This July the 68th conference of the Japan Society of Coordination Chemistry (JSCC) was held at Sendai International Centre, co-organised by The Chemical Society of Japan (CSJ). The event was a huge success, featuring over 200 talks in both English and Japanese spread over six sessions as well as almost 300 posters.
RSC’s Editorial Development Manager for Japan, Hiromitsu Urakami and Dalton Transactions‘ Deputy Editor, Mike Andrews, were on-hand to award RSC poster prizes for the best student poster presentations.
|The Inorganic Chemistry Frontiers award went to Aoyama Tomokazu of Tokyo Metropolitan University for his poster:
(Preparation and catalytic activity of a novel water-soluble supramolecular system aimed at hydrogen production)
Aoyama Tomokazu (right) receiving his award from Mike Andrews (centre) and Hiro Urakami (left)
|The CrystEngComm award went to Tomohiro Fujimoto of Osaka University, for his poster:
(Identification and Reactivity of Active Species in the 1,2-Aminohydroxylation of Alkenes Catalyzed by an Osmium Complex)
Tomohiro Fujimoto (right) receiving his award from Mike Andrews (left)
|The Dalton Transactions award went to Yuta Ohtsubo of Kyushu University, for his poster:
(Promotion of nuclear spin conversion of molecular hydrogen using a porous metal complex)
Yuto Ohtsubo (right) receiving his award from Mike Andrews (centre) and Hiro Urakami (left)
The winners were given a journal certificate and a colour changing RSC mug! Inorganic Chemistry Frontiers poster prize winer and oral presentation prize winner were given 0ne year free subscription of Inorganic Chemstry Frontiers as well.
The RSC offers its hearty congratulations to all the winners!