We are very happy to announce that Andrés Gómez and Guillermo de Andrés have been selected as finalists with their project “BRIDG3D: Imprimiendo puentes en 3D” in the XVIII Edition of "Cienca en Acción" in the category "Science and Technology". The FINAL will take place in Izarra Centre in Ermua (Vizcaya, Basque Country) from 6 to 8 October 2017.
We are very happy to announce that Mariona Coll, ICMAB researcher at the Superconducting Materials and Large Scale Nanostructures group (SUMAN), has been awarded with one of the Research Awards L'Oréal-Unesco "For Women in Science" in the 2017 Call for her project "Nanochemistry: New materials for the efficient conversion of solar energy".
Ignasi Fina, Postoctoral Researcher at the MULFOX group at ICMAB, has been awarded with the First Prize of the Young Researchers Award - Postdoctoral Researchers category, for his contribution to the XXXXI Biennial Meeting of the RSEF (Real Sociedad Española de Física) 2017 and for his excellent research career.
Dr. Enric Canadell, Dr. Anna Laromaine, Dr. Jaume Veciana and Dr. Clara Viñas, awarded during 2016-2017 by external institutions for their Scientific Merits, have been acknowledged by the CSIC on July 5, 2017, at the CSIC Auditorium in Madrid.
Manuel Souto has won the first runner-up doctorate NANOMOLMAT 2016 award, granted by the Specialized Group in Nanoscience and Molecular Materials (NANOMATMOL) from the RSEQ and RSEF, to the best PhD theses of 2016.
Jordi Martínez, from the SUMAN group, has been awarded with the second prize for his poster, abstract and oral presentation entitled "Uncovering the surface chemistry of LnF3 nanoparticles" during the "Jornades Doctorals 2017" organized by the Chemistry Department of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB).
On April 22, Dr. Jaume Veciana received a Mention of Honor from the current President of Extremadura, Guillermo Fernández Vara, during the celebration of the X Anniversary of the Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery “Jesus Usón” for his commitment, effort and dedication in the creation of the Singular Scientific Technological Infrastructures (ICTS) NANBIOSIS, in collaboration with the Center for Biomedical Research Center in Bioingeneering, Biomaterials and Nanomedicine (CIBER-BBN).
The UAB-CIE (International Excellence Campus) Sphere celebrated the 10 years of the European Research Council (ERC) with the event “ERC: Challenges and Opportunities”, held at the CRAG Auditorium on March 30, 2017. ICMAB has now 9 ERC funded projects, 4 of them from 2016. The ERC researchers are Marta Mas, who participated as speaker in the event, Núria Aliaga, Mariano Campoy, Agustín Mihi, Alexander Ponrouch, Teresa Puig, Massimiliano Stengel and Gerard Tobias.
Ha salido publicado el Ranking Web de Centros de Investigación correspondiente a enero de este año en el que la web del ICMAB sube del decimotercero al cuarto puesto de un total de 139 webs de institutos del CSIC
Josep Fontcuberta delivers a total of 60 lectures as a Distinguished Lecturer of the IEEE Magnetics Society during 2016
During 2016, as a distinguished lecturer of the IEEE Magnetics Society, Josep Fontcuberta has delivered 60 talks in 56 research centers and universities and he has visited 56 different cities around four continents.
Nora Ventosa, investigadora de l'ICMAB, és la vice-presidenta de la nova Junta Directiva de la Societat Catalana de Química (SCQ)
Núria Aliaga, Massimiliano Stengel and Gerard Tobias achieve three Consolidator Grants in the last call of the ERC
• Three researchers of the ICMAB-CSIC have achieved the ERC Consolidator Grant, two of them with projects dedicated to electronics and the third one with biomedical applications.
Anna Roig has been awarded with the Albus Award 2017, one of the Scientific Awards offered by Grifols, the pharmaceutical and chemical multinational company. The Award consists of 50,000 € to carry out the project "Albumin-iron oxide nanocages".
A group of researchers lead by Dr. Clara Viñas, from the Inoganic Mateials & Catalysis Laboratory group at ICMAB, has recently published a paper on Chemistry-A European Journal that has been qualified as Hot Paper and, moreover, it's cover has become a Frontispiece.
Two ICMAB researchers granted with Juan de la Cierva postdoctoral fellowships with Dr. Marta Mas-Torrent
Dr. José M. Muñoz and Dr. Francesca Leonardi, from the NANOMOL group, have been granted with a Juan de la Cierva Fellowship to continue their postdoctoral research under the supervision of Dr. Marta Mas-Torrent.
The association Mujeres & Cía has revealed, on June 21 in Madrid, the list of the most influential women talents of Spain. Among them there are athletes, businesswomen, politicians, journalists, and a researcher from ICMAB: Anna Laromaine.
Last night, on May 24, Xavier Obradors received the Ambassador Award from the Regió 7 daily journal. Neus Munté, Minister of Presidency and government spokesperson, delivered the award.
IEEE Magnetics recognizes the dissemination activity of Josep Fontcuberta as Distinguished Lecturer 2016 at the Award Ceremony of INTERMAG 2017
Prof. Josep Fontcuberta was nominated IEEE Magnetics Society Distinguished Lecturer during 2016. During all this time he has visited more than 56 cities across the 4 continents and has given 60 seminars on "The magnetism of oxides".
- ICMAB is the first in the ranking among the CSIC centers, and the fourth among the research centers in Catalonia and Spain
- CSIC is the first research institute in Spain, and is ranked in the top 10 research institutes in Europe, and in the top 50 of the world
Enric Canadell, Research Professor at the Materials and Theory Simulation Group, has been awarded by the University of Rennes 1 with the title Doctor Honoris Causa for his excellence research and the partnership he created with Rennes 1 laboratories. The ceremony was held on 31 March 2017.
From now on Anna May Masnou is the new Communication & Outreach Officer at ICMAB. Anna holds a PhD in Materials Science and Technology and is currently studying a postgraduate course in Science Communication.
Susan Trolier-McKinstry, member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the ICMAB, has been appointed President of the Materials Research Society (MRS) for 2017
On January 1, Susan Trolier-McKinstry (The Pennsylvania State University) assumed the presidency of the Materials Research Society (MRS) for 2017, after serving as vice president/president-elect for 2016. She succeeded Kristi S. Anseth (University of Colorado Boulder), who now serves MRS as immediate past president.
El cubo de octasilsesquioxano decorado con 8 metalacarboranos se presenta como una molécula que gracias a sus propiedades únicas puede resultar un material versátil para diferentes aplicaciones como sensores, catalizadores y aplicaciones biomédicas.
El programa europeo Consolidator financia 24 proyectos de excelencia (3 de ellos del ICMAB) en centros españoles
SINC | 14 diciembre
El programa Consolidator del Consejo Europeo de Investigación, destinado a afianzar equipos de excelencia, ha otorgado 47 millones de euros a 24 proyectos científicos en España. La convocatoria coloca al país en el quinto puesto de los que más becas de este tipo han recibido en 2016, por detrás de Reino Unido, Dinamarca, Francia, y Holanda.