Mass Matters

The BMSS newsletter, Mass Matters, is published about three times per 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, Andy Ray.  Should you wish to be more involved with Mass Matters or please contact Andy by e-mail:

Contributing articles for Mass Matters:

The deadlines for 2020 edition of Mass Matters will be:

  • 1st March for April circulation
  • 1st July for August circulation
  • 1st November for December circulation

Recieve your own copy:

All members of the British Mass Spectrometry Society receive through the post as part of the membership.  For details on how to join the British Mass Spectrometry Society and start receiving you copies of Mass Matters please follow membership information.

Advertising in Mass Matters:

BMSS are now offering the back page of the society’s newsletter, Mass Matters, for advertisements.  Through this avenue, you can reach hundreds of our members with a full A4 page colour spread for a cost of only £500.  Interested parties can request to be placed on a rolling list, generated in order of receipt of intent and limited to one entry per company or institution. The top advert candidate will be required to provide an electronic copy of a high quality, colour advert by the deadlines given below.

Now in print, 87th Edition of Mass Matters!

Mass Matters December 2018 articles include:

  • Editor’s letter
  • Chair's Report
  • Diary Dates
  • Papers: Hot-Off-the-Press
  • Interviews the three plenary lecturers from BMSS39 annual meeting:
    • Prof. Cathy Costello
    • Prof. Kathryn Lilley
    • Prof. Clare Mills
  • Conference Reports
  • BMSS prizes and awards
  • Committee Member Spotlight Chris Titman