The XIX Jacques Danon Meeting of Mössbauer Spectroscopy

(Part of EJDEM 2015’s attendees at the internal garden of the Institute of Science and Technology of the Federal University of the Jequitinhonha and Mucuri Valleys, in Diamantina, Minas Gerais.)

The 2015 edition of the Brazilian biennial Jacques Danon Meeting (XIX EJDEM) on Mössbauer spectroscopy was held in the city of Diamantina (state of Minas Gerais, Southern Brazil) from December 14 to 16, 2015. About forty-five participants, including researchers and graduate and undergraduate students from all around Brazil, but also from Peru, discussed their studies involving Mössbauer spectroscopy in a friendly atmosphere of an open interchange of ideas involving the reporting of many general aspects of scientific achievements. Policies related to the Mössbauer laboratories and current perspectives for future collaborative work were also discussed. This meeting was organized by Mössbauer researchers from the Federal University of the Jequitinhonha and Mucuri Valleys (UFVJM) in Diamantina. The Organizing Committee was chaired by Dr. Manoel J. M. Pires (UFVJM). More information is available at the web address The previous EJDEM 2009 was held in the city of Natal (state of Rio Grande do Norte) from November 11 to 14, 2013 ( and was chaired by Drs Suzana N. de Medeiros and José H. de Araújo (Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte). The next meeting, the XX Jacques Danon meeting, is scheduled to be held in 2017 at the campus of the Federal University of Espírito Santo in the seaside city of São Mateus, state of Espírito Santo.

José Domingos Fabris
Minas Gerais