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Awards and Prizes

Leslie S. Ettre Award 2018

Andrea Walzl recieved the Leslie S. Ettre Award at the 42nd International Symposium on Capillary Chromatography and 15th GCxGC Symposium held in Riva del Garda, Italy.

'The Leslie Ettre award is presented to a scientist 35 years old or younger who presented the most interesting original research in capillary gas chromatography with an emphasis on environmental and food safety.' (http://www.perkinelmer.de)

Leslie S. Ettre Award 2018

Andrea Walzl recieved the Leslie S. Ettre Award at the 42nd International Symposium on Capillary Chromatography and 15th GCxGC Symposium held in Riva del Garda, Italy.

'The Leslie Ettre award is presented to a scientist 35 years old or younger who presented the most interesting original research in capillary gas chromatography with an emphasis on environmental and food safety.' (http://www.perkinelmer.de)

Best Poster Award

Thomas Lehner’s poster with title 'Characterisation of flavour compounds of mangoes in the course of ripening and maturation’ won the prize for the ‘Best Poster’ at the Austrian Food Chemistry Days 2018 which were held between April 25 and April 27, 2018 in Schloss Seggau (Leibnitz).

Best Talk Award

Philipp Sulzer’s talk with title 'Monitoring oxygen concentration in organic solvents during pressured flow chemistry reactions’ won the prize for the ‘Best Talk’ at the DocDays Chemistry 2018 held between April 4 and April 5, 2018 in Graz.

Best Poster Award

Irene Dalfens’s poster with title 'Fluorescent Triangulenium Dyes for Optical pH Sensing’ won the 3rd prize for the ‘Best Poster Award’ at the XIV Europt(r)ode held between March 25 and March 28, 2018 in Napels (Italy).

Peter B. Czedik-Eysenberg-Award 2018

Andrea Jurek received the Peter B. Czedik-Eysenberg-Preis 2018. This prize is awarded every two years by the working party 'Food chemistry, cosmetics and commodities'  within the Austrian Chemical Society. This award is dedicated to young researchers for their scientific publications in one of these research areas. The award ceremony took place on the occasion of the Austrian Food Chemistry Days 2018, which were held in April 2018 at Schloss Seggau (Leibnitz). Andrea presented her research during the awarding ceremony. The prize was awarded for the following papers:

A. Jurek, E. Leitner. (2015) Comparing different gas chromatographic methods for the quantification of bisphenol A (BPA) trace levels in paper and cardboard products from the market. Food Additives & Contaminants: Part A 32:8, pages 1331-1342 

A. Jurek, E. Leitner. (2017) Analytical determination of bisphenol A (BPA) and bisphenol analogues in paper products by GC-MS/MS. Food Additives & Contaminants: Part A 34:7, pages 1225-1238. 

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Recent graduates and alumni

Congratulations to Peter Zach!

He finished his PhD. It was really a pleasure!  
For your future, we wish you all the best and we hope you will see you sometime again! :)
We will miss you.

Congratulations to Johanna Breininger!

Johanna just passed her Master's thesis - very well done! We are proud of you and we hope you enjoyed your time!
We will miss you and wish you all the best for your future - wherever you will go!

Congratulations to Elisabeth Schöffmann!
She just finished her Master's thesis!  

We wish you all the best for her future and the new job! :)

We a grateful for all alumni and graduates, which were a personal and professional enrichment for our group and we wish them all the best in their future lives. Read more [...]

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Recent Graduates of 'Food Chemistry and Technology'

Congratulations to the recent Graduates of Life Long Learning Course „Food Chemistry and Technology“: 15 persons successfully completed the TU Graz Life Long Learning Course „Food Chemistry and Technology“. The attendees from Austrian (food) companies joined us for the last 2 semesters and attended lectures, seminars and excursions on several topics with food chemistry and technology. The solemn presentation of the certificates took place on October 20, 2017 in the presence of the vice-rector Detlef Heck and the dean of our faculty Frank Uhlig. Congratulations!

© Nestroy/TU Graz

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Events

Weurman Flavour Research Symposium

In memory of Cornelius Weurman, a pioneer of flavour research, the Weurman Flavour Research Symposium has become one of the most important international conferences on all relevant topics from the field of flavour science. Since 1975, the Weurman Flavour Research Symposium has been a unique platform for flavour scientists from all over the world offering the opportunity to discuss recent trends and developments in the field of flavour research. Read more [...]

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Summer School on Food Science  

Summer School on Food Science and Culinary Arts to Maximize Food Quality: The topics of the summer school range from 'Basic Food Chemistry' over 'Food Analysis' and  'Food Microbiology' to 'Sensory Analysis Flavor and Off-Flavor Determination' and 'Global Food Trends'. It will be held in cooperation with the University of Arkansas. Read more[...]

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