Category: Awards

Steven Roldán prize in “Your thesis in 4 minutes” contest

Steven Roldán, a PhD researcher of the Institute of Computational Chemistry and Catalysis (IQCC) working in the QBIS-CAT group won today the public prize of the contest “Your thesis in 4 minutes” held at the University of Girona. It was the video with more likes. The PhD thesis of Steven, supervised by Dr. Josep M. Luís

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Miquel Costas repeats the ICREA Acadèmia award

The Catalan Institution for Research and Advanced Studies (ICREA) is a foundation promoted by Catalan Government whose aim is to encourage research in Catalonia. Miquel Costas, a researcher member of IQCC and ERC-Starting Grant holder won the ICREA Acadèmia awards 2018 for his research carrier. It is the third time that he receives this award (after

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Sílvia Osuna wins Lilly Prize for young investigator

Today the Real Sociedad Española de Química announced that Dr. Sílvia Osuna received the Premio Lilly al Joven Investigador 2019, for her outstanding scientific career on enzyme design, fullerenes, and carbon materials. This prize is rewarded annually to young Spanish researchers (under the age of 40) that have shown excellent scientific quality and stand out for their professional

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Marc Montilla wins ESCB2 Poster Prize

At the Second European Symposium On Chemical Bondingthat took place in Oviedo (Sep. 3-7), Marc Montilla won one of the Poster Prizes, for his poster on “Applications of an energy-based origin-independent decomposition of nonlinear optical properties”. Congratulations Marc!

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Lorenzo D’Amore’s triplet: GirSem18, ECOSTBio, EuChemS

This year has been a splendid year for Lorenzo D’Amore, where he has presented his poster “A Highly Reactive Oxoiron(IV) Complex Supported By Bioinspired N3O Macrocyclic Ligand” at three conferences, and has won a poster prize at all three!!! Girona Seminar (Apr. 6): Nature Chemistry Poster Prize Final Workshop of ECOSTBio COST Action CM1305 (Apr. 11): Chemistry-European

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Laia Vicens wins ICCC 2018 Poster Award

During the 43rd International Conference on Coordination Chemistry (ICCC2018) that was held from July 30 to August 4, 2018 in Sendai, Japan, Laia Vicens won the poster prize for Session 16 on “Bioinspired small molecule activation”. Her poster had as title “Combination of iron coordination compounds and peptides in bioinspired oxidation reactions: designing artificial enzymes”. Congratulations

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Lilly PhD award for Michela Milan

Today the Lilly PhD awards from the RSEQ and Lilly in the field of Organic, Pharmaceutical and Analytical Chemistry were announced. And one of the three winners was Michela Milan from QBIS-Cat and IQCC! Congratulations Michela!

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Albert Artigas wins second prize in “your thesis in 4 minutes” contest

On 22ndMay 2018, Albert Artigas, a PhD researcher of the Institute of Computational Chemistry and Catalysis (IQCC) working in the DiMoCat group won the second prize of the contest “your thesis in 4 minutes” held at the University of Girona. Albert delivered a brilliant informative lecture entitled “photovoltaic energy”. The PhD thesis of Albert, supervised

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Xavi Ribas wins RSEQ Scientific Excellence Award

Xavi Ribas has been awarded one of the four PREMIOS A LA EXCELENCIA INVESTIGADORA awards given by the Spanish Royal Society of Chemistry (Real Sociedad Española de Química- RSEQ). These are individual awards designed to recognize scientific excellence scientists that have shown scientific leadership in their area. Congratulations Xavi!

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Special award for Marcel Swart by Serbian Chemical Society

Today Prof. Marcel Swart received a special award from the Serbian Chemical Society for his continuous support for advancing chemical sciences in Serbia. The award was given in Belgrade at the Annual Meeting of the Serbian Chemical Society in honor of 120 years of the Society. The prize was handed out by the division manager

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