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Dissertation Award for Niko Rossner

Niko Rossner from UniCat Professor Rudibert King’s research group receives the 2014 NAMUR Award. The award ceremony


Anna Fischer called to the University of Freiburg

The UniCat junior research group leader, Dr Anna Fischer, was offered and has accepted an appointment as a Professor at


How to energize an electron

When an organic chemist needs strong reducing power he can turn to elemental alkali metals in an aprotic medium. When a

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is a Cluster of Excellence within the framework of the Excellence Initiative researching the economically important field of catalysis.
About 240 chemists, physicists, biologists and engineers of 4 universities and 2 Max Planck research institutes are involved in Berlin and Potsdam.