Category: Awards

Sílvia Simon and Miquel Costas receive Communication Award and Scientific Excellence Award 2024 of SCQ

This month the Societat Catalana de Química (SCQ) announced that Dr. Sílvia Simon and Prof. Miquel Costas, researchers at the Institut de Química Computacional i Catàlisi (IQCC) of the UdG, received the Communication Award 2024 (S. Simon) for her communication tasks carried out in any field with the aim of improving the formation of the citizens’ chemical culture and Scientific Excellence Award 2024 (M. Costas) for

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Marc Garcia-Borràs and Laia Vicens receive Marcial Moreno-Mañas Award and Josep Castells award of RSEQ-Cat

Marc Garcia-Borràs receives Marcial Moreno-Mañas Award 2023 for young researchers of RSEQ-Cat This week the Real Sociedad Española de Química (RSEQ) announced that Dr. Marc Garcia-Borràs, Ramón y Cajal fellow at the Institut de Química Computacional i Catàlisi (IQCC) of the UdG, received the Marcial Moreno-Mañas Award 2023, for his scientific career of quality and excellence. The Marcial Moreno-Mañas Prize for Young Investigators

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Filippo Scarchilli wins poster prize at the XIV Spanish-Italian Symposium on Organic Synthesis

Last month (February 25-27, 2024) took place the XIV Spanish-Italian Symposium on Organic Synthesis in Torino (Italy), which included a poster session. Filippo Scarchilli, PhD student under the supervision of Prof. Miquel Costas, presented a poster titled “Highly selective C(sp3)–H bond oxygenation at remote methylenic sites enabled by polarity enhancement”, and won one of the poster prizes.

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Sílvia Osuna granted a new ERC Proof of Concept grant

Prof. Sílvia Osuna, ICREA Professor at the Institute of Computational Chemistry and Catalysis (IQCC) of the University of Girona (UdG), has been awarded a new European Research Council (ERC) Proof of Concept grant (ERC-2023-POC-101158166). This new ERC-POC is directly related to her previous ERC Starting Grant project NetMoDEzyme and adds to the running ERC-POC GREENZYME

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Miquel Costas receives Ciamician-González Lectureship award 2023

Yesterday the Italian Chemical Society (SCI) announced that Miquel Costas, full professor at the Institut de Química Computacional i Catàlisi (IQCC) of the UdG, received the Ciamician-González Lectureship 2023 award. This award recognizes his outstanding scientific contributions between Organic Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry and Applied Catalysis. His studies improve the role and the potential of first-row transition metals in the

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Miquel Solà new Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry

Miquel Solà has recently been selected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC). This scientific society, founded in 1980, aims to promote the understanding and advancement of the chemical sciences. Although the vast majority of more than 50,000 members of the association are British, this is also open to researchers from around the world.

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Anton Stasyuk wins the best oral presentation at the EuChemS CompChem

Last month (August 27-31, 2023) took place the European Conference on Computational and Theoretical Chemistry 2023 (EuChemS CompChem) in Thessaloniki (Greece). Dr. Anton Stasyuk, postdoc researcher in the Prof. Miquel Solà group, presented a talk titled “Aromaticity controls the photoinduced electron transfer in host-guest complexes of nanohoops”, and won the best oral presentation in the Materials Design session. Congratulations

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Sílvia Osuna receives the National Research Award ‘María Teresa Toral’ 2023

Last Friday, the Ministry of Science and Innovation annunced that Sílvia Osuna, ICREA research professor at the Institute of Computational Chemistry and Catalysis (IQCC) of the University of Girona (UdG), received the National Research Award for Young Investigators ‘María Teresa Toral’ 2023, in the area of Science and Chemical Technologies, for her outstanding scientific career on the design

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Artur Brotons-Rufes wins poster prize at at the XXXIX Bienal of RSEQ

Last week (June 25-29, 2023) took place the XXXIX Reunión Bienal 2023 Conference from Real Sociedad Española de Química (RSEQ) in Zaragoza, which included a poster session. Artur Brotons-Rufes, PhD student under the supervision of Dr. Albert Poater, presented a poster titled “A DFT STUDY ON A MACROCYCLIC RUTHENIUM CATALYST FORSELECTIVE CROSS-COUPLING OLEFIN METATHESIS”, and won one of the

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Carla Calvó-Tusell wins RSEQ-GEQC Prize for best computational chemistry paper in 2022

Carla Calvó-Tusell has been awarded the 1st prize for best computational chemistry paper in 2022 given by the Computational Chemistry Group (GEQC) of the Spanish Royal Society of Chemistry (Real Sociedad Española de Química, RSEQ). She has received the award for her paper “Time Evolution of the Millisecond Allosteric Activation of Imidazole Glycerol Phosphate Synthase”.

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