Our Li-recovery project MERLIN enjoys media coverage by the Saarlandian TV (Aktueller Bericht, 30.10.2020), Saarbrücker Zeitung (24.11.2020), and SR Radio (SR3, 10.12.2020). We are grateful to the RAG Foundation for providing funding.
Congratulations to our alumni Dr. Simon Fleischmann (PhD 2018) for winning the 2020 YESS Award to carry out research to investigate the transition from Faradaic to non-Faradaic energy storage (RS2E French Research Network on Electrochemical Energy Storage) and Dr. Pattarachai Srimuk (PhD 2019) for winning the 2020 UMSICHT Award (Fraunhofer UMSICHT) and the Leibniz Dissertation Award (Leibniz Association) for work on desalination batteries.
Volker Presser was accepted into the Royal Society of Chemistry as a Fellow (Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry = FRSC).
Nicolas Jäckel is not only selected Fellow to participate at this year’s Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting (impressive considering the tough competition internationally), but is also partaking in a TV show with the title “emotions instead of facts: do we mistrust science?”. The podium discussion includes also German Federal Minister for Education and Research Prof. Johanna Wanka, Prof. Helga Nowotny (former President of the European Research Council), and Andreas Sentker (Managing Editor at Die Zeit).
Tune in ARD Alpha on June 28th, at 8:15 PM (Link to the show).
Missed the show? Click here to read the transcript of the show.
Also click here to access the coverage of the event by the UdS web magazine “campus”.