School of Crystallography - Email addresses
Members of the School of Crystallography should all have email
aliases in the following forms.
This list is in order of preference.
All the above addresses are equivalent with the possible
exception of the @HostName.cryst.bbk.ac.uk form which is STRONGLY
Some people have an mail alias of the form I.Name@bbk.ac.uk
however the use of these addresses is
The mail aliases of the form I.Name@bbk.ac.uk were
to make it easer for the administrative sections to contact staff and
to support college wide staff mailing lists. Mail sent to an I.Name@bbk.ac.uk
is delivered to the college mail hub where it is either stored for
collection or forward to those schools which run their own mail
Drawbacks of the I.Name@bbk.ac.uk include
- Only people who appear in the staff database will have an
It could be confusing for external correspondents if only some members
of a research group can be contacted at I.Name@bbk.ac.uk.
- Once an email address has published (for example in a
it can not be easily changed and may need to remain valid for a
considerable time. It is not uncommon for people to continue to receive
email at the department long after they have left. This may cause
problems after a member of staff has left and the I.Name@bbk.ac.uk
- All I.Name@bbk.ac.uk mail is delivered to the
mail server and then forward to the crystallography mail server. Any
problems on the college mail server will cause extra delays.
- With the large number of staff in the college there is more
chance that two or more people have or had the same Initial and Name.
- In a small number of cases the I.Name part of the
@bbk.ac.uk address may not agree with that used in
the @mail.cryst.bbk.ac.uk addresses. This can cause the
first few messages send to @bbk.ac.uk to bounce.
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