The Column-01-17-2019

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January 17, 2019

Click the title above to open The Column January 2019 North American issue, Volume 15, Number 1, in an interactive PDF format.

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January 17, 2019

Click the title above to open The Column January 2019 Europe & Asia issue, Volume 15, Number 1, in an interactive PDF format.

I’ve written several times on the operational principles and variables used in UV detection, but I also get asked questions on the basic theory of UV detection, and this time I’m going to address some of those FAQs to give a little more background theory as well as some operational tips and tricks.

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January 17, 2019

The UK Department of International Trade (DIT) has awarded Markes International with a trade accolade in recognition of its success in exporting scientific instrumentation.

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A novel flow-confinement concept designed to remove the performance sacrifice associated with current comprehensive two-dimensional liquid chromatography techniques has been tested by researchers.

The EAS Award for Outstanding Achievements in Separation Science was awarded to Christopher Pohl at EAS on 12 November.

The EAS Award for Outstanding Achievements in the Fields of Analytical Chemistry was presented to Linda B. McGown at EAS on 14 November.

When analytical chemists apply green chemistry approaches, which seek to minimize negative environmental effects, an important area of focus is reducing the consumption of toxic solvents, such as those used in extraction steps in sample preparation. Developing and testing greener extraction processes for food analysis is a major focus of Elena Ibáñez, a research professor at the Institute of Food Science Research (CIAL-CSIC) in Madrid, Spain.

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January 17, 2019

The 9th SCM symposia (SCM-9) will take place from 30 January to 1 February 2019, in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Focusing on the separation and characterization of natural and synthetic macromolecules, SCM is the place where academia is challenged by industry to help solve real problems using analytical tools.

The EAS Young Investigator Award was presented to Kerri Pratt at the EAS, in Princeton, New Jersey, USA, on 12 November.