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LENS Colloquium marks a turning point in the terms of engagement between European scientists and policy makers

LENS held a science and policy colloquium on February 11 highlighting how neutrons contribute to mission-based research. The meeting was held in Brussels and brought together members of Europe’s neutron science community, several European Commission representatives, and representatives from LEAPS.

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With close of research reactors, landscape is shifting for Europe’s world-leading neutron science community

Three neutron science research reactors in Europe have ceased operations in 2019. The League of advanced European Neutron Sources, LENS, and the European Neutron Scattering Association, ENSA, warn of a “neutron gap” that could impact scientific research across multiple fields in physics, materials science, chemistry, biology, medical science and engineering.

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PSI hosts meeting of the LENS WG on neutron technology development

LENS WG on neutron technology development works toward priority actions at PSI 3 OCT 2019 VILLIGEN—On October 1-2 the Laboratory of Neutron and Muon Instrumentation (LIN) at the Paul Scherrer Insitut (PSI) hosted the first meeting of the working group on Synergies in Technology Development and Operation of the League of advanced European Neutron Sources (LENS). The meeting brought together nearly 50 engineers and scientists from the nine LENS member facilities with the purpose of establishing…

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