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TALISMAN e-Newsletter February 2016


16 - 20 March 2016, Alpes d'Huez, France

JdA46 - 46ème Journées des Actinides

and the 11th School of Physics and Chemistry of AcDnide, Grenoble 13-15 March 2016

This conference is a traditional forum for informal discussions encompassing diverse aspects of the chemistry, physics, and materials science of the Actinides. It regularly brings together researchers from all the fields involved, emphasizing interdisciplinary Interactions, lively discussions on current issues in actinides science, and stimulating new collaborative projects.

More information on the official website.


28 September - 2 October 2015, Karlsruhe, Germany

The ThUL School 2015 in Actinide Chemistry

The ThUL school 2015 within TALISMAN took place September 28 – October 2 in Karlsruhe at the training facility FTU at KIT Campus North. The overall number of particpants was 30 from both theory and experiments including master students, graduate students, post-docs, staff from research facilities and speakers. The lectures covered relativistic quantum chemistry, molecular dynamics, effective core potentials, multi-configurational methods, EXAFS, and magnetic properties. As lecturers we could win Saue (Toulouse), Vallet (Lille), Joly (Grenoble), Patzschke (Dresden), Kerridge (Lancaster), Chilton (Manchester), Weigand (Cologne) and Ikeda (Rossendorf) and local speakers from KIT-INE who presented the current research activities. Computer exercises including an introduction to software were given for the packages ADT, ORCA and FDMNES. The lab tour this year was a guited visit to the KIT synchrotron facility ANKA. The ThUL School 2015 further included a poster session, a school dinner and an excursion to the technical museum in Speyer.


15-19 June 2015, Karlsruhe, Germany

TALISMAN sponsors the 8th Summer School: Actinide Science & Applications

Every two years the JRC-ITU organises Summer Schools on Actinide Science at its laboratories in Karlsruhe. Young researchers from all over the world have participated in lectures, laboratory visits and demonstrations. The 8th Summer School will be held from the 15th to the 19th of June 2015. The school will be co-sponsored by TALISMAN.


  • Basic Actinide Science
  • The Nuclear Fuel Cycle
  • Nuclear Safeguards, Security and Forensics


  • Application Deadline: 16th April 2015
  • Invitation of Successful Applicants: 1st May 2015
  • Hotel Reservation Deadline: 15th May 2015

More info on the flyer ; registration and updated info on the webpage of the school.