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Christmas 2021 at ICMAB: let's celebrate it together on 17 December!

Join us to celebrate Christmas together, in a nice event in honor of Susagna Ricart, Jaume Veciana and Enric Canadell.

The celebration will be on Friday, 17 December, in the morning, starting from 10:30 am.

Take a look at the programme we have prepared!


10 December 2021

Seminar Room “Carles Miravitlles”

10:30 am: Conversations: Seniors vs Juniors

Young researchers will have the opportunity to interview some of the senior researchers of the Institute: Susagna Ricart, Enric Canadell i Jaume Veciana.

Was it different to do research 30 years ago? How did you start at ICMAB? How has materials science changed during these years? Was it difficult to secure a position? What would you recommend to those who are now starting in this area?

11:15 am: Speeches

“A short scientific journey from 2021 to 2022” - M. Rosa Palacín, ICMAB Vicedirector and Scientific Director of the Severo Ochoa 2020-2023

“Back at ICMAB” - David Amabilino, ICMAB researcher

“Enric Canadell, a multidimensional researcher” - Jordi Fraxedas, ICN2 researcher; and Pablo Ordejón, ICN2 Director

“Susagna Ricart, a researcher with a lot of chemistry” - Josep Ros, UAB researcher; and Josep M. Moretó, UAB researcher

“Jaume Veciana, an electronic researcher” - Nora Ventosa, ICMAB researcher

“Merry Christmas and Happy New Year” - Xavier Obradors, ICMAB Director

11:45 am: Concert by the Companyia MINIMíssima

Poetry-science recital with accordion in homage to ICMAB researchers who retire this year: Susagna Ricart, Enric Canadell and Jaume Veciana.

minimissimaGerard Díaz - Companyia MINIMíssima


ICMAB Outdoor Terrace

12:30 pm: Cava, neules i torrons

A toast for the year 2022 at the Institute garden.

12:45 pm: Christmas carols with the ICMAB Choir

The ICMAB choir will sing some Christmas songs.

Last details:

  • There will be a small present for all attendees.

  • This event is in-person and online by Zoom (see telegram!)

  • Remember that the face mask is compulsory indoors and where the social distance cannot be kept outdoors.

  • Please follow all COVID-19 safety regulations. 

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