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19. 2. 2018 Magnetic Resonance Seminar by
Prof Enrica Bordignon (Uni Bochum, Germany)
Why you should use EPR to detect protein conformational changes and local hydration dynamics.
Wednesday 28 February (1 pm BMS lecture theatre).

2. 2. 2018 It is a pleasure to welcome Daniel Dawson, Adrian Finch, Sami Mikhail and Alan Stewart from St Andrews as new members of the CMR. They will broaden the Centre's portfolio in applications of NMR and EPR spectroscopy.

31. 1. 2018 Sharon becomes Editor-in-Chief of Magnetic Resonance journal

Congratulations to Sharon Ashbrook on her new role as Editor-in-Chief of Wiley's eMagRes journal.

27. 11. 2017 Papers in Nature Journals

Congratulations to Peter Heathcote, Sharon Ashbrook and Russell Morris on their papers in Nature Materials and Nature Chemistry.

24. 11. 2017 NMR used to view chemical harpoon
A team including Uli Schwarz-Linek has used NMR and X-ray crystallography to understand how bacteria attack cells with "chemical harpoon proteins".

23. 11. 2017 Eighth Annual CMR Meeting announced
The Eighth Annual Meeting of the Centre of Magnetic Resonance will be held in St Andrews on Monday, 11 June 2018, 9 am - 7 pm.

9. 6. 2017 Seventh CMR Meeting held in St Andrews

with 11 plenary and invited lectures, 24 posters and ca. 45 attendees. Congratulations to Joshua Wort, Daniel Twist and David McKay on their poster prizes.

3. 5. 2017 Registration for the CMR Meeting now open
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3. 2. 2017 Magnetic Resonance Seminar by
Prof Chris Kay (University College London)
Applications of Paramagnetism in Structural Biology and Materials Research
Friday, 10 February, 12:00, Purdie Theatre C

25. 1. 2017 NMR-related EaStCHEM Colloquium by

Prof. Clare Grey (Cambridge)
Developing and applying new tools to understand how materials for Li and "beyond-Li" battery technologies function
27 January 2017, 3:30 pm (Purdie Theatre A)

11. 11. 2016 Seventh Annual CMR Meeting announced
The Seventh Annual Meeting of the Centre of Magnetic Resonance will be held in St Andrews on Thursday, 8 June 2017, 9 am - 7 pm.

7. 6. 2016 Sixth CMR Meeting held in St Andrews

with 11 plenary and invited lectures, 25 posters and nearly 50 attendees. Congratulations to Charlotte Sansome and Arantxa Fernandes on their poster prizes.

24. 5. 2016 Upcoming Magnetic Resonance Seminars:

Prof. Gunnar Jeschke (ETH Zürich)
Hybrid and stand-alone structural characterization of proteins using EPR spectroscopy on spin labels
1st June, 3.30 pm, Purdie Theatre C

Prof. Peter Hore (Oxford)
A quantum needle for the avian magnetic compass
13 July, 3.30 pm

17. 5. 2016 Magnetic Resonance Seminar by Dr. Benesh Joseph (Frankfurt, Germany)
In-cell EPR spectroscopy of membrane transporters in E. coli
Wednesday, 18th May, 1:00 pm, BMS Seminar Room

5. 5. 2016 Registration for the CMR Meeting now open
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1. 2. 2016 It is a pleasure to welcome Dr Christos Pliotas from the School of Chemistry in St Andrews as new member of the CMR. He will broaden the Centre's portfolio in applications of EPR spectroscopy.

4. 11. 2015 Sixth Annual CMR Meeting announced
The sixth Annual Meeting of the Centre of Magnetic Resonance will be held in St Andrews on Monday, 6 June 2016, 9 am - 7 pm.

8. 6. 2015 Fifth CMR Meeting held in St Andrews

with 11 plenary and invited lectures, 18 posters and more than 40 attendees. Congratulations to Akiko Sasaki and Hajjaj Bouchra on their poster prizes.

18. 5. 2015 It is a pleasure to welcome Prof Russell Morris from the School of Chemistry in St Andrews as new member of the CMR. He will broaden the Centre's portfolio in applications of solid-state NMR.

14. 5. 2015 RSC Prize for Sharon Ashbrook
We congratulate Sharon Ashbrook on the Corday-Morgan Medal from the Royal Society of Chemistry.

11. 5. 2015 Registration for the CMR Meeting now open
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7. 1. 2015
Sharon Ashbrook is succeeding Michael Bühl as Director of the Centre.

27. 10. 2014 Fifth Annual CMR Meeting announced
The fifth Annual Meeting of the Centre of Magnetic Resonance will be held in St Andrews on Monday, 8 June 2015, 9 am - 7 pm.

27. 10. 2014 Conferences attended by PhD students
Congratulations to Paula Sanz Gamancho (Ashbrook group) on her poster prize at the International SMARTER 4 Meeting on NMR Crystallography (Durham, 1-4 September).

27. 10. 2014 Colloquium by Prof. Michele Vendruscolo
Characterisation of Protein Dynamics using NMR Spectroscopy
29 October 2014, 15:30, Purdie Theatre C

16. 9. 2014 NMR goes Green
Fanny Tran from the Westwood group published a paper in Green Chemistry on the use of a fast 2D NMR method to analyse lignin, a complex biopolymer. She has also presented this work on a conference on Lignin in Umea (Sweden) in September 2014. Read more

28. 8. 2014 Conferences attended by PhD students
Congratulations to Giulia Binami (Ashbrook group) on her poster prize at the Royal Society of Chemistry Younger Members Symposium in Birmingham on 24 July.

25. 8. 2014 Conferences attended by PhD students
Congratulations to Paula Sanz Gamancho (Ashbrook group) on her poster prize at the 56th Rocky Mountain Conference on Magnetic Resonance in Colorado (USA) from 13-17 July.

4. 8. 2014 Conferences attended by PhD students
Scott Sneddon (Ashbrook group) attended the 56th Rocky Mountain Conference on Magnetic Resonance in Colorado (USA) from 13-17 July.

11. 6. 2014 Fourth CMR Meeting held in St Andrews
With 11 plenary and invited lectures, 23 posters and more than 40 attendees, the meeting is still going strong. Congratulations to Paula Sanz Camancho and Stacey Bell on their poster prizes.

23. 4. 2014 Registration for the CMR Meeting now open
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17. 4. 2014 We congratulate Janet Lovett on her move from Edinburgh to the School of Physics and Astronomy in St Andrews this summer and on the recent award of an EPSRC First Grant, as well as the involvement in an EU-funded network, MAGnetic Innovation in Catalysis.

8. 4. 2014 It is a pleasure to welcome Prof Nicholas Westwood from the School of Chemistry in St Andrews as new member of the CMR. He will broaden the Centre's portfolio in advanced analytical applications of NMR.

5. 2. 2014 Magnetic Resonance Seminar by Prof. Frank Neese (MPI Mülheim, Germany)
Combined spectroscopic and quantum chemical studies on single molecule magnets
Thursday 13th Feb, 4:00 pm, Purdie Theatre B

7. 11. 2013 Sharon's work highlighted
on the internal cover of a themed issue of CrystEngCom on NMR Crystallography

6. 11. 2013 Fourth Annual CMR Meeting announced
The fourth Annual Meeting of the Centre of Magnetic Resonance will be held in St Andrews on Monday, 2 June 2014, 9 am - 7 pm.

25. 10. 2013 Bela Bode new Deputy Director
Bela Bode is named new Deputy Director of the Centre.

6. 8. 2013 Sharon Ashbrook promoted to Professor
We congratulate Sharon on her recent promotion to Professor in St Andrews.

11. 6. 2013 Third CMR Meeting held in St Andrews
With 11 plenary and invited lectures, 25 posters and close to 50 attendees, the meeting is going strong. Congratulations to Daniel Dawson and Smita Odedra for their poster prizes.

27. 5. 2013 Special Magnetic Resonance Seminar
Visiting Students from the iMR Centre for Doctoral Training will give short presentations.
Tuesday 11 June, 11 am, Pudie Theatre D

1. 5. 2013 Registration for the CMR Meeting now open
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17. 12. 2012 BSRC Seminar by Dr Matthew Crump (University of Bristol)
Development of an IGF2R-based super-binder to target IGF2
Wednesday 1 May, 1 pm, BSRC Theatre

15. 3. 2013 EU grant for Bela Bode
A European Commission REA grant worth £100 k has been awarded to Bela Bode for "Pulsed Dipolar Spectroscopy on Symmetric Oligomers"

See also our Highlights of Funding and Education

Seminars by Prof. Jörg Matysik (Uni Leipzig, Germany):
24. 1. 2013 BSRC Seminar:
Photoreceptor phytochrome - a light-driven machine
Wed 6 Feb, 1 pm, BSRC Lecture Theatre

Magnetic Resonance Seminar:
The solid-state photo-CIDNP effect
Thur 7 Feb, 10 am, Purdie Theatre D

17. 12. 2012 Seminar by Prof. Peter Hore (University of Oxford)
Singlets and triplets: do birds have a chemical compass?
Wednesday 19th Dec, 3:30 pm, Purdie Theatre C

27. 11. 2012 Seminar by Prof Iain Campbell (Oxford)
Magnetic interactions - then and now
Thursday 29 Nov, 5 pm, Purdie Theatre B

23. 11. 2012 Third Annual CMR Meeting announced
The third Annual Meeting of the Centre of Magnetic Resonance will be held in St Andrews on Monday, 10 June 2013, 9 am - 6 pm.

10. 8. 2012 Royal Society Medal for Sharon Ashbrook
Sharon Ashbrook has been awarded the Makdougall Brisbane Medal from the Royal Society of Edinburgh; we congratulate Sharon for this prestigious prize.

29. 6. 2012 Multi-user EPR grant for CMR researchers
A consortium led by Dr David Norman from Dundee was awarded the Wellcome Trust multi-user equipment grant, which will signifciantly upgrade the centre's EPR facilities.

12. 6. 2012 Second CMR Meeting held in St Andrews
With 11 plenary and invited lectures, 21 posters and more than 40 attendees, magnetic resonance presente d itself once more as a vibrant research area in St Andrews and beyond.

4. 5. 2012 NMR Paper Highlighted in Chemistry World
The efficient 17O enrichment of microporous oxides reported by Sharon Ashbrook et al. has been highlighted in the May edition of Chemistry World

1. 5. 2012 Registration for the CMR Meeting now open
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12. 3. 2012 This year, the international conference on magnetic resonance, EUROMAR, will take place on the British Isles, from 29th June - 1st July in Dublin, Ireland

21. 11. 2011 It is a pleasure to welcome Dr. Bela Bode from the School of Chemistry in St Andrews as new member of the CMR. He will broaden the Centre's EPR portfolio in the area of biomacromolecules.

28. 10. 2011 It is a pleasure to welcome Prof. David O'Hagan from the School of Chemistry in St Andrews as new member of the CMR. He is a leading expert in organofluorine chemistry with a strong interest in 19F NMR spectroscopy.

16. 9. 2011 It is a pleasure to welcome Prof. Peter Heathcote from Queen Mary University London as new member of the CMR. During his sabbatical at St Andrews (2011-13) he will be active in EPR of biomacromolecules.

9. 9. 2011 Seminar by Dr. Alan Drew (Queen Mary University London)
Local probe investigation of spin transport and dynamics in organic semiconductors)
Thursday 15th Sep, 2 pm, Purdie Theatre D

1. 9. 2011
Michael Bühl is succeeding Olav Schiemann as Director of the Centre. Uli Schwarz-Linek is new Deputy Director.

22. 8. 2011
Olav Schiemann is to take up a new post as Full Professor at the University of Bonn (Germany) starting September 2011, keeping part-time attachment to St Andrews

5. 7. 2011
EPSRC has announced to support shourt courses in high performance computing, which are coordinated by a consortium that includes Michael Bühl.

6. 5. 2011 Seminar by Prof. Eric Hustedt (Vanderbilt University)
Site-Directed Spin-Labeling Studies of the Cytoplasmic Domain of Band 3 Protein (CDB3)
Wednesday 11th May, 1 pm, BSRC Lecture Theatre

4. 4. 2011 Doctoral training centre (CDT-lite) announced
EPSRC has announced to install a Centre for Doctoral Training in Integrated Magnetic Resonance. This is awarded to a consortium of 6 universities, among which St Andrews is represented by Graham Smith.

14. 3. 2011 First CMR Meeting held in St Andrews
With 11 plenary and invited lectures, 15 posters and more than 40 attendees, magnetic resonance presented itself as a vibrant research area in St Andrews and beyond.

24. 2. 2011 Registration for the CMR Meeting now open
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11. 2. 2011 Seminar by Dr. Bela Bode (Leiden University)
Weakly coupled radical pairs in magnetic resonance - from macromolecular structure to quantum measurements
February 16th, 1 pm, BSRC Lecture Theatre

2. 2. 2011 It is a pleasure to welcome Dr. Janet Lovett from Edinburgh University as new member of the CMR. She will broaden the Centres' EPR portfolio in the area of biomacromolecules.

1. 2. 2011 Olav Schiemann is succeeding Graham Smith as Director of the Centre.

21. 11. 2010 The latest issue of Magnetic Resonance in Chemistry is dedicated to quantum-chemical computation of magnetic resonance parameters and was edited by Sharon Ashbrook and Michael Bühl.

26. 10. 2010 The opening of the UK 850 MHz Solid-State NMR Facility in Warwick will be on 28th October 2010. Sharon Ashbrook is on the National Management Committee of this new facility.

20. 09. 2010 Seminar by Prof. Malcom Levitt
Singlet Nuclear Magnetic Resonance
22 October 2010, 10 am, Physics Theatre C

 

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