Apply for EMU support to attend the IMA meeting!


European Mineralogical Union will support two young scientists in attending the IMA meeting in Melbourne. Each travel grant includes financial support of 500 euro. Eligible are young scientists (not later than 3 years after completion of PhD) with affiliations with an European research institution. The application, in the form of a single PDF file, should be submitted not later than December 31, 2017 to Juraj Majzlan. The application should contain a short CV, the abstract to be submitted for the IMA meeting, and a short (max. 1 page) motivation letter for the application. The decision about the grants will be made promptly in the first weeks of 2018 and communicated to the applicants.

New EMU Notes volumes available

There are new volumes of EMU Notes in Mineralogy available:






Volume 19: J. Plášil, J. Majzlan, S. Krivovichev, editors: Mineralogical Crystallography.

Volume 18: A.F. Gualtieri, editor: Mineral fibres: Crystal chemistry, chemical-physical properties, biological interaction and toxicity.

Volume 17: I.A.M. Ahmed and K.A. Hudson-Edwards, editors: Redox-reactive minerals: Properties, reactions and applications in clean technologies.

Volume 16: W. Heinrich and R. Abart, editors: Mineral reaction kinetics: Microstructures, textures, chemical and isotopic signatures.

Purchase a copy of these books from the bookshop of the Mineralogical Society of Great Britain & Ireland.