Neutronsources | Projects and awards en-us Copyright (C) GNeuS Postdoc Positions in Neutron Science The second call for applicants for the GNeuS fellowship programme opens on 1 November 2022. Tue, 30 Nov -0001 The neutrons 80th birthday 1st June 2012 marks 80 years since Cambridge Physicist James Chadwicks famous Nobel Prize winning paper, proving the existence of the neutron, was published by the Royal Society. Chadwicks discovery led to the development of neutron research which has been making breakthroughs across the sciences. Sun, 01 Jul 2012 Prof. Alan Tennant has won the Europhysics Prize Tennant was honored for the experimental observation of magnetic monopoles using neutron scattering at the Berlin research reactor BER II. He shares the 2012 prize with 5 other scientists for the prediction and experimental observation of magnetic monopoles in spin ice. Mon, 03 Sep 2012 From Braggs law to neutron diffraction On the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the birth of W. H. Bragg and the 100th anniversary of Braggs law, Ins Crespo reviews the reasoning that led W. L. Bragg to his famous equation, setting the foundations for the deployment of neutron diffraction to spur development in fields as varied as computer memory chips, aircraft turbine engines and energy storage devices. Fri, 15 Feb 2013 Bertaut Prize 2013 - call for nominations The European Crystallographic Association ECA and the European Neutron Scattering Association ENSA announced the call for nominations for the 6th Bertaut Prize. Wed, 27 Feb 2013 The winner of the sixth Erwin Felix Lewy Bertaut Prize is announced The Sixth Erwin Felix Lewy Bertaut Prize of the European Crystallographic Association ECA and European Neutron Scattering Association ENSA is awarded to Dr. Johan Chang. Tue, 25 Jun 2013 The winner of the 2013 Walter Hlg Prize is announced It is a great pleasure to announce that the winner of the 2013 Walter Hlg prize is Professor Joe Zaccai. Tue, 25 Jun 2013 The Louis Rosen Prize The LANSCE User Group Executive Committee is pleased to announce that Adam Holley has been awarded the 2013 Rosen Prize for his doctoral thesis on Ultracold Neutron Polarimetry in a Measurement of the Asymmetry. Tue, 16 Jul 2013 The International Conference on Neutron Scattering 2013 Important scientific achievements were presented at the International Conference on Neutron Scattering in Edinburgh. Mon, 29 Jul 2013 2013-2014 Rosen Scholar Announced LANSCE is pleased to announce the 2013-2014 Rosen Scholars: Dr. Devinder Sivia, St. Johns College, Oxford and Dr. Paul Koehler, Los Alamos National Laboratory and Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Thu, 19 Sep 2013 France Commits to ESS French officials say they are prepared to sign a Letter of Intent committing to the construction of the European Spallation Source. Thu, 10 Oct 2013 NaMES: Neutron and Muon European Schools The Neutron and Muon European Schools the NMI3 initiative on Education has a new name and a logo. Mon, 04 Nov 2013 LANSCE User Group is Seeking Nominations The Executive Committee of the LANSCE User Group is seeking nominations for representatives to serve on the Executive Committee beginning 2014. Thu, 14 Nov 2013 Call for Nominations for the NSSA Prizes and Fellows The Neutron Scattering Society of America requests formal nominations of Candidates for the 2014 NSSA Prizes and of Candidates to be elected as NSSA Fellows. Thu, 14 Nov 2013 Leading Neutron Science Professor appointed New Director of the Institut Laue-Langevin Professor William Stirling has been appointed the new Director of the Institut Laue-Langevin in Grenoble, with effect from 1st January 2014. Thu, 12 Dec 2013 Congratulations 2014 NSSA Prize Winners The Neutron Scattering Society of America NSSA is pleased to announce the 2014 NSSA prize winners. Mon, 10 Feb 2014 2014 NSSA Fellows The Neutron Scattering Society of America is pleased to announce the selection of its new 2014 NSSA Fellows. Mon, 10 Feb 2014 CERIC - Zero Call for proposals is open Call for proposals for access to integrated multidisciplinary facilities for Materials and Biomaterials Fri, 14 Feb 2014 Did you know there is a website and a mailing list for the neutron community and the neutron mailing list: make sure you dont miss any important information Wed, 19 Feb 2014 European User Office Meeting 2014 The meeting is a first discussion forum of European User Offices. It will become an opportunity to know each facility workflows and achievements as well as common worries and future developments. Wed, 11 Jun 2014 An exciting new web portal for the muon community is now live Mon, 23 Jun 2014 Neutrons in Biology: Personal reminiscences of early days G. Joe Zaccai, the 2013 Walter Haelg prize winner, offers us his personal account of the early days of neutrons in biology. Sat, 28 Jun 2014 The Backscattering Story Anton Heidemann presents a personal view of the history of Backscattering, starting from the day he obtained his diploma on Physics in 1966. Fri, 01 Aug 2014 New patch to Mantid A new patch release to Mantid that corrects some significant issues since the last full release has been released. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 McStas 2.1 released McStas 2.1 is released and ready for download. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 Wolfram-Prandl-Prize 2014 for Marc Janoschek Dr. Marc Janoschek has received the Wolfram-Prandl-Prize 2014 of the German Committee Research with Neutrons during the SNI conference. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 Neutrons in Biology: Personal reminiscences of early days Zaccai, the 2013 Walter Haelg prize winner, offers us his personal account of the early days of neutrons in biology. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 Women in Nuclear Global Award to Margaret Elcombe Dr Margaret Elcombe of the ANSTO has been announced the first Australian winner of the prestigious annual international Women in Nuclear WiN Global Award. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 Follow NeutronSources on Twitter is now on Twitter. You can now easily learn about all news and updates from the worlds neutron sources by following NeutronSources. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 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. Wed, 05 Nov 2014 Christiane Alba-Simionesco elected at the Chair of ENSA The Director of the Laboratoire Lon Brillouin is the new Chairman of the European Neutron Scattering Association. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 New version of the Neutrons4Science app and the web is now also in Chinese With Neutrons4Science you can conduct a TAS experiment, create magnons and more. Thu, 04 Dec 2014 The International Society for Sample Environment ISSE, its website and the first technical school on sample environment. Thu, 08 Jan 2015 VI European Conference on Neutron Scattering ECNS will be held from August 30 to September 4, 2015 in Zaragoza, Spain. Thu, 08 Jan 2015 Online registration for the AOCNS-2015 Online registration for the AOCNS-2015 is now open. Mon, 12 Jan 2015 Call for nominees for the Guinier Prize SAS2015 and IUCr call for nominees for the Guinier Prize. The deadline is April 30. Mon, 19 Jan 2015 IUCr solicits applications to host a forthcoming International Small-Angle Scattering Conference in 2021 Call for applications to host a forthcoming International Small-Angle Scattering Conference in 2021. Mon, 19 Jan 2015 Mantid version 3.3 released Version 3.3 is one of the largest releases of changes and improvements so far. You can take a look at the release notes and download Mantid. Wed, 21 Jan 2015 Dates announced for the Italian School Learning Days Learn about neutron techniques from June 13 to 22 in Italy and France. Deadline for applications is April 10. Wed, 21 Jan 2015 Mantid Training Courses in February at ISIS Four Mantid courses available at ISIS, RAL. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 Application for European master MaMaSELF The registration for the Masters program MaMaSELF for the years 2015-2017 runs until 31 January non-European, 27 February European students and 30 April 2015 without scholarship. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 Science with neutrons and muons - Research at PSI Do you want your non-scientist friends to understand what research with neutrons and muons is about New popular brochure from the Paul Scherrer Institute now available in English, German and French by science writer Martyn Bull. Tue, 03 Feb 2015 NIST Summer School on Methods and Applications of Neutron Spectroscopy A one-week Summer School on Methods and Applications of Neutron Spectroscopy will be held from June 8 - June 12 at the NIST Center for Neutron Research. Thu, 05 Feb 2015 BornAgain 1.0 released BornAgain is a free and open-source software package to simulate and fit small-angle scattering at grazing-incidence. Thu, 05 Feb 2015 Dates announced for the 2015 PSI summer school Learn about Spectroscopy with Neutrons, Muons and Photons on the Swiss alps. Mon, 09 Feb 2015 U.S. Dept. of Energy Awards Louisiana University Scientists 4.9M Statewide Research Grant The Louisiana Consortium for Neutron Scattering is a multi-million dollar statewide collaborative research initiative that will expand the fundamental understanding of advanced materials. Mon, 09 Feb 2015 Walter Hlg Prize Announcement The highly prestigious Walter Hlg Prize is the most visible activity of ENSA in the scientific community. Tue, 10 Feb 2015 Fostering collaboration between Industry and Research Infrastructures Representatives of major European Innovation and Technology Campuses met in Athens for the second IAB meeting Networking of Industrial Liaison Offices organised by NMI3 and CALIPSO. Wed, 18 Feb 2015 Detector System for Snapshots of Biological and Chemical Processes Forschungszentrum Jlich receives around 4 million from the EU to develop a more efficient detector system for research with neutrons. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 Seventh Erwin Felix Lewy Bertaut Prize of the European Crystallography Association and European Neutron Scattering Association ECA-ENSA ECA and ENSA announce the call for the Erwin Felix Lewy Bertaut Prize in his honour, and in memory of his scientific achievements and cornerstones in crystallography and neutron scattering. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 Dr. Edwin Fohtung Named Los Alamos Neutron Science Center 2015 Rosen Scholar The Rosen Scholar is a fellowship created to honor the memory of Louis Rosen, his accomplishments, hard work, and affection for the broad range of science performed at LANSCE. Dr. Edwin Fohtung is the current LANSCE Professor in conjunction with the Department of Physics at New Mexico State University. Fri, 03 Apr 2015 Discoveries that changed the world Watch a YouTube recording of a talk by Gerry Lander at the ILL telling the story of the discovery of the neutron in 1932, and then that of fission in 1939 through the lives of Chadwick and Meitner and world events. Wed, 29 Apr 2015 The Science for Life meeting The first edition of the International Interdisciplinary Event Science for Life 2015 will be held from 20th to 25th of May 2015 in Lampedusa, a fascinating Sicilian island. Wed, 29 Apr 2015 SpinWaveGenie v0.1.1 is now available A new computational tool for carrying out spin wave calculations is available for download. Wed, 06 May 2015 SINE2020 - New neutron project approved by the European Commission A new neutron project that will start in October 2015 and last for four years has recently been accepted for funding under the European Commission HORIZON 2020 framework. Mon, 11 May 2015 New Release of Mantid 3.4 The Mantid project introduced a wide variety of improvements in this release including: a collection of improvements to multi dimensional and normal plotting, new experimental planning interfaces. Tue, 19 May 2015 McStas 2.2 released McStas 2.2 has been released and is ready for download. Read more to learn about important highlights from the release. Wed, 27 May 2015 Workshop on Public Awareness of Research Infrastructures attracted 90 participants The workshop was a great opportunity to share expectations, experiences, and give examples of work conducted in several European research infrastructures. Thu, 09 Jul 2015 List of open access journals now available An increasing number of scholarly publishers and journals are converting to open access. In fields relevant to neutron science and technology, the journals listed are available in full open access. Mon, 13 Jul 2015 2015 Walter Hlg Prize announced The 2015 Walter Hlg Prize has been awarded to Prof Dr Helmut Rauch for his outstanding and seminal contributions to the fundamental aspects of neutron physics and optics and many related aspects of quantum physics. Thu, 16 Jul 2015 ILL has signed the Grant Agreement for SINE2020 A new project will start in October 2015 and last for four years. It has recently been accepted for funding under the European Commission HORIZON 2020 framework. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 SINE2020 Grant Agreement signed by the European Commission The Grant Agreement for SINE2020 has now been signed by the European Commission. The project will start this year on October 1 and will last four years. Mon, 03 Aug 2015 New ENSA Brochure on Neutrons for science and technology The brochure highlights the importance of neutron scattering, illustrated by several examples. Get a free copy at the NMI3 stand at ECNS Mon, 03 Aug 2015 Benno Schoenborn wins Bau Neutron Award The American Crystallographic Association has selected retired Laboratory Senior Fellow Benno Schoenborn, formerly of Bioenergy and Biome Sciences Los Alamos Neutron Scattering Center, B-11, to receive the 2016 Bau Neutron Diffraction Award. Wed, 12 Aug 2015 EU launches CREMLIN project New cooperation project headed by JCNS shall promote EU-Russia cooperation in the planning, construction and scientific use of large scale facilities. Tue, 01 Sep 2015 Science, tapas, t-shirts and MMs at the ECNS NMI3 was at the European Conference on Neutron Scattering 2015. Get to know about announcements by ENSA and the highlights of this great conference. Thu, 10 Sep 2015 Advanced Neutron Tools for Soft and Bio Materials JRA - latest achievements It is time for a summary of the achievements of this JRA, which aims to provide a wider range of experimental tools to make the best use of neutron scattering for soft and bio-materials. Fri, 25 Sep 2015 Special Issue on Metals Challenged by Neutron and Synchrotron Radiation The journal Metals is calling for papers. The deadline for manuscript submissions is 30 November 2015. Tue, 29 Sep 2015 New Release of Mantid 3.5, October 2015 The version 3.5 of Mantid includes significant improvements. Furthermore the new Mantid Forum will provide a centre for support and conversation across the Mantid community. Tue, 06 Oct 2015 Rosen Scholar - Call for Nominations for 2016 Nominations for Rosen Scholar candidates are to be sponsored by at least one of LANSCEs Facilities. The deadline is December 4. Thu, 08 Oct 2015 New project on our website: NordForsk Neutron The joint Nordic programme for neutron research is being established to address the need for competence-building in this field, as identified by research funding agencies in Denmark, Norway and Sweden. Mon, 19 Oct 2015 VNF: Virtual Neutron Facility Weve got a new link on our Educational Resources. You can access the e-learning platform VNF and simulate neutron scattering experiments. Thu, 22 Oct 2015 High Brilliance Neutron Source Workshop An international workshop with more than 30 researchers was organized by the Jlich Centre for Neutron Science on Nov 27-28 to discuss current and future options for compact accelerator driven high brilliance neutron sources to serve the scientific community. Tue, 03 Nov 2015 140 scientists met in Copenhagen for the NMI3 and SINE2020 meetings It was very useful to meet at the NMI3 final General Assembly and the SINE2020 kick-off meeting to discuss future work and outcomes of the last 4 years Tue, 03 Nov 2015 BrightnESS Kick-Off Meeting Held in Lund BrightnESS Begins. More than 70 representatives from the 18 participating institutions came together at the European Spallation Source on September 25 for the BrightnESS Kick-Off Meeting, which formally launched the EU-funded project. Thu, 12 Nov 2015 brightnESS: new project on our neutron projects page BrightnESS is a European Union-funded project within the European Commissions Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation programme designed to ensure that key challenges are met in order to build an ESS that can deliver high-impact scientific and technological knowledge. Thu, 12 Nov 2015 JCNS-Workshop 2015 attracted key experts and specialists from all over the world Neutron Scattering on Nano-Structured Soft Matter: Synthetic- and Bio-Materials has been the focus of this years JCNS Workshop, held from 5 -8 October at the Evangelische Akademie Tutzing on Lake Starnberg. Fri, 13 Nov 2015 A guide to publish articles in Open Access A guide prepared at the ILL gives an overview of Open Access publishing and rules for EU projects. Mon, 16 Nov 2015 New video: Mark Johnson on the impact of NMI3 Given that NMI3-II will finish soon it was time to take stock of the work developed over the last four years. Mon, 30 Nov 2015 Call for Nominations for NSSA Prizes and Fellows 2016 The deadline for nominations of the Prizes Clifford G. Shull, NSSA Sustained Research, NSSA Science, NSSA Student, and NSSA Fellows is December 8. Wed, 02 Dec 2015 Max Born prize awarded to Christian Pfleiderer The Institute of Physics and the German Physical Society have jointly awarded the Max Born Prize to Christian Pfleiderer of TUMs Physik-Department. Wed, 02 Dec 2015 Call for proposals for funding of neutron and muon introductory schools The deadline for applying for funding for Neutron or Muon Introductory Schools is January 24. The schools will be supported by the SINE2020 project. Wed, 02 Dec 2015 New video: NMI3-II - The benefits of European Collaboration Learn about the benefits of this collaboration between the major neutron and muon facilities in Europe as well as the feedback of the European Commission, by the NMI3 Manager and Coordinator, scientists, and school organisers. Mon, 07 Dec 2015 Call for bids to host SAS2021 The location of the XVIII Conference on Small-angle Scattering in 2021 was not decided yet. The SAS Commission of the IUC has thus decided to extend the submission deadline to 1 February 2016. Wed, 09 Dec 2015 Detectors JRA - latest achievements t is time for a summary of the achievements of this JRA, which aims to develop two promising detector technologies to cope with the high cost and near unavailability of 3He. Fri, 11 Dec 2015 ETH Zurich honours Jlich Neutron Scientist Staudinger-Durrer Prize awarded to Prof. Dieter Richter. Tue, 15 Dec 2015 NMI3 Imaging JRA latest achievements It is time for a summary of the achievements of this JRA. New methods now provide information on material and magnetic systems which are not accessible using any other experimental technique. Tue, 15 Dec 2015 EU to Support ESS Construction through SREss Project Green Light for SREss. The project Spatial Research Excellence by ESS SREss has been granted European Union funding to build and establish part of the European Spallation Source research infrastructure in Lund. Tue, 05 Jan 2016 Apply now for European master MaMaSELF Students can immediately apply for the MaMaSELF Master program that starts in 2016. The deadline for non-EU students ends on January 31; EU students have time until February 28. All, that do not require scholarship, must apply before April 30. Thu, 07 Jan 2016 is now online Learn all about SINE2020: world-class Science and Innovation with Neutrons in Europe in 2020. Wed, 20 Jan 2016 Call for abstracts Deutsche Neutronenstreutagung 2016 All neutron users are invited to submit abstracts for the German Neutron Scattering Conference 2016. The conference will take place in Kiel from Sept. 20 to 22, 2016. Mon, 22 Feb 2016 NSSA Announces the 2016 prize recipients The Neutron Scattering Society of America is pleased to announce the 2016 recipients of its four major prizes: Dr. Charles F. Majkrzak, Prof. Pengcheng Dai, Dr. Yun Liu, and Dr. P. Douglas Godfrin. Mon, 07 Mar 2016 Neutron scattering e-learning platform now online Neutron scattering textbook, exercises, and simulations of experiments are now available online and for free at Fri, 11 Mar 2016 Communicating collaboration communications officers met in Lund The SINE2020 and brightnESS projects organised a meeting of communications officers to strengthen collaboration. Tue, 15 Mar 2016 Wolfram-Prandl-Prize for young scientists in neutron research The Committee Research with Neutrons KFN will award the Wolfram-Prandl-Prize to young scientists with PhD at the DN2016 in September 2016. Wed, 16 Mar 2016 Neutrons for Industry: SINE2020 Industry Consultancy WP aims at increasing industrial use of European neutron sources Learn how the SINE2020 Industry WP will help create an innovation-friendly environment around European neutron sources to tackle societal challenges by coupling research and innovation. Thu, 17 Mar 2016 NOW AVAILABLE: FREE advanced characterization of your material or component SINE2020 offers consultation and free neutron scattering measurements to industry. Strengthen your RD potential with us by submitting your proposal by June 30. Wed, 23 Mar 2016 Schools to receive SINE2020 support announced Eight neutron and muon introductory schools will be financially supported by SINE2020. Wed, 23 Mar 2016 McStas 2.3 released McStas 2.3 has been released and is ready for download. Fri, 15 Apr 2016 NSSA announces the 2016 NSSA Fellows The NSSA is pleased to announce the selection of the following 2016 NSSA Fellows: John Copley, Michael Crawford, Pengcheng Dai, Jaime Fernandez-Baca, Brent Fultz, Aaron Krawitz, Ramanan Krishnamoorti, Timothy Lodge, Jaroslaw Majewski, John Root, and Stephen White. Fri, 15 Apr 2016 HERACLES: new project on our resources page Addressing one of the last remaining concerns in the civil nuclear fuel cycle. Europes High Performance Research Reactors have teamed up in a common initiative, HERACLES, to support the world-wide non-proliferation efforts by minimizing their usage of HEU material. Mon, 02 May 2016 SpinWave software available SpinWave is an easy-to-use and versatile software to calculate spin waves in any abitrary magnetic lattice. It is now freely available. Thu, 12 May 2016 BornAgain School and User Meeting 2016 The first BornAgain School and User Meeting, organized by the MLZ Scientific Computing Group, will take place on 21-22 November 2016 at Heinz Maier-Leibnitz-Zentrum Garching, Germany. Tue, 24 May 2016 ESFRI report alerts to risks of shutting down neutron facilities in Europe Projection foresees major instantaneous reduction in neutron instruments available to Europes scientists once ILL shuts down. Fri, 27 May 2016 Again excellent female scientist of the FRM II awarded Samantha Zimnik was granted with the Laura Bassi price for her outstanding scientific achievements in the field of surface physics at the positron source NEPOMUC. Wed, 08 Jun 2016 New Release of Mantid 3.7, June 2016 Version 3.7 of Mantid contains several improvements to the advanced visualisation and the CLI for multidimensional data. Wed, 08 Jun 2016 DFG funds research on metallic glasses On October 1 a new two-year project will begin to study the microscopic structure and dynamics of bulk metallic glasses. Thu, 04 Aug 2016 Workshop I of the SINE2020 WP on Data Treatment Fruitful discussions were held by 26 WP members who met at PSI in April to present the software programs the WP will focus on. Thu, 04 Aug 2016 New MicroStrip Gas Chamber to be produced within the SINE2020 Detectors collaboration Bruno Guerard from ILL told us the plan to develop a 3He based MicroStrip Gas Chamber MSGC neutron detector with a novel 2D readout. Thu, 04 Aug 2016 Public release of the SpinWave software, May 2016 An easy-to-use and versatile software, _SpinWave_, to calculate spin waves in any arbitrary magnetic lattice, has been developed at the Laboratoire Lon Brillouin and is now freely available. Thu, 04 Aug 2016 Chemical Deuteration WP interview with the coordinator In an interview Hanna Wacklin tells about the SINE2020 collaboration activity on Chemical Deuteration, which she coordinates. Sat, 06 Aug 2016 The CETS School 2016: a summary Thanks to SINE2020 support, 31 participants attended the Central European Training School in Budapest last May. Tue, 09 Aug 2016 European Landscape of Research Infrastructures: Neutron scattering facilities in Europe - Present status and future perspectives The first volume of the ESFRI Scripta series reproduces the concluding report presenting a thorough analysis of the European Landscape of Research Infrastructures devoted to Neutron Scattering and Spectroscopy, and its evolution in the next decades. Tue, 09 Aug 2016 Meeting of project administrators with EC auditors will help secure eligibility of H2020 funding Financial and administrative staff from the H2020 BrightnESS and its SINE2020 projects met on June 27 and 28 in Lund to exchange best practices and tools on how to best implement and manage both research projects. Fri, 19 Aug 2016 120 scientists discuss polarized neutrons on the Domberg in Freising On July 7, the 11th International Conference on Polarised Neutrons for Condensed Matter Investigations 2016 PNCMI 2016 in Freising ended. Fri, 19 Aug 2016 Funds for post-grant FP7 publications You can apply for OpenAire funds to publish or reimburse your FP7 project papers in Open Access journals. Thu, 25 Aug 2016 The SINE2020 Sample Environment WP: Interview with the coordinator Eddy Lelivre-Berna Eddy Lelivre-Berna tells about the Sample Environment WP, which aims to improve the environment surrounding samples both on neutron and muon experiments, thus improving data statistics and opening new fields of science. Fri, 09 Sep 2016 QA: Enhancing cooperation between industry and neutron facilities Get to know the main points of action, benefits, and challenges of the SINE2020 Industry Activity. Fri, 16 Sep 2016 Sketchnote of 50 Years of Backscattering Rob Dimeo took very creative notes of talks at the 50 Years of Backscattering workshop Thu, 22 Sep 2016 95 scientists met in Coimbra for the SINE2020 General Assembly Fruitful discussions with a side of sunny weather, UNESCO heritage, fado, and nice food at the SINE2020 General Assembly. Fri, 23 Sep 2016 Apply to the Berlin School on Neutron Scattering by October 15 Learn neutron scattering on 2 10 March 2017 at the Helmholtz Zentrum Berlin. SINE2020 supports travel costs. Sat, 01 Oct 2016 Wolfram-Prandl Prize to Dr. Anatoliy Senyshyn Dr. Anatoliy Senyshyn obtains the prize for his outstanding research in the field of lithium-ion batteries, which he watches in its function in a live hook-up at the atomic level. Sun, 02 Oct 2016 Martin Bhm is the new SINE2020 Coordinator The SINE2020 project welcomes Martin Bhm from the Institute Laue-Langevin as new Coordinator. Tue, 04 Oct 2016 26 students attended the Italian Learning Days School The Italian Society of Neutron Spectroscopy organised the Giornate Didattiche School on June 12-20, 2016. Students were given an introduction to neutron techniques for condensed matter studies, with applications to Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Earth sciences. Tue, 04 Oct 2016 SINE2020 funds metallurgy, surfactants, microelectronics, and fuel cells experiments After the first call for industrial experiments, five companies will benefit from free neutron test measurements for their RD activities. Would you like to use neutrons for advanced characterization of your material or component, for free Youre still in time Tue, 11 Oct 2016 NOW opening: FREE analysis of your material or device Please spread the word Industrial companies can apply for free experiments at neutron research facilities. The deadline is Jan 21th 2017. Probing matter with neutrons is non-destructive. Feel free to contact us for further information. Tue, 11 Oct 2016 Report on Joint JCNS-Flipper Workshop Stimulating gathering of neutron scientists at the Joint JCNS Workshop Flipper 2016 in Tutzing, Germany. Wed, 12 Oct 2016 The SISN Summer School 2016: a quick summary 14 young participants attended the Italian SISN Summer School in Perugia last September. Tue, 18 Oct 2016 New Release of Mantid 3.8: October 2016 This release contains the much requested improvements to project saving, so now all of the state of your graphs, tables, matrices, even the instrument view, sliceviewer and VSI will reload just as you saved it. Tue, 18 Oct 2016 New Interactive Brochure This interactive brochure illustrates the contribution of the Neutron and Muon consortium to advancing science in 2012-2016. It focus on the impact of the NMI3 activities on both science and society. Wed, 02 Nov 2016 Meet the neutron Women in Science The website now hosts Women in Science pages featuring interviews with women who work on neutron scattering. Tue, 08 Nov 2016 New version of SasView The SasView Development Team is pleased to announce the release of SasView 4.0.1. Mon, 28 Nov 2016 Improving the fitting in Mantid for neutron and muon data A team is working on improving the fitting of neutron and muon data in Mantid. They developed a framework for comparing fitting minimizers targeted to serve Mantid users, but whose results are transferrable to other neutron and muon data treatment software. Sun, 11 Dec 2016 Neutrons: Cradle to Grave workshop - slides and videos available Slides and videos of the talks given at the workshop are now available online. The workshop focused on requirementsdevelopments for a bidirectional Monte Carlo variance reduction method applied to neutron beamline transport systems. Wed, 28 Dec 2016 ICNS 2017 - Call for Abstracts The ICNS 2017 Online Submission System is now open. Fri, 13 Jan 2017 Master program for material scientists Students can now apply for the Master Program. The application deadlines are different for the country of origin: for non-EU students, they will end on 31 January 2017; EU students must apply until 28 February 2017. All those who do not need a scholarship will have time until 15 May 2017. Fri, 13 Jan 2017 The first year of SINE2020 support of neutron and muon schools About 250 students and early career scientists have already benefited from SINE2020 funding to eight introductory neutron and muon schools. Grants will also be available for advanced schools soon. Tue, 24 Jan 2017 Texts, Drugs and Dinosaurs - Neutrons Show the Way at TEDx Lund University Event How has science changed our lives How will neutrons help us meet the challenges of the future And whats it like to work in an international science facility under construction This talk will take you on a trip through archaeology, life science and magnetism, and end up at a huge construction site. Wed, 25 Jan 2017 Second edition of book: Neutron Interferometry Lessons in Experimental Quantum Mechanics, Wave-Particle Duality, and Entanglement Wed, 01 Feb 2017 Improved formulation for STEPAN surfactants One of the worlds largest producers of surfactants considers the time spent at ILL using neutrons, through SINE2020, invaluable for its RD activities. Sun, 05 Feb 2017 New project: ACCELERATE Theres a new project on our Projects page. ACCELERATE is a Horizon 2020 project, supporting the long-term sustainability of large scale research infrastructures. Thu, 09 Feb 2017 The 2017 Walter Hlg Prize - Call for Nominations Scientists as individuals or on behalf of a Division, Section or Group may now submit nominations for the 2017 Walter Hlg Prize of the European Neutron Scattering Association ENSA. Tue, 14 Feb 2017 Master Class on Neutron Precession Techniques The IV course of the Erice School NEUTRON SCIENCE AND INSTRUMENTATION will be on 1 8 July 2017. Registrations close on May 10. Tue, 14 Feb 2017 Call for Rosen Scholar Nominations The fellowship is intended to attract visiting scholars to LANSCE in the fields of nuclear science, materials science, defense science and accelerator technology. Wed, 15 Feb 2017 New profile on the Women in Science pages: Flora Meilleur Flora Meilleur is a structural biologist she is interested in the structure of biomolecules, specifically of proteins. Since 2007 she held a joint faculty position between the Oak Ridge Neutron Sciences Directorate and North Carolina State University NCSU. In July 2015, she was promoted to the rank of Associate Professor with tenure. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 Registrations open for CETS2017 Learn about neutron scattering and how you can benefit from using neutrons on 8 12 May 2017 at the 11th Central European Training School on neutron techniques in Budapest. Apply by March 15. Grants available. Sun, 26 Feb 2017 EU Supports Local Neutron Researchers: Interview with Malgorzata Makowska A postdoc from the Technical University of Denmark has performed a neutron imaging experiment at J-PARC in Japan using EU Interregional funds. Malgorzata Makowska studied how to optimise solid-oxide fuel cells, a sustainable technology in use by industry and consumers. Scientists from DTU and ESS provided supervision and expertise. Thu, 02 Mar 2017 40 participants met in Lund to discuss the SINE2020 Sample Environment collaboration The SINE2020 work-package on Sample Environment met on January 25-26 in Lund to present and discuss updates on the WP tasks. Mon, 20 Mar 2017 Deuteration User Survey Within the SINE2020 project we have setup an European Deuteration Network DEUNET that aims to increase the availability and accessibility of complex deuterated molecules to the European neutron scattering community. The existing capabilities of the laboratories at ISIS, ILL and FZJ which currently produce deuterated materials for neutron scattering will be complemented by an additional laboratory at ESS. Furthermore, the organisation of the facilities into a network leverages the unique specialisations of each of the laboratories. Wed, 29 Mar 2017 EU supports development of new fuels More than 6 million Euros has been invested by the European Commission in the development of new nuclear fuel. Fri, 07 Apr 2017 The 2017 Walter Hlg Prize - Call for Nominations The Walter Hlg Prize is awarded biennially to a European scientist for outstanding, coherent work in neutron scattering Fri, 28 Apr 2017 McStas 2.4 released McStas 2.4 has been released and is ready for download. Thu, 18 May 2017 Walter Haelg Prize 2017 The Walter Haelg Prize 2017 has been awarded to Professor Juan Colmenero from the University of the Basque Country, in Spain. Sat, 10 Jun 2017 Astrid Schneidewind and Markus Braden new chairmen of the KFN From a total of 15 election candidates Astrid Schneidewind FZ Jlich is the new KFN chairman. Markus Braden University of Cologne is the new deputy chairman. Tue, 19 Sep 2017 Regional Graduate Schools on Neutron Scattering Build Foundation for Early Science at ESS Nordic and Baltic states have come together to increase competence in neutron scattering among young researchers and raise the number of neutron users in the region. Mon, 09 Oct 2017 Birthday of James Chadwick Its the birthday of James Chadwick, who discovered the neutron in 1932. Fri, 20 Oct 2017 A challenge for data management Jonathan Taylor reviews the data-management challenges facing neutron sources and other large-scale research facilities as they strive to maximize the scientific and economic impact of their work Mon, 23 Oct 2017 14th European Summer School on Scattering Methods Applied to Soft Condensed Matter - Bombannes 2018 Since 1990 the Bombannes school series introduces, on a fundamental level, the current methodology of static and dynamic scattering techniques and their applicaiton to soft matter systems. Tue, 19 Jun 2018 Posters and Prizes at SNI 2018 The end of the SNI 2018 conference in Garching, Germany ended with the presentation of the poster prizes and the Wolfram Prandl Prize Lecture. Thu, 20 Sep 2018 SASView 4.2.0 released The SasView Collaboration is pleased to announce the latest release of its popular SAS data analysis package, SasView 4.2.0.This version contains a number of infrastructural improvements, bug fixes, and documentation enhancements. Full details can be found in the Release notes. Download it now for free at project receives funding from the European Unions Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 654000. Mon, 08 Oct 2018 Programming neutrons Instead of beach and sun, they preferred working with mathematical functions for neutron scattering data. Two pupils changed Catalonia for Bavaria for four weeks and performed a practical with Dr. Sebastian Busch at the MLZ in summer. Tue, 30 Oct 2018 McStas User Survey - We need your input To assess the current use of McStas, the McStas team have put together the a survey for users of our neutron Monte Carlo ray-tracing package.Using the survey results, the team hope to gain insight and statistics on the McStas user community, where it is currently based, which operating systems and computing infrastructures are used, and to what satisfaction the package, support infrastructure and documentation is used. The survey should also give us a clear picture where to focus their future efforts.We hope you will help by investing a few minutes in the survey: https:www.surveymonkey.comrL38RXZG:https:www.surveymonkey.comrL38RXZG Thank you on behalf of the McStas team. Wed, 14 Nov 2018 SINE2020s open source Data Treatment software links now available on the SINE2020 website. The Data Treatment software download links involved in the SINE2020 project is now collated on just one page of the website so that you can easily find them when you need them.Here you will find links to BornAgain, Mantid, MUESR, SasView and others. Wed, 14 Nov 2018 Happy birthday McStas as Version 2.5 is release McStas 2.5 is the seventh release in the 2.x series and fixes various issues with McStas 2.4.1, plus many new developments. McStas 2.5 is also the 20th anniversary release of McStas 1.0 was released in October 1998 Thu, 13 Dec 2018 H2020 project PaNOSC officially started to contribute making FAIR data a reality The project PaNOSC, Photon and Neutron Open Science Cloud is one of five cluster projects funded under the European H2020 programme. PaNOSC started on the 1st of December 2018, and will be officially launched on January 15th, 2019. Fri, 21 Dec 2018 BrightnESS Kicks Off to Bring Together a Sustainable European Neutron Ecosystem The BrightnESS2 project holds their kick-off meeting in Rome, Italy. Research organisations and facilities from 11 different countries have jointly set off on a three year journey to strengthen neutron scattering in Europe and create an ecosystem for sustainable science with ESS. They will work towards this goal under the banner of BrightnESS2, a project funded by Horizon 2020. Tue, 15 Jan 2019 European neutron facilities come together for LENS General Assembly The League of advanced European Neutron Sources LENS held its second General Assembly at Institut Laue-Langevin ILL yesterday, preceded on Tuesday by meetings of its five working groups and the LENS Executive Board. The meetings brought the consortiums operational working groups together with the leaders of the LENS member facilities to advance priority actions for the organisation in the months to come. Wed, 23 Oct 2019 With close of research reactors, landscape is shifting for Europes world-leading neutron science community Three neutron science research reactors in Europe have ceased operations in 2019. The League of advanced European Neutron Sources, LENS, and the European Neutron Scattering Association, ENSA, warn of a neutron gap that could impact scientific research across multiple fields in physics, materials science, chemistry, biology, medical science and engineering. Together, LENS and ENSA are working on a new vision to maintain Europes leading position in neutron science. Mon, 23 Dec 2019 EU promotes cooperation with Russian neutron research The Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Research Neutron Source receives around 350,000 euros in funding from the EU to continue its cooperation with large-scale Russian research institutions. The project CREMLINplus was officially launched in Hamburg at the end of February. Wed, 11 Mar 2020 PaN-learning: Photon and Neutron e-learning platform PaN-learning is a Photon and Neutron e-learning platform, which aims to bring free education and training to scientists and students. Fri, 02 Jul 2021