CCP4 Crystallographic School
in South Africa
Data Collection to Structure Refinement and Beyond

University of Cape Town, South Africa

31 March 2020 - 08 April 2020

Organizers: Trevor Sewell, Carmien Tolmie

BREV Publication

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Selected reviews and lectures from this course will now be published in a special issue of the journal Biophysical Reviews, the official journal of IUPAB, and published by Springer-Nature.

A Special Issue normally comprises 20-30 articles (including an Editorial). Invited contributors can submit:

  • full reviews (10,000 words + ref),
  • short reviews (4,000 words + refs), or
  • letters (about 1000 words + ref).

Please upload your MS Word article directly into the Springer-Nature website and select our Special Issue. There are no page charges and the use of color figures and tables is encouraged. Authors (particularly from NIH) may want to purchase the copyright of their manuscripts, but otherwise, articles can be distributed at no cost to the author through the Springer-Nature “SharedIt” mechanism.

Instructions for authors can be found here:

We will accept articles in all categories. Articles will be reviewed, corrected, and then published. Please refer to the BREV journal for details. Editors for this Special Issue are:

  • Trevor Sewell (University of Cape Town),
  • Wolf-Dieter Schubert (University of Pretoria), 
  • Abidemi Paul Kappo (University of Zululand),
  • Frances Separovic (University of Melbourne), and
  • Jeremy Woodward (University of Cape Town).
IUPAP Support for Free Circulation of Scientists / Policy on Harassment

The CCP4 2020 workshop supports the International Union of Pure and Applied Physicists (IUPAP) Policy on Free Circulation of Scientists and the IUPAP policy statement on harassment at conferences.

Free Circulation of Scientists: The principle of the Universality of Science is fundamental to scientific progress. This principle embodies freedom of movement, association, expression and communication for scientists, as well as equitable access to data, information and research materials. In pursuing its objectives with respect to the rights and responsibilities of scientists, the International Union of Pure and Applied Physics (IUPAP) actively upholds this principle, and, in so doing, opposes any discrimination on the basis of such factors as ethnic origin, religion, citizenship, language, political stance, gender, or age. IUPAP should only sponsor conferences and events at institutions and in countries that uphold this principle. If scientists are excluded from attending IUPAP-sponsored international conferences by a host institution or country on the basis of any of these factors, IUPAP should register its concern at the highest level of that institution or country, and should not sponsor any future events in that country until such exclusions have been eliminated. [ Section 1. (]

Harrassment at Conferences: It is the policy of the International Union of Pure and Applied Physics (IUPAP) that all participants in Union, and Union-endorsed activities will enjoy an environment which encourages the free expression and exchange of scientific ideas, and is free from all forms of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. The conference organisers will name an advisor who will consult with those who have suffered from harassment and who will suggest ways of redressing their problems, and an advisor who will counsel those accused of harassment. The conference organisers may, after due consideration, take such action they deem appropriate, including warning or expulsion from the conference without refund. [Section 4 IUPAP Conference Policies , weblink (]

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