Category: Awards

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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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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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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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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