Meet the recipients of ECA bursaries @PCCr2

Gift Mehlana (Midlands State University, Zimbabwe), Seham Kamal (Cairo University, Egypt), Rim Benali-Cherif (Abbes Laghrour Khenchela University, Algeria) are the three recipients of the ECA travel grants for attending the 2nd Pan African Conference on Crystallography/African Light Source 2, PCCr2-AfLS2. They share their impressions: Gift: “I had an opportunity to […]


ECA travel grants for young African scientists to PCCr2

Following the commitment of the ECA to support the empowerment of crystallography in Africa, three travel grants have been assigned to three emerging young researchers who will take part to the 2nd Pan African Crystallographic Conference – PCCr2 – which will take place in Accra (Ghana) from January 28th to February 3rd […]


Joel Bernstein (1941-2019)

Joel Bernstein was born on September 12, 1941 in Cleveland, Ohio, son of Philip and Florence Bernstein. He obtained his B.A. degree in chemistry from Cornell University (1962), M.Sc. (1964) and Ph.D. in physical chemistry (1967) from Yale University with Prof. Basil G. Anex, working on the solid-state spectroscopy of […]


Aafje Looijenga-Vos (1928 -2018)

Aafje Looijenga-Vos, emeritus professor of structural chemistry at the University of Groningen, died at the age of 90 on 4 November 2018. Aafje Looijenga-Vos was professor of general chemistry from 1962 to 1967 and professor of structural chemistry from 1967 to 1983 at the University of Groningen. She was one […]


Call for nominations for the ECA Perutz Prize 2019

The European Crystallographic Association is pleased to announce the eleventh Max Perutz Prize. The Prize will be awarded in recognition of meritorious achievements in any branch of crystallography to an individual scientist clearly affiliated with the ECA.


Ninth Erwin Felix Lewy Bertaut Prize to Dr Matthias Zschornak

The Ninth Erwin Felix Lewy Bertaut Prize of the European Crystallographic Association (ECA) and the European Neutron Scattering Association (ENSA) is awarded to Dr Matthias Zschornak from the Technical University Bergakademie Freiberg, Germany. The Erwin Felix Lewy Bertaut Prize is awarded to Matthias Zschornak in recognition of his outstanding contributions to the […]


Tenth ECA Max Perutz Prize to Professor Sine Larsen

The Tenth Max Perutz Prize of the European Crystallographic Association (ECA) is awarded to Professor Sine Larsen from the Department of Chemistry, University of Copenhagen, Denmark. The Max Perutz Prize is awarded in recognition of Sine Larsen’s multi-faceted contributions to crystallography, including crystal structure analyses of organic molecules and proteins, […]


ECA at the inauguration of new diffractometers at LCMP of Felix Houphouet Boigny University

The ECA president Alessia Bacchi and past president Andrè Roodt contributed to the ceremony of inauguration of diffractometers donated by Bruker at the Laboratory of Crystallography and Molecular Physics Felix Houphouet Boigny University (Ivory Coast). The inauguration was followed by a IUCr-UNESCO-Bruker OpenLab. ECA contributed to sponsor the participation of young […]


ECS5 – European Crystallographic School in Stellenbosch, South Africa

Student and young researchers are invited to attend the 5th European Crystallographic School which will be held in Stellenbosch, South Africa, 8-14 July 2018 under the auspices of the European Crystallographic Association, International Union of Crystallography and the South African Crystallographic Society. The aim of the school is to give […]


Hot Topics in Contemporary Crystallography 3

Croatian Association of Crystallographers is proud to announce the third edition of its advanced crystallography workshop “Hot Topics in Contemporary Crystallography – HTCC”. The meeting aims to attract motivated researchers by in-depth tackling the fascinating developments and achievements of the experimental methods and theoretical approaches expanding over the last decade […]