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The Aerosol SocietyThe Aerosol Society aims to support the study and science of airborne particles.

Our members are drawn from both industry and academia covering a wide range of disciplines from environmental health and climatology to pharmaceutical devices and nanotechnology.

By joining the Aerosol Society you will have the opportunity to meet thought-leaders in this exciting area of science and have access to a network of people with interests in every aspect of aerosol science.

The Annual General Meeting of the Aerosol Society was held on 4th April 2012. To view the Minutes of this meeting please click here


The Aerosol Society - Small Research Grant Scheme 2014

The Aerosol Society is pleased to announce the inaugural round of its small research grant scheme. In recent years the economic climate it has prevented us providing full funding for PhD studentships. However, the Committee of The Aerosol Society have decided run a research award in 2014 to support aerosol research within the UK and Republic of Ireland.

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Drug Delivery to the Lung - DDL25 Conference
Wednesday 10th – Friday 12th December 2014, Edinburgh International Conference Centre

For Conference information including Sponsorship and Exhibition details please go to the DDL25 please contact the DDL administrator here


Focus Meeting Sponsorship Opportunities

As you know we do hold several events/conferences throughout the year, including the Annual Aerosol Science Conference, as well as sponsoring other one-day meetings by invitation.

One of the aims of the Society is to support the study and science of airborne particles, and to promote this by means of meetings and publications. With this in mind The Aerosol Society would like to take this opportunity to introduce its new Application for Focus Meetings.

The Aerosol Society intends that Focus Meetings (FMs) should concentrate on specific topics that have a recognisable aerosol science flavour and emphasis. FMs are distinct from other meetings that the Society agrees to co-sponsor through cooperation with other academic and professional organisations. There is also opportunity for the Society to host and organise the meeting on your behalf.

For more information, or to apply please click here or contact our Administrator, Becky Wallace, via email: admin@aerosol-soc.org.uk

 


2014 International Aerosol Conference (IAC2014),

Busan, Korea, Aug.31 2014 to Sept. 5, 2014

This conference is the official international aerosol conference that has been held every four years since 1984 and organized by IARA (International Aerosol Research Assembly). Next year, European Aerosol Conference(EAC) will not be held since IAC2014 officially replaces EAC next year.

Call for Papers

The deadline for abstract submission is Feb.28, 2014

For more information, please click here.


  Job Opportunities

Aerosol Technologist- Cambustion

Cambustion have an immediate requirement for an experienced engineer or scientist to join our growing R&D team. The role will initially involve fundamental research and development of new instrumentation to measure airborne particles. Our world-leading instrumentation finds applications in automotive, combustion and air-quality fields. The candidate will ideally have knowledge and experience of aerosol science and technology, and of optics. The role would suit an engineer with a background in careful experimentation, or an experimental scientist with practical engineering experience.

For more information on thi spostion, please see the full job description here.

 

 


Clinician - Mylan Global Respiratory Group

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a clinician within our Clinical Development Group based in Sandwich , Kent, UK.

The Clinician will take responsibility for the clinical, scientific and strategic planning of one for more clinical project(s) and be responsible for communicating on the clinical aspects of the project within Mylan and Externally as required.

Mylan Global Respiratory Group innovatively and efficiently develope and commercialise a portfolio of high generic and branded inhaled products around the globe to provide the world's 7 billion people with improved access to respiratory medicines. In Europe, we operate from 3 sites in Sandwich and Cambridge, UK and Dublin in Ireland. Our global network of employees is obsessed with quality and dedicated to innovation, integrity, reliability, service and teamwork.

For more information on this position, please see the full job discription here.

To submit your application, please ford your CV and covering letter to mgrgjobs@mylan.co.uk, quoting 'Clinician' within the subject title.



 

Aerosol Scientist  - DSTL, Porton Down.

This job will reside in the Chemical Sciences Group within the Detection Department at Dstl. The successful candidate will join an innovative research team working on the development and evaluation of emerging chemical detection technologies for vapour, condensed phase and aerosol targets. The post will involve:

·        Research and development (R&D) into techniques for chemical aerosol detection,

·        Development of test and evaluation methodologies for aerosol detectors, including aerosol generation and characterisation,

·        R&D into spectroscopy/spectrometric techniques for chemical detection (all phases),

·        Assessment of chemical aerosol detectors in the laboratory and field.

For more information see: http://tinyurl.com/oakfwmy


 

Senior Consultant – Airborne Particle Specialist – RICARDO-AEA

Ricardo-AEA is a leading environmental consultancy combining air quality, energy, climate change and chemical risk expertise with strong IT and economics capability. Operating across the world, we work in partnership with our customers to help transform the way they work, empowering business leaders with award winning consultancy advice. With unrivalled sector insight and a reputation for producing innovative solutions, we offer a stimulating and rewarding environment in which to work.

Our Air Quality and Environment practice has been providing independent and expert technical support on policy, strategy and on-the-ground implementation for nearly four decades, to help governments and businesses protect the quality of the air we breathe. Today, we are a Practice of 100 scientific and technical consultants. We are now looking to expand the capability within our Particle Measurement Centre to support our ambitions for growth.

For more information on this opportunity, please click here.


 The Joaquin-Project

The Joaquin-Project is an EU-funded ‘Joint Air Quality Initiative’ aims to support health-oriented air quality policies in Northwest Europe. To achieve this, the project will provide policy makers with the necessary evidence on the current local and/or regional situation (e.g. measurements of emerging health relevant parameters), provide them with best-practice measures that can be taken, and motivate them to adapt and strengthen their current air quality policies.
Currently, the project partnership consists of 16 partner organizations. Only recently also the Greater London Authority and ATMO Nord Pas-de-Calais joined the partnership.

In March 2012 we already organized a much-attended start conference in Antwerp. Now the project is more or less halfway, we are planning to organize a comparable conference, including the presentation of some initial project results. For the event, that will take place 21-22 May in Leicester we are currently looking for interested air quality stakeholders that possibly would like to attend.

if you are interested in the project, more information can be found on our website by clicking here.