Nottingham DNP MAS NMR Facility

Symposium on Spin Hyperpolarisation

Jointly with the 1st Nottingham DNP Facility Users Meeting

University of Nottingham, 27th - 28th April 2023


The symposium is jointly organised by the University of Nottingham DNP MAS NMR Facility and the Royal Society of Chemistry NMR Discussion Group.




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Registration and fees 

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Admission fees
 Full package :  165 £ 1st Day only :  85 £ 2nd Day only :  45 £

 Access to the meeting on 27 and 28 April. Includes accommodation* and conference dinner.

 Access to the meeting on 27 April. Includes conference dinner without accommodation.  Access to the meeting on 28 April.                                                                                                                         

 *Please note, due to limited room availability we cannot provide accommodation on the night of Wednesday 26 April. If you plan to arrive in Nottingham on Wednesday 26 April, you can book yourself a room in any of the following hotels in and around University Park Campus:

  1. Orchard Hotel, NG7 2RJ;
  2. Travelodge Nottingham Wollaton Park, NG8 2NR; 
  3. Hylands Hotel, NG9 1JB;
  4. Star Inn, NG9 1FX;
  5. Jubilee Hotel, NG8 1DH.


Abstract Submission


Participants are invited to submit poster abstracts. During registration, there is the possibility to indicate whether the submitted abstract should be considered for a contributed talk.

Students whose abstracts are upgraded to contributed talks will obtain a discount of the registration fee.

The organising committee will review the submissions and let the successful participants know in due course. The organising committee reserves the right to accept or reject abstract submissions.



Social Dinner


The social dinner will take place on board of the Princess River Cruiser, departing at 19:00 for an evening cruise on river Trent. A buffet meal will be provided. A bus has been arranged to take all attendees from University Park Campus to the boarding dock, located 2 miles from Nottingham city centre.


Parking on Campus


Attendees who will be driving to the campus need to contact Louise Cowell ( to obtain a parking voucher.

Please note: the main visitors car park is undergoing major refurbishment works and currently there are limited parking places available. Several other car parks are available across the campus, please check the campus map to find where they are.





We are pleased to announce the following confirmed speakers:
Ashok Ajoy
UC Berkeley, USA
Alexander Barnes
ETH Zürich, Switzerland
Danila Barskiy
JGU Mainz, Germany
Gaël De Paëpe
CEA Grenoble, France
James Eills
IBEC Barcelona, Spain
Stefan Glöggler
Max Planck Institute, Germany
Clare Grey
University of Cambridge, UK
Meghan Halse
University of York, UK
Anne Lesage
CNRS/CRMN Lyon, France
Michal Leskes
Weizmann Inst. of Science, Israel
Malcom Levitt
University of Southampton, UK
Giulia Mollica
CNRS/ICR Marseille, France
Ilai Schwartz
Nvision-Imaging, Germany
Graham Smith
University of St. Andrews, UK
Nikita Sushentsev
University of Cambridge, UK
Jim Wild
University of Sheffield, UK




The symposium will be held at the School of Physics and Astronomy of the University of Nottingham, in the beautiful University Park Campus.

How to reach the campus

Physics is building 22 on the campus map.

Accommodation will be provided to all attendees at University Park Campus. Please click on the link under the "Registration and fees" section to register to the symposium and apply for accommodation.






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Organising Committee

Paolo Cerreia Vioglio
DNP MAS NMR Facility Manager and Senior Researcher
School of Physics and Astronomy
Walter Köckenberger
Associate Professor and Reader in Physics
School of Physics and Astronomy
Melissa Mather
Professor in Biomedical Imaging
Faculty of Engineering


Thomas Meersmann
Professor in Translational Imaging
School of Medicine
Galina Pavlovskaya
Associate Professor
School of Medicine
Alexey Potapov
Assistant Professor in Magnetic Resonance
School of Physics and Astronomy


Nottingham DNP MAS NMR Facility

Sir Peter Mansfield Magnetic Resonance Centre
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

telephone: +44 (0) 115 9514747
fax: +44 (0) 115 9515166