Yearly Archives: 2019

Sybolt Harkema (1940-2019)

On September 1st, 2019, Sybolt Harkema, former Assistant Professor at the Technical University Twente, died at the age of 78 years. Sybolt Harkema was born in Noordeloos, the Netherlands, as the son of vickar Harke Harkema and his wife Agaath. He visited the secondary school (lyceum) in Zeist at the […]


SpringerBriefs in Crystallography

Springer¬† announces the launch of a new series of crystallography monographs under the title ‚ÄúSpringerBriefs in Crystallography‚ÄĚ. They cover a new discipline within the ‚ÄúSpringerBriefs‚ÄĚ collection, which publishes concise monographs with an intermediate scope. SpringerBriefs already covers 84 fields spanning a wide range from natural sciences to law, social sciences […]

ECM-31 Poster Prizes

ALAVA INGENIEROS POSTER PRIZES Alexander Morritt, University of East Anglia (UK) –¬†MS05-P10¬† Towards understanding phase transitions of confined pharmaceuticals Alexey Pustovarenko, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (Saudi Arabia) –¬†MS32-P07 Nanosheets of non-layered aluminium Metal-Organic Frameworks through a surfactant-assisted method   CCDC POSTER PRIZE FOR YOUNGER SCIENTISTS Filip Topińá, […]

Meet the recipients of ECA bursaries @PCCr2

Gift Mehlana (Midlands State University, Zimbabwe), Seham Kamal (Cairo University, Egypt), Rim Benali-Cherif (Abbes Laghrour Khenchela University, Algeria) are the three recipients of the ECA travel grants for attending the 2nd Pan African Conference on Crystallography/African Light Source 2, PCCr2-AfLS2. They share their impressions: Gift: “I had an opportunity to […]

Joel Bernstein (1941-2019)

Joel Bernstein was born on September 12, 1941 in Cleveland, Ohio, son of Philip and Florence Bernstein. He obtained his B.A. degree in chemistry from Cornell University (1962), M.Sc. (1964) and Ph.D. in physical chemistry (1967) from Yale University with Prof. Basil G. Anex, working on the solid-state spectroscopy of […]