Research within the the SFB 858 "Synergistic Effects in Chemistry - From Additivity towards Cooperativity" will be further supported by the German Research Foundation (DFG) for another four years: 19 interdisciplinary projects will be funded from 2018 to 2021 covering a wide range of chemical disciplines including molecular activation, catalysis, on-surface chemistry, biochemistry, and theoretical chemistry. The research projects are flanked by the Integrated Research Training Group "Principles and Applications of Cooperative Effects".
For the sixth time the SFB 858 hosted the industry conference "Forschung der Chemischen Industrie (FoChIn)" on May 4th 2017. Several recognised research experts from international companies gave insight into their daily business, research strategies and latest developments. Furthermore, PhD students from the Department of Chemistry & Pharmacy contributed with talks on their latest results as well, making this meeting a perfect merger between industry and academic research. The lectures were flanked by a poster session covering all aspects from the diverse disciplines present at chemistry in Münster.
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In this special issue within Chemistry - A European Journal, which coincided with the "8th Münster Symposium on Cooperative Effects in Chemistry", the SFB principal investigators presented selected results from the collaborative research center. In addition, the SFB 858 is very gratefull that the issue features papers from speakers from the previous symposia in this highly regarded symposium series at the WWU Münster. Stay connected to this Special Issue featuring collaborative research on Cooperative Effects in Chemistry.
Multiple aspects of cooperativity in chemistry are addressed at the annual MSCEC held at the University Castle. During the past years, more than one hundred international research groups from over fifty universities and research institutions have contributed to the MSCEC. Poster sessions provide young scientists with the opportunity to present their most recent results and since 2014 the SFB 858 has been honoring young chemists at an early stage of their career with the MSCEC Young Researcher Awards for outstanding peer-reviewed publications. The prize winners present their work as short lectures during the one-day symposium.
Stay connected for upcoming poster registration and application for one of the MS_CEC Young Researcher Awards, registration periods will open early in 2018.
In our efforts to strengthen reflective perspectives on what chemists are doing, the SFB 858 initiated a collaboration with the Academy of Fine Arts Münster. Additionally, we were aiming to enter into a dialogue about our research with a broader public at the exhibition in the University Castle on June 24th - 26th, 2016
Learn more about this highly exciting experience, in which chemists and artists merged their passion, skills and viewpoints for half a year...