Members of CQE recently distinguished with prizes

Prof. Luísa M. Martins has been awarded the  Scientific Excellence Prize IPL-CGD for the Areas of Technology and Engineering (see the picture taken at the awarding ceremony, held at IPL on June 5th, 2017, with the awardee, the President of IPL and the representative of CGD) and Dr. Elisabete Alegria was then awarded a “Diploma de Mérito”. This Prize was awarded for the first time by the Instituto Politécnico de Lisboa (IPL), with sponsorship from the Caixa Geral de Depósitos (CGD), to recognize the scientific productivity and impact of its members along the last three years.Read more

Professor José Nuno Canongia Lopes from CQE honoured by ULisboa

Eight professors and researchers from Técnico were awarded the prize “Prémios Científicos Universidade de Lisboa/Caixa Geral de Depósitos”, during the ceremony commemorating the 3rd anniversary of Universidade de Lisboa. According to ULisboa, this prize aims “to reward scientific research activity and to stimulate the publication of research work in prestigious international journals”. Ana Póvoa (Economics and Management), Vítor Cardoso (Physics and Materials), Hugo Tavares (Pure and Applied Mathematics) and Francisco C. Santos (Computer Science, Computer Engineering) were awarded the prize “Prémios Científicos Universidade de Lisboa/Caixa Geral de Depósitos”. Carla Carvalho (Biology, Biological Engineering, Biochemistry…Read more

Women in science exhibition

Mulheres na Ciência (Women in science) is an exhibition that gathers more than 100 portraits of Portuguese researchers, made by António Pedro Ferreira, Clara Azevedo, Daniel Rocha, José Carlos Nascimento and Luísa Ferreira, upon a Ciência Viva invitation. It is a tribute to women scientists in Portugal, which represente 46% of researchers and whose contribution has been key to the progress of the national Science and Technology and its international reputation. Two CQE researchers have been selected to take part in this exhibition: Alexandra Antunes and Teresa Duarte, among seven IST women. We would like to…Read more

João Pedro Nunes won the Tecnocroma Chromatography Award

We would like to congratulate João Pedro Nunes for receiving the Tecnocroma Chromatography Award in the 4º Encontro Nacional de Química Terapêutica, which was held in Porto, from 1 to 3 of December. João Pedro Nunes is doing research under the supervision of Dr. Alexandra Antunes, in the Chemistry and Toxicology of Bioactive Molecules (CTBM) group of CQE. The prized poster was entitled: "Enrichment of Glycidamide Adducts of Human Serum Albumin". The prize was awarded by Tecnocroma and seeked to recognise the best publication, communication or poster dealing or using chromatography; and consisted on HPLC, GC…Read more

Mónica Rosa received a prestigious international distinction from the AAPS

We would like to congratulate Mónica Rosa for receiving a prestigious international distinction from the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS). Every year AAPS distinguishes the best students in the awards for recognized excellence in graduate education. This prize is given in several fields. Monica got the Biotechnology award (sponsored by Janssen Research and Development) for her work on "A method to understand and predict protein aggregation below freezing temperature". Mónica is a Ph.D. student in Chemical Engineering under the supervision of Miguel A. Rodrigues (Centro de Química Estrutural, Instituto Superior Técnico) and Eduardo Pinho…Read more

Mónica Rosa honoured in the Timasheff Awards

Mónica  Rosa, from the Molecular and Engineering Thermodynamics Group was recently honoured in the Timasheff award, which is given every 2 years to the students with the most relevant communications in the Protein Stability conference held by the University of Colorado (in Breckenridge). She got the 2nd prize with the communication entitled "Protein aggregation in a broad range of temperatures- from Tcd to Tm". We would like to congratulate Monica.Read more