General Information

Venue and Accommodation

The Conference will take place at the Tivoli Tejo Hotel. Located at Parque das Nações, opposite the Vasco da Gama shopping centre, this modern hotel lies just 2 km from Lisbon International Airport, and only 10 minutes from the city’s downtown district. A transport hub – buses, taxis, trains, subway – is within walking distance.

The City of Lisbon

Perched on the north banks of the Tagus (Tejo) river, Lisbon prides itself on a near-endless offer of cultural, recreational and sightseeing opportunities. From historical venues and typical neighbourhoods to a lively downtown; from great civilian, military and religious architecture to the Tagus riverfront and nearby beaches; from a world-class aquarium and stately museums to top-notch sports facilities; from an unsurpassed gastronomy to a vibrant nightlife, there is really something for everybody in this truly fascinating city.

If you need a visa, visit.


YSA award (waiving the fee and some travel funds) given to Dr. Acharya (India).

Also Dr. Hamidatou (Algeria) was waived the fee.


Student Oral and Poster Presentation Awards

The Executive Committee of the 9th International Conference on Nuclear Methods in the Life Sciences (NAMLS-9) and Professor Dr. A. Chatt of the SLOWPOKE-2 Facility, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada are pleased to announce awards for the best oral and poster presentations by students at this conference. Both certificates and cash awards will be given.

These awards are intended to encourage and honour students who are currently enrolled in a university at the B.Sc., M.Sc., Diploma, or Ph.D. levels and doing research in nuclear analytical chemistry in the life sciences and related areas.

To qualify for the award you must provide the following information:

(1) A signed letter, on the official letterhead of the department/university, from the Head of your department stating that you are currently enrolled as a student (mention the level);

(2) A signed letter, on the official letterhead of the department/university, from your thesis supervisor stating that the research project being presented at NAMLS-9 has been done by you;

(3) A signed letter from you stating that you want to be considered for one of the awards and giving the title of the presentation.

Please send the above information as soon as possible and no later than 2008 August 15 to Dr. M. Carmo Freitas (, Chair of NAMLS-9.





7-12 September, 2008

Lisbon, Portugal