COST ACTION CA18130

ECI Network

The ECI Network aims at improving the knowledge, research skills and networking of Early Career Investigators (researcher whose career spun less than 8 years between the date of the PhD/doctorate and the date of involvement in the COST Action).

PROJECTS BY AND FOR ECIs

To submit a new venture, you can send an email to the ECI Coordinator and the COST Chair. For further information to an open project or to join it, click the relative link and contact the proposer. projects or submit a new venture to the ECI coordinator and to the COST Chair.

1ST INTERNATIONAL TRAINING SCHOOL ON TXRF – September [WG1, WG2, WG3, WG4]

The 1st ISS-TXRF summer school aims at face theoretical and practical aspects of TXRF spectroscopy and will be hold by internationally-recognized experts. Participants (PhD students, researchers and technicians from both academy and private companies) will have the opportunity to learn or expand their knowledge about the basics and applications of TXRF in different scientific fields. Due to the COVID-19 emergency, the summer school will be held on-line. Registration is free of charge and there are nolimits in the number of participants. Official language of the Summer School is English.

Website: www.microxraylab.com/en/iss-txrf

Testing TXRF for the analysis of soil organic matter [WG3-WG4]

The study is focused on the analysis of soil organic matter and the comparison between other analytical techniques

Proposer: Ignazio Allegretta
CONTACT THE PROPOSER TO JOIN THE PROJECT (Contact Link)
Deadline: 31/10/2020

Review on TXRF application on enironmental, geological and biological samples [WG1-WG3-WG4]

The review deals with the application of TXRF for the analysis of environmental, geological and biological samples.

Proposer: Ignazio Allegretta
Involved ECIs: Fabjola Bilo, Dieter Ingerle, Rogerta Dalipi, Carlo Porfido, Sebastian Böttger

SG METROFOOD [WG2, WG3, WG4]

The METROFOOD subgroup promotes inter-laboratory activities for elemental analysis of candidate Reference Materials (RM-Rice Flour; RM-Rice Grain; RM-Oyster.

For more details visit website: https://enforcetxrf.eu/subgroups/sg-metrofood/

Proposer: Fabjola Bilo
Involved ECIs: Jasna Jablan…

APPLICATION OF TXRF IN MECHANOCHEMISTRY – A NEW POWERFUL GREEN APPROACHpplication of TXRF [WG3, WG4]

The main objective of this study is to observe the transfer of metal impurities from the vessel material to the sample and the effects on the physicochemical and biological properties of the model. The results obtained will be compared with other techniques such as ICP-OES, ICP-MS.

Proposer: Jasna Jablan
Involved ECIs: Fabjola Bilo

EVALUATION OF TXRF FOR THE QUALITY CONTROL OF PLANTS WHICH CAN BE USED IN THE PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY

Determination of heavy metal content in Vaccinium myrtillus Leaves (herbal antidiabetic remedies) using total reflection
X-ray spectrometry.

Proposer: Jasna Jablan

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