News

2016

Breaking news! We currently have three competitive PhD positions available. Deadlines approaching fast. Find details on the available: CRITICAT project, and EaStCHEM project.

November: Bela gives a talk at the MDR-38 in Leipzig (Germany).
Angeliki passes her viva - congratulations, Dr. Giannoulis! We all wish you all the best.
We are having our first Group Retreat and enjoy great EPR sessions and a relaxing afternoon walk at the beautiful beach in Elie.

October: A busy month of teaching and measuring.

September: Four new group members. Josh and Maria are starting their PhD projects while Chris and Jennifer join for their final year projects.
Katrin, Sonia and Bela visit the EFEPR conference in Torino, Italy. Sonia and Katrin present posters while Bela has a talk.

August: Angeliki joins the Asia-Pacific EPR/ESR Symposium 2016 in Irkutsk, Russia, and gives a talk.
Toni finishes her Nuffield Placement project, many thanks and all the best.
Sonia, Katrin and Bela go for the annual BSRC retreat on the banks of Loch Tay. Sonia gives a short talk and everyone enjoys the marvellous weather in the Highlands.
Sonia and Angeliki attend the USIC 2016 in Glasgow, where Sonia presents a poster and Angeliki gives a talk.

July: Silvia passes her viva - congratulations, Dr. Valera, all the best.
Toni joins the group for a 4-week Nuffield research placement on free radicals and antioxidants in groceries.

June: The sixth Annual Meeting of the St. Andrews Centre of Magnetic Resonance takes place. Angeliki, Sonia, Katrin and Bela present posters
Bela presents an invited talk at the 4th Awaji International Workshop on Electron Spin Science & Technology: Biological and Materials Science Oriented Applications in Japan.

May: Bela goes to Iceland as Honourable opponent (external examiner) for a public PhD defence of the Sigurdsson lab.
James and Josh both pass their vivas and finish their projects – Thank you for your efforts and all the best.

April: Sonia and Bela attend the 49th conference of the RSC ESR spectroscopy group, where Sonia presents a poster and Bela gives a talk. Bela is now a member of the committee of the group for the next three years.

March: A paper by the Woollins group containing some of our EPR spectra has just been accepted by Dalton Trans.
Bela and Angeliki participate in the iMR CDT meeting in Southampton, where Angeliki gives a talk and Bela enjoys the proximity of Marwell Hotel and Zoo watching the Wallabies making the best of a sunny afternoon.

February: Silvia's paper on true distance distributions in multimers has just been accepted for publication by Chemistry - A European Journal.
Katrin Eckhardt, a chemistry master student from the University Leipzig (Germany) joins the group for a four-week project on CW EPR for metal-binding nucleic acids.

January: Happy New Year!
Bela goes to Lille (France) to deliver an EPR lecture to students of the University of Lille and to meet EPR, solid-state NMR and Bio-NMR groups within ERASMUS+ programme between Universities of St Andrews and Lille.
A review on The Solid-State Photo-CIDNP Effect is published.

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