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🚨 Master Thesis Committee Announcement 🚨

We are pleased to announce the formation of our Master Thesis Committee, which comprises three permanent members from the Chemistry Department, representing different areas of knowledge.

🆕 Master dissertation committee members and dates confirmed.

📍 Venue: Seminari Departament de Química, Room C7/003

Industry (15th and 16th July)

  • Dra. Fina Pons
  • Dr. Manel Alcala
  • Dra. Ona Illa

Research (22nd and 23rd July)

  • Prof. Ramon Alibes
  • Dr. Roberto Boada
  • Dr. Xavier Solans

Best of luck to all the candidates!

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🚀A Call for Makers and Entrepreneurs! 🚀

Are you a master’s student with a knack for innovation, looking for your next challenge or a groundbreaking thesis idea? MEMEnginy2024 invites you to become a part of an entrepreneurial journey that could shape your future!

Event Details:

  • When: Thursday, April 25, 2024
  • Time: 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM
  • Where: Escola d’enginyeria UAB / Disseny Lab Espai Maker

Why Attend?

  • Discover 9 pioneering projects in need of talented individuals to complete their teams.
  • Networking Opportunity: Meet like-minded peers and industry professionals.
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Who Should Attend?
This event is perfect for master’s students who are eager to apply their skills in real-world scenarios, passionate about tackling challenges, and interested in entrepreneurship and innovation.

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Webinar Series on Sustainable Practices in Environmental Sciences


The Department of Environmental Sciences is pleased to present a series of webinars featuring Vilija Kederienė, Professor at the Kaunas University of Technology and Vice Dean of the Faculty of Chemical Technology. These sessions are designed to provide master’s students with advanced insights into sustainable practices in the field.

Session 1: Utilizing Green Solvents and Alternative Energy Sources in Laboratory Research

  • Date: April 23, 2024
  • Time: 12:00 PM
  • Location: Room C3-022
  • Focus: This session will explore the application of green solvents and alternative energy sources, aiming to reduce the environmental footprint of laboratory research.

Session 2: Advancements in Biomass Utilization and Pre-treatment Techniques

  • Date: April 26, 2024
  • Time: 1:00 PM
  • Location: C1/-178 Auditorium Sciences/Biosciences
  • Focus: Discover the latest in biomass pre-treatment methods and its potential as a sustainable energy source, emphasizing efficiency and environmental benefits.

Who Should Attend: These webinars are ideal for master’s students seeking to deepen their understanding of sustainable scientific practices.

We encourage all interested students to participate and engage in these insightful discussions. This is an excellent opportunity to enhance your knowledge and skills in environmental sustainability.


Les Facultats de Ciències i Biociències expliquen els Premis Nobel del 2023

El proper 12 de desembre les Facultats de Ciències i Biociències celebraran l’acte commemoratiu dels Premis Nobel a la Sala d’Actes de 15 a 17 h.

15:00h â€“ Presentació de l’acte a càrrec del Dr. Isidre Gibert González, degà de la Facultat de Biociències, el Dr. Juan Jesús Donaire Benito, degà de la Facultat de Ciències i la Dra. Sònia Casillas Viladerrams, vicedegana d’Estudiants i Ocupabilitat de la Facultat de Biociències de la UAB.

15:15 h â€“ En commemoració del Premi Nobel de Física, la conferència Attoseconds: escurçant el temps, impartida per la Dra. Anna Sanpera Trigueros, Professora ICREA al Departament de Fisica de la Facultat de Ciències. 

La Real Acadèmia Sueca de Ciències va concedir el premi Nobel de Física de 2023 a Pierre Agostini, Ferenc Krausz i Anne l’Huillier, pel desenvolupament d’eines que permeten estudiar el desplaçament ultraràpid dels electrons dins dels àtoms. 

15:35 h â€“ En commemoració del Premi Nobel de Fisiologia o Medicina, la conferència La recerca menystinguda de l’RNA com a molècula terapèutica, a càrrec del Dr. Jaume Piñol Ribas, del Departament de Bioquímica i Biologia Molecular de la Facultat de Biociències.

L’Institut Karolisnka va concedir el Premi Nobel de Medicina o Fisiologia de 2023 a Katalin Karikó i Drew Weissman, pel desenvolupament de la tecnologia de l’RNA missatger i la seva aplicació en vacunes RNA contra la COVID.

16:55 h â€“ En commemoració del Premi Nobel de Química, la conferència Nanopartícules semiconductores: Un Nobel colorit per efectes quàntics de mida, a càrrec del Dr.  Javier Rodríguez Viejo del Departament  de Física de la de la Facultat de Ciències.

La Real Acadèmia Sueca de Ciències va concedir el Premi Nobel de Química de 2023 a Moungi Bawendi, Louis Brus y Alexei Ekimov per la seva recerca en nanopartícules  que difonen llum i que poden guiar els cirurgians quan enretiren teixit tumoral. 

17:15 h â€“ Torn obert de preguntes i cloenda de l’acte. 

L’acte serà retransmès en streaming a través d’aquest enllaç.

What’s next? Procedure for students preadmitted in 1st and 2nd period

If you have been preadmitted in the 1st or 2nd period of the Industrial Chemistry and Introduction to Chemical Research program, the next steps in the procedure are as follows:

  1. Admission: According to the calendar provided on the website of the Industrial Chemistry and Introduction to Chemical Research program at UAB , you are either in possession of the admission letter (1st period) or can expect to receive it soon. The specified date for the notice of admission for the second period is June 30th, 2023. Check the calendar. For non-EU citizens who do not hold an EU residence permit, it is important to note that the time has come to submit your visa applications (*).
  2. Subject Selection: After your admission, you will need to select the subjects or courses you wish to pursue during your studies, according to the itinerary (Industry to research) you were admitted. Refer to the program’s website for guidance on subject selection. You may need to fill out a tutorial form indicating your preferred subjects. Check the website to select the subjects.
  3. Study Guide and Course Materials: Once you have finalized your subject selection, refer to the study guides provided by the program for each chosen subject. These guides will outline the course content, learning objectives, and recommended resources. Obtain the necessary course materials, textbooks, or supplementary readings as indicated in the study guides.
  4. Tutorial form. Next step is to fill the tutorial form in your selected language ENGLISH CATALAN SPANISH specifying the selected subjects according the itineraries. The sum of all credits must be 60 ECTS. If the program coordination determines that an “in-person/online” tutorial session is necessary, they will contact you to schedule it.
  5. Submission of Tutorial Form: Complete the tutorial form based on the provided guidelines, sign it, and submit it back to the program coordination. Ensure that you have accurately indicated your chosen subjects and any additional information requested in the form. The signed form sent by the coordination is mandatory for the enrollment.
  6. Enrollment. After completing the tutorial form, you will be able to proceed with the enrollment process for fully admitted students (July 25-31, 2023) or admitted students pending undergraduate diploma (September 1 – October 1, 2023). For more detailed information regarding enrollment, please visit: ENROLLEMENT WEBSITE following this steps and deadlines.
  7. Start of Classes: Kick of session by September 22 (mandatory) and start of the lectures by September 26. Keep track of the academic calendar or class schedule provided by the program. Be prepared to begin your classes on the specified start date. If there are any orientation sessions or induction programs, make sure to attend them to familiarize yourself with the program, faculty, and fellow students.

(*) It is crucial to submit your visa application within the specified timeframe to allow for processing, which can take several weeks or even months. It is recommended to start the visa application process as soon as you receive your admission or preadmission letter to avoid any delays or complications. Consult the embassy or consulate’s website or contact them directly for any additional information or specific requirements related to your visa application. Adhering to all the guidelines and submitting a complete application will increase your chances of obtaining a student visa successfully.

Remember to regularly check the program’s website, emails, or any communication channels provided by the program coordination for updates, announcements, and any additional requirements throughout the enrollment process. You can either subscribe the website to receive notifications.

Additional information and documents

Tutorial forms

ENGLISH

CATALAN

SPANISH

Study guides and itineraries

Check the website to select the subjects.

The information currently available for the study guides corresponds to the subjects offered during the 2022/23 academic year.

 42428 – Chemistry for Specific Materials of Interest to Industry and Research (2022-23)

 42424 – Industry and Research in Chemistry: Specialized Topics in Theory and Practice (2022-23)

 44416 – Master’s Degree Dissertation (2022-23)

 44427 – Work Placement (2022-23)

 42429 – Advanced Chemistry (2022-23)

 42427 – Biomoleculary Chemistry (2022-23)

 42426 – Chemistry in Industry

 42423 – From Small Molecules to Nanomaterials

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