Through this project, entitled in full Utilisation of Light Source and Crystallographic Sciences to Facilitate the Enhancement of Knowledge and Improve the Economic and Social Conditions in Targeted Regions of the World, ICSU will partner with IUPAP and IUCr to enhance Advanced Light Sources (AdLS) and crystallographic sciences in Africa, Mexico, the Caribbean and Middle East.
Faculty-student teams awardees of the 1st LAAMP call announced. Eight teams will spend two months at one of the partner AdLSs in the period June-Dec 2017.
The IUCr Newsletter features a full article on LAAMP. The project is also mentioned by the IUCr President in his editorial.
Read the Editorial "SESAME and beyond" on Science magazine by Sekazi K. Mtingwa (member of the LAAMP EC) and Herman Winick.
9 Fellowships reserved to nationals of SESAME Members to spend a period of 4 to 12 weeks at OPEN SESAME European Facilities.
Call for applications for Faculty-Student Teams to spend 2 months during June - December 2017 at participating AdLSs now open. DEADLINE: 21 April 2017.
The first meeting of the main proposers and coordinators of the IUPAP-IUCr project was held on 14 February 2017 via teleconference. The acronym LAAMP (Lightsources for Africa, the Americas and the Middle East Project) was chosen to refer to the whole initiative. The LAAMP Executive Committee has been nominated and is formed by: Sandro Scandolo (Chair), Michele Zema and Sekazi Mtingwa.