International Activities and Publications


IUPAC Poster Prizes, Germany, 2019

Three IUPAC Poster Prizes have been awarded at occasion of the 6th International Conference on the Chemistry and Physics of the Transactinide Elements in Wilhelmshaven, Germany, August 25 – 30, 2019. The awardees are Yangyang Guo (University Groningen, Netherlands), Jochen Ballof (CERN Geneva, Switzerland & University of Mainz, Germany), and Raphael Haas (University of Mainz, Germany). In addition to the poster prize which includes a certificate and a one year online abonement for the IUPAC Chemistry International magazine the winners received the book “Oxygen” (Authors Carl Djerassi/ Roald Hoffmann) sponsored by the German Chemical Society (GDCh).

Foto: Stanislav Chenmarev/TAN 19
from left: Rolf-Dietmar Herzberg (Chairman Poster Prize Jury) with the three awardees Raphael Haas, Jochen Ballof, Yangyang Guo, Michael Block and Christoph Duellmann (TAN19 Organizers)

Publications (English)

Chinese Chemical Society and Chemical Society of Japan join the American Chemical Society, the Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker and the Royal Society of Chemistry as co-owners of ChemRxiv*
Joint Press release, published August 2019

The Digitalization of Catalysis-Related Sciences* published by German Catalysis Society (GeCatS; consisting of DBG, DECHEMA, DGMK, GDCh und VDI)
Whitepaper, published March 2019

Statement of the Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker on "Plan S" *
Press release, published December 2018

Key Topic Collection for Catalysis Teaching* published by German Catalysis Society (GeCatS; consisting of DBG, DECHEMA, DGMK, GDCh und VDI)
Whitepaper, published March 2018

Solar energy and photonics for a sustainable future* 7th Chemical Sciences und Society Symposiums (CS3) 2017)
Whitepaper, published March 2018

Energy Storage Systems - The Contribution of Chemistry*
Whitepaper, published May 2016

Chemistry and Water: Challenges and Solutions in a Changing World* 6th Chemical Sciences und Society Symposiums (CS3) 2015
Whitepaper, published March 2016

*please note: during downloading the files you will be asked to change on the German webpage. Please continue by answering "ok". The files are in English.



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