Sarah Newton, a PhD student working in the groups of Anna Peacock and Melanie Britton, and Shani Osbourne, a PhD student in the group of Zoe Pikramenou, attended the European Young Chemistry Network (EYCN) assembly in Berlin from Wednesday 8th until Sunday 12th April. They represented the Early Careers Network for the Royal Society of Chemistry. Sarah was elected onto the board as the 'External Communications' leader and Shani is a member of her team.