Events

Workshop on Good Lab Practices: UV/Vis, Pipetting and pH

On Friday, 6 November 2019, the ICMAB and Mettler Toledo organize a workshop for students and young researchers on Good Laboratory Practices. There will be three sessions on Spectrometry UV/Vis, Good Pipetting and Electrochemistry and pH. A Certificate of Attendance will be issued for each participant. Regiser before 14 October 2019! The session is especifically for Bachelor and Master Students and PhD fellows, although everyone is invited!

Courses and Workshops, Meetings Organization, 2019

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M. Rosa Palacín at the European Technology and Innovation Platform on Batteries (BatteRIes Europe) Governing Board

The European Technology and Innovation Platform on Batteries, BatteRIes Europe, held its first General Assembly on 22 October 2019 in Brussels, Belgium. Following the launch of the platform in June 2019, the day was dedicated to setting up the ground of the European initiative supported by the European Commission that will shape the research ecosystem for batteries in Europe, through the election of its very first Governing Board. M. Rosa Palacín will be part of this Governing Board, in the area of "Future and Emerging Technologies". 

Meetings Participation, 2019

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"Organic electronics – From intrinsic material properties to selective sensors" by Raphael Pfattner (Mon, 11 Nov 2019)

The Seminars and Training Committee kindly invites you to the following ICMAB Periodical Lecture:

Organic electronics – From intrinsic material properties to selective sensors

by Raphael Pfattner, Nanomol Group, ICMAB-CSIC

Monday, 11 November 2019 @ 12 pm
ICMAB - Sala d'Actes Carles Miravitlles

Periodical Lectures & Invited Seminars

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The SOMMa Alliance holds its first meeting on gender equality policies

Directors of SOMMa Centres discussed at CNIO (Spanish National Cancer Research Center) in Madrid, the network's best practices in gender equality, to implement a change of culture that allows gender equality to be integrated into strategic science decisions. From the ICMAB, Riccardo Rurali, ICMAB Deputy Director and Coordinator of the Gender Equality Committe at the ICMAB, attended the event.

Meetings Participation, 2019

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Donostia, 22-23 Nov 2019: SOMMa 100xCiencia.4 Meeting: Building bridges between Science and Society

On 22-23 November, the new edition of the 100xCiencia meeting, the meeting of the Severo Ochoa centers and María de Maeztu units will take place in Donostia/San Sebastián! Nora Ventosa, researcher at the Nanomol Group will represent the ICMAB at the SOMMa General Assembly, and will give a talk on Technology Transfer in Nanomedicine on Saturday, 23 November in the morning (11 am). 

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Meet the Scientific Equipment Platforms of ICMAB!

On Monday, 28 October 2019, the ICMAB staff, especially the new Master students and PhD and Postdoc fellows, are invited to the presentation of the Scientific Equipment Platforms (SEP) of the ICMAB. The 9 Scientific and Technical Services have prepared some posters to present their equipment and research techniques to the researchers to broaden up their research possibilities. We are sure that from this day, new and exciting collaborations will emerge.

Courses and Workshops, Meetings Organization, 2019

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The ICMAB at the 13a Festa de la Ciència!

On the weekend 26 and 27 October 2019, the "Parc de la Ciutadella" (UPDATE: Moll de la Fusta) in Barcelona will be full of science! The 13th edition of the "Science Festival" (Festa de la Ciència) will take place from 9 am to 6 pm! The ICMAB participates with some micro-talks, and with a stand with ElectroWoman, explaining the wonders of Molecular Electronics for different devices! Will you join us? Come with us and participate with your friends and family to the many activities prepared.

Meetings Participation, Fairies, 2019

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Open Access at ICMAB: “Send me the postprint so we can deposit it at Digital

On Wednesday, 23 October 2019, and to celebrate the Open Access Week, which is celebrated this week all over the world, we organized a seminar on "Open Access at ICMAB: Frequently Asked Questions". The seminar was for the Institute researchers to solve some doubts about publishing in Open Access, and organized by the ICMAB "Manuel Cardona" library. Read here more about it!

Periodical Lectures & Invited Seminars, Courses and Workshops, 2019

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Open Access at ICMAB: Seminar to celebrate the International Open Access Week 2019

From 21 to 27 October 2019 we celebrate around the world the International Open Access Week, an initiative to promote the Open Access in the academic and research worlds. We have prepared a SEMINAR to explain some of the paths that researchers can take to publish in Open Access on 23 October at 3:30 pm. 

Open Access en el ICMAB: Preguntas Frecuentes

by Alejandro Santos, ICMAB Librarian & Documentalist

Wednesday, 23 October 2019 @ 3:30 pm
ICMAB - Sala d'Actes MATGAS

Periodical Lectures & Invited Seminars, 2019

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"Research collaborations in the Pharmaceutical Industry" by Maribel Crespo, Almirall (Thursday, 7 Nov 2019)

The Seminars and Training Committee kindly invites you to the following ICMAB Invited Seminar, in the framework of the "Seminars & Industry" organized by the Knowledge Transfer Unit:

Research collaborations in the Pharmaceutical Industry

by Maribel Crespo, ALMIRALL

Thursday, 7 November 2019 @ 3 pm
ICMAB - Sala d'Actes MATGAS

Periodical Lectures & Invited Seminars

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Grenoble Barcelona twin conference: From quantum systems to new materials and smart electrical energy

The goal of the first Grenoble Barcelona Twin Conference, celebrated at the CNRS Campus in Grenoble on 23-25 October, is to put together Barcelona and Grenoble scientists working on condensed matter, quantum physics, materials science and electrical engineering. Many ICMAB researchers have participated in the meeting! 

Meetings Participation, 2019

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"GaN & ZnO semiconductor optoelectronic devices: From weak to strong-coupling regimes" by Jesús Zúñiga (Mon, 28 OCT 2019)

The Seminars and Training Committee kindly invites you to the following ICMAB Periodical Lecture:

GaN & ZnO semiconductor optoelectronic devices: From weak to strong-coupling regimes

by Jesús Zúñiga, CRHEA, CNRS-UCA, France

Monday, 28 October 2019 @ 12 pm
ICMAB - Sala d'Actes Carles Miravitlles

Periodical Lectures & Invited Seminars

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The Soft Lab hosts a CSIC course on "Characterization techniques for Particulate Materials"

The Soft Lab, run by Amable Bernabé, has hosted from Monday, 7 October, to Wednesday, 9 October a course on "Characterization techniques for particulate materials". The course has counted with 12 participants from different CSIC centers (including ICMAB, IBM-CNM, ICM, IQAC...) and has introduced the participants to different techniques to characterize nanoparticles and other particulate matter, including the basic fundamentals, sample preparation, practical examples and results interpretation. 

Courses and Workshops, 2019

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2019 IEEE Magnetics Society Distinguished Lecturer Prof. Victorino Franco at the ICMAB Periodical Lectures (Mon, 14 Oct 2019)

The Seminars and Training Committee kindly invites you to the following ICMAB Periodical Lecture:

2019 IEEE MAGNETICS SOCIETY DISTINGUISHED LECTURER

Magnetocaloric Effect: From Energy Efficient Refrigeration to Fundamental Studies of Phase Transitions

by Prof. Victorino Franco, University of Seville, Seville, Spain

Monday, 14 October 2019 @ 12 pm
ICMAB - Sala d'Actes MATGAS 

Periodical Lectures & Invited Seminars

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BCN, 5-6 OCT 2019: the ICMAB at the Maker Faire Barcelona: Reinvent, Redesign, Repair, Reuse and Recycle

This sixth edition of the Maker Faire Barcelona sets its location at Nau Bostik, an emblematic citizen led cultural center, in the neighborhood of La Sagrera. Referring to artistic creation and social innovation, it brings together and hosts a solid, restless and vigorous associative network of socio-cultural agents. The ICMAB will participate on Saturday morning (5 October) with a workshop on "Printing 3D nanomaterials". Don't miss it!

Fairies

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"Women in Science" Theater for the Researcher's Night in CosmoCaixa: Madame Châtelet and her Instagram followers

On 27 September, during the Young Researchers' Night in CosmoCaixa, you will be able to enjoy the dramatised reading created by the Institute of Materials Science of Barcelona. The play tells a story that takes place in the palace of Madame Châtelet, during the 18th century. Châtelet was a French mathematician and physicist. In chronological order, a series of wise women from the history of science will enter her salon, and will explain us their lives and discoveries.

Meetings Participation, Fairies

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"Exploring the complexity of organic spins using soft X-rays" by Maria Benedetta Casu (Tues, 1 Oct 2019)

The Seminars and Training Committee kindly invites you to the following ICMAB Invited Seminar:

Exploring the complexity of organic spins using soft X-rays

by Maria Benedetta CASU, Institute of Physical and Theoretical Chemistry, University of Tübingen, Germany

Tuesday, 1 October 2019 @ 12 pm
ICMAB - Sala d'Actes Carles Miravitlles

Periodical Lectures & Invited Seminars

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BCN, 27 SEPT 2019: The ICMAB, at the European Researchers' Night

On Friday, 27 September 2019, most European countries and cities celebrate the European Researchers' Night: an event in which science professionals bring their work closer to citizens through multiple public events. The goal is to show the diversity of research fields and the impact that science has on our daily lives. Some ICMAB researchers will give talks at CosmoCaixa, we also organize a workshop on nanomedicine and... you will be able to see the dramatised lecture "Madame Châtelet and her Instagram followers" in CosmoCaixa! Don't miss it!

Fairies, Commemorations, Meetings Organization

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Campus Gutenberg 2019 “Del laboratori al prime time: Com aconseguir que la recerca accedeixi un plató de televisió”

The culture and science communication conference Campus Gutenberg-CosmoCaixa will present this year a programme with more than 50 science communication and outreach activities. The event will take place on 16-17 September at CosmoCaixa. One of the workshops, organized by science communicators of different research centers (including ICMAB) will challenge the participants to bring some research results to the TV:  Del laboratori al prime time: com aconseguir que la recerca accedeixi un plató de televisió”. Are you ready?

Meetings Participation, 2019

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The meeting of the SOMMa members at the Ministry highlights the impact of this excellence programme

In the afternoon of Monday, 9 September 2019, a meeting was held between the Ministry of Science, Innovation and Universities, the research centres and units distinguished with the certificate of excellence Severo Ochoa and María de Maeztu, and representatives of 15 autonomous communities. The purpose of the meeting at the Ministry was to highlight the impact of the Severo Ochoa - María de Maeztu programme, and to expose its benefits for the consolidation of excellence research of the different autonomous communities.

Meetings Participation, 2019

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South Korean Flexible Electronics workshop

On Thursday, 11 July, we receive the visit of South Korean researchers working on Flexible Electronics. We have organized a small workshop open to all our staff and researchers of the surrounding centers, in which they will explain their research, and then some of our ICMABers researchers, will explain our research on this topic. You are all invited!

Courses and Workshops, Meetings Organization, 2019

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ALBA, 10 July 2019: Single Photon Detection Workshop at ALBA Synchrotron

On Wednesday, 10 July 2019, ALBA Synchrotron hosts a workshop on "Single photon detection" constituting a Satellite Workshop to the Expert Group meeting of the SENSE initiative. Lourdes Fábrega will give the talk "Transition Edge Sensors: versatile and sensitive radiation detectors" about the sensors they are preparing to go to space.

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"Local ferroelectric properties of free-standing single-crystal complex oxides" by Saidur R. Bakaul (Thurs, 11 July 2019)

The Seminars and Training Committee kindly invites you to the following ICMAB Invited Seminar: 

Local ferroelectric properties of free-standing single-crystal complex oxides

by Saidur R. Bakaul, Argonne National Laboratory, USA

Thursday, 11 July 2019 @ 2 pm
ICMAB - Sala d'Actes Carles Miravitlles

Periodical Lectures & Invited Seminars

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The challenges of the electric car, debated in a conference in Madrid

The Prisa Group is organising on Thursday 11 July in Madrid the conference "The challenges of the electric car", a meeting that will be opened by the Minister for the Ecological Transition, Teresa Ribera, and will include, among other interventions, two round tables in which experts from the sector will debate on how to generate electricity in a sustainable form, and on the transition of the automotive industry towards sustainable mobility. M. Rosa Palacín will be in the first roundtable "¿Cómo generar electricidad ecológica?".

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"Therapeutic applications of stimulus triggered delivery systems" by M Carmen Morán (Mon, 15 July 2019)

The Seminars and Training Committee kindly invites you to the following ICMAB Periodical Lecture:

Therapeutic applications of stimulus triggered delivery systems

by Maria del Carmen Morán, Department of Biochemistry and Physiology (Physiology section), Faculty of Pharmacy and Food Science-Universitat de Barcelona

Monday, 15 July 2019 @ 12 pm
ICMAB - Sala d'Actes Carles Miravitlles

Periodical Lectures & Invited Seminars

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"Isothermal Titration Calorimetry (ITC): a technique for studying binding affinity and thermodynamics of biomolecular interactions" (Mon, 8 July 2019)

The Seminars and Training Committee kindly invites you to the following ICMAB Technical Seminar:

Isothermal Titration Calorimetry (ITC): a technique for studying binding affinity and thermodynamics of biomolecular interactions

by Jaume Veciana, Roberta Ceravola, Anna Laromaine and David Piña from ICMAB-CSIC

Monday, 8 July 2019 @ 12 pm
ICMAB - Sala d'Actes MATGAS

Periodical Lectures & Invited Seminars

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"Quantum molecular spintronics based on single-molecule magnets: Kondo Effect, single-molecule memory, and MOF-spintronics" (Fri, 5 July 2019)

The Seminars and Training Committee kindly invites you to the following ICMAB Invited Seminar:

Quantum molecular spintronics based on single-molecule magnets: Kondo Effect, single-molecule memory, and MOF-spintronics

by Professor Masahiro Yamashita, Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Science, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan

Friday, 5 July 2019 @ 11 am
ICMAB - Sala d'Actes Carles Miravitlles

Periodical Lectures & Invited Seminars

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Núria Crivillers, member of the jury at the "Certamen Jóvenes Investigadores" 2019

Núria Crivillers was in Mollina (Málaga) from 17 to 20 June 2019 to participate as member of the jury on the "Certamen Jóvenes Investigadores" in which young researchers presented their research projects. Núria Crivillers was in charge of evaluating the projects in the field of physics, chemistry and mathematics. The CSIC sponsors and offers various stays at their researh institutes as part of the awards. 

Meetings Participation, 2019

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The 9th Edition of the European Conference on Boron Chemistry (EuroBoron8) in Montpellier with the LMI group

The 9th European Conference on Boron Chemistry (EuroBoron9) will take place in Barcelona in 2022, and will be organized by ICMAB researchers, Rosario Núñez and Jose Giner. This year, on 24-28 June 2019, the researchers from the Inorganic Materials and Catalysis Lab (LMI) participated in EuroBoron8 in Montpellier, presenting many posters and oral communications. 

Meetings Participation, 2019

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"Alternative approaches for the fabrication of plasmonic platforms" by Leonardo Scarabelli (Tuesday, 16 July 2019)

The Seminars and Training Committee kindly invites you to the following ICMAB Periodical Lecture

Alternative approaches for the fabrication of plasmonic platforms

by Leonardo Scarabelli, Departments of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California, Los Angeles

Tuesday, 16 July 2019 @ 12 pm
ICMAB - Sala d'Actes MATGAS

Periodical Lectures & Invited Seminars

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"Electron Spin Resonance (ESR) Approach in Studying Polymer Composites" (Mon, 1 July 2019)

The Seminars and Training Committee kindly invites you to the following ICMAB Periodical Lecture

Electron Spin Resonance (ESR) Approach in Studying Polymer Composites

by Srećko Valić, Ruđer Bošković Institute, Division of Physical Chemistry, Zagreb, Croatia

Monday, 1 July 2019 @ 12 pm
ICMAB - Sala d'Actes Carles Miravitlles

Periodical Lectures & Invited Seminars

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CSIC Innovation: "Trabajamos para mejorar el mañana"

The CSIC Innovation has launched a new promotional video, which identifies new technologies made in CSIC for a better life, and relates them to the 17 Sustainable Development Goals: 17 Goals to transform our world, of the Agenda 2030 of the United Nations. Take a look at it!

Outreach Videos

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Ignasi Fina and Gervasi Herranz, co-authors of the book "Oxide Spintronics"

The book "Oxide Spintronics" (Pan Stanford Publishing) has recently been published. Ignasi Fina and Gervasi Herranz, reserachers at the MULFOX group (Laboratory of Multifunctional Thin Films and Complex Structures) have co-authored the book, collaborating in some chapters about spintronic in multiferroics, and orbital symmetry and electronic properties of 2D electron systems.

Books and articles, 2019

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The ICMAB celebrates its 33rd anniversary with a morning full of activities for all the staff

Every spring, the ICMAB celebrates its Anniversary. This year, we celebrated it on Friday, 14 June 2019. A morning full of different activites was organised by our staff: a foot orienteering race organised by Ferran Macià, Poker, chess, and Party & Co. tournements, a swing class by Swing UAB, a sketching workshop by Alejandro Santos, a cakes and a world cooking contest, and the traditional tennis table tournement. See some of the photos in this post!

Commemorations, 2019

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"Supercritical fluid technology for delivery systems for food bioactives" by Feral Temelli (Tues, 18 June)

The Seminars and Training Committee kindly invites you to the following ICMAB Invited Seminar:

Supercritical fluid technology for delivery systems for food bioactives

by Feral Temelli, Department of Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science, University of Alberta, Canada

Tuesday, 18 June 2019 @ 12 pm
ICMAB - Sala d'Actes Carles Miravitlles

Periodical Lectures & Invited Seminars

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"Magnetic particles for biomedical applications: sample preparation, transport, detection and surface modification" (Fri, 14 June 2019)

The Seminars and Training Committee kindly invites you to the following ICMAB Invited Seminar:

Magnetic particles for biomedical applications: sample preparation, transport, detection and surface modification

by Prof. Abdelhamid Elaissari, University of Lyon-1, CNRS, Villeurbanne, France

Friday, 14 June 2019 @ 9:30 am
ICMAB - Sala d'Actes Carles Miravitlles

Periodical Lectures & Invited Seminars

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ALBA, 8-10 OCT 2019: IX AUSE Conference and 4th ALBA users meeting 2019

The IX AUSE Conference and 4th ALBA User’s Meeting 2019, jointly organized by AUSE (the Spanish Synchrotron User Association) and ALBA Synchrotron, will be held in ALBA synchrotron, Cerdanyola del Vallès (Barcelona) during Tuesday-8th and Thursday-10th of October 2019. Submit your abstracts to participate until 14 June 2019!

Meetings Participation

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