International Graduate School BACCARA

"Battery Chemistry, Characterization, Analysis, Recycling and Application"
“A distinct feature of the International Graduate School is the synergetic combination of basic and applied research – motivating and preparing young scientists for future careers in science and industry in a unique and ambitious way.”
Prof. Dr. Frank Glorius
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"It's Like A Really Good Roller Coaster Ride!"

Interview with the group leader Dr. Nella Vargas-Barbosa

Her fascination for electrochemistry was awakened as early as the ninth grade, a fascination that continues to this day: As the mother of a three-year-old daughter, Puerto Rican-born Nella Vargas-Barbosa tells in an interview how she manages to combine work and family life, and what research in chemistry has in common with a rollercoaster ride. Read more

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Warm Welcome: First Students at BACCARA

Cutting-edge research and education: Linda Quach and Valentin Göldner are the first two PhD students to start their work at International Graduate School for Battery Chemistry, Characterisation, Analysis, Recycling and Application (BACCARA). They are thus opening the 1st cohort of the new Graduate School founded in summer 2020 at the University of Münster (WWU). Read more

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BACCARA - Cutting-Edge Research and Education

Setting standards in research and education the International Graduate School BACCARA was established on July 1, 2020 at the University of Münster. The research programme covers the fields of materials science, (macro-)molecular chemistry, electrochemistry, catalysis and battery cell research for energy storage as well as life cycle analysis and recycling.
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