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#RSCMat category of the RSC Twitter Poster Conference

Congratulations to Adam Squires from the University of Bath on winning Second prize in the #RSCMat category of the #RSCPoster Twitter Poster Conference 2017.

Adam’s subject was Breaking the mould: lipid cubic phases as templates for catalytic metal nanomaterials

We are delighted to award Adam the prize of a £50 RSC book voucher on behalf of Journal of Materials Chemistry A, B & C.

Thank you for participating in the Twitter conference and congratulations again on your achievement!

On behalf of Journal of Materials Chemistry A, B & C

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Poster prize winners at the Organic Semiconductors Conference

Materials Horizons poster prize winner Taro Furukawa (Kyushu University)

Many congratulations to Paula Mayorga (University of Malaga, Spain) and Taro Furukawa (Kyushu University) for their poster prize wins at the first Zing conference on Organic Semi Conductors which took place on the 22nd – 25th September in Dubrovnik, Croatia. Paula was awarded the Journal of Materials Chemistry C poster prize and Taro was awarded the Materials Horizons poster prize. Both winners will receive free electronic access to the journals for one year.

Topics discussed at the conference were: structure/property guidelines for relevant applications, including organic photovoltaics, spintronics, biological interfaces, light-emitting diodes, field effect transistors and biosensors. Further information about the conference can be found on their website.

JMC C poster prize winner Paula Mayorga (University of Malaga)

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TERMIS-AP poster prize winners

Congratulations to all the winners who were awarded poster prizes at the 2016 Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society- Asia Pacific Meeting (TERMIS-AP) which took place in Taiwan from the 3rd – 6th September this year. The prize winners are listed below:

Materials Horizons poster prize winners: Mr. Wei-Hong Jian, Mr. Mathieu Danoy and Dr. Aurelien Forget.

Journal of Materials Chemistry B winners: Mr. Sheng-Jen Cheng, Ms. Menglu Li and Dr. Hong-Jian Wei.

Biomaterials Science winners: Mr. Kiefer Thouin, Mr. Jin Woo Lee and Ms. Vivian Halim.

The main theme of the meeting is “Personalized Medicine through Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine” consisting of various sub-themes including basic & translational researches and clinical trials of biomaterials, nanotechnology, stem cells, cell therapy, tissue engineering and advanced therapy medicinal products to provide a comprehensive coverage of diverse topics on current regenerative medicine.

Further information can be found on the website.

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Journal of Materials Chemistry Lectureship

The Journal of Materials Chemistry 2015 Lectureship was held on September 3rd, 2016 at the 2016 Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society – Asia Pacific Meeting (TERMIS-AP 2016) in Tamsui, Taiwan.

Professor Chengtie Wu from the Shanghai Institute of Ceramics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, was the recipient of the award and gave the lectureship on 3D-printing of complex-structured bioscaffolds for bone therapy and regeneration. Journal of Materials Chemistry B Associate Editor, Professor Guoping Chen , presented the award to Professor Chengtie Wu at the award ceremony. More than 800 participants from 33 countries attended TERMIS-AP 2016.

Chengtie Wu

From left to right: Professor Guoping Chen (Associate Editor, JMC B) with 2015 JMC Lectureship winner: Professor Chengtie Wu

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Annual Meeting on Photochemistry 2016

Ryo Nishimura (Ryukoku University) was the Journal of Materials Chemistry A poster prize winner at the Annual Meeting on Photochemistry 2016 which took place on the 6th – 8th September in Tokyo, Japan. Ryo was awarded for his poster titled: Photoinduced biomimetic diarylethene microcrystalline surface, mimicking the surface structures of the termite wing.

The meeting was organised by the Japanese Photochemistry Association. Further information about the meeting can be found on the webpage.

Poster prize winner

From Left: Prof. Hiroshi Miyasaka (Osaka Univ): President of The Japanese Photochemistry Association, Hiromitsu Urakami, JMC A prize winner: Ryo Nishimura and Prof. Kazuhito Hashimoto (NIMS) committee chair

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Poster prize winners at Metamaterials’2016

Journal of Materials Chemistry C and our sister journal Materials Horizons would like to congratulate poster prize winners: Mykhailo Tymchenko (University of Texas-Austin, USA) for his paper titled: Circuit-Based Magnetless Floquet Topological Insulator and our Materials Horizons prize winner: Vladislav Popov (Belarusian State University, Belarus), for his paper titled: Advanced Effective Medium Approximation For Subwavelength Multilayers To Overcome Maxwell-Garnet Approach Breakdown.

The prizes were awarded at the 10th International Congress on Advanced Electromagnetic Materials in Microwaves and Optics (Metamaterials’2016) which took place in Crete, Greece from the 17th – 22nd September.

The conference was organised by the METAMORPHOSE VI AISBL and hosted by the Foundation for Research and Technology – Hellas (FORTH) and provided a unique topical forum to share the latest results of the metamaterials research in Europe and worldwide.

Further information can be found on the conference website.


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ELECMOL16 poster prize winners

Name Affiliation Poster title
Makoto Yamamoto Meiji University, Japan Analysis of Single-Molecular Charging Effect in Molecular-Floating-Gate Single-Electron Transistor
Yu-Pu Lin CEA-Saclay, France Hardware Neuromorphic Learning System Built with Organic Memristive synapses
Ryoma Hayakawa National Institute for Materials Science, Japan Large Magnetoresistance in Single Oligo(p-phenylene ethynylene)-Based Radical Molecule Junctions
Daniel Buelz Technische Universitat Chemnitz, Germany Photoelectrical Characterization of Lateral Four-Terminal Organic Devices
Margot Jacquet Departement de chimie moléculaire (DCM), France Efficient visible-light-activated molecular switch with metal to ligand charge transfer excitation
Kiran Vankayala Weizmann Institute of Science, USA Spin Specific Electron Conduction through Chiral Molecules – Manifestation of the Chiral Induced Spin Selectivity Effect
Sander Blok Leiden University, The Netherlands Enhancing the on-off ratio of molecular switches using cotunneling in nanoparticle networks
Ainhoa Atxabal CIC NANOGUNE, Spain Energy level alignment at spin-coated polymer/metal interfaces

Congratulations to the above Journal of Materials Chemistry B & C poster prize winners who were awarded for their posters at the 8th International Conference on Molecular Electronics which took place last month from the 22nd – 26th August in Paris, France.

The conference was an up-to-date scientific exchange on recent advances in the field of molecular electronics, gathering researchers from all over the world around top-level plenary and keynote speakers. It was also an opportunity for the development of national and international collaborations between academic and private partners at the highest level.

Poster prize winners at ELECMOL16

Further information can be found on the website.

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Presentation & Poster Prize Winners at 28th Annual Meeting on Photochemistry of Coordination Compounds

Journal of Materials Chemistry A congratulates the prize winners at the 28th Annual Meeting on Photochemistry of Coordination Compounds which was organised by the Photofunctional Complexes Research Association Japan. The event took place from the 8th – 10th August and is the second year in a row that JMC A has supported the event.

Best JMC A presentation prize was awarded to Dr. Takumi Kinoshita (The University of Tokyo) for his entry titled: Development of Wideband Photosensitization employing Spin-inversion Transition of Ru(II) complexes and best poster prize was awarded to Mr. Satoshi Sugimoto (University of Toyama) for his entry titled: Synthesis of mixed-ligand luminescent silver(I) coordination polymers [Ag2I2(PPh3)2(L)x(L′)1-x] and surface modification of luminescent crystals of [Ag2I2(PPh3)2(L)] (L, L′: 4,4′-bipyridine, 4,4′-bipiperidine).

From Left: Professor Noriaki Ikeda (Kyoto Institute of Technology), Dr. Takumi Kinoshita, Prof. Kiyoshi Tsuge (University of Toyama) and Mr. Satoshi Sugimoto

Further information about the meeting can be found here.

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POLYMAT SPOTLIGHT poster prize winners

Journal of Materials Chemistry A congratulates the following poster prize winners:  Miguel Martín-Arroyo, Ines García-Benito and Andreas Kreuzer who were awarded their certificates at the Polymat Spotlight which took place in San Sebastian (Spain) from the 21 – 24th June this year.

The objective of the conference was to increase visibility of emerging and technologically-relevant macromolecular materials. Plenary lecture speakers included Materials Horizons Editorial board member Markus Antonietti and Journal of Materials Chemistry A, B & C Editor-in-Chief Nazario Martín.

Further information about the conference can be found on the website.

(From left to right) JMC A poster prize winners: Miguel Martín-Arroyo, Ines García-Benito and Andreas Kreuzer

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2016 Journal of Materials Chemistry Lectureship – Nominations are now open!

Now in its 7th year, we are looking for nominations from you for the next Journal of Materials Chemistry Lectureship recipient.

We are pleased to announce that the 2016 lectureship is now open for nominations. This annual lectureship honours a younger scientist who has made a significant contribution to the field of materials chemistry.

Professor Chengtie Wu, Shanghai Institute of Ceramics, China, was chosen as the winner of the 2015 lectureship by the Journal of Materials Chemistry Executive Editorial Board, and will present his lecture at TERMIS-AP 2016 in Taipei, Taiwan from 3rd to 6th September

Qualification
To be eligible for the Journal of Materials Chemistry Lectureship, the candidate should be in the earlier stages of their scientific career, typically within 10 years of attaining their doctorate or equivalent degree, and will have made a significant contribution to the field.

Description
The recipient of the award will be asked to present a Journal of Materials Chemistry lecture, at a conference decided upon by the recipient and the Editorial Office. The Journal of Materials Chemistry Editorial Office will provide the sum of £1,000 to the recipient for travel and accommodation costs, and will present the winner with the award at this lecture. The award recipient will also be asked to contribute a lead article to the journal and will have their work showcased on the back cover of the issue in which their article is published.

Selection
The recipient of the lectureship will be selected and endorsed by the Journal of Materials Chemistry’s prestigious Executive Editorial Board.

Nominations
Those wishing to make a nomination should send details of the nominee including a brief C.V. (no longer than 2 pages) together with a letter supporting the nomination (no longer than 2 pages), to the Journal of Materials Chemistry Editorial Office by 1st June 2016. Please note that self-nomination is permitted, and you may re-nominate previous candidates.

Send a nomination here today: materials-rsc@rsc.org

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