During the first day of the conference 5th of June, and prior to the welcome reception, it is possible to join one or two out of four different excursions. It is possible to combine two excursions, either both in Lund or one in Lund and one in Malmö. Each of the excursions start at 08:30 and take about 2 hours. The afternoon excursions will start at 13:00. It is convenient to get to the excursion sites by local transportation (train from Malmö to Lund and tram inside of Lund), jointly or individually. More detailed information will be provided later.
The excursions offered are the following:
A. European Spallation Source, ESS
The European Spallation Source is under construction on the outskirts of Lund. The facility’s unique capabilities will both greatly exceed and complement those of today’s leading neutron sources, enabling new opportunities for researchers across the spectrum of scientific discovery, including materials and life sciences, energy, environmental technology, cultural heritage and fundamental physics. Address: Partikelgatan 2, SE-224 84 Lund, https://europeanspallationsource.se/
B. Emergency preparedness lab at the Medical Radiation Physics group, Lund University in Malmö
Part of the research group Medical Radiation Physics, Malmö, Lund University (MRPM), is one of 9 of SSMs national expert support organisations for radiological and nuclear emergency situations. MRPM has laboratories for sample preparation and analysis, as well as a wide variety of radiation detection equipment for stationary to mobile assessments. Address: Carl Bertil Laurells gata 9, SE-205 02 Malmö (located at the hospital SUS Malmö), https://www.msf-malmo.lu.se/
C. Guided tour in medieval Lund including a visit to Lund cathedral
This guided walking tour in the city centre of Lund will visit some of the historical and interesting sites in the ancient city (one of the oldest cities in the Nordic countries). The location of the meeting point will be announced later.
D. Lund University Bioimaging centre (LBIC)
Lund University Bioimaging Centre (LBIC) is a resource of unique technologies and expertise available to preclinical and clinical research groups at Lund University, Region Skåne as well as external organizations and companies. LBIC is housing a large variety of advanced preclinical and clinical imaging equipment and techniques ranging from micro to macro. Adress: Biomedicinskt Centrum (BMC) D11, Klinikgatan 32, Lund, www.lbic.lu.se
Transport to Lund excursions
If going to one (or two) of the excursions to Lund there is an addition cost of about €10 for a two-way ticket Malmö-Lund-Malmö, using the train or bus. The transportation time between Malmö and Lund is less than 15 min using the train. A representative from the Organising Committee will accompanying each group and show the most convenient way of transportation for those who not choose to meet up in Lund.