SPM

World Materials Day was celebrated on the 7 of November, in Portugal in an event organized by the SPM – Portugal Materials Society.

This year, the chosen place to hold this celebration was the Faculty of Engineering of Porto University (FEUP).
During the morning session we had the presentation of the thesis competing for Best Master Thesis in Materials Engineering award.
In the afternoon we had the presence of materials experts from two companies, that delivered talks on the following topics:

“It's all about materials, process and people” by... Read more

"The Digital Microfluidics Platform for Loop-Mediated Isothermal Amplification of DNA" by Beatriz Coelho, was the winning thesis of the FEMS Masters Thesis Awards competition recently held in Budapest

"The Digital Microfluidics Platform for Loop-Mediated Isothermal Amplification of DNA" by Beatriz Coelho, was awarded 1st prize of the FEMS Master’s Thesis Awards competition held recently in Budapest.

How was the experience of participating in Junior EUROMAT in Budapest and representing Portugal and SPM in this contest for the best European thesis?

It was a unique experience in many ways. First, it is always an immense responsibility to represent my Faculty, especially my Country, as we are such a small country within... Read more

"A digital Microfluidics Platform for Loop-Mediated Isothermal Amplification of DNA" was the winning thesis of the FEMS Masters Thesis Awards competition recently held in Budapest.

Beatriz Coelho from DCM - Department of Materials Science FCT / UNL, winner of the 2017 edition, Best Masters Thesis Award, awarded by the Portuguese Society of Materials during World Materials Day 2017, presented this year her master's thesis to the competition during the FEMS Junior Euromat 2018.

 

For further information about the FEMS Masters Thesis awards click... Read more