15–17 April 2019, University of Portsmouth
Laser Ablation Workshop
A one-day workshop on laser ablation techniques will be held on Monday, 15th April 2019. This workshop will be aimed at postgraduate students and those new to laser ablation techniques and will cover topics including laser mapping, geochronology, data handling, Hf and other isotopic systems. The workshop will be supported by SciMed.
11-12: Lab tours and instrumentation
1-2: Intro to trace element and U-Th-Pb isotope measurements
2-3: Other isotopic systems by LA-ICP-MS and MC-ICP-MS (e.g. Pb, Hf, Nd)
3-4: Laser mapping
4-5: Data handling
Registration for the workshop will be at a subsidized fee of £10 (sponsored by SciMed). This will include lunch and refreshments.
The maximum number of attendees is 12. Delegates will be added to the list in order of expression of interest, so respond quickly!
The workshop will be followed, on the same day, by an evening public outreach talk by Prof. Randy Parrish from 17.30-18.30. The title will be:
‘Searching for the environmental smoking gun of Gulf War Illness”
If you would like to attend that lecture please register separately on the following site: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/searching-for-the-environmental-smoking-gun-of-gulf-war-illness-tickets-53991876155.
The ice-breaker reception will take place from 18.30-19.30 and is open to all GGRiP delegates, including those who attend the Workshop.
The main meeting will take place on 16 and 17th April. A registration fee of £60 (including VAT where appropriate) per delegate is required for the two day meeting. Online registration will open shortly. Registration has been extended to end March 2019.
Confirmed Keynote Speakers:
- Dr Rosalie Tostevin (Oxford)
- Prof Maeve Lohan (Southampton)
- Dr Nikhita Saji (Cardiff)
- Dr Catherine Mottram (Portsmouth)
- Dr Jon Wade (Oxford)
- plus more tbc…..
Each delegate is responsible for organizing his/her own accommodation. A list of accommodation can be found here:
B&Bs – https://www.visitportsmouth.co.uk/where-to-stay/guest-houses-and-b-and-bs
Hotels – https://www.visitportsmouth.co.uk/where-to-stay/hotels
Self-catering apartments – https://www.visitportsmouth.co.uk/where-to-stay/self-catering
And of course AirBnB – https://www.airbnb.co.uk/a/portsmouth