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38th BMSS Annual Meeting 2017
124 Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9RD

05-07 SEP: 38th Annual Meeting & Exhibition
04-05 SEP: BMSS Introduction to MS Short Course
      05 SEP: BMSS Careers in MS Workshop
      07 SEP: BMSS Annual General Meeting

BMSS will hold its 38th Annual Meeting in Manchester at the Royal Northern College of Music (RNCM). The RNCM provides a central and stunningly contemporary setting for next year’s event. BMSS has reserved the entire venue to accommodate the conference, introduction to mass spectrometry course, careers workshop, vendor exhibition and the society’s annual general meeting. The conference dinner will be held offsite at The Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI) on Wednesday the 6th September. The conference will also feature an informal social evening on Tuesday the 5th September at the ‘Dog Bowl’ offering complementary refreshments, food and 10-pin bowling (for those who wish to play).

Nominations for the BMSS committee

There will be a vacancy on the BMSS Committee after the AGM in September 2017 due to natural rolling progression. 

BMSS members are invited to nominate members to fill the vacancies. Each nomination requires the support of two BMSS members and the agreement of the member who is being nominated. Nominations should be submitted to the BMSS Administrator by 14th June 2017.

The following documentation explains the requirements and responsibilities of committee members.

Role of BMSS EC committee members guide - 2017

Nomination form

Sheffield Hallam University and BMSS Imaging SIG Mass Spectrometry Imaging Symposium

5th July 2017
Sheffield Hallam University

Further information including registration is available here.

EFASIG2017 Environmental & Food Analysis SIG Meeting

19th July 2017
The Auditorium, Analytical R&D Group, BAT, Southampton

Further information including registration is available here


39th BMSS Annual Meeting 2018
Storey's Way, Cambridge, CB3 0DS

11-13 SEP: 39th Annual Meeting & Exhibition
10-11 SEP: BMSS Introduction to MS Short Course
      11 SEP: BMSS Careers in MS Workshop
      13 SEP: BMSS Annual General Meeting

Churchill College provides an accessible location within the City of Cambridge with parking and award winning accommodation on-site. BMSS has reserved the public spaces of the college to accommodate the conference, introduction to mass spectrometry short course, careers workshop, vendor exhibition, and the society’s AGM. The conference dinner will be held offsite in the spectacular dining hall of St. John’s College. The conference will also feature a barbeque social evening in the extensive grounds of Churchill College.


BMSS News and Information

Invitation to apply for Summer Studentship Funding 2017 is now open

Prof. Peter Derrick 1945 - 2017


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BMSS Membership 2017 is now available


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BMSS Sponsors Students at Meetings - Travel Grant Reports
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Lisa Sage, BMSS Administrator


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