FEMS

On 15 July 2020, the 3rd FEMS Communication Award for Excellence in Materials Science and Engineering took place virtually for the first time due to COVID-19. The FEMS Communication Award for Excellence in Materials Science and Engineering was created in 2018. The awards go to young European materials scientists (aged less than 40 at the time of nomination) who have distinguished themselves by the significance of their work and their ability to communicate effectively whether that be in industry or academia. Read more

Georgios Chatzigiannakis

On 14 July 2020, the 4th FEMS Master Thesis Competition took place virtually for the first time due to COVID-19. The FEMS Master’s Thesis award is intended to recognise the best Master’s Thesis on Materials Science and Engineering, presented in any Academic Institution from the country of any FEMS Member Society. The finalists each presented a 10-minute lecture on their chosen topics with presentations ranging from metals to polymers. Read more

The current global health crisis we are suffering has forced us to reconsider the dates for Junior EUROMAT 2020. The conference has been rescheduled for 15–19 November, of course provided that the situation is safe. New deadlines will be published in the conference webpage. Read more

"The Digital Microfluidics Platform for Loop-Mediated Isothermal Amplification of DNA" by Beatriz Coelho, was the winning thesis of the FEMS Masters Thesis Awards competition recently held in Budapest

"The Digital Microfluidics Platform for Loop-Mediated Isothermal Amplification of DNA" by Beatriz Coelho, was awarded 1st prize of the FEMS Master’s Thesis Awards competition held recently in Budapest.

How was the experience of participating in Junior EUROMAT in Budapest and representing Portugal and SPM in this contest for the best European thesis?

It was a unique experience in many ways. First, it is always an immense responsibility to represent my Faculty, especially my Country, as we are such a small country within... Read more