Category: Awards

Sílvia Osuna wins the FPdGi Recerca Científica Award 2016

Sílvia Osuna Oliveras (Castelló d’Empúries, 1983), researcher of the Institut de Química Computacional i Catàlisi (IQCC) of the University of Girona has been awarded the Premi Fundació Princesa de Girona Recerca Científica 2016 for her development of new methods for the design of enzyme catalysts that can be used for the production of medicine. The

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Marcel Swart new Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry

ICREA Research Professor Marcel Swart 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

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Anna Company wins Lilly prize for young investigator

Today the Real Sociedad Española de Química announced that Dr. Anna Company received the Premio Lilly al Joven Investigador 2016, for her outstanding scientific career. 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 career. She will deliver the Conferencia

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Miquel Duran awarded Medalla Narcís Monturiol

Professor Miquel Duran Portas has received the Medalla Narcís Monturiol for Scientific and Technological Merits which is awarded annually by the Generalitat de Catalunya, and has become the sixth distinguished researcher from Girona to receive this prestigious recognition. The Government has awarded the Medalla Narcís Monturiol to sixteen researchers and three research institutes. These awards,

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Xavi Ribas repeats the ICREA Acadèmia award

Today ICREA announced the list of winners of the ICREA Acadèmia awards 2015, among which are two names from the University of Girona: Ramon Brugada (Medicine) and Xavi Ribas (IQCC and Chemistry). Congratulations to both! For Xavi Ribas, member of IQCC and ERC-Starting Grant holder, it is the second consecutive time that he receives the

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Former IQCC member awarded for best PhD thesis 2014

This October, our former member of IQCC Eloy Ramos-Córdoba was awarded the Premi Extraordinari for the best PhD thesis in 2014 from the University of Girona. Last year, he defended with success his PhD thesis on “Development of new tools for local electron distribution analysis”, supervised by Pedro Salvador. Now, Eloy is continuing his research as a postdoc

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Former IQCC member awarded for best PhD thesis 2013

This October, our former member of IQCC Irene Prat was awarded the Premi Extraordinari for the best PhD thesis in 2017 from the University of Girona. Last year, she defended with success her PhD thesis on “Bioinspired non-heme iron catalysts for challenging oxidative transformations: mechanistic studies and catalytic applications on selective alkane hydroxylation and alkene cis-dihydroxilation”, supervised by

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