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XLIV Congress of the Division of Physical Chemistry of the Italian Chemical Society

PCCP was pleased to support the XLIV Congress of the Division of Physical Chemistry of the Italian Chemical Society which took place in Naples from the 20th – 23rd September 2016.

The following were winners of the PCCP sponsored Poster Prizes.

Winner name Institution Poster title
Massimo Bernareggi University of Milan Temperature effects on the photocatalytic hydrogen production with Cu-Pt containing TiO2 materials
Ilaria Fortunati University of Padua Determination of FRET efficiency through fluorescence lifetime analysis using Cameleon sensors in HeLa cells
Livia Giotta University of Salento A mediatorless photoelectrochemical cell based on LIFT-immobilized Reaction Centers for the amperometric detection of herbicides
Rosario Oliva University of Naples Federico II The effect of DMSO on the thermotropic properties of cholesterol-containing DPPC liposomes

For more information please visit the conference website.

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7th UK-Japan Symposium

We held the 7th UK-Japan Symposium at Burlington House, bringing together 115 scientists from over 40 institutions to discuss fundamental research advances in carbon nanomaterials. These materials have many exciting potential uses, from more efficient energy storage to better drug delivery, but we can only develop these applications if we understand their chemical properties.

Professor Alexei Kornyshev from Imperial College London said: “Most of the talks were very interesting, and I established a number of new contacts, and perhaps new collaborations will come out of it. The more I deal with Royal Society of Chemistry the more I see what an amazing organization it is. There is no equivalent.”

As well as more established experts, delegates heard from some rising stars, and over forty early career researchers presented their work during an extended poster session.

Robert Parker, our Chief Executive, said: “I was particularly pleased to see so many early career researchers talking part. Looking at the great work of our poster presenters, I feel very confident about the future of carbon nanomaterials research.”

We held the event in partnership with the Chemical Society of Japan (CSJ). For the first time, we also received support from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, allowing us to attract an even wider audience of researchers.

It was followed a reception hosted by the Embassy of Japan to celebrate our close and long-standing partnership with the CSJ, and the even longer history of chemical collaboration between our two countries.

“I very much enjoyed the symposium and would say it was very useful and was more than I expected; the talks were very interesting and inspiring, particularly listening to people who are expert in their areas talking passionately about their work. During the poster session I had the opportunity to interact with people doing related work and I must say the comments I got were very helpful.”
Aminu Rabiu, University of Manchester, Winner of one of the PCCP Poster Prizes

“It is our hope that the symposium will provide a springboard for tomorrow’s activities in this field and contribute to strengthen our friendship. We look forward to continuing our close partnership between CSJ and RSC reflecting our deep and long history.”, said Professor Maruyama on behalf of the Chemical Society of Japan.

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University of California Symposium for Chemical Sciences, 21 – 23 March 2016

PCCP were pleased to support the University of California Symposium for Chemical Sciences which took place from 21 – 23 March 2016 at UCLA Lake Arrowhead conference centre.

The conference was envisioned to follow a Gordon GRS-style format comprised of oral and poster presentations by graduate students and postdocs. They customised the program to serve the interests of UC students by including workshops on research presentation, publication and career preparation. The conference broadly encompassed all areas of chemistry, including biological, organic, inorganic, analytical and physical chemistry.

Charles Ruiz, with his winning poster “Incorporation of Amphiphilic PAMAM Dendrimers in Supported Lipid Bilayers to Enhance Stability and Functionalization”

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2016 PCCP – Chemical Society of Japan Prizes

PCCP are delighted to anounce the winners of the 2016 PCCP Prizes for Outstanding Achievement of Young Scientists in Physical Chemistry and Chemical Physics. These were awarded by Hiromitsu Urakami (Royal Society of Chemistry Japan Representative) at a prize ceremony held at the 96th Annual Meeting of the Chemical Society of Japan 0n 25th March in Kyoto, Japan.  The winners each received a commemorative book and a PCCP Prize certificate.

Back row, from left; Prof. Kazuyuki Kuroda (Waseda University) / CSJ Head of Vice President, Prof. Naoto Chatani (Osaka University) CSJ Vice President, Mr. Nobuyuki Kawashima CSJ Executive Director. Front row, from left; Prof. Ito – PCCP award winner, Prof. Suda – PCCP award winner, Prof. Yasuhiro Iwasawa (The University of Electro-Communications)、Prof. Muratsugu – PCCP award winner and Hiromitsu Urakami, RSC

(1) Dr. Yoshikazu Ito, Assistant Professor
World Premier International Research Center Initiative (WPI)
Advanced Institute for Materials (AIM Research) Tohoku University
“Physical and Chemical Properties of High Quality Three Dimensional Nanoporous Graphene”

(2) Dr. Satoshi Muratsugu, Assistant Professor
Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Science, Nagoya University
“Preparation, In situ Characterization, and Functionalization of Catalyst Surfaces by the Immobilization and Coordination Control of Multi-Metallic Complexes”

(3) Dr. Masayuki Suda, Assistant Professor
Institute for Molecular Science
Research Center of Integrative Molecular Systems (CIMoS)
“Light-induced superconductivity in an organic strongly-correlated material using a photoactive electric double layer”

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Ab initio or Car-Parrinello Molecular Dynamics (CPMD), University of Chicago, 18-20 May 2016

PCCP is pleased to anounce that Ab initio or Car-Parrinello Molecular Dynamics (CPMD) will host its annual conference at the University of Chicago, 18-20 May 2016.

Topics and discussion will include the latest AIMD developments, encompassing electronic structure and sampling advances; AIMD applications in physics, chemistry and materials science; and large scale simulations on high performance architectures.

Partial List of Invited Speakers

  • Alessandro Curioni , IBM, Zurich, Switzerland
  • Roger Rousseau, PNNL, USA
  • Sheng Meng, CAS, Beijing, China
  • Yoshitaka Tateyama, Tsukuba, Japan
  • Annabella Selloni, Princeton University, USA
  • Robert DiStasio, Cornell University, USA
  • Francesco Paesani, UCSD, USA
  • Glenn Martyna, IBM, Yorktown Heights, USA
  • Xinzheng Li, Peking University, China
  • T. Anh Pham, LLNL, USA
  • Alex Gaiduk, UChicago, USA
  • Albert Ardevol, MPIBP, Germany
  • Ursula Roethlisberger, EPFL, Switzerland
  • Rodolphe Vuilleumier, ENS, Paris, France
  • Anders Niklasson (*), LANL, USA
  • Angelos Michaelides UCL, UK
  • Joost VandeVondele, ETHZ, Switzerland
  • Bryan K. Clark, UIUC, USA
  • Ali Alavi, MPI FKF, Stuttgart, Germany
  • Sandro Sorella, SISSA, Italy
  • Michele Ceriotti, EPFL, Switzerland
  • Greg Voth, Uchicago, USA
  • Pratyush Tiwary, Columbia University, USA
  • Davide Donadio, UCD, USA
  • Stefano Baroni, SISSA, Italy
  • (*) to be confirmed

    Please see the webpage for further details.

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    7th International Meeting on Atomic and Molecular Physics and Chemistry, Le Havre, 27 – 30 June 2016

    Green Chemistry are pleased to support the 7th International Meeting on Atomic and Molecular Physics and Chemistry IMAMPC which will take place in Le Havre, France, 27 – 30 June 2016 . The meeting will promote high-quality research carried out by early career scientists, in order to highlight their contributions to the field. Many of the participants will expose their research work for the first time.

    Topics

    • Astrochemistry
    • Chemical reactivity in the gas phase and at the gas/surface interface
    • Collisional energy transfers
    • Electronic structure calculations and spectroscopy of molecules
    • Cold atoms and molecules
    • Macromolecules and aggregates

    Online submission will open on the 1st of January 2016 and close the 1st of May 2016. Please visit the webpage for more information on submitting your abstract.


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    RACI Physical Chemistry 2016 Meeting, February 2-5 2016

    PCCP was pleased to support the 2016 Royal Australian Chemical Institute Physical Chemistry Meeting, held February 2-5, 2016 at the University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand.

    The RACI Physical Division spans all aspects of physical and theoretical chemistry, including mass spectrometry, optical spectroscopy, surface chemistry, condensed phase chemical physics, chemical kinetics, biophysical chemistry and theoretical and computational chemistry. The Division was established in 1974. Regular stand-alone Physical Chemistry Divisional conferences started as the Australian Conference on Chemical Reaction Dynamics in 1983, before broadening to their current form, covering all aspects of Physical Chemistry in 1995.

    The aim of the conference was to gather physical chemists from Australia and abroad to discuss their latest research.  The conference featured presentations from renowned plenary and keynote speakers from Australia and abroad, with speakers  from University of Notre Dame, University of Toronto, Imperial College, London,  Massey University and the Max Planck Institute for the Structure and Dynamics of Matter, Hamburg.

    The winners of the PCCP Poster Prizes were as follows;

    Jennifer Morton PhD Student Australian National University Poster Title: Application of Magnetic Circular Dichroism spectroscopy to the study of the OEC in Photosystem II from cyanabacteria

    Michael Scholz, PhD Student University of Melbourne. Poster Title: Collisional activation of ions in a ion mobility-mass spectrometer

    Patrick Tapping, PhD Student University of Adelaide. Poster Title: A Molecular Understanding of Photochemical Upconversation

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    Inaugural ECS North West UK Symposium

    This, the first event of the newly formed ECS North West UK Student Chapter successfully took place on the 9th February 2016.

    It was founded with the intention of providing a student organised forum to improve links between researchers in electrochemistry within institutions in the North West of the UK. PCCP were pleased to award poster prizes for the event to Matej Velicky from the University of Manchester and Christopher Sole from the University of Liverpool.

    From left to right: Christopher Sole, John Griffin, Matej Velicky and Patrick Unwin

    Inaugural ECS North West UK Symposium

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    RACI Physical Chemistry 2016 Meeting, February 2-5 2016

    PCCP is pleased to support the 2016 Royal Australian Chemical Institute Physical Chemistry Meeting to be held February 2-5, 2016 at the University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand.

    The RACI Physical Division spans all aspects of physical and theoretical chemistry, including mass spectrometry, optical spectroscopy, surface chemistry, condensed phase chemical physics, chemical kinetics, biophysical chemistry and theoretical and computational chemistry. The Division was established in 1974. Regular stand-alone Physical Chemistry Divisional conferences started as the Australian Conference on Chemical Reaction Dynamics in 1983, before broadening to their current form, covering all aspects of Physical Chemistry in 1995.

    The aim of this conference is to gather physical chemists from Australia and abroad to discuss their latest research.  The conference will feature presentations from renowned plenary and keynote speakers from Australia and abroad, with speakers  from University of Notre Dame, University of Toronto, Imperial College, London,  Massey University and the Max Planck Institute for the Structure and Dynamics of Matter, Hamburg.

    Keynote speakers

    Associate Professor Tak W. Kee
    Dr Alison Funston Dr Jane Allison
    Professor Evan Bieske
    Professor Greg Metha

    Plenary Speakers

    Distinguished Professor Peter Schwerdtfeger
    Professor R.J. Dwayne Miller
    Professor Natalie Stingelin
    Professor Prashant V. Kamat
    Professor Rebecca Jockusch

    Registration is still available. For more information please visit the conference website.

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    Inaugural ECS North West UK Symposium – 10th February 2016

    This is the first event of the newly formed ECS North West UK Student Chapter, which was founded with the intention of providing a student organised forum to improve links between researchers in electrochemistry within institutions in the North West of the UK.  

    There will be refreshments provided between the two talks, followed by a student poster session, with a poster prize sponsored by PCCP, and wine reception.

    Please register here by January 29th. We recommend that attendees to display a poster of their work at the event. Those who wish to do so should select this option when registering. Poster titles should be emailed to the organisers by Wednesday 3rd February.

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