Katharina is doing a presentation on “Ferrocene as new mechanophore in polymers” the same day that Crown Princess Victoria came along.
We wish a warm welcome to Dr. Lucille Simond. She joined our group for as Postdoc.
Sarah’s article has been chosen for the cover of the Chimia.
Omar Yaghi, Wolff Prize Winner 2018, visits Fribourg on April 20th.
Michela was at the Science Slam of Unifr on April 19
We wish to welcome Ms. Kata Dorbic to our group, Kata joined the group as an intern for the next 3 months.
We wish to welcome Mr. Maksym Karamash to our group, Maksym Karamash joined the group as an intern for the next 3 months.
Congratulation to the Dr. Hervé Yao for his PhD thesis.
Congratulation to the Dr. Sivarajakumar Maharajan for his PhD thesis.
We wish a warm welcome to Dr. Jihane Hankache. She joined our group for as Postdoc.
Katharina is going to hold a plenary lecture at the bi-annual Colloquium of the French Association of Crystallography in Lyon this coming July see: http://afc2018.univ-lyon1.fr/en/pages/afc2018-programme
Priscilla has published an article in the online version of the DeviceMed: Revêtements antibactériens pour les implants : le pouvoir de l’argent. The target readers of the DeviceMed are medical companies.
Katharina has been elected as Fellow of the European Academy of Sciences in December 2017. www.eurasc.org. You can find the official announcement here.
On November 27th 2017, Katharina signed a Memorandum of Understanding between the Swiss National Science Foundation and the CNPq (the Brazilian equivalent), represented by Prof. Mario Neto Borges, in presence of the Chief of the Office for International Affairs of… Continue Reading →
Siva’s photo won the second prize of the photo contest of the GDCh (the German Society for Chemistry). https://www.gdch.de/index.php?id=3578 Congrats !
Katharina was invited to go to KAUST in Saudi-Arabia, where she gave a talk on battery materials on November 12, 2017.
The Geneva newspaper “Le Temps” published today an article relating the work done in collaboration with Dr. Laurent Mène-Saffrané (Department of Plant Biology). This work was published in New Phytologist (click here). The press article is available @ https://www.letemps.ch/sciences/2017/11/20/huiles-plus-productives-plus-pauvres-vitamines.
Congratulations to Serhii who won a doc.mobility stipend of SNSF to go to Bordeaux for 6 months as of April 1st 2018 in order to collaborate on luminescence properties !
See some of our research in a movie: Click here
Interview of Katharina in the radio broadcast “CQDF” on «Les sens de la vie ». Rerun of the interview on the 17.02.2016. Link
Katharina and Marc Pauchard (AMI) were invited on RadioFr for the broadcast “Les Experts”. Cafés Scientifiques: Les Nanoparticules, RadioFr. http://podcasts.radiofr.ch/8d89a7f11fe1eb43cdf9c36f106537fe.mp3 Cafés scientifiques de l’Université de Fribourg 2017/2018 Link
Katharina is since 2013 a Fellow of the American Chemical Society. She is the first person in Europe ever to receive this nomination! See also the following link.