Mass Matters

The BMSS newsletter, Mass Matters, is published 2-3 times a year. Full of society and community news, scientific articles, important diary dates, this is an exciting way to keep up with the British mass spectrometry community.

We have published a newsletter for many years as a means to keep the community informed.   It has taken various guises over the years and is now produced by the current BMSS Publicity Officer and Mass Matters editor, Jonathan Jones.  Should you wish to be more involved with Mass Matters or please contact Jon by e-mail:

Contributing articles for Mass Matters:

We aim to publish at least two editions of Mass Matters per year, more if content is available. The deadlines for editions of Mass Matters are typically:

  • 1st March for April circulation
  • 1st September for October circulation

Receive your own copy:

All members of the British Mass Spectrometry Society will receive Mass Matters as a PDF via email. Members will also be able to download a copy from the resources section at the bottom of this webpage. 

For details on how to join the British Mass Spectrometry Society and start accessing your Mass Matters please visit the Membership Page.

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Current Edition:

Now in print, 99th Edition of MassMatters!

(available to BMSS members only)          



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