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

This month EVISA is celebrating 20 years of servicing the community with its internet platform at www.speciation.net. A few days ago we also welcomed the 18 Millionth visitor on that site. Together this clearly indicates the role of the EVISA internet platform as the primary source of information for all those interested in trace metal and speciation analysis (see the news below).

While it is relatively easy to determine stable organometallic compounds such as methylmercury, it is much more challenging to determine labile metal complexes that are in the state of fragile equilibrium that is easily disturbed during analysis. A group of scientists working at the University of Pau have now developed a method for the quantitative determination of labile iron species using species-specific isotope dilution analysis (see the news below).

EVISA is informing both of the latest results of research related to speciation analysis as well as of the development of robust speciation methods for routine application. We really hope that the broad coverage of topics provided by the EVISA information center is meeting your interest. Anyhow, we are open to any feedback that may help us to meet your demands.

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 information 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' Internet Platform: 20 Years of Service
EVISA' Internet Platform went online in September 2003. Since then more than 18 Mio. Users have visited the platform, actually more than 3500 per day. In average, every user is looking for more than 10 pages of information. After 20 years of servicing the community, it seems appropriate to look back on EVISA's activities.

Quantitative determination of labile iron complexes by hydrophilic interaction liquid chromatography – electrospray MS/inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry
A group of scientists working at the University of Pau have developed a method for the quantitative determination of labile iron species using species-specific isotope dilution analysis.

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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ICCST-15: 15th International Conference on the Chemistry of Selenium and Tellurium
Date:     November 28,2022 - December 2,2022
Location:     Florianópolis, Brazil
September 30,2022    Submission of abstracts for poster presentations

EWCPS 2023: European Winter Conference on Plasma Spectrochemistry
Date:     January 29,2023 - February 3,2023
Location:     Ljubljana, Slovenia
September 22,2022    Submission of abstracts
October 13,2022    Notification of acceptance
October 27,2022    Early registration at reduced fee

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

ISC2022: 33rd International Symposium on Chromatography
Location: Budapest Congress Center, Budapest, Hungary
Date: 18.09.2022 - 22.09.2022

IAP2022: Interfaces Against Pollution: Chemical and Biological Perspectives
Location: Universiteit Antwerpen Stadscampus, Antwerpen, Belgium
Date: 18.09.2022 - 21.09.2022

Copper 2022
Location: Grand Hotel Vesuvio, Sorrento, Naples, Italy
Date: 18.09.2022 - 23.09.2022

Terrae Rarae 2022
Location: Leipzig
Date: 27.09.2022 - 29.09.2022

SciX 2022
Location: Northern Kentucky Convention Center, Greater Cincinnati, Northern Kentucky,
Date: 02.10.2022 - 07.10.2022

Airmon 2022: 10th International Symposium on modern principles of air monitoring and biomonitoring.
Location: Bristol, United Kingdom
Date: 07.11.2022 - 10.11.2022


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 !


Europe: Mercury Biogeochemistry
The EU H2020 programme is financing a Marie-Curie training network on 'mercury biogeochemistry' over the next four years (2020-2023). A total of 15 PhD positions are open throughout Europe on a variety of topics, some including ICPMS or mass spectrometry.





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 290 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 2800 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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