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Welcome to the September issue of EVISA's Speciation Newsletter

Today we would like to report about EVISA's database system. Since we have started the EVISA web portal in 2003 ! we have continuously worked on EVISA's unique database system. Today we can really proudly report  that EVISA's Database System is a very versatile tool of related and interlinked databases providing actual and relevant information about different aspects of trace elements and their speciation. The actual status of the whole system is as follows:

EVISA's Database System is meant to provide easy access to relevant information. The different databases are heavily interlinked to each other and to all information pages on EVISA's web site. In order to empower our users to make the best use out of this system we start a series of short descriptions of the different databases (see the news below).

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.

EVISA's Directory of Scientists
EVISA's Directory of Scientists informs about scientists working in the interdisciplinary area of chemical species.

EVISA's Journal Database
EVISA's unique journal Database is giving access to about 3800 scientific journals from many different publishers. Journals included are potentially of interest for all scientists working on topics related to trace elements and their speciation. EVISA is listing not only the major journals with great impact but also those providing information for special regions (Africa, Asia, South America).


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 recognize the following deadlines:

European Winter Conference on Plasma Spectrochemistry,
February 10,2013 - February 15, 2013, Krakow, Poland
September 30,2012    Submission of abstracts

Please do not hesitate to inform us in case that your conference related to speciation analysis is missing in our Agenda.

11th International Symposium on the Synthesis and Applications of Isotopes and Isotopically Labelled Compounds
Location: Heidelberg, Germany
Date: 09.09.2012 - 13.09.2012

IMSC 2012: 19th International Mass Spectrometry Conference
Location: Kyoto International Conference Center, Kyoto, Japan
Date: 15.09.2012 - 21.09.2012

8th AACD: 8th Aegean Analytical Chemistry Days
Location: IZTECH campus, Izmir, Turkey
Date: 16.09.2012 - 20.09.2012

IICS 2012: 24th International Ion Chromatography Symposium
Location: Berlin, Germany
Date: 17.09.2012 - 20.09.2012

ICHMET 2012: 16th International Conference on Heavy Metals in the Environment
Location: Rome, Italy
Date: 22.09.2012 - 27.09.2012

Flow Analysis XII: 12th International Conference on Flow Analysis
Location: Thessaloniki, Greece
Date: 23.09.2012 - 28.09.2012

SCIX 2012 (FACSS 2012): The Great Scientific Exchange
Location: Kansas City,
Date: 30.09.2012 - 05.10.2012

8th International Copper Meeting: Copper in Biology
Location: Alghero, Sardinia, Italy
Date: 30.09.2012 - 05.10.2012

COST-GEOTRACES Voltammetry Workshop
Location: Šibenik, Croatia
Date: 06.10.2012 - 09.10.2012

ESAS 2012: European Symposium on Atomic Spectrometry
Location: Grandhotel Praha, Tatranská Lomnica, High Tatras, Slovakia
Date: 07.10.2012 - 12.10.2012


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 !


University of Warwick: Extreme Performance Mass Spectrometry of Metallodrugs
Two Warwick Collaborative Postgraduate Research PhD Scholarships are available from October 2012 in the groups led by Professor Peter Sadler FRS and Professor Pete O’Connor using ultra high resolution mass spectrometry to study the mechanism of action of organometallic and photoactivatable metal anticancer complexes.

University of Pau, France: Cellular imaging of metal stress in fungi and/or algae by synchrotron XRF and NanoSIMS
This doctoral thesis will be performed in the context of a recently obtained excellence project (EQUIPEX MARSS) at the University of Pau where one axis of the project is the acquisition of a NanoSIMS.



LGC, Teddington, UK: Researcher
The LGC Department S&T Measurement Research - Inorganic Analysis has an open position for a researcher reporting to Science Leader for Speciation Analysis.


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 2550 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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