Author Archives: Melanie Nentwich

Happy World Chocolate Day :)

By Tilmann Leisegang and Tina Weigel (TU Bergakademie Freiberg) Chocolate is not just chocolate. It comes in countless varieties from a multitude of manufacturers. The main ingredients, such as cocoa mass and cocoa butter, sugar, dairy products, spices and other … Continue reading

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Meet the People: Maria Annette Herz

Having studied Chemistry at Edinburgh University, Maria enjoyed exploring different fields by undergoing a year in industry at Agfa-Gevaert, where she looked at differently coloured inkjet inks, before completing her Masters thesis under the supervision of Prof. J. Paul Attfield … Continue reading

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Lieselotte Templeton Prize 2022 – Kristopher Nolte

Congratulation, Kristopher, on winning the Lieselotte Templeton Prize for your outstanding Bachelor thesis! Kristopher started to study biochemistry at the Julius-Maximilians Universität Würzburg in 2017, after first working as a paramedic. He found a special interest in bioinformatics and decided … Continue reading

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„Spotlight on Germany’s Young Crystallographers“ – A Special Issue of Z Krist

We proudly present to you: our Special Issue from, by and with the Young Crystallographers of the DGK! Our aim was to create an informative and interactive platform for the “young” scientists, including academically young and „young at heart“. Further, … Continue reading

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Lieselotte Templeton Prize 2022 – Noah Nachtigall

Congrats, Noah! He won the freshly established Lieselotte Templeton Award for his Master thesis with the topic Improving Multidimensional Data Reduction and Analysis Algorithms for POWTEX: Raw-data Correction with Pseudo-Voigt-back-to-back-exponentials, Event Correlation Approaches and Machine Learning Supported Rietveld Refinement. Noah … Continue reading

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Meet the People: Niels Lefeld

Congratulations to Niels Lefeld on winning one of the STOE Lightning Talk Awards of the 30th Anuual Conference of the DGK for his research with the topic Topochemical conversion of layered tungstates: an in-situ Raman spectroscopy and total scattering study. … Continue reading

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Meet the People: Jakob Möbs

Jakob Möbs got elected as new Co-Chair of the Young Crystallographers by a narrow majority of one vote at the 30th Annual Conference of the German Crystallographic Society. Congratulations and good luck! We already introduced him shortly as he won … Continue reading

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Lieselotte Templeton Prize 2022 – Alexander Feige

Alexander has won the Lieselotte Templeton Prize in 2022 for his outstanding bachelor thesis with the topic Synthesis, crystal structure analysis, and measurement of physical properties of the binary beryllium pnictides BePn2 (Pn = P, As, Sb) under application of … Continue reading

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Meet the People: Doriana Vinci

Doriana is the new Social Media Responsible of the Young Crystallographers since the 30th DGK conference in March 2022. Thank you for supporting us so well already last month, we are looking forward to a few great years with you … Continue reading

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Meet the People: Helena Butkiewicz

Helena Butkiewicz presented her fascinating research about Crystal strucutres of host-guest complexes of carboxylated pillar[5]arene with drugs at the 30th DGK conference and won one of the Lightning Talk Award sponsored by STOE. Her amazing presentation is part of her … Continue reading

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