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ECM-32 Poster Prizes

IUCr Journals Poster Prize in the category Structural Chemistry Gál Tamás Gyal, Hungarian Academy of Sciences (Hungary) – MS35-P35 Effect of Crystallization Conditions on Diuretic Clopamide and its Copper(II) Complexes IUCr Journals Poster Prize in the category Applied Crystallography Rameshan Raffael,  Technische Universität Wien (Austria) – MS18-P10 Structural Modification of Perovskites by Tailored […]


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Sybolt Harkema (1940-2019)

On September 1st, 2019, Sybolt Harkema, former Assistant Professor at the Technical University Twente, died at the age of 78 years. Sybolt Harkema was born in Noordeloos, the Netherlands, as the son of vickar Harke Harkema and his wife Agaath. He visited the secondary school (lyceum) in Zeist at the […]


Catalina Ruiz Pérez (1957-2019)

It is with great sorrow that we report that our colleague Professor Catalina Ruiz-Pérez passed away on August 8 when she was sixty-two. Catalina Ruiz-Pérez was born in Valencia (Spain) in 1957 and she was Full Professor of Applied Physics in the Department of Physics at Universidad de La Laguna […]


SpringerBriefs in Crystallography

Springer  announces the launch of a new series of crystallography monographs under the title “SpringerBriefs in Crystallography”. They cover a new discipline within the “SpringerBriefs” collection, which publishes concise monographs with an intermediate scope. SpringerBriefs already covers 84 fields spanning a wide range from natural sciences to law, social sciences […]


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 […]


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 […]


Art inside your crystals

Since ancient times, crystals have captivated humankind. However, the beauty of crystals is not only found on the outside but also on the inner structure. The arrangement of atoms or the stacking of molecules displays also perfection and harmony that are constantly surprising us. Crystal structures, solved by X-ray diffraction, […]