Category: Awards


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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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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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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