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Professor Dai Games

FIRST ANNOUNCEMENT: Advances in Hyphenated Mass Spectrometry

9 April 2019

The meeting will honour the legacy of Professor Dai Games, former Facility Director, in championing the development and application of LC-MS, and hyphenated-MS techniques generally. The meeting will be forward looking (i.e. not a retrospective tribute) and is intended for both established practitioners and those entering the field.

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BMSS Annual Meeting 2018

11-13 September 2018

Dr Mark Wyatt, Facility Manager, along with Mr Rhodri N. Owen and Prof Gareth Brenton will be attending the 39th BMSS annual meeting in Churchill College, Cambridge. A poster on current work will be presented.

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Oakleigh House School

Swansea University Innovation Showcase

21 June 2018

Mr Rhodri N. Owen, Experimental Officer, will be representing the facility at Swansea University Innovation Showcase, part of Wales Festival of Innovation, at the School of Management in the Bay Campus.

Wales Festival of Innovation

Oakleigh House School

School's Outreach

20 June 2018

Dr Ann Hunter and Mr Rhodri N. Owen, Experimenatl Officers, will present to twenty-two Year 6 pupils at Oakleigh House School as part of the School's STEM/STEAM day.

Rhodri Owen

A buzzing business

12 June 2018

Read about our colleague Rhodri who was recently profiled on the Royal Society of Chemistry website, in "Rhodri Owen's tale of chemistry, honeybees and helping those in need."

Royal Society of Chemistry

Prof Dai Games

Prof Dai Games

28 May 2018

We regret to announce the death of Emeritus Professor D.E. ("Dai") Games, former Director of the NMSSC, past Dean of the Department of Chemistry, Swansea University, and past Chairman of the British Mass Spectrometry Society.

Read about his life

NMSF in the News

Mass Matters, April 2018

Read about the 30th Anniversary of the National Centre for Mass Spectrometry in Swansea.

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The Senedd, Welsh parliament, Cardiff Bay

Science and the Assembly

22 May 2018

Dr Mark F. Wyatt and Prof Steve L. Kelly attended the annual Science and the Assembly event at The Senedd, Cardiff Bay.

MediWales, Cardiff

MediWales Members' Showcase

22 May 2018

Dr Mark F. Wyatt, Facility Manager, gave a presentation at MediWales Members' Showcase meeting.

Dr Mark F. Wyatt

1 April 2018
Mark Wyatt

Swansea University Medical School is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Mark F. Wyatt as Facility Manager, following the retirement of Dr Christopher M. Williams.

RSC Regional Meeting, Cardiff

Registered Scientist (RSci) Award

5 March 2018

Congratulations to our colleague Mr Rhodri N. Owen, Experimental Officer, on collecting his RSci award certificate at the RSC's Regional Meeting held in the Principality Stadium, Cardiff.

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Waters QDa

Practical Experiments in the Fundamentals of Mass SPectrometry

26 February to 1 March 2018

Swansea University Medical School has been collaborating with Waters Corporation in developing a fully executable methods packaged with the ACQUITY QDa Mass Detector and a simple pump for University undergraduates.

Launched at Pittcon 2018 Conference & Expo in Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, Florida, USA

Important Update

Following the Statement of Community Need exercise in 2017, we have been provided with the following statement from EPSRC:

“EPSRC held a Statements of Community Need for National Research Facilities panel in Dec 2017. Following the meeting EPSRC have made the decision not to issue a call for a National Mass Spectrometry Facility. As a result, funding for the current Swansea facility will end later this year.

From 1st April 2018, the Facility will continue providing services as 'free at the point of access' for EPSRC funded research only, until further notice, through the allocation system.

Non-EPSRC funded users will be able to gain access to the Facility via a paid-for service for which allocations will not be issued. Please contact the Facility for further details regarding your individual requirements mscentre@swansea.ac.uk

BMSS Ambient Ionisation Special Interest Group Meeting 2018

31 January 2018

Rhodri N. Owen, Experimental Officer, will be presenting a poster at the meeting.

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2018 Roller Derby World Cup

1–4 February 2018

Good Luck to our colleague Jess Bexon, Experimental Officer, will be representing Team Wales at 2018 Roller Derby World Cup in Manchester.

Roller Derby World Cup

Annual Report

Our laterst Annual Report for 2016-2017 is now out!

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Christmas Greetings

Merry Christmas

The National Mass Spectrometry Facility wishes you all a very merry Christmas and a happy New Year.

NMSF at Swansea Science Festival

Swansea Science Festival 2017

8–10 September 2017

As part of this year's Swansea Science Festival, the NMSF took out their new Waters ACQUITY QDa to the National Waterfront Museum.

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38th BMSS Annual Meeting 2017

5–7 September 2017

Dr Christpher M. Williams, Mr Rhodri N. Owen, Miss Jessica Bexon and Miss Helen Benham will attend this year's meeting in Manchester.

Summer School 2017 Poster Prize Winner

NMSF Mass Spectrometry Summer School 2017

11–13 July 2017

The NMSF hosted 30 postgraduate students and researchers from universities accross the UK for their annual 3-day Summer School covering a whole host of Mass Spectrometry technques and principals.

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SERC Mass Spectrometry Centre 1987

EPSRC UK National Mass Spectrometry Facility 30th Anniversary Symposium

10 July 2017

The EPSRC UK National Mass Spectrometry Facility, situated within Swansea University Medical School, held a one-day symposium celebrating the 30th anniversary of its establishment as one of the EPSRC mid-range facilities. The event included speakers from academia, government and industry covering a diverse range of topics across the mass spectrometry, chemical and life science sector.

Swansea University has long been established as a centre of excellence for mass spectrometry, with the siting of the Royal Society Research Unit in the 1970’s followed by the Mass Spectrometry Research Unit and then the SERC/EPSRC Mass Spectrometry Centre in the 1980s. This Facility is open to all university research groups in the UK, with priority given to EPSRC-funded research, and also has a collaborative research portfolio and limited commercial service capacity.

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The Senedd, Welsh parliament, Cardiff Bay

Science and the Assembly

6 June 2017

Dr Mark F. Wyatt, Research Officer, wil be attending the annual Science and the Assembly event at The Senedd, Cardiff Bay.

School's Outreach

14 February 2017

Ann Hunter, Helen Benham and Maria Moruzzi presented a "Masterclass" / 45 minute mini lecture detailing the Mass Spectrometry Service at the EPSRC UK National Mass Spectrometry Facility for 10 Year 12 and 13 more able and talented (MAT) pupils at Bishop Vaughan school.

School's Outreach

28 November 2016

Year 12 pupils from the local Bishop Gore school visited the NMSF with their teacher, Mrs Lara Waytt on November 28th, 2016 as part of their studies into Mass Spectrometry in AS level Chemistry. The pupils particiapted in presentations on ASAP analysis on the Xevo, MALDI analysis on the UltraFlex, GC/MS on the GCT and nanoelectrospray on the Orbitrap.

Prof Steven L. Kelly

30 September 2016
Steven Kelly

Swansea University Medical School is pleased to announce the appointment of Prof Steven Kelly as Facility Director, following the retirement of Emeritus Professor Gareth Brenton.

BMSS Medal Award

Prof Gareth Brenton

15 September 2016

Emeritus Professor Gareth Brenton, former Facility Director, has been honoured at the British Mass Spectrometry Society Conference at Eastbourne on 15 September 2016 with The BMSS Medal in 'Recognition of outstanding and sustained contributions to the British Mass Spectrometry Society in the promotion of Mass Spectrometry'.

Summer School 2016

NMSF Mass Spectrometry Summer School 2016

12–14 July 2016

The NMSF hosted 38 postgraduate students and researchers from universities accross the UK for their annual 3-day Summer School covering a whole host of Mass Spectrometry technques and principals.

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School's Outreach

23 June 2016

Twenty Year 11 and Year 12 students from St Michael's Independent School, Llanelli as part of our School Outreach program.

OUTREACH

Elevate 2015

21 October 2015

Swansea University is dedicated to giving Year 11 pupils from the local area the chance to learn more about future careers in the health sciences by providing workshops and guided tours. Elevate is the new addition to the Collaborate conference, which brings together the Health Boards, Universities, Industury, the Third Sector and the wider community looking to strengthen collaborations and make new ones.

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John H. Beynon FRS

Mr John H. Beynon FRS

24 August 2015

We regret to announce the death of John H. Beynon FRS, former Head of the Mass Spectrometry Research Unit, Swansea University.

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NMSF Mass Spectrometry Summer School 2015

7–9 July 2015

The NMSF hosted postgraduate students and researchers from universities accross the UK for their annual 3-day Summer School covering a whole host of Mass Spectrometry technques and principals.

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EPSRC National Mass Spectrometry collaboration published

15 May 2015

Colleagues from Swansea University Medical School have had a collaboration published in the Guardian newspaper, which describes how a man who died 1,500 years ago may have brought leprosy strain to UK ...

Tour of NMSF

Official Opening 2015

3 March 2015

Edwina Hart, the Minister for Economy, Science and Transport, officially opened the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council’s (EPSRC) UK National Mass Spectrometry Facility (NMSF) at Swansea University this week (Tuesday, March 3), after its recent £3m contract renewal and refurbishment...