iMATUS Strengthens Its Strategic Bonds with the Industrial Secto

On Thursday, December 21st, iMATUS held its ‘I iMATUS-Industry Encounter,’ an event aimed at strengthening ties with the Galician industrial sector. iMATUS director, Carmen Álvarez, highlighted the fundamental purpose of this initiative: ‘To contribute to intensifying relations with the productive sector.’ The gathering brought together prominent representatives from the Galician industry, including Alejandro Souto from […]

Recruiting young postdocs through the Juan de la Cierva Program

Aimed at doctors who have defended their Thesis in 2022 or 2023 and who want to have a first contract in a research center in Spain. If the Thesis was carried out in Spain, you must apply for a center different to the one of the PhD enrollment. Any doctor who has completed her/his Doctoral […]

Francisco Guitián, awarded at the Santa Bárbara Awards 2023

The Santa Bárbara Awards 2023 granted by the Official Mining Chamber of Galicia were presented on December 1st in Mondariz. Francisco Guitián Rivera, Coordinator of the Technological Unit and Transfer to the Productive Sector at iMATUS, was honored with the “Career Award” for his lifetime dedication to mining through his research and his essential contribution […]

Trinidad Méndez Morales, Bárbara Blanco Fernández, and Ana Gómez Varela, postdoctoral researchers at iMATUS, selected for prestigious Ramón y Cajal contracts

The USC Materials Institute (iMATUS) has secured three new Ramón y Cajal contracts. The outstanding careers of Trinidad and Bárbara have been reflected in respective contracts in the field of Materials Science and Technologies, while Ana has obtained hers in the area of Physical Sciences. The Ramón y Cajal program aims to promote the incorporation […]

The EU approves the “Critical Raw Materials Act”

The ‘Critical Raw Materials Act’ sets goals to reduce the European Union’s dependence on external suppliers, especially from China, in crucial materials for technology and the transition towards more sustainable practices. The European Parliament and Council approved on November 13th a law aimed at ensuring the supply of key materials, such as lithium, germanium, copper, […]

Álvaro Goyanes within the 1% of “Highly Cited Researchers 2023”

The list of Highly Cited Researchers 2023 includes a total of 6,849 outstanding researchers, where Álvaro Goyanes is the only representative from USC. iMATUS researcher Álvaro Goyanes is the sole researcher from the University of Santiago de Compostela included (once again) in the prestigious ‘Highly Cited Researchers’ list for the year 2023, compiled by Web […]

iMATUS, CITMAGA, and CITEEC collaborate on a project to protect Santiago Cathedral

A team of researchers led by Jorge Mira (iMATUS), Alberto Otero Cacho, and Alberto Pérez Muñuzurri (CITMAGA), with the collaboration of Luis Hernández Ibáñez’s group (CITEEC-UDC), will work to preserve one of the most important architectural treasures in our society, Santiago Cathedral. Funded by the General Directorate of Heritage of the Department of Culture of […]

iMATUS Researchers Among the Most Cited in the World

iMATUS is proud to announce that several of its researchers have been featured in the prestigious Stanford Ranking of the World’s Most Cited Scientists, published on October 4th and based on Elsevier data. This achievement highlights the dedication and exceptional work of iMATUS researchers, reinforcing our commitment to academic excellence and innovation in the field […]

iMATUS Sparks Scientific Curiosity Among Young Students with Cutting-Edge Technology

A group of students from Sar Secondary School (IES) visited iMATUS to get a firsthand experience of the design and processing methodologies of new 2D and 3D materials. This visit took place within the framework of the ‘Colabora e Innova no teu Barrio’ program, promoted by the Sustainable and Integrated Urban Development Strategy (EDUSI) Revive […]

Completion of the “Bioceramics for Bone Regeneration” Course

The “Bioceramics for Bone Regeneration” course organized by iMATUS concluded with great success, providing a comprehensive review of key concepts related to the use of ceramic materials in bone regeneration and the latest advances in biomaterial evaluation techniques. This event took place on September 25th and 26th in the auditorium of the institute. The course, […]