Inside NMI3 19

November 2014: e-newsletter 19

Dear colleagues,

In our 19th Inside NMI3 e-newsletter you can find news on:

  • The hearing of the Kawingasaurus fossilis
  • First meeting of European User Offices
  • Second Industry Advisory Board meeting
  • School date: FullProf and Fan du LLB
  • Women in Science
  • @NeutronSources

We hope you enjoy your reading,
The NMI3 coordination team

NMI3 Scientific Highlights

Looking millions of years back with neutrons: the hearing of the Kawingasaurus fossilis

Let’s travel back in time and imagine how life on earth was before the biggest mass extinction. Thanks to NMI3 a scientist used neutrons to investigate the mechanisms through which the K. fossilis could hear.

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Members of European User Offices met for the first time

This first discussion forum of European User Offices was held on November 3-4 at the ALBA Synchrotron as an opportunity to share experiences.

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Second Industry Advisory Board meeting

Research Infrastructure sites: Added value for local, national and international eco-systems? On Nov 19-21 in Athens, the IAB meeting will concentrate on the necessary boundary conditions for a successful industrial user relationship.

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Dates announced for the ILL FullProf School

Thanks to NMI3 support, scientists will learn to use FullProf at the Institute Laue-Langevin from 2 to 6 March 2015.

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Change of dates for Fan du LLB

The Fan du LLB school at the Laboratoire Léon Brillouin will take place on March 2 – 5, 2015.

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Website news

New profile on Women in Science: Pascale Deen

Pascale Deen is an Instrument Scientist at the European Spallation Source and Adjunct Associate Professor at the Niels Bohr Institute. She told us the steps she took on the neutron scattering field and how she conciliates her professional and personal lives.

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Women in Science – new link

The International Year of Light 2015, a global initiative adopted by the United Nations, has a page that will provide links to international programmes encouraging women in science, and special actions taking place in 2015.

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Follow @NeutronSources on Twitter! is now on Twitter. You can now easily learn about all news and updates from the world's neutron sources by following @NeutronSources.

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New events on the calendar

23 February – 6 March 2015
46th IFF Spring School

2 – 6 March 2015

14 – 16 October 2015
NMI3 Final General Assembly

Next events

Integrated Infrastructure Initiative for Neutron scattering and Muon spectroscopy

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