CCG Autumn Meeting 31st October 2018

CCG Autumn Meeting 2018
31st October 2018
Queen’s University, Belfast
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Confirmed speakers include:

Dr Radek Kaminski (University of Warsaw),
Dr Helena Shepherd (University of Kent),
Dr Silvia Capelli (ISIS neutron and muon source),
Dr Marie-Hélène Lemée-Cailleau (Institut Laue-Langevin, ILL),
Dr Timothy Easun (Cardiff University),
Dr Scott Woodly (UCL),
as well as student contributions from Lois Wayment (University of Bath and Diamond Light Source) and Laila Al-Madhagi (University of Leeds).

Chemical Crystallography @ Central Facilities
09:00 Registration and poster hanging (Coffee and tea)
10:00 Session 1
11:00 Coffee break
11:30 Session 2
12:30 Lunch and poster session
13:30 Session 3
14:30 Coffee break
15:00 Session 4
16:00 End of day

The meeting will be held in the lecture theatre and seminar room in the McClay Research Centre of the School of Pharmacy at Queen’s University Belfast. The School is part of the Medical Biology Centre, 97 Lisburn Road, Belfast BT9 7BL.


By plane:
Belfast has two airports, George Best City Airport and International Airport. City Airport serves flights by Flybe, British Airways and Aer Lingus amongst others, whilst Easyjet and Ryanair only operate at International airport.
City Airport: There is a direct bus between City Airport and the Europa Bus Centre (number 600). The single ticket is around £2.50 and the transfer takes about 11 minutes. For directions from the Europa Bus Centre please see directions for travelling by bus.
There is also a taxi rank in front of the airport, fares are about £10 and transfer will take around 15 minutes depending on traffic. Directions should be School of Pharmacy, Jubilee Street entrance.
International Airport: There is a direct bus between the Airport and the Europa Bus Centre (number 300a). A single ticket cost £8.00 and a return ticket £11.00. For transfer from the Europa, please see directions for travelling by bus.
By train:
Trains from the South generally arrive at Central Station. From there you can take the local train in direction Great Victoria Street Station, Derry or Portadown and alight at City Hospital. Fares are around £3.00. From City hospital, a walk of about 5 – 10 minutes brings you directly to the front entrance of the School of Pharmacy.
There is also a taxi rank at the back of Central Station and fares are around £5 and will take around 10 minutes depending on traffic.

By Bus: From the Europa Bus Centre, you can walk to the School of Pharmacy (see below). Make sure to leave the station through the south exit close to Great Victoria Street Train Station. You can also take the train to City Hospital from Great Victoria Street Station, which is in the same building as the Bus Centre (one station, cost around £3.00). You can take the Bus from outside the Bus Centre. For this, you have to walk through the Great Northern Mall, which is on the East of the Bus Centre. Across the road (Great Victoria Street), there are a couple of bus stops of which one is served by line 9a towards Conway or 9b towards Balmoral. These are the buses serving also City Hospital stop on Lisburn road, which is the closest to the School of Pharmacy. The buses leave from Great Northern Mall every 15 minutes and cost around £2.00. Finally, there is a taxi rank outside the Europa both on Great Victoria Street and on Glengall Street, and fares are around £3-5.

After the meeting

We will relocate to The Woodworkers for a more informal environment after the CCG meeting has concluded at 4 pm. You are all welcome to join us for as long as you wish. More information about The Woodworkers can be found here