The European Conference on Neutron Scattering 2019 (ECNS - 2019) will take place in Saint Petersburg, Russia, at the Moskovskye Vorota Congress Center from July 1 to 5, 2019.

ECNS – 2019 will be the largest european platform for sharing and exchanging the latest exciting advances in neutron scattering science, which will bring scientists together from a wide range of disciplines.


Neutron Sources and Facilities
Neutron Instrumentation, Optics, Sample Environment, Detectors and Software
Fundamental Science
Chemistry of Materials (Structure and Spectroscopy)
Magnetism, Superconductivity and other Electronic Phenomena
Functional Materials
Glasses and Liquids
Thin Films and Interfaces
Soft Condensed Matter
Health and Life Sciences
Engineering applications
Cultural Heritage and Archaeometry
Planetary Sciences and Extreme Conditions 

The registration will be available on  November 15, 2018.



past events


Workshop on Exploring Future Opportunities in Science and Innovation at BNC

Date: 9th November, 2018
Venue: Budapest, KFKI Campus, Bldg No. 19, Conference Room

The address of the KFKI Campus is:  Budapest, 1121 Konkoly Thege Miklós út 29-33.

9:00     Welcome
9:05     Rosta László: Current trends in neutron research for science and technology
9.30     József Kalmár: Understanding the mechanism of action of a Cu macrocycle functionalized aerogel catalyst
9:50     Tompos András: Hydrogen Technologies: Global megatrends, Hungarian possibilities
10:10   Orbán Zoltán: Nondestructive methods in building industry (tba)
10:30   Bodnár Zsolt: A Biopolymers and 3D printing
11:00-11:30    Coffee break

11:30   Open Session of the ISAC meeting
11:30   Jiri Kulda: Neutron three-axis spectroscopy - recent highlights.
12:15   Veronika Szilágyi: Imaging and elemental analysis of porous media at the BNC
13:00 -14:00 Lunch Break (sandwiches, soft drinks and coffee)

14:00 – 18:00 Closed Session of the ISAC meeting


New Vistas: Monitoring Water and Hydrogen Bonds

Mini-Symposium Organized by the  Biological Research Centre (BRC) HAS and the Wigner Research Centre for Physics (Wigner RCP) HAS

January 16, 2018, BRC Szeged, Hungary


10:30 Opening addresses: Ferenc Nagy (BRC, Director General) and László Zimányi (BRC, Institute of Biophysics, Director) and Introductory Remarks: Győző Garab (BRC)
10:45 László Rosta (Wigner RCP): Research Opportunities at the Budapest Neutron Centre and Hungarian Participation in ESS, the European Spallation Source, Lund
11:05 Esko Oksanen (ESS): Neutron Crystallography Structural Enzymology
11:45 Sándor Brockhauser (BRC, European XFEL, Germany): The Operation of NMX Beamline
12:00 Márton Markó (Wigner RCP): ESS Beamlines – Peculiar Features
12:15 Jörg Pieper (Tartu University, Estonia): Structural Dynamics of Proteins and Biological Membranes
12:45 Gergely Nagy (Wigner RCP, ESS): Structure and Flexibility of Biological and Artificial Membrane Systems

Coffee, cakes and refreshments – self-service during the talks
13:20 – 14:50  Lunch (sandwiches, refreshments and coffee) – and free discussion

Participation is free but registration is required. Register by sending an email - containing your name and affiliation - to; subject: ESS
This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 676548