European Researchers’ Night 2023 at IQCC

Every year in September since 2008, the IQCC is organizing together with the Scientific Culture and Digital Communication (C4D) unit of the UdG, the Diputació de Girona and the Girona City Council the European Researchers’ Night with the aim to bring science closer to the Girona general public. The European Researchers’ Night is a coordianted project with Dr. Sívia Simon (reseracher of IQCC) and others entities (
On September 29, 2023, the European Researchers’ Night took place in Girona. The main event was organized from 5 pm to 8pm, where there were different workshops. The IQCC participated in different ways, Dr. Sílvia Simon as organizer, the postdoctoral researcher Dr. Hugo Valdés and Dr. Marco Galeotti with the “Catalysis” workshop; and the PhD students MSc. Abhishek Nair, MSc. Judit Gálvez, MSc. Daniel Bosch with the “Porphyrins: Aromatic donuts for transporting metals” workshop; Prof. Sílvia Osuna, MSc. Cristina Duran, Dr. Miquel Estévez-Gay and MSc. Guillem Casadevall with the “Coloring and drawing” and “What is an enzyme? stories to save the planet” workshop. Furthermore, Dr. Marc Garcia-Borràs did a talk about “The chemistry of biology: the directed evolution of enzymes in the laboratory seen through a computer” at CaixaForum (28th Sept) and at Saint George School (29th Sept); the postdoctoral researcher Dr. Miquel Estévez-Gay did a workshop about “Walking between molecules” at CaixaForum (30th Sept) and Dr. Sílvia Simon did a talk on “All it is chemistry. Quantum chemistry, of course! at correbar of Olot (30th Sept).


Girona, October 10, 2023
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