International “Vanadis Award” to João da Costa Pessoa

"Vanadis Award", an international prize awarded to João da Costa Pessoa as a recognition of the excellence of his research towards the development of Vanadium Science. The award was presented (July 2nd, 2014) during the 9th International Vanadium Symposium held at the University of Padova, Italy. The "Vanadis Award" was previously given to D.C. Crans (2004), D. Rehder (2006), T. Hirao (2008), V. Pecoraro (2010) and I. Wachs (2012).  Read more

Best Poster on the 9th International Vanadium Symposium to Nataliya Butenko

Nataliya Butenko has been awarded with one of the prizes for Best Poster of the 9th International Vanadium Symposium, with the work "VO(acac)2-phosphate Complex as Species Responsible for the Efficient Nuclease Activity of VIVO(acac)2." Nataliya Butenko is a CQE member and obtained her PhD (with Appraisal and Honour) on June 6th, 2014, under the supervision of Isabel Cavaco.Read more

“Prémio Sociedade Portuguesa de Electroquímica” has been awarded to Maria de Fatima C. Guedes da Silva

"Prémio Sociedade Portuguesa de Electroquímica" has been awarded to Maria de Fatima C. Guedes da Silva as a recognition of the excellence of her research in Electrochemistry and the relevance of her activities towards the development of the Portuguese Electrochemical Society. It was presented (June 30th, 2014) during the XIX Meeting of the  Portuguese Electrochemical Society and the XVI Iberic Meeting of Electrochemistry, held at the University of Aveiro.  Read more

International “Madinabeitia-Lourenço prize” awarded to Armando J. L. Pombeiro

International "Madinabeitia-Lourenço prize", awarded to Armando J. L. Pombeiro as a recognition of the excellence of his research in Chemisty by the Royal Spanish Chemical Society. It was presented (January 20th, 2014) during the symposium “One Day on Organometallic Chemistry in honor of Armando J. L. Pombeiro”, held at the University of Oviedo.Read more

A paper by P. Teixeira Gomes et al. was the cover of Eur. J. Inorg. Chem.

The paper "Cationic and Neutral (Ar-BIAN)Copper(I) Complexes Containing Phosphane and Arsane Ancillary Ligands: Synthesis, Molecular Structure and Catalytic Behaviour in Cycloaddition Reactions of Azides and Alkynes" co-authored by Lidong Li, Patrícia S. Lopes, Cláudia A. Figueira, Clara S. B. Gomes, M. Teresa Duarte, Vitor Rosa, Christophe Fliedel, Teresa Avilés and Pedro T. Gomes was invited for the cover of issue 9/2013 of Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. The cover picture shows the X-ray structure of one of the (aryl-BIAN)copper(I) complexes synthesised in the work and the background represents the 25th of April Bridge. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ejic.201390037/abstractRead more