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Open Nominations for the 2023 Energy & Environmental Science Lectureship

Energy & Environmental Science recently announced the start of the nomination period for the journal’s 2024 Lectureship award, which will close on December 4th, 2023. This recognition, which was first awarded in 2012, highlights a scientist in the early stages of their career who have made significant contributions in the fields of medicinal chemistry and drug discovery.

Nominees must be independent researchers who have completed their PhD, actively working in the field of medicinal chemistry, and at an early stage in their career (typically within 10 years of attaining their doctorate or equivalent), and have published in Energy & Environmental Science in the past 3 years.

To learn more details about the 2024 Energy & Environmental Science Lectureship, read about past winners, and find out how to submit a nomination, click here to view the award’s website.

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RSC Chemical Biology 2022 Outstanding Paper Award

In September, RSC Chemical Biology announced the winning publication of their 2022 Outstanding Paper Award, which was selected by the journal’s Editorial Board and intended to highlight a publication in RSC Chemical Biology with both strong scientific merits and a large potential future impact on the field as a whole. The winning paper was: “OligoTRAFTACs: A generalizable method for transcription factor degradation,” from Kusal T. G. Samarasinghe, Elvira An, Miriam A. Genuth, Ling Chu, Scott A. Holley, and Craig M. Crews.

To honor the recipients of this award, RSC Chemical Biology is presenting an upcoming webinar at 12:00 PM on Tuesday, November 21st, featuring a presentation from the paper’s corresponding author, Prof. Craig Crews (Yale University), as well as a presentation from Prof. Michelle Arkin (University of California, San Francisco), an Editorial Board Member for RSC Chemical Biology.

If you are interested in learning more about the webinar, click here to see the post on the RSC Chemical Biology Blog, and click here to register for the event.

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Announcing the 2023 Journal of Materials Chemistry Lectureship Winner

This week, Journal of Materials Chemistry announced the winner of the 2023 Lectureship, which honors early career scientists who have made a significant contribution to the fields of materials chemistry. For this year’s award, the Advisory and Editorial Boards of the journal selected Dr. Jovana Milić (University of Fribourg, Switzerland) as the winner.

To learn more about Dr. Milić and to read the journal’s interview with her, check out the Journal of Materials Chemistry blog post.

Additionally, the journal recognized two runners-up for the award, who have also made impressive contributions to the field of materials chemistry as emerging leaders: Dr. Kwabena Bediako (University of California, Berkeley, USA) and Dr Laure Biniek (Institut Charles Sadron, CNRS- Strasbourg, France). Read more about these outstanding researchers on the Journal of Materials Chemistry blog.

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2024 Polymer Chemistry Lectureship Nominations are Open

Polymer Chemistry recently announced the start of the nomination period for the journal’s 2024 Lectureship award, which will close on January 31st, 2024. This recognition, which was first awarded in 2015, highlights a scientist in the early stages of their career who have made significant contributions to the polymer field.

Nominees must be independent researchers, actively working in the field of polymer chemistry, and at an early stage in their career (typically within 12 years of attaining their doctorate or equivalent), who have been a corresponding author on a publication in Polymer Chemistry within the past 3 years.

To learn more details about the 2024 Polymer Chemistry Lectureship, read about past winners, and find out how to submit a nomination, click here to read the Polymer Chemistry blog post with additional information.

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Sensors & Diagnostics Outstanding Paper Award

Recently, Sensors & Diagnostics announced the winning article of their inaugural 2022 Outstanding Paper Award, which was selected by the journal’s Editorial Board to recognize exception research published in Sensors & Diagnostics during 2022.

This year’s highlighted article is: “Highly sensitive urine glucose detection with graphene field-effect transistors functionalized with electropolymerized nanofilms,” from Gonzalo E. Fenoy (Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Argentina), Waldemar A. Marmisollé (Austrian Institute of Technology, Austria), Wolfgang Knoll (Danube Private University, Austria), and Omar Azzaroni (Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Argentina).

Read the post on the Sensors & Diagnostics blog to learn more about the award, the paper, and the winning team.

To recognize the award, Professor Omar Azzaroni, together with Professor Carlos D. Garcia (Sensors & Diagnostics Associate Editor, Clemson University, USA), will present his latest research in an RSC Desktop Seminar on November 14th at 12:00 PM GMT (7:00 AM EST). The 60 minute webinar will include presentations from both speakers, followed by an opportunity for audience questions.

If you are unable to attend live, simply register and a recording will be sent following the event.

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Attend the next Digital Discovery Desktop Seminar

We are proud to invite you to attend  the next Digital Discovery Desktop Seminar at 12:00 EDT on Tuesday, October 24th, which will highlight the journal’s Outstanding Paper Award winners for 2022, Professor Claudiane Ouellet-Plamondon and Dr Vasileios Sergis.

The session will feature presentations from Professor Ouellet-Plamondon and Digital Discovery Associate Editor Dr Linda Hung as they present their latest research in a 60-minute seminar, including an open question session.

If you are interested in the seminar but aren’t able to attend live, register your interest and we’ll send you a link to the recording afterwards.

Register Here

 

A portrait of professor Claudiane Ouellet-Plamondon

Professor Claudiane Ouellet-Plamondon

École de Technologie Supérieure Montreal, Canada

Title: “From automated mix design of concrete for 3D printing to a vision of an algorithmic system for net zero concrete.”

 

A portrait of Dr Linda Hung

Dr Linda HungToyota Research Institute, United States

Title: “Data-driven insights about inorganic crystal structures.”

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Now open for submissions: RSC Mechanochemistry

We are proud to announce that one of the Royal Society of Chemistry’s newest journals, RSC Mechanochemistry, is now open for submissions!

The new journal, headed by Co-Editors-in-Chief  Professor James Batteas (Texas A&M University) and Professor Tomislav Friščić (University of Birmingham), is the first journal to focus on mechanical forces in chemistry and welcomes research across all areas of theoretical and experimental chemistry (organic, inorganic, polymer, supramolecular, and biological) as well as related fields where mechanochemical processes are at work.

The journal is also Gold Open Access, with all article processing charges waived until mid-2026, making the journal free to publish and free to read.

If you are interested in learning more about the journal’s scope, editorial board, or would like to submit your own groundbreaking work, click here to read more on the journal’s website.

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Now open for submissions: RSC Pharmaceutics

We are proud to announce that one of the Royal Society of Chemistry’s newest journals, RSC Pharmaceutics, is now open for submissions!

The new journal, headed by Professor Yvonne Perrie (University of Strathclyde) as Editor-in-Chief, welcomes pioneering research in pharmaceutics, such as drug delivery, precision medicine, and enhanced drug targeting, among many other topics. The journal is also Gold Open Access, with all article processing charges waived until mid-2026, making the journal free to publish and free to read.

If you are interested in learning more about the journal’s scope, editorial board, or would like to submit your own groundbreaking work, click here to read more on the journal’s website.

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Read the first issue of RSC Applied Polymers!

We are proud to announce that the first issue of RSC Applied Polymers had recently been published, and is available to read now! Click here to read the first issue of this exciting, Open Access journal from the RSC that covers innovative, interdisciplinary research in polymer science with a focus on applications.  The first issue is introduced with an editorial from the journal’s Editor-in-Chief, Emily Pentzer (Texas A&M University).

As a gold Open Access journal, all articles published are free to read, and all fees are currently waived for submissions, so be sure to submit your exciting work in applied polymers! For more information about the journal, be sure to check out the dedicated RSC Applied Polymers blog, which will let you stay up to date with the exciting developments to come with this new journal.

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Journal of Materials Chemistry A, B, and C Emerging Investigator Themed Issues

Each year, the Journal of Materials Chemistry AB, and C highlight outstanding materials chemists who are in the early stages of their independent careers though special collections of work published in the journals. Each researcher recognized was recommended by experts in their fields as carrying out work with the potential to influence future directions in materials chemistry with applications in (A) energy and sustainability, (B) biology and medicine, and (C) optical, magnetic, and electronic devices.

Click the links below to meet each of these remarkable scientists by reading their profiles, and to read their high-quality research:

Journal of Materials Chemistry A

Journal of Materials Chemistry B

Journal of Materials Chemistry C

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