Thursday, 09 February 2017

Vanguardia de la Ciencia award: Vote for Flexoelectricity!

La Vanguardia has selected recent advances on flexoelectricity among the candidates to win its prestigious award Vanguardia de la Ciencia. The research was published in Nature by the ICN2 Group led by the ICREA Prof. Gustau Catalán and is part of the Doctoral Theses successfully defended by Dr. Jackeline Narvaez. The winner will be one of the 8 candidates that will be selected through popular vote. The project, labelled as “Nueva técnica para obtener electricidad”, is the only one related to Physics and Nanotechnology.

Thursday, 09 February 2017

ICN2 supports the International Day of Women and Girls in Science 

11 February was proclaimed by the United Nations the International Day of Women and Girls in Science to support and promote the access of women and girls and their participation in science, technology, engineering and mathematics education, training and research activities at all levels.

Wednesday, 08 February 2017

Flexoelectricity is candidate to win the Vanguardia de la Ciencia award

ICREA Research Prof. Gustau Catalán, Goup leader of the ICN2 Oxide Nanophysics Group, explains in this interview that flexoelectric-like effects are more ubiquitous and strong than previously thought. This research, which was part of Dr Jackeline Narvaez Doctoral Theses and was recently published by Nature, is now among the 7 candidates to win the Vanguardia de la Ciencia award. Readers can vote the winner in the newspaper webpage. Vote for flexoelectricity!

Thursday, 19 January 2017

ICN2 at the focus of a new episode of LAB24

TVE offers through its 24h Channel the science dissemination program Lab24. In its latest episode this highly recognised program offers an extensive overview of the research performed at ICN2.