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 […]


Call for Nominations for the ECA/ENSA Erwin Felix Lewy Bertaut Prize 2018

The European Crystallographic Association (ECA) and the European Neutron Scattering Association (ENSA) invite nominations for the Erwin Felix Levy Bertaut Prize 2018. The Prize is awarded in memory of the scientific achievements of the late Erwin Felix Lewy Bertaut, which are cornerstones in both crystallography and neutron scattering. The Bertaut […]


ECA supports young participants to Laboratory and synchrotron X-ray crystallography in Senegal

The ECA will provide grants to support the participation of young reserachers to the IUCr-IUPAP-ICTP OpenLab in Senegal next 20 November  – 2 December 2017 (https://www.iycr2014.org/events/openlabs/iucr-iupap-ictp-openlab-senegal). The ECA is strongly committed to encourage the development of a network of active crystallographers in Africa and is particularly aimed to favour young researchers […]


Davide Viterbo (1939-2017)

With great sadness we report that Professor Davide Viterbo passed away on 20 May 2017. Davide was well known to crystallographers around the world for his commitment not only to science, but also to serving the community with kindness, enthusiasm, and fine cultural insight. Davide has been President of the […]