Consortium partner David Cant (NPL) was selected as one of seven finalists to give a five-minute talk and present a poster for the Young Surface Analyst (YSA) awards at this year’s UK Surface Analysis Forum (UKSAF) summer meeting, held in University College Dublin on Friday 8 July. The presentation was titled ‘Calculation of Shell Thicknesses for Core-Shell-Shell Nanoparticles from XPS Data’, and received the Castle prize for best poster.