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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 […]


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 (ECA), […]


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 […]


First Franco-German Young Crystallographers Meeting (YCM1)

The first Franco-German Young Crystallographers Meeting (YCM1) will take place in Strasbourg from September 26 to 29, 2023. This new scientific event aims to bring together up to 80 young crystallographers (researchers, doctoral students, post-docs and engineers), all sciences combined. The multidisciplinary nature of crystallography will be highlighted during this […]


Twelfth Erwin Félix Lewy Bertaut Prize to Dr. Matilde Saura-Múzquiz

The laureate of the 2023 Erwin Félix Lewy Bertaut Prize is Dr. Matilde Saura-Múzquiz, for her impressive early carrier contributions to the field of crystallography of functional materials, in particular those related to the studies of magnetic and non-magnetic complex oxyde structure (scheelites, fergusonites, perovskites, pyrochlores, …) and studies on […]


Keep up to date with ECM34

ECM34 will take place in Padova, Italy from 26th – 31st August 2024. Keep up to date with information about the next European Crystallographic Meeting on the conference website.   Padova is one of the most charming towns in Italy and hosts a lively University that is among the oldest […]