The education and outreach working group aims to develop understanding of reflectivity techniques and disseminate information about reflectivity analysis.

At the recent workshop the Education & Outreach sessions tried to define the scope of the working group and discussed some detail on the design and content of the website and how to secure the long-term future of the ORSO collaboration. The discussions were wide ranging and agreement was not always reached. However, we were able to establish a list of actions that will hopefully put the organisation on a firm footing and mean that the website becomes a useful resource for those that are interested in reflectometry at all levels.

The full scope of the working group is now defined as:

  • Outreach & Dissemination: The E&O working group should write news items and publicise the organisation at user meetings and conferences. This should include information on any standards that are established by the other working groups.
  • Website management: The website is editable by any member of ORSO. The E&O working group is responsible for the content that is outward facing and educational.
  • Organization of annual meetings: Each working group will have regular virtual meetings covering their specific issues with an annual in-person meeting once a year. The E&O working group will take primary responsibility for organising the annual meeting, and ideally this will be associated as a satellite to a bigger international conference.

To get involved in the E&O working group you should sign up to GitHub and take a look at the GitHub repository or Gitter message board. You can become a member by emailing the working group chair.

Message board

Actions

Open to all to read, however, an account is required to post to the message board or comment on actions.

Members

  • Tom Arnold (ESS)Chair
  • Jos Cooper (ISIS)
  • Andrew McCluskey (Diamond)
  • Wojciech Potrzebowski (ESS)
  • Adrian Rennie (Uppsala)
  • Thomas Saebeck (ILL)