November 3, 2009
According to the Web of Knowledge database, the current h-index obtained for the ICIQ (under the address abbreviation “Inst Chem Res Catalonia”) is 42. It is worth highlighting this good result taking into account that the research activity of the centre started just five years ago.
October 14, 2009
Last February 26, the Goverment Council of Rovira i Virgili University (URV) has approved the proposal to invest Doctor Honoris Causa by this university to Prof. Piet van Leeuwen.The ceremony has taken place today, October 14, Prof. Carmen Claver being in charge to present Prof. van Leeuwen’s achievements, and she pointed out that he is […]
October 14, 2009
The paper Highly Enantioselective Michael Additions in Water Catalyzed by a PS-Supported Pyrrolidine (Org. Lett. 2007, 9, 3717-3720), authored by Prof. Miquel Pericàs, is one of the top 20 most-cited articles published in the last three years in the journal Organic Letters.In this list there is also a publication by Prof. Paolo Melchiorre, previous to […]
October 9, 2009
On Friday 9th October Patricia Pérez, a PhD student from Prof. Echavarren research group, received one of the three Lilly awards for outstanding doctoral students for her work New Cyclizations of 1,6-Enynes with Gold (I) Catalysts.With these awards, Lilly wants to recognize research excellence and the link between the accademic field and the pharmaceutical industry. […]
September 15, 2009
Prof. Melchiorre is a senior Group Leader at ICIQ and ICREA Professor. The aim of his research is to exploit the potential of Asymmetric Organocatalysis, where an inorganic element is not part of the active principle, in order to find cost-effective, environmentally benign and sustainable synthetic methods to assemble libraries of enantiopure, complex, chiral molecules […]
September 7, 2009
ICIQ has been part of the Catalunya Macro Stand at the TNT2009 conference held in Barcelona from 7 to 11 September. This event has been a good showcase for ICIQ to present the research on nanotechnology carried out at the Institute and it has been also an opportunity to provide information about ICIQ to visitors.The […]
July 27, 2009
The minireview Nonsymmetrical Salen Ligands and Their Complexes: Synthesis and Applications (Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2009, 193-205), authored by Arjan W. Kleij, has been featured as one of the Most-Accessed Articles 7/2008-6/2009 of the mentioned journal.