Education and Outreach at GSECARS
GSECARS operates as a national research resource for the entire earth, planetary, soil and environmental communities. GSE welcomes students at all levels – high school, undergraduate, graduate and post graduate, into our laboratories, giving them the opportunity to learn about x-ray science and instrumentation as well as to be involved in hands-on activities.
Check in here for our latest in educational outreach, workshops, and events
Coming Soon: Workshop on “Advances in Synchrotron-Based Research Towards Understanding the Structure, Evolution, and Dynamics of Earth and Planetary Interiors”
August 31 thru September 2, 2021
GSECARS beamline scientists Joanne Stubbs, Peter Eng, Matt Newville, and Tony Lanzirotti hosted graduate students at the virtual NX School on July 20 and 22, 2021. At 13 ID-E, arabidopsis seeds were analyzed using X-ray fluorescence and fluorescence computed tomography. At 13 ID-C, crystal truncation rods were measured from the surface of hematite single crystals under helium gas.
GSECARS’ Matt Newville presented a tutorial “Larch for XAFS Analysis” for the XAFS2021 Virtual Conference, July 12, 2021.
Join the #webinar and get into minerals, phase transitions and dynamics occurring under extreme conditions.
Synchrotron Earth Sciences Presents – Synchrotrons and Geochemistry: A Workshop for Novices and Experts
The Steering Committee for Synchrotron Earth Sciences recently hosted a workshop which focused on applications of synchrotron science to geochemical research. This workshop targeted both those who are less familiar with synchrotron sources and experienced users who are eager to learn about and to discuss the next generation of synchrotron capabilities for geochemical research.
GSECARS Hosts Virtual Tutorial on Crystal Truncation Rod Diffraction (CTR) for Atomic-Scale Surface Structure Measurement
On Wednsday, March 31st, GSECARS Beamline Scientists Peter Eng and Joanne Stubbs host a virtual tutorial on Crystal Truncation Rod Diffraction (CTR) for Atomic-Scale Surface Structure Measurement.
GSECARS Hosts Faculty and Students from Lockport Township High School Involved with the ESRP Program at APS
Their experiment “Comparative Chemical Analysis of Soil Contamination Using Hyperaccumulators” was run at 13 IDE with GSE beamline scientists Tony Lanzirotti and Matt Newville as hosts.
Virtual Tutorial on Crystal Truncation Rod Diffraction for Atomic-Scale Surface Structure Measurement
March 31, 2021: GeoSoilEnviroCARS, the University of Chicago, at the Advanced Photon Source invites you to attend a half-day online workshop.
Dr Stella Chariton, GSECARS, to host high pressure interest group: “Solving crystal structures from complex multigrain, multi-phase samples at extreme conditions”. Monday, Jan 25th, 2-3pm (CST)
Presentations will be given in virtual meeting format on the afternoons of Jan 18 and 19, 2021.