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European Microscopy Society (EMS) Awards

Jun 27 2023

The EMS ‘Outstanding Paper Awards’ for categories in Instrumentation and Technique Development, Materials Sciences and Life Sciences, have been announced by the Executive Board of the European Microscopy Society (EMS).

In recognition of the best original work in the field of microscopy, the submitted papers are judged on scientific merit, technical and general quality and expected impact.

For papers published in 2022, there were 17 nominations in total, and the winners in each category were as follows: 

Instrumentation and Technique Development

Nadezda Varkentina*, Yves Auad*, Steffi Y. Woo, Alberto Zobelli, Laura Bocher, Jean-Denis Blazit, Xiaoyan Li, Marcel Tencé, Kenji Watanabe, Takashi Taniguchi, Odile Stéphan, Mathieu Kociak, Luiz H. G. Tizei, Cathodoluminescence excitation spectroscopy: Nanoscale imaging of excitation pathways: Science Advances 8 (*equal contribution).

Life Sciences

Elena Macías-Sánchez, Nadezda V. Tarakina, Danail Ivanov, Stéphane Blouin, Andrea M. Berzlanovich, and Peter Fratzl, Spherulitic Crystal Growth Drives Mineral Deposition Patterns in Collagen-Based Materials: Advanced Functional Materials, 2022, 2200504:

Material Sciences

Mingjian Wu, Christina Harreiß, Colin Ophus, Manuel Johnson, Rainer H. Fink and Erdmann Spiecker, Seeing structural evolution of organic molecular nano-crystallites using 4D scanning confocal electron diffraction (4D-SCED): Nature Communications 13, 2911, 2022. 

The first authors of these papers will receive a mention of their award and will present their work at the 20th International Microscopy Congress to be held on 9 to15 September, 2023 / BEXCO, Busan, Korea. Further details can be found on the RMS website.

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