Forthcoming Events

16.12.2021 - 21.12.2021, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
01.06.2022 - 30.06.2022, Grindelwald, Switzerland
27.06.2022 - 29.06.2022, University College London, UK


Nobel Prize in Chemistry awarded to RESOLV Member Benjamin List- for the development of asymmetric organocatalysis
NCCR MUST at Scientifica 2021- Lightning, organic solar cells, and virtual molecules
#NCCRWomen- NCCR MUST celebrates 50 years women’s right to vote in Switzerland
Kick-Off dynaMENT Mentoring for Women in Natural Sciences- with Ursula Keller as plenary speaker
Four new scientific highlights- by MUST PIs Chergui / Milne / Beaud / Staub, by Wolf / Röthlisberger, by Wörner, and Keller
Photon Science Roadmap- for Research Infrastructures 2025-2028 by the Swiss Photon Community
Proof of concept ERC Grant for Ursula Keller Dual-comb laser driven terahertz spectrometer for industrial sensing (DC-THz)
Majed Chergui - elected to the European Academy of Sciences
Ruth Signorell - elected to the European Academy of Sciences
Farewell and Welcome!Chris Milne leaves for the European XFEL, Camila Bacellar takes over

2021 NCCR MUST Annual Meeting

The 2021 NCCR MUST Annual Meeting will take place in the Sunstar Hotel and Congresshall in Grindelwald from 13 to 15 September. It is open to NCCR MUST PIs and members of their groups. The Congresshall is located just outside the Sunstar Hotel. All lectures and tutorials take place in the Congress Hall.

Group picture taken just outside the Poster Room.

The themes of the tutorial and specific sessions are "Free Electron Lasers" and "Better Science Initiative". For the detailed program, please download the MUST2021 Annual Meeting Program.
  • SwissFEL Machine, Eduard Prat
  • SwissFEL Condensed Matter, Simon Gerber
  • SwissFEL Bio, Jörg Standfuss
  • Better Science Initiative, Joel Schadd, Natascha Flückinger
Women Scientist Workshop: Stress and Self Management, Monday 13 September 2021, 9am - 12 noon, Eiger room (ground floor of the Sunstar Hotel)

FP-RESOMUS Workshop: Grant Proposal Writing, Wednesday 15 September 2021, 14pm - 16pm, Jungfrau room (same room as for the poster sessions).

Presentations: Abstracts of the presentations are available here. A printed contents list (page 1) will be available at the registration desk.

Poster sessions: The poster abstracts are available here. A numbered list of abstracts will be available at the registration desk. The poster sessions take place in the Jungfrau I and II, and Mönch rooms.

Evening event: Gletscherschlucht & Open Air Dinner

General information
Hotel Sunstar, Grindelwald
Grindelwald in Summer
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