Travel Grants for students - Sol-Gel 2017
3 grants will be awarded to support students travel to Liège, Belgium for the 2017 Sol-Gel conference (the amount will be 500 US$).
· These travel grants are restricted for students (PhD or Master)
- who are presenting author of an oral or poster communication accepted for presentation and scheduled during the Sol-Gel Conference,
- who are current ISGS member at time of the conference (ie membership paid)
· Application deadline: Wednesday, June 30th, 2017, 00:00 GMT
· Application procedure:
To apply for the travel grants, the students will need to provide the following
- an extended abstract (2 pages maximum) of the presented research (including the list of co-authors),
- a CV (2 pages maximum),
- a letter of recommendation from her/his supervisor,
- a proof of accepted abstract (notification of acceptance from the local organization committee).
The 2 or 3 best applicants will be selected by the ISGS Board by July 15rd, 2017 and notification of decisions will be sent by email shortly after.
The grants will be awarded at the conference site during the Award Ceremony .
Looking forward to seeing you in Liège!
The ISGS Board
Renewal of the ISGS Board
CALL FOR CANDIDATES TO RENEW THE ISGS BOARD OF DIRECTORS - 3 POSITIONS TO RENEW
Dear colleague, Dear ISGS Member
As an active scientist in the sol-gel community, you might want to consider putting your candidature forward for the upcoming election for the renewal of the ISGS board.
A Board member is elected for 6 years. The Board meets every two years at the conference, every 2 months by phone.
This election will take place before (through e-ballot) and at the next Sol-Gel International Conference which will take place in Liege, Belgium 3-8 September 2017. Results will be given during the SolGel 2017.
If you are interested, we invite you to apply before June 30th 2017.
To do so, you have to be ISGS member (membership paid) when you apply.
Then use the required application form below to present a short biography reporting your activity in the field of Sol-Gel science and technology, highlighting also the areas where you think you could contribute as a board member and which will benefit the Sol-Gel society and community.
We will publish the different candidatures on the ISGS website on a page open only to valid members and the online election procedure will take place.
Hoping you will be interested in this opportunity and looking forward to hear from you soon.
Invitation to organize the official ISGS conference in 2019
The International Sol-Gel Society is now soliciting for applicants to host the 20th biannual conference in Sol-Gel Science and Technology to be held in 2019;
Sol-Gel 2019 -The International Sol-Gel Conference
The Conference is the official International Sol-Gel Society meeting and builds on the long and successful series of biannual conferences, which started 1981 in Padova. The conference has since then been held in several Countries all over the World.
The deadline for submitting applications is February 28th, 2017.
The deadline for submitting applications is March 31, 2017. (extended)
Please direct enquiries to the chairman of the Selection Committee,
The Latest News
You'll find below brief news regarding ISGS activities, reports writen by ISGS members or picked in the recent published writings. A registered member, as an ISGS member, can recommend and post an article read to update our selection.
Deadline extended to 15th March 2017
A happy new year!!!
Merry Christmas and happy new year
full of exciting sol-gel science!!!
> Sol-Gel 2017
The 2017 Sol-Gel conference will be held in Liege, Belgium.
The website of the conference is already opened :
The contract between ISGS and the Local Organizing Comitee has been signed in Kyoto during the 2015 conference.
From left to right : Dr. N. Job, vice-chair of Sol-Gel 2017, Pr. B. Heinrichs Chairman of Sol-Gel 2017, Pr. J.-M. Nedelec, President ISGS, Dr. M. Wong-Ci-Man member of the board ISGS
Best Poster summer School BERLIN 2016
Olivier Dalstein received the best poster award at the ISGS summer school in Berlin for his work entitled :
"Smartphone assisted sensing on nanostructured films obtained by combining Soft Chemistry & Soft Lithography".
The prize is a 200€ award and a certificate
Congratulaitons to him !
Poster awards HINT 2016
Two poster awards sponsored by ISGS have been awarded during the joint TINC / HINT School meeting held last May in Stockholm.
Congratulations to both awardees :
Anna May MASNOU
from Institut de Ciència de Materials de Barcelona (ICMAB-CSIC) Bellaterra - Spain
for her work entitled
Photocatalytic hybrid nanocomposites of bacterial cellulose and Au/TiO2 nanoparticles for hydrogen production
from CICECO – Aveiro Institute of Materials, Portugal
for her work entitled
Tuning functionalized periodic mesoporous phenylene-silica for CO2/CH4 separation: DFT calculations and gas adsorption measurements