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South Africa, Here I Come!

There won’t be too much going on here at the blog for the next few weeks, as I’ll be in South Africa through mid April. It’ll be part travel and part community outreach (an educational project in conjunction with the South African Education and Environment Project (SAEP)). Hopefully I’ll be able to check in along…

Out of Town… Again

I know that I just got back from vacation, but I have family visiting this week, so I’ll be out of town again until next week. Have no fear, though, because as usual you can expect plenty of posts from Ye Olde Archives. I haven’t written too much about global warming or the environment since…

On the weekend of July 28th-30th, about 150 NMR (nuclear magnetic resonance) scientists from the UK and Europe (and a few from the US) gathered in Ambleside for the Sixth Annual Collaborative Computing Project for NMR (CCPN) Meeting. The topic of the meeting was “Efficient and Rapid Structure Determination by NMR”, and it included presentations…

I’m Back… Sort of

After over two weeks on planes, trains, and automobiles (actually, more like planes, buses, and boats)–on a trip that involved a wild weekend in Newcastle, a relaxing week and a half on a small island in the Norwegian fjords, and an informative three-day NMR conference in the Lake District–I’m finally back in Oxford. I can’t…

On the Road Again

By the time you read this, I’ll already be on a bus bound for Newcastle, where I’ll spend the weekend before heading off to Bergen, Norway, for some much needed relaxation. I’m going to be gone for a couple of weeks, but have no fear! I won’t be here physically, but I will be here…