BNASS 2020: The 20th Biennial National Atomic Spectroscopy Symposium

29 June 2020 12:00 - 1 July 2020 14:00, Manchester , United Kingdom



BNASS (Biennial National Atomic Spectroscopy Symposium) is the biennial meeting of the RSC Atomic Spectroscopy Group and provides an ideal forum to encourage the exchange of ideas and knowledge in analytical atomic spectroscopy. BNASS will celebrate its 20th event in 2020 and during its history, there have been some tremendous changes in atomic spectroscopy. These advances have been showcased at BNASS, which has built an international reputation for both the quality of the science presented and the unique style of the symposium, enabling delegates to meet and discuss issues in a social setting. The meeting includes a mix of established and younger speakers, and the organisers would especially like to encourage young researchers to present their results in short oral presentations within each of the topic sessions. Abstract submission will open soon.


  • Recent atomic spectroscopy advances
  • Fundamentals of collision cells including triple quadrupole MS
  • Measurement of nanoparticles (single particle analysis and field-flow fractionation)
  • Bio-imaging and laser ablation applications
  • Speciation and metallomics
  • Biological and clinical applications of trace element analysis
  • Environmental analysis
  • Food analysis


Following from the feedback from the 2018 workshops, this format will continue in 2020. Further details will be announced soon. 


Further details will be announced shortly but Manchester has many options available. The venue is also well located for access from Piccadilly and Oxford Street stations.

Sponsorship and Exhibition

We look forward to welcoming our supporters to Manchester. We have a number of sponsorship opportunities available and are pleased to announce the costs of exhibition packages are at the same level as 2018. More details can be found in the Downloads section. 

The Royal Northern College of Music

The Royal Northern College of Music, 124 Oxford Road , Manchester , M13 9RD, United Kingdom

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Conference Committee 

Phil Riby, University of Manchester, UK
Jackie Morton, HSL, UK
Sarah Hill, LGC, UK

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