QuMat 2023 Yearly meeting in Nijmegen

The first yearly meeting took take place 23 – 25 October in Nijmegen at the Lindenberg Cultuurhuis!


The Yearly meeting is a three-day meeting where all QuMat scientist, and associated members as well as the two advisory boards (SAC / ISOAC) come together to share scientific results, discus challenges and opportunities within the consortium and find new cross-pillar collaborations.

More images can be found in this post.

The Lindenberg Cultuurhuis
Ridderstraat 23
6511 TM, Nijmegen

Lab tours at Radboud

On Tuesday morning, 9:00 – 10:30 , there will be tours of the laboratory facilities at Radboud.

We are happy to see that so many people wishes to take part in the site visit. Based on the given preferences we will begin the tour at the FELIX/HFML and after that we split into the SPM and USCM.

The tours will begin at the HFML-FELIX magnetic lab. We kindly ask that you arrive at the laboratory 8:50 at the latest (10 minutes before the start of the tour).

The address of the laboratory is Toernooiveld 7, 6525 ED Nijmegen (see map below).

From the railway station you can take the bus line 10 (Heijendaal shuttle) to the campus. It leaves in front of the Mercure hotel (railwaystation) and your get out at Huygensbuilding (your have to walk around the Huygens building).

After the site visit, there will be chartered busses that take us back to the Lindeberg.


Monday October 23

08.30 Arrival and registration
09.45 Welcome and intro
10.00 Plenary Speaker

10.45 Update on Pillar 1
11.15 Coffee break
11.30 – 12:30 Contributed talks

12.30 Lunch
13.30 Poster session / Meeting EB , SAC, ISOAC
15.00 Update on MT-Pillar
15.30 – 16:15 Contributed talks

16:15 Panel discussion with SAC and ISOAC
17.15 Drinks  at Lindenberg
18.00 Dinner at Lindenberg

Tuesday October 24

9.00-10.30 Lab tours Radboud University
9.00-10.30 EB meeting
10.30 Transfer to Lindenberg by Bus
11.00 Plenary Speaker

11.45 Update on Pillar 2
12.15 Lunch
13.45 – 14.45 Contributed talks

14:45 – 15:30 Plenary Speaker

15.30 Coffee

15.45 Update on Pillar 3

16.15 – 17.15 Contributed talks

17.15 End of day

20.00 PhD/PD post-dinner social activity

Wednesday October 25

09.00 – 10.00 Staff meeting
10.00 – 10.45 Plenary Speaker

10.45 Coffee break
11.00 Update on Pillar 4
11.30 – 12.50 Contributed talks

12.50 Price ceremony: “best poster” and concluding remarks

13.20 Lunch (for interested)

14.20 End of program

Click below to see the list of all the posters in the yearly meeting.

Kevin Vonk – Growth of Bismuth on HOPG

PhD/PD social activity

On Tuesday the 24th of October, 20:00 to 22:00 there will be a post-dinner social activity at the nearby Jeu de boules bar, open for all PhD/PD participants of the meeting.

About the poster prize

At the end of the Yearly meeting a poster prize will be given to the best poster.

The prize for best poster will be a gift card to the value of € 200.

The selection process to find the best poster will be announced at a later time.


Hotels will not be bookable through QuMat. However we have revived some offers from nearby hotels that you can use when you book your own hotel stay:

Hotel Apollo
Bisschop Hamerstraat 14
6511NB Nijmegen

Room price per night:

Double room including breakfast: €115
Double room excluding breakfast: €105


Booking procedure: Contact hotel after booking and state that the room is for QuMat.

Hotel Mercure

Stationsplein 29
6512 AB Nijmegen


Room price per night

One person bedroom including breakfast: €140
Two person bedroom including breakfast: €162

Tourist tax: €3,17 per person per night.

Parking: €11,00 per car per day.


Period October 22 – 25.

Offer expires September 1, 2023.

Booking code: RU-AMQ23


Hotel Pauw

Booking code: AnnualMeetingQuMat2023
Discount is 10%

Grote Markt 38-40
6511 KB Nijmegen

Hotel in-Credible
Booking code: RAD2510, 

Valid between 22 and 26 October 2023

Hertogstraat 1
6511 RV Nijmegen

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