Category: Awards

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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Former IQCC member awarded for best PhD thesis 2016

This October, our former member of IQCC Joan Serrano was awarded the Premi Extraordinari for the best PhD thesis in 2016 from the University of Girona. Last year, he defended with success his PhD thesis on “Bioinspired copper and nonheme iron models for oxygen activation: unprecedented reactivities”, supervised by Anna Company and Miquel Costas. Now, Joan is continuing his

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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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EuCheMS Young Investigator Award for Sílvia Osuna

Sílvia Osuna was awarded today the inaugural “Young Investigator Award 2017” by the EuCheMS Division of Organic Chemistry. This award aims at recognizing the scientific contribution of the most promising European Organic Chemist under the age of 40, and is generously sponsored by the European Journal of Organic Chemistry. The winner is selected by an

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Best Paper 2016 Award for Maja Gruden and Marcel Swart

Today Maja Gruden, long-time collaborator of Prof. Swart, received an award for the best paper of the University of Belgrade in the year 2016. The awarded paper appeared in Accounts of Chemical Research at the end of 2016, and was highlighted earlier at our website. The award comes with a certificate and prize money.

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Anna Company wins RSEQ Young Researcher Award

Anna Company has been awarded one of the four Young Researcher awards given by the Spanish Royal Society of Chemistry (Real Sociedad Española de Química- RSEQ). These are individual awards designed to recognize young scientists (up to 40 years old, or 10 years after the PhD defense) that have shown scientific leadership in their area.

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Two IQCC members obtain prestigious Humboldt fellowship

Today two members of the IQCC were awarded the prestigious Humboldt fellowship with which they can continue their research careers in Berlin. Both researchers, Teresa Corona and Òscar Torres, recently defended their PhD thesis with success on “Understanding C-H oxidation and amination reactions performed by late first-row transition metals: trapping high-valent metal-O/N species” (Teresa Corona,

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Marie Curie IF fellowship awarded to Javier Iglesias and Sílvia Osuna

The Marie Curie IF project named EnzVolNet (H2020-MSCA-IF-2016-753045) has been selected for funding (158,121.60€/2 years). The project aims to engineer enzymes for stand-alone function for the synthesis of pharmaceutically relevant targets. This corresponds to the first Marie Curie project of Dr. Osuna research team (CompBioLab). Congatulations Javi and Sílvia!

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Former IQCC member awarded for best PhD thesis 2015

This September, our former member of IQCC Marc Garcia-Borràs was awarded the Premi Extraordinari for the best PhD thesis in 2015 from the University of Girona. Last year, he defended with success his PhD thesis on “Structure and reactivity of endohedral (metallo)fullerenes”, supervised by Josep M. Luis and Miquel Solà. Now, Marc is continuing his research as a

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Sílvia Osuna wins RSEQ Young Researcher Award

Sílvia Osuna has been awarded one of the four Young Researcher awards given by the Spanish Royal Society of Chemistry (Real Sociedad Española de Química- RSEQ). These are individual awards designed to recognize young scientists (up to 40 years old, or 10 years after the PhD defense) that have shown scientific leadership in their area.

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