European Chemistry School for Ukraine

On May 18, the second session of the European Chemistry School for Ukrainians welcomed three more distinguished speakers: Prof. Dr. Fernando Cossío (the Scientific Director of the Ikerbasque Foundation and Professor of Organic Chemistry at the University of the Basque Country, Spain), Prof. Dr. Jean-Marie Lehn (Nobel Laureate, the University of Strasbourg), and Prof. Dr. Wojciech Macyk.

Professor Horst Kisch Doctor honoris causa of the Jagiellonian…

The Senate of the Jagiellonian University upon examining the resolution of the Council of Faculty of Chemistry of the Jagiellonian University and having examined the review submitted of Prof. Antoni W. Morawski (Western Pomeranian University of Technology) and also by Prof. Adam Proń (Warsaw Univerity of Technology) supported with the resolutions of the Senates of these Universities, have decided to award Prof. Horst Kisch with the doctor honoris causa of the Jagiellonian University. He received his diploma confirming the conferment of the title of doctor honoris causa at the ceremonial meeting of the Senate of the Jagiellonian University, which took place at Collegium Maius on April 14.

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Open position – OPUS23 project

We are glad to inform that we are looking for a PhD student to work within the OPUS 23 project “Photocatalytic and photoelectrocatalytic coatings with a gradient composition”

More detailed offer can be downloaded from the following link:

offer for PhD 1 Opus 23


International cooperation

Chaiyasit Phawa’s one-year stay in our group has come to an end. It was a scientifically fruitful collaboration. We say goodbye and hope for further fruitful cooperation in the future.


Scientific cooperation

We are establishing new cooperation with the University of Cologne. Dr. Tabari spent a week in the laboratories of Prof. Sanjay Mathur. Prof. Macyk gave a short presentation.

Thesis defended

Paweł Mikrut has got his PhD degree. Congratulations!

Solar energy utilisation in shape- and redox-engineered photocatalytic systems

Future member?

A son was just born to one of the group members (Dr. M. Trochowski). Congratulations! Who knows, he may also want to deal with light-driven chemistry in the future.