Save the date. Our next meeting will be 8th - 12th April 2018, Queen Mary University of London.


The December 2017 newsletter is now available here.

For previous newsletters please visit the archive.


The current Chairman is Prof Eric McInnes, University of Manchester.

Click here to see the list of all committee members.


Related RSC interest groups:
Molecular spectroscopy group
NMR discussion group


The conference is now over.

Abstract submission

Please use the abstract template below. The margins set in the template will ensure that your abstract does not get truncated in the conference book. In any case, please use A4 paper, make sure that the font size is no smaller than 12 points, top and bottom margins are at least 4 cm, and left and right margins are at least 3 cm.

Abstract Template


Registration fees

Full Participant (single room) £560
Full Participant (shared double room) £460
Student Participant (single room) £500
Student Participant (shared double room) £400
Accompanying Person (single room) £525
Accompanying Person (shared double room) £425

The fees include the following:

For all Participants: on-site or in-town accommodation, transportation for those accommodated in Colchester, all scientific sessions including morning and afternoon coffee breaks, abstract book and related materials, three meals a day, all drinks receptions, conference banquet.

For Accompanying Persons: all of the above except conference materials, sessions and coffee breaks.

We have a limited number of rooms with special facilities for disabled people; please use the Additional Information field of the registration form to request one. If you are bringing a child, we should be able to get you in touch with a local child care provider – please use the Additional Information field to let us know.



The online payment system is available for registered participants after they log in here.