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CHAIR Project Coordinator Joanna WENCEL-DELORD received Guy Ourisson 2020 Prize

Dr Wencel-Delord at the Prize Ceremony

Early 2021, Dr Joanna Wencel-Delord was awarded the Guy Ourisson Prize 2020. The award ceremony took place last week at the University of Strasbourg.

Created by the Cercle Gutenberg in honour of the French researcher Guy Ourisson (1926-2006), the Guy Ourisson Prize is awarded each year to researchers aged less than 40 years old leading particularly promising research in Alsace.

Based at the CNRS in Strasbourg, Joanna is CHAIR’s Project Coordinator. Her ESRs are involved in Researches Axes #1, #2, and #4 of the project.

Congratulations from the whole consortium! 🎉

CHAIR PI Cristina Nevado receives the 2021 Dr Margaret Faul Award

CHAIR PI Cristina Nevado, recipient of the award

Our partner Prof. Cristina Nevado, from the University of Zurich, has just received the 2021 Dr Margaret Faul Women in Chemistry Award. She is the second recipient of this award, that recognises the outstanding work of women within their first 15 years of independent career in chemical research, worldwide.

As part of CHAIR, Cristina is supervising the project #4 C-H functionalization reactions with alkenes as directing groups, as part of Research Axis #3.

Congratulations Cristina, the CHAIR consortium is very proud to have you on board! 🎉

Read the full announcement here.

Find out more about Cristina’s research here.

New Year, New Website

The CHAIR consortium wishes you a Happy New Year! 🎉

We are happy to reveal our new website, where you can find an extended description of our project, as well as a presentation of our network, PIs and researchers.

Watch this space for news about our project!