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The 13th Ferrocene Colloquium

Dalton Transactions was proud to sponsor The 13th Ferrocene Colloquium, which took place from 22–24 February 2015 in Leipzig, Germany.

More than 120 participants, from Germany and from abroad, came to Leipzig to hear impressive talks and to present their latest results in the field.

The Colloquium also featured a poster session, which formed an integral part of the meeting, fostering the informal exchange of latest developments in this field of chemistry.

Congratulations to the participants and meeting organisers for making the Colloquium a great success!

The recipient of the award for the best oral presentation given by a young academic (postdoc)

The recipient of the Dalton Transactions award for
the best oral presentation given by a young academic (postdoc)

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Workshop on Flexibility and Disorder in Metal–Organic Frameworks

The Workshop on Flexibility and Disorder in Metal–Organic Frameworks will take place in Paris, France, from 3-5 June 2015.

Workshop on Flexibility and Disorder in Metal–Organic FrameworksOrganised by Anthony Cheetham (FRS), Alain Fuchs, Thomas Bennett, and François-Xavier Coudert, with funding from the European CECAM, as well as the French CNRS and Chimie ParisTech, this workshop will gather together distinguished speakers from a diverse range of disciplines to provide numerous viewpoints on topics including:

  • The Mechanical Behavior of MOFs
  • Amorphization and Nanostructures
  • Computational Approaches to Flexbility and Disorder
  • Defects and Disorder as Virtues

Further detail on the workshop’s aims and topics can be found here

Interested in this subject area? Submit your work to the Dalton Transactions themed issue on Flexibility and Disorder in Metal-Organic Frameworks: See our Call for papers and contact us for more information

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Dalton Transactions in Japan

Members of our Editorial Board recently awarded Dalton Transactions certificates to two attendees at conferences in Japan.

The XXVI International Conference on Organometallic Chemistry (ICOMC 2014) was held in Sapporo on 13th – 18th July with over 1100 participants in attendance.

Professors Fryzuk & Mountford

Professor Michael Fryzuk recieving his certificate from Professor Philip Mountford

Professor Philip Mountford (University of Oxford), Chair of the Dalton Transactions Editorial Board, was on hand to present Professor Michael Fryzuk (University of British Columbia) with a certificate commemorating his Dalton Transactions-sponsored lecture.

Professor Fryzuk gave an excellent talk on nitrogen fixation using organometallic species which was well attended by conference delegates.

After the conference, a number of speakers attended a post-ICOMC symposium at Osaka University on 19th July 2014. The meeting was attended by 150 students and local professors and featured talks from Professors Jun Okuda and Matthias Tam (both members of the Dalton Transactions Advisory Board), Professor John Arnold (Dalton Transactions Associate Editor) and Professor Mountford.

John Arnold, Philip Mountford and Kento Kawakita

Mr Kento Kawakita (right) recieving his certificate from Professors John Arnold (left) and Philip Mountford (centre).

50 posters were presented during the conference, with Mr Kento Kawakita, from the group of Professor Kazushi Mashima (Osaka University and Dalton Transactions Advisory Board), being awarded a Dalton Transactions prize for best poster by Professors Mountford and Arnold.

Congratulations to both Professor Fryzuk and Mr Kawakita!

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Porous Inorganic Materials Symposium

Dalton Transactions and Journal of Materials Chemistry A, B & C will be jointly presenting a Porous Inorganic Materials Symposium in China this June, comprising of three events at: 

  • University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, 26 June, hosted by Professor Shu-Hong Yu (Materials Horizons Advisory Board member)
  • Fudan University, Shanghai, 28 June, hosted by Professor Gengfeng Zheng (Journals of Materials Chemistry A Advisory Board Member) 
  • Changchun Institute of Applied Chemistry, Changchun, 30 June, hosted by Professor Hongjie Zhang (CrystEngComm Associate Editor)  

All three meetings will feature talks from Dr Andy Burrows (University of Bath, UK), Professor Jing Li (Rutgers University, USA) and Professor Christoph Janiak (University of Dusseldorf, Germany) with additional speakers that will be unique to each event.

To register for any of the events and to view the full list of speakers, see the symposium’s webpage.

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Winners at Dalton 2014

We were delighted to award six winners with poster prizes at the Dalton 2014 Joint Discussion Meeting .

The Dalton 2014 Joint Discussion Meeting was held at the University of Warwick in April and was attended by 200+ delegates with 150 posters presented. Poster prizes were jointly sponsored by the Royal Society of Chemistry journals Chemical Science, Dalton Transactions and Metallomics with each winner receiving a certificate and a Royal Society of Chemistry book.  

1st Prize was awarded to Mr Jack Rowbotham from Durham University who was also awarded a Dalton Division Bursary to present his work at  XVII Brazilian Meeting on Inorganic Chemistry in Araxá, Brazil in August. The award was presented by Dr Sam de Visser from the University of Manchester and Sarah Ruthven, Editor of Dalton Transactions. Well done Jack!

Sam de Visser, Jack Rowbotham, Sarah Ruthven

Sam de Visser, Jack Rowbotham and Sarah Ruthven.

Five other poster prizes were awarded to to the following people:

Miss Rhiann Andrew (University of Warwick)
Ms Nivedita Das (Dublin City University)
Mr Abayomi Faponle (University of Manchester)
Dr Amanda Jarvis (University of St Andrews)
Miss Sofia Papdouli (University of Bristol)

Congratulations to all the winners from Dalton Transactions, Chemical Science and Metallomics!

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Advancing the Chemistry of the f-Elements

Now welcoming abstract submissions for Dalton Discussion 14 – Advancing the Chemistry of the f-Elements

28th – 30th July 2014, Edinburgh, UK

Confirmed speakers: Geoff Cloke, University of Sussex, UK
  Melissa Denecke, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
  Laurent Maron, Université Paul Sabatier, Toulouse, France
  Jeffrey Long, University of California, Berkeley, USA
  Nik Kaltsoyannis, University College London, UK
  Marinella Mazzanti, CEA, Grenoble, France
  Paula Diaconescu, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
  Jonathan Lloyd, University of Manchester, UK

This Dalton Discussion aims to highlight the burgeoning role, and exciting prospects for f-elements in modern, metal-based chemistry. Abstracts for oral presentations must be sent in before 16th December 2013.

Authors of the selected oral abstracts will then be expected to submit their work as a full paper, which will form the basis of their short presentation at the Discussion meeting. The paper itself must contain new, unpublished work and be submitted for review to the Editorial Office of Dalton Transactions by 30th June 2014. At the conference, each author will be given approximately 5 minutes to summarise the key points of their paper in order to leave the majority of time open for discussion

This year, Dalton Discussion 14 is adopting a new process. Papers presented at Dalton Discussions will continue to be published in a dedicated themed issue of Dalton Transactions, however article peer-review will now take place after the Discussion. This means that speakers have longer to make the finishing touches to their article before the papers are made available online prior to the meeting.

To find out more about Dalton Discussion 14 and to submit your abstract, visit the dedicated webpage.

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Oorgandagarna-Inorganic Days conference

Oorgandagarna - Inorganic Days poster prizeThe conference “Oorgandagarna – Inorganic Days” was held in Åhus in Sweden from 17-19 June 2013. Dalton Transactions sponsored two poster prizes, and the two winners were Erik Lewin and Matthew Wolf from Uppsala University. Congratulations to Erik and Matthew, and I hope all the conference attendees had a great time!

 

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Advancing the Chemistry of the Actinides deadline extended

 

 

 

 

 

Last chance to submit your oral abstract 

You may have thought you had missed your chance to submit an abstract for Advancing the Chemistry of the Actinides – Dalton Discussion 14.  

However, as a result of requests from the scientific community we are extending the deadline until 4 March – but please don’t delay!

This Dalton Discussion will highlight the burgeoning role and exciting prospects for actinides in modern, metal-based chemistry, focusing on the following themes:

•    Probing structure and bonding in actinide compounds
•    Actinide properties and materials applications
•    Advances in actinide reactivity and catalysis
•    Actinides in the environment

See full details of submitting your abstract

We do hope you will take the opportunity to join this Discussion where you will be able to hear from these excellent speakers:

Keynote

Geoff Cloke
University of Sussex, UK
Melissa Denecke
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
Laurent Maron
Université Paul Sabatier, Toulouse, France
Jeffrey Long
University of California, Berkeley, USA
  Invited

Nik Kaltsoyannis
University College London, UK
Marinella Mazzanti
CEA, Grenoble, France
Paula Diaconescu
University of California, Los Angeles, USA
Jonathan Lloyd
University of Manchester, UK

In addition you can take advantage of networking with other delegates with interest and experience in actinide chemistry, at both the interactive poster sessions and the conference dinner.

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Meet us in 2013

With the start of the calendar year, its as good a time as any to get thinking about where our 2013 travels will take us…

We are planning to attend the following conferences. Will you be there too?

 

Please do let us know if you think you’ll be attending – we’d love to meet you!
  Jamie Humphrey, Editor Fiona McKenzie, Deputy Editor

 

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Dalton Discussion 14 – Advancing the chemistry of actinides

Now welcoming abstract submissions for Dalton Discussion 14 – Advancing the Chemistry of Actinides

16th–18th September 2013, Edinburgh, UK

Confirmed speakers: Geoff Cloke, University of Sussex, UK
  Melissa Denecke, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
  Laurent Maron, Université Paul Sabatier, Toulouse, France
  Jeffrey Long, University of California, Berkeley, USA
  Nik Kaltsoyannis, University College London, UK
  Marinella Mazzanti, CEA, Grenoble, France
  Paula Diaconescu, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
  Jonathan Lloyd, University of Manchester, UK

This Dalton Discussion aims to highlight the burgeoning role, and exciting prospects for actinides in modern, metal-based chemistry. Abstracts for oral presentations must be sent in before 15th February 2013.

Authors of the selected oral abstracts will then be expected to submit their work as a full paper, which will form the basis of their short presentation at the Discussion meeting. The paper itself must contain new, unpublished work and be submitted for review to the Editorial Office of Dalton Transactions by 16th August 2013. At the conference, each author will be given approximately 5 minutes to summarise the key points of their paper in order to leave the majority of time open for discussion

This year, Dalton Discussion 14 is adopting a new process. Papers presented at Dalton Discussions will continue to be published in a dedicated themed issue of Dalton Transactions, however article peer-review will now take place after the Discussion. This means that speakers have longer to make the finishing touches to their article before the papers are made available online prior to the meeting.

To find out more about Dalton Discussion 14 and to submit your abstract, visit the dedicated RSC webpage.

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