Webinars and Training

Webinar Series

Throughout 2021, CONEXS will run a monthly webinar series with speakers providing introductions to key elements of X-Ray Spectroscopy.

Attendees can register on Eventbrite to watch the webinars live and join the Q&A with our speakers. Recordings of our past webinars will also be shared on our YouTube channel:



Upcoming Webinars:

Please check back later for details of our April 2022 webinar. 

Previous Webinars:

12 January 2021: X-Ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy, Prof. Georg Held, Diamond Light Source

09 February 2021: Theory of X-Ray Spectroscopy: From Quantum Chemistry to Machine Learning, Dr. Tom Penfold, Newcastle University

13 April 2021: Photon-in/photon-out spectroscopy for chemical analysis, Pieter Glatzel, European Synchrotron Radiation Facility.

11 May 2021: Introduction to Ultrafast X-ray Science, Dr. Chris Milne, European XFEL.

15 June 2021: Probing electronic excitations with Resonant Soft X-ray Scattering, Dr. Mirian Garcia-Fernandez, Diamond Light Source.

14 September 2021: Quantum Chemistry Applied to X-ray Spectroscopy: Honouring Prof. Nick Besley. Prof. Peter Gill, University of Sydney, Dr. Adam Fouda, Argonne National Laboratory and Dr. Magnus Hanson-Heine, University of Nottingham.

12 October 2021: Hard X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy: A Snapshot of the State-of-the-Art, Dr. Anna Regoutz, University College London 

16 November 2021: What can we learn from the ARPES technique? Dr. Cephise Cacho, Diamond Light Source 

10 January 2022: The Laboratory XAS Renaissance: Status and Trajectory, Prof. Gerald Seidler, University of Washington 

22 February 2022: Accurate and Affordable XAS Simulations using Deep Neural Networks, Dr. Conor Rankine, Newcastle University 


Summer School/Workshop Training Resources

Please browse the menu at the side of this page for a range of training resources from our 2019 Summer School and 2021 Workshop. These currently include journal articles, presentations and practical exercises on FDMNES and CP2K, more training resources will be added as they become available. 

If you have any research-specific questions one of our project team will be happy to help you out, please don't hesitate to get in touch.