/