JAAS Best Oral prize winners at the 15th Rio Symposium on Atomic Spectrometry

The 15th Rio Symposium on Atomic Spectrometry was held between 6-11 October, in Mendoza, Argentina

Our journal, Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry (JAAS) was happy to award four best oral awards at the symposium.

Here are some photographs of the winners, taken with Dr Patricia Smichowski, Dr Erico Flores and Dr Rodolfo Wuilloud.


Monday session:

Winner: Barbora Štádlerová

Institution: Institute of Analytical Chemistry of the Czech Academy of Sciences / Charles University, Faculty of Science, Department of Analytical Chemistry, Prague, Czech Republic

Abstract title: “Atomization of bismuthane and sensitive bismuth determination of atomic fluorescence spectrometry”


Tuesday session:

Winner: Mauricio Llaver

Institution: Laboratory of Analytical Chemistry for Research and Development (QUIANID), ICB-CONICET/UNCUYO, Mendoza, Argentina

Abstract title: “A highly efficient ionic liquid-assisted cloud point extraction technique for preconcentration and speciation analysis of tellurium in environmental samples using electrothermal atomic absorption spectrometry”


Thursday session:

Winner: Gilberto S. Coelho Junior

Institution: Federal University of Santa Catarina, Florianópolis, SC, Brazil

Abstract title: “Dielectric barrier discharge-assisted determination of methylmercury in atmospheric particulate matter by AAS”


Friday session:

Winner: Wiliam Boschetti

Institution: Instituto de Química, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre/RS, Brazil

Abstract title: “Sulfur determination using the SiS molecule via HR-CS GF MAS and direct solid samples analysis: a reliable method for different matrices”


JAAS Deputy Editor Rebecca Brodie (pictured below) attended the symposium and gave a RSC presentation “How to publish with impact”. The presentation was well attended and we hope to be receiving some exciting articles in the future.

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