UK National Mass Spectrometry Facility (NMSF) Scientific Session: lectures

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A series of lectures from internationally leading scientists will take place on the afternoon of Tuesday, March 3, to mark the official opening of the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council’s (EPSRC) UK National Mass Spectrometry Facility (NMSF).

The facility, which is located within the University’s College of Medicine, will be opened by Edwina Hart MBE CStJ AM, the Minister for Economy, Science and Transport, after its recent £3m contract renewal and refurbishment. 

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Time: 13:00 until 15:30

Venue: Grove Building, College of Medicine, Swansea University

Admission: Free of charge and all are welcome. For more details and to book your place, please visit


  • Welcome from the Chair of the Facility’s Advisory Panel

Professor Andrew Weller, Chair of Management Advisory Panel, NMSF, of the University of Oxford

  • Shape Selective Mass Spectrometry

Professor Jim Scrivens, Warwick University

  • Ion trapping mass spectrometers; development and applications

Dr Raymond March, Professor Emeritus at Trent University, Ontario, Canada

  • Transition metals for the synthesis of useful organic molecules

Professor Jonathan Williams, University of Bath

  • What’s at the surface? Latest developments in LESA mass spectrometry of biological substrates

Professor Helen Cooper, University of Birmingham 

The NMSF offers comprehensive mass spectrometry facilities and services for leading university research groups throughout the UK, as well as having some commercial research opportunities. For more information on the NMSF visit