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Welcome to the September issue of EVISA's Speciation Newsletter.

Last month the EVISA server for the first time had more than 100,000 visitors, more than double the number than 6 month before. Such impressive growth is a reaffirmation of our continuous work to provide useful information in a most efficient environment.

While we are continuously working to add new information, update existing information and to improve the versatility of the website, we have started a major project to upgrade our service. Our first step in this project was the change of addressing our pages with "talking URLs", that means to put the title of a page into its address. Our second step happened at the beginning of this month: we changed the hardware of our server to a Quad-machine with 8 GB of RAM. We hope that you have recognized the enhanced speed of the new server. The next step will happen during the next few weeks. We will change the menu structure to improve the access to the content of the server, which meanwhile has surpassed 14,000 pages.

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EVISA is keeping you updated  with what is going on in speciation analysis. In this section you will find news about the most current research results, about trends, legal issues and informations from manufacturers in the field of speciation analysis.

With all the links to further information and publications the News archive is a valuable collection of "hot topics" in speciation analysis. We continuously update even former news with new links and information so that all news are actual all the time.

User community on EVISA's Website doubling during the last 6 month
In August, a month known for its reduced activities due to seasonal holidays, the EVISA server has had for the first time more than 100,OOO visitors, more than double the visitors than 6 month before. After a year of stagnation in 2010, now the load on the server is again steadily increasing.


With a list of about 50 current entries EVISA is informing you about interesting events and keeps you updated with their deadlines. By consulting our list of deadlines you won't miss the opportunity for early registration at reduced fee or the chance to submit your contribution in time.
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Please do not hesitate to inform us in case that your conference related to speciation analysis is missing in our Agenda.

CEST2011: 12th International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology
Location: Rhodes Island, Greece
Date: 08.09.2011 - 10.09.2011

EUROanalysis 16: European Conference on Analytical Chemistry
Location: Belgrade
Date: 11.09.2011 - 15.09.2011

IMA 2011: 7th International Conference on Instrumentral Methods of Analysis - Modern Trends and Applications
Location: Chania , Crete, Greece
Date: 18.09.2011 - 22.09.2011

TEMA-14: Trace Elements in Man and Animals
Location: Enshi City, Hubei Province, China.
Date: 19.09.2011 - 24.09.2011

GeoMed 2011: 4th International Conference on Medical Geology
Location: Bari, Italy
Date: 20.09.2011 - 25.09.2011

CIA 2011: Conference über Ionenanalyse
Location: Berlin, Germany
Date: 26.09.2011 - 28.09.2011

FACSS 2011
Location: Reno, NV
Date: 02.10.2011 - 06.10.2011

analytica Anacon India: 6th International Trade Fair for Laboratory Technology, Analysis, Biotechnology and Diagnostics
Location: BEC Bombay Exhibition Center, Mumbai, India
Date: 12.10.2011 - 14.10.2011

IX ISTERH Conference
Location: RIXOS Premium Hotel, Belek (Antalya), Turkey
Date: 16.10.2011 - 21.10.2011

Graduate Course on Speciation and Bioavailability
Location: Wageningen, The Netherlands
Date: 21.11.2011 - 25.11.2011


EVISA provides information about open positions for Ph.D. students, PostDocs and permanent staff in the field of speciation. Looking to fill a vacancy or needing a new career challenge? Either way this service is FREE. Many laboratories and research facilities (from Greenland to Crete) have already found their highly educated stuff through this service by EVISA. If you would like to post an open position here, please contact us at info@speciation.net !


NUI Galway, UK: Characterisation of naturally-occurring metal concentrations in Irish groundwater
The Biogeoscience Group in Earth and Ocean Sciences at NUI Galway
seeks a PhD student to expand its research in marine geoscience.

Laboratoire Environnement et Minéralurgie (Nancy - France): Speciation dynamics of metallic cations at soft colloidal interphases
The "Laboratoire Environnement et Minéralurgie" (UMR CNRS 7569,
Nancy, FRANCE) offers a PhD position for the period 2011-2014. The objectives of the PhD thesis is to deepen our understanding of the relationships between physico-chemical properties of soft interphases and their reactivity with respect to metallic cations (sorption,



Nestlé Research Center (NRC) located near Lausanne: Research Scientist in Mineral Analysis
To support its research strategy, the Quality & Safety Department at the NRC is seeking a:
Research Scientist in Mineral Analysis
who will work within the Functional Ingredients Analysis group.


EVISA's directory of scientist is a versatile tool to facilitate contact with scientists in the field of speciation and related sciences. The directory is fully searchable for names, addresses, research topics etc.  You should bookmark this directory as an always up-to-date address book. (In order to hinder SPAM robots for collecting the E-mail accounts, we hide them in a special format).

More than 270 active scientists in the field of speciation analysis already joined the directory. Join this great directory that is extensively linked to all type of other information on this site, such as homepages, conferences and literature.

If your entry is still missing in this directory, please contact us at info@speciation.net.



EVISA provides an easy access to external information. Our database contains more than 2100 links to relevant information from numerous top scientific resources spread over the whole Web. The database is searchable both via full-text and categories such as elements, type of species and type of information. We are permanently updating our links section.

If your web site is missing here, please e-mail your link information to info@speciation.net.


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