Sally and Prof Nicola Gaston (both representing the MacDiarmid Institute) went on a DAAD funded tour of German Clusters of Excellence by NZ scientists and policy makers, in January (2020) and were presented with a crystal of silicon by Prof Torsten Boeck during their tour of the Leibniz Institute for Crystal Research (Berlin). Photo Jan 2020.
She also caught up with Dr Paul Jerabek (Helmholtz Centre for Materials and Coastal Research), whilst visiting Hamburg.
The weather has changed from autumn (top) to winter (bottom) whilst Fola has been working in Montreal for 9 weeks with our collaborator Prof Garry Hanan (left in top photo). Photos Oct and early Dec 2018.
Fola working in the lab of our collaborator, Prof Garry Hanan (Montreal) for 9 weeks, Oct-Dec 2018.
Luca (right) is just back in Dunedin after working for 4 months, June-Oct 2018, at the University of Florence with our collaborator Prof Federico Totti (left).
Sally catching up with Professors Thorsten Glaser (left; University of Bielefeld) and Karsten Meyer (right; University of Erlangen-Nurnberg) during the ISNSC conference in Dresden (9-12 July 2018) – way back in 1996 we worked alongside one another for 6 months in the MPI for Stahlenchemie (now MPI for Chemical Energy Conversion), Mulheim an der Ruhr.
Catching up with Dr Shaun Presow over dinner in Karlsruhe with Professors Annie Powell and Ali Malik, during Sally’s visit to Karlsruhe Institute of Technology. Shaun did a summer project in BB many years ago, and is now working in Ludwigshafen. 6 July 2018.
Prof Roberta Sessoli hosted Sally’s visit to the University of Florence 3-5 July 2018.
The team of theoreticans (left to right), Dr Matteo Briganti, Prof Federico Totti and Luca Bondi, hosting Sally on a working lunch during her visit to Florence. 4 July 2018
Sriram, Luca and Fabrice flew to Wellington to be part of the MESA team (left) helping with the Space & Science Festival, Saturday 19 May 2018. Sriram in action (right).
Reece Miller and Dr Raf Kulmaczewski at the ICCC in Singapore (photo: Sally, July 2014)
Photos of Sally and other keynote lecturers on the 2-storied e-display at the ICCC venue
Professor Annie Powell in Karlsruhe (photo: Sally, July 2014)
Professor Charlotte Williams, Sally, and Dr Charles Romain, at Imperial College London (photo: Sally, July 2014)
Reece Miller, Professor Judith Howard and Dr Dima Yufit, Durham University, working on our pressure crystallography collaboration (photo: Sally, July 2014).
For Sally’s department seminar and collaboration visit she stayed in the Bishop’s Suite at Durham Castle (photo: Sally, July 2014).
Professors Polly Arnold and Jason Love in Edinburgh (photo: Sally, July 2014).
Dr Grace Morgan and the SQUID newly relocated to the Chemistry Department at UCD (July 2014).
Previous and current Brookers Bunch members, left to right: Assoc Prof Paul Plieger (Massey), Prof Sally Brooker (Otago), Dr Jon Kitchen (Southampton), Reece Miller (Otago) and Dr Jason Price (Australian Synchrotron), at the SANZMAG conference, Sydney, Australia, 17-20 February 2014.
Prof Thorsten Glaser in front of ‘the’ Bielefeld University building, which accommodates all 30,000 staff and students (and shops and a swimming pool). Interestingly they have just started a huge building program to replace all of this, and the first new building is well on its way up. Photo by Sally during her department seminar visit (September 2013).
Sebastien Dhers (BB PhD student) in front of ISIS in Strasbourg. He joined Sally during her seminar visit at the University of Strasbourg (hosted by Prof Wais Hosseini) and on her visit to ISIS (hosted by Luisa Prof de Cola) the next day. Photo by Sally (October 2013).
Left: Sebastien Dhers (BB PhD student) and Right: Dr Raf Kulmaczewski (BB postdoc) in front of their posters, which were also selected for flash presentations, at the ECMM (European Molecular Magnetism Meeting) in Karlsruhe, Germany, October 2013. Photos by Sally.
Sebastien Dhers (BB PhD student) was awarded a poster prize at the ECMM (European Molecular Magnetism Meeting) in Karlsruhe, Germany, October 2013. Photo by Sally.
Prof Garry Hanan (University of Montreal) in his vegetable garden. Photo by Sally (October 2013).
Sally with Professor Liviu Chibotaru (Catholic University of Leuven). July 2013.
Dr Liviu Ungar (Catholic University of Leuven). Photo by Sally, July 2013.
Professor Yann Garcia and Dr Adarsh (Catholic University of Louvain la Neuve). Photo by Sally, July 2013.
Brookers Bunch members Julia Rinck (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology and 5 mth visit to Otago), Scott Cameron, Matthew Cowan, Sally and Worku Gobeze at ICCC-39, Adelaide, July 2010.
Professor Annie Powell (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology) on the afternoon off from ICCC-39 in Adelaide. Photo by Sally, July 2010.
Dr Jon Kitchen (left) and Nick White (right) drinking good coffees and talking chemistry together with Sally, just like old times in Dunedin, but on the lawn at Trinity College at Oxford University (Nick is now a Clarendon PhD student at Trinity College Oxford, and Jon is now a postdoc at both Oxford and Trinity College Dublin), June 2010.
The annual Southern Highlands Conference on Heterocyclic Chemistry Mossvale, 30 August – 1 September 2009.
Sally and the other invited speakers, and the conference organisers Professor Thorri Gunnlaugsson and Dr Sylvia Giordani, at the 10th Annual Symposium on Supramolecular Chemistry in Ireland, Trinity College Dublin, 9 July 2009.
Professor Kate Joliffe and I on the afternoon off during the ISMSC conference in Maastricht, the Netherlands, 21-25 June 2009. Please note that the 2012 ISMSC will be held at the University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand.
Professors Sally Brooker and Annie Powell (Karlsruhe; chair of the conference) at the ‘Metal Rich Compounds’ conference dinner in Karlsruhe, October 2007. Photo: Dr Ali Malik.
Professors Sally Brooker and Jean-Marie Lehn (Strasbourg) discussing Ryan Hellyer’s cool new complexes at the ‘Metal Rich Compounds’ conference at the Forschung Zentrum in Karlsruhe, October 2007. Photo: Dr Ali Malik.
Professor Annie Powell (Karlsruhe) in the Karlsruhe Schloss garden, October 2007. Photo: Sally.
The Karlsruhe Schloss garden, October 2007. Photo: Sally