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    M. Hügel

    Markus Hügel, PhD student at the Institute of Organic Chemistry was awarded a prize for one of two best posters at the 41st German Liquid Crystal Conference in Magdeburg.

    Helmut Schwarz and Michael R. Wasielewski

    US scientist Michael R. Wasielewski has received a Humboldt Research Award. He will now pursue his research activities in the field of artificial photosynthesis at the Nanosystems Chemistry Center of the University of Würzburg.

    The Fernández Group

    Congratulations to Sofja-Kovalevskaja Awardee Dr. Gustavo Fernández Huertas. Due to his excellent research results, which were published in top chemistry journals and also received attention at international conferences, he was chosen as the very first awardee of the newly established “Keck-Köppe-Förderstiftung” with 5000 €.

    Pawaret Leowanawat and Soichiro Ogi

    Good news for the scientists at the Center of Nanosystems Chemistry (CNC). Two young colleagues from Asia have been granted fellowships for their stay here in Würzburg.

    University presidents and representatives with Minister Spaenle

    Several Bavarian universities do research activities in Africa and cooperate with African partners there. In a new network, they now want to bundle their activities and to develop, link and communicate them in public.

    T Lymphocytes

    Viruses, bacteria, and other pathogens trigger changes to cell membranes in humans in the event of an infection. What exactly happens there will be investigated by a new research group at the universities of Würzburg and Duisburg-Essen. The faculty of chemistry and pharmacy is represented with the group of Prof. Dr. Jürgen Seibel, Institute of Organic Chemistry. The research cluster will receive around two million euros for their work.


    About 3 million Euros have been granted to the research network UMWELTnanoTECH by the state ministry of environment and consumer safety (StMUV). The research group of Prof. Anke Krüger forms part of the network.

    Daniella Sivavughe Kavira

    The scholarship program BEBUC initiated by Gerhard Bringmann and his Congolese colleagues is developing most successfully and catches more and more the attention of a large public. Although the program now supports young scientist from all subjects, not only from chemistry, the journal Nachrichten aus der Chemie has now reported on it.


    The Summer Semester 2013 Lecture Series ends with Professor Takuzo Aida from the University of Tokyo on September 26, 2013 in Lecture Hall C at 17:15.


    In 2013 the “Academic Ranking of World Universities” (“Shanghai Ranking”), a highly regarded research ranking of the 500 best universities worldwide, again puts Würzburg’s chemistry department in second place among all German universities and in 31st place worldwide.


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