First video of the “Women in Crystallography” series

GIG-03 is happy to announce the release of the first video of the project supported by the Royal Society of Chemistry Inclusion and Diversity Fund. The project’s scope is to celebrate the importance of women in the field of crystallography and science, while, at the same time, raising awareness about […]

First awardees of the call of the WiC fundraising project

It is with great pleasure that we announce the names of the first awardees of the call of the Women in Crystallography fundraising project. Four young female crystallographers will benefit of this fund to attend different crystallographic events: Lamis Elaa Eldin Refat, from Ireland, who will attend the 15th International […]

First George M. Sheldrick Prize to Marta Morana

Dr. Marta Morana from the Department of Earth Sciences at the University of Florence, Italy, is unanimously selected as the winner of the first George M. Sheldrick Prize of the European Crystallographic Association in recognition of her highly successful and creative research in diverse fields of crystallography ranging from structural […]

First Lodovico Riva di Sanseverino Prize to Claire Murray

The Lodovico Riva di Sanseverino Prize has been created in memory of Prof. Lodovico Riva di Sanseverino founder of the International School of Crystallography in the 50th Anniversary of its institution. The award recognizes the work of those scientists in the field of the dissemination of crystallography and of education […]

Third Alajos Kálmán Prize to Piero Macchi

The Alajos Kálmán Prize preserves the memory of the late Alajos Kálmán, an eminent scientist in the field of chemical crystallography. The Prize is established by the Hungarian Chemical Society and is endorsed by European Crystallographic Association (ECA). This year the prize goes to Professor Piero Macchi from the Department […]

Thirtheenth Max Perutz Prize to Professor Mariusz Jaskólski

The 2024 Max Perutz Prize of the European Crystallographic Association has been awarded to Professor Mariusz Jaskólski from the Faculty of Chemistry at A. Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Poland. Professor Jaskólski is being honored for his lifetime dedication to crystallographic studies of medically relevant macromolecules. His achievements include the co-discovery […]

Thirtheenth Erwin Félix Lewy Bertaut Prize to Dr. Daniel Mazzone

The laureate of the thirtheenth Erwin Félix Lewy Bertaut Prize is Dr. Daniel Mazzone from the Paul Scherrer Institut (PSI) in Villigen, Switzerland. The prize is awarded to Daniel Mazzone for his outstanding contributions in the field of quantum effects in strongly correlated electron materials, employing cutting-edge X-ray and neutron […]

Call for “Women in Crystallography” grants

A call is open for the assignment of grants from the funds of the “Women in Crystallography” Fundraising project, to attend meetings, congresses, and schools of crystallographic interest. These grants are intended to provide financial support for Early Career scientists to cover expenses such as registration, travel, and accommodation. You […]

European Crystallography Video Contest

  The European Crystallography Video Contest is open to all schoolchildren from European countries. Its goal is to introduce young students to the exciting and challenging world of Crystal Growing and Crystallography.   This contest is organized by GIG-03 (Education in Crystallography General Interest Group) from the European Crystallographic Association […]

Call for nominations for five ECA prizes

The European Crystallographic Association (ECA) is pleased to announce a call for nominations for five different prizes: the thirteenth Max Perutz Prize. This prize will be awarded in recognition of meritorious achievements in any branch of crystallography to an individual scientist clearly affiliated with the ECA.  More information here. the […]

Henk Schenk

Henk Schenk (1939-2023)

Henk Schenk, founder, first president, and honorary member of the Dutch Crystallographic Association (NVK), passed away on Thursday, September 14. Henk was a very amiable, good-natured crystallographer who meant a lot to the Dutch and International crystallographic community. Henk, born in Koog aan de Zaan, studied chemistry at the University […]

History of the “Women in Crystallography” logo

The “Women in Crystallography” project was launched in 2018 during the ECM31 in Oviedo (Spain) thanks to the first organized microsymposium on Women in Crystallography (MS45). The Chairs of the microsymposium (Julia Contreras García and Annalisa Guerri) were asked to provide a logo and a motto for the MS to […]