Physicist and chemist Thomas Ebbesen, professor at the University of Strasbourg, has just received the CNRS gold medal. To celebrate this prestigious scientific award, the former director of the Institute of supramolecular science and engineering gathered his team and some collaborators and friends for a drink at noon on Wednesday 3 July 2019.
The University of Strasbourg through its Chancellor, Michel Deneken signed the declaration of the U7 alliance and thus joined 48 universities around the world to meet the challenges of society. The first summit of this alliance, on 9 and 10 July in Paris, concluded with the signing of a list of concrete commitments.
From 25 May to 13 June 2019, Damien Chevallier, a researcher at the Hubert Curien Multidisciplinary Institute (IPHC), was in Guyana to equip fifteen leatherback turtles with embedded cameras, biologgers and Argos beacons, which record behavioural and biological data. Equipment financed by Greenpeace which joined the mission from 3 to 10 June.
The European Partnership for Innovative Campus Unifying Regions (EPICUR) alliance has just secured the support of the European Commission for € 5 millions to become an attractive, innovative European university geared to the new generation of European citizens, to face the great societal challenges of the Europe of tomorrow. The EPICUR alliance is composed of 8 partners across Europe and led by the University of Strasbourg.