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30.01.2023 | "CSI:Saarbrücken - Tatort, Labor und Gerichtssaal"

On 30 January, the JungChemikerForum Saar, the association of chemistry students and doctoral students at Saar University in the Saar chapter of the Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker e.V. (Society of German Chemists), organised a lecture by Dr. Fabian Altermann from the Bundeskriminalamt Wiesbaden. Under the slogan "CSI:Saarbrücken - Tatort, Labor und Gerichtssaal", Mr Altermann reported on his work at the Forensic Institute of the BKA and explained some exciting cases for which, among other things, new methods for the chemical analysis of traces from the crime scene were developed by him and his team and already known ones were ingeniously applied in order to be able to convict the perpetrators.



03.08.2022 | Four working groups from Saarbrücken took part in the ICOMC 2022 in Prague; Poster award for Anna-Lena Thömmes

Four working groups from Inorganic Chemistry (Diego Andrada, Dominik Munz, André Schäfer, David Scheschkewitz) took part in the international leading conference for organometallic chemistry, the ICOMC 2022 in Prague and presented their research results. Anna-Lena Thömmes from the Scheschkewitz group was awarded the prize for the best poster presentation. Congratulations!


27.06.2022 | Elias Gießelmann participates in the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting

It is rare for a student or young scientist to have the opportunity to meet Nobel Laureates in person and to be inspired by their research achievements. It is even rarer to meet several Nobel Laureates at the same time in one place. However, a conference in Lindau, which has existed since 1951, makes this possible for a selected group of young scientists. This year, Elias Gießelmann, PhD student at the in the group of Prof. Guido Kickelbick, was chosen as one of 600 participants from all over the world to attend the meeting. More information about the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting can be found here.


23.03.2022 | Award ceremony of the Elisabeth und Horst-Dietrich Hardt-Award for Prof. Dr. Katja Heinze (Mainz)

As part of the Chemiedozententagung in Saarbrücken, today the Faculty of Natural Sciences and Technology awarded the  Elisabeth and Horst-Dietrich Hardt-Prize for groundbreaking research in Inorganic Chemistry (endowed with 25,000 Euro)  to Katja Heinze of the University of Mainz. The prize is awarded every five years by the Elisabeth and Prof. Dr. Horst-Dietrich Hardt-Foundation from the estate of the founders. It is among the highest endowed prizes for Inorganic Chemistry.  

22.03.2022 | ADUC Chemiedozententagung in Saarbrücken

From 22. to 24. March 2022, the Chemiedozententagung of the Arbeitsgemeinschaft Deutscher UniversitätsprofessorInnen der Chemie (ADUC) took place in Saarbrücken as an on-site event. Despite the still obligatory pandemic counter-measures, the more than 300 participants enjoyed about 80 scientific live-lectures from all areas of chemistry in three parallel sessions. The sunny weather on all three days did the rest so that Guido Kickelbick as Chair of the local organizing committee could draw a very positive conclusion. 



GDCh Colloquium in the Summer Term 2023



Chemistry trial programme during the summer holidays 2023

During the summer holidays, the Chemistry Department is offering a trial programme on two dates for one week each. More information on the page of Prof. Kay's working group.


Chemistry Day 2023

On October 20, 2023, Chemistry Day will take place at Saarland University. The 75th anniversary of the Department of Chemistry will be celebrated in a ceremony and at the same time the newly renovated lecture hall tract Chemistry (building C4.3) will be inaugurated.