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2010

15/16 April 2010: Kickoff meeting in Wildbad Kreuth

  • GRK-1626 topic (Prof. Dr. Burkhard König)
  • GRK-1626 rules (Prof. Dr. Burkhard König)
  • 20/21 May 2010: 1st Seminar Day in Regensburg

    8/9 July 2010: 2nd Seminar Day in Erlangen

  • Dr. Huang Ping: "EPR spectroscopic investigation of pfhhottocatatlyltitic reactitions"
  • Prof. Dr. Sven Rau: "Photocatalytic water splitting: design concepts and experimental techniques"
  • Prof. Dr. Han Vos: "Photophysical Processes in Dinuclear Polypyridyl Complexes - Influence of Solution and Immobilisation on Active Surfaces"
  • Prof. Dr. Rainer Winter: "Spectroelectrochemistry: Concepts andSpectroelectrochemistry: Concepts and Applications"
  • For GRK-members: If you are interested in the slides, please send an e-mail to Dr. Petra Hilgers.

    26/27 August 2010: Visit Dr. Danilo Dini (University College Dublin) in Regensburg

  • Talk: "Electrochemical and spectral properties of bimetallic complexes with multifunctional features"
  • Seminar Part 1: "Electrochemistry and light: how do they interact with each other? - Part 1"
  • Seminar Part 2: "Electrochemistry and light: how do they interact with each other? - Part 2"
  • For GRK-members: If you are interested in the slides, please send an e-mail to Dr. Petra Hilgers.

    5 October 2010: Visit Prof. Dr. Ganesh Pandey (National Chemical Laboratory Pune/India) in Regensburg

  • "Photoinduced Electron Transfer Reactions: Synthetic and Mechanistic Perspectives"
  • For GRK-members: If you are interested in the slides, please send an e-mail to Dr. Petra Hilgers.

    6 October 2010: Lecture Prof. Dr. Horst Kisch (University of Erlangen)

  • "Semiconductor Photocatalysis - Basics and Applications - Part 1"
  • "Semiconductor Photocatalysis - Basics and Applications - Part 2"
  • For GRK-members: If you are interested in the slides, please send an e-mail to Dr. Petra Hilgers.

    4/5 November 2010: 3rd Seminar Day in Regensburg

  • Dr. Kirsten Zeitler:"Organocatalysis - Also in Combination with Light?"
  • Prof. Dr. Burkhard König / Matthias Neumann: "Microreactors in Photocatalysis"
  • Prof. Dr. Achim Wagenknecht: "Photoinduced Charge Transfer in DNA"
  • Prof. Dr. Christoph Meinel: "Wissenschaftliches Fehlverhalten Kavaliersdelikt oder Systembruch?"
  • For GRK-members: If you are interested in the slides, please send an e-mail to Dr. Petra Hilgers.

    5 November 2010: Lecture Prof. Dr. Leonard F. Lindoy (University of Sydney)

  • "Metallo-Supramolecular Strategies for Assembling both Discrete and Framework Molecular Structures"
  • 23 November 2010: Christine Hübner (Sprachraum, LMU München)

  • Training on Presentation Skills
  • 6 December 2010: Talk of Prof. Licheng Sun (Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm):

  • "Bio-inspired molecular catalysts for solar energy conversion into fuel"
  • 2011

    20 January 2011: 4th Seminar Day in Munich (TUM)

    16/17 February 2011: Internal Seminar Day in Munich (LMU)
    17/18 February 2011: 5th Seminar Day in Munich (LMU)

  • Dr. Igor Pugliesi: "Combining experiment with theory: answering questions about photocatalytic systems with ab initio quantum chemistry"
  • Prof. Dr. Eberhard Riedle: "Broadband transient optical spectroscopy: from intra- and intermolecular electron transfer to charge separation and recombination in hybrid solar cells"
  • Matthias Wenninger: "Basic principles of transient absorption spectroscopy"
  • 7/8 April 2011: 6th Seminar Day in Regensburg

    18/19 May 2011: Training with Andrea Karsten (München) on "Scientific Writing" in Regensburg

    7/8 July 2011: 7th Seminar Day in Regensburg

  • Dr. Haymo Ross (Wiley-VCH): "Dealing with scientific misconduct - a part of an editor's day-to-day work"
  • Summer 2011: Stay of Taisuke Matsuno from Japan as guest researcher in the group of Oliver Reiser

  • report in EuCheMs Newsletter, November 2011, page 2
  • 5/6 October 2011: Workshop on Spectroelectrochemistry with Prof. Dr. František Hartl (University of Reading, UK) in Regensburg

  • Prof. Dr. František Hartl: "Physical Methods in Inorganic Chemistry Spectroelectrochemistry"
  • 2/4 November 2011: 8th Seminar Day in Frauenchiemsee

  • Prof. Dr. Herbert Mayr (LMU): "Estimation of Nucleophilicity and Electrophilicity"
  • Prof. Dr. Hendrik Zipse (LMU): "Radicals in Chemistry and Biology"
  • 7 November 2011: Talk of Prof. Gianluca Farinola (Università degli Studi di Bari Italy) in Regensburg:

  • "Multifunctional Organic Semiconductors"
  • 2012

    19 January 2012: Talk of Dr. Marat M. Khusniyarov (FAU Erlangen) in Regensburg:

  • "Towards Room Temperature Photomagnetic Molecular Switches: Transition Metal Complexes with Photoactive Ligands"
  • 26/27 January 2012: 9th Seminar Day in Regensburg

  • Dr. Andreas Bauer (TUM): "Intermolecular Interactions"
  • Prof. Dr. Ruth Gschwind (UR): "Aggregation Studies by NMR Spectroscopy"
  • Prof. Dr. Burkhard König (UR):"Isothermal titration calorimetry"
  • 25-27 April 2012: 10th Seminar Day in Munich

  • Portfolio of all talks (pdf)
  • 9 May 2012: Talk of Dr. Tilo Mathes (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, NL) in Regensburg:

  • "Molecular Details of the Photoactivation of Flavin-based Photoreceptor Proteins"
  • 14 May 2012: Talk of Prof. Neil R. Branda (Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, Canada) in Regensburg:

  • "Using Light to Control Molecular and Nanomaterials in Chemistry and Biochemistry"
  • Interview:"Perspective on Photochromic Compounds"
  • 4 June 2012: Talk of Prof. Matthias Beller (Leibniz Institut für Katalyse, Universität Rostock) in Regensburg:

  • "Molecular-defined Catalysts for Hydrogen Generation and Hydrogen Storage: From Noble Metals to Iron-based Complexes"
  • 5 June 2012: Seminar with Prof. Sascha Ott (Uppsala University, Department of Photochemistry and Molecular Science) in Regensburg:

  • "Artificial and Natural Photosynthesis"
  • 19-20 June 2012: 11th Seminar Day in Blaubeuren

  • Presenations of Prof. Bäuerle, Prof. Pfitzner, and Prof. Yersin
  • Presenations of the book chapters
  • 2 July 2012: Talk of Prof. Stefan Lochbrunner (Institut für Physik, Universität Rostock) in Regensburg:

  • "Exciton Dynamics in Disordered Organic Systems and in Supramolecular Structures"
  • 18 July 2012: Talk of Prof. Tehshik P. Yoon (Department of Chemistry, University of Wisconsin) in Regensburg:

  • "Photocatalysis with Visible Light"
  • 25 July 2012: Talk of Prof. Reinhard W. Hoffmann (Fachbereich Chemie, Philipps-Universität Marburg): in Regensburg

  • "Forschung ohne Fehl und Tadel: gute wissenschaftliche Praxis"
  • handout
  • 11-12 October 2012: 12th Seminar Day in Regensburg

  • Presenations of Dr. Kutta, Dr. Streb, and Prof. Wolf
  • 17 October 2012: Talk of Prof. V. Jayathirtha Rao (IICT Hyderabad, India) in Regensburg:

  • "Organic Materials for OLEDs & Solar Cells: Synthesis, Characterization and Device Fabrication"
  • 29 October 2012: Talk of Prof. Dr. Magnus Rüping (RWTH Aachen) in Regensburg:

  • "Shedding Light on Organocatalysis"
  • 15-16 November 2012: Workshop with Dipl. Psych. Christoph Burkhardt (München) on "Kreativitätstechniken" in Regensburg

    2013

    20-21 January 2013: Workshop with Dipl. Psych. Christoph Burkhardt (München) on "Selfmanagement" in Regensburg

    30 January 2013: Talk of Prof. Dr. Nuno Maulide (MPI Mülheim) in Regensburg:

  • "Catalytic Rearrangements: Inspiration for Total Synthesis and the Discovery of Unusual Reactivities"
  • 21-22 February 2013: 13th Seminar Day in Regensburg

  • Dr. Ullrich Jahn (Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry AS CR, v.v.i., Prague): "Single Electron Transfer Process, Radical Chemistry and Applications in Catalysis"
  • 21-24 March 2013: 14th Seminar Day "Graduates Only" in Brixen im Thale (Austria)

    10-12 April 2013: 15th Seminar Day in Niederaltaich

  • Prof. Dr. Axel G. Griesbeck (Department of Chemistry, University of Cologne):
    "Photoinduced Redox Catalysis for C-O, C-N, C-C bond formation"
  • 29 April 2013: Talk of Prof. Dr. Rainer Herges (Kiel University) in Regensburg:

  • "Spinschaltung von Einzelmolekülen, Molekulare Maschinen in der medizinischen Bildgebung"
  • 15 May 2013: Talk of Prof. Carey K. Johnson (University of Kansas, USA) in Regensburg:

  • "Fluorescence Vistas on Single-Molecule Structure and Dynamics"
  • 23-27 May 2013: Workshop with Prof. R. Daniel Little (Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, UC Santa Barbara, USA) in Regensburg

  • "Selected topics in electron transfer"
  • "Uses of redox mediators"
  • Video of the talks: part 1
  • Video of the talks: part 2
  • 29 May 2013: Talk of Prof. R. Daniel Little (Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, UC Santa Barbara, USA) in Regensburg:

  • "Form Thiele-Yellow to TMM-Diyls; Fun with Reactive Intermediates"
  • 20-21 June 2013: Workshop with Dipl. Psych. Christoph Burkhardt (München) on "self-organisation" in Regensburg

    12 September 2013: Talk of Prof. Michael Oelgemöller (James Cook University, Townsville, Australia) in Regensburg:

  • "From the solar production of chemicals to microflow photochemistry"
  • 10 October 2013: 16th Seminar Day in Regensburg

    24 October 2013: Talk of Prof. Maurizio Fagnoni (University of Pavia, Italy) in Munich (TU München):

  • "Phenyl cations: long live the short lived intermediates!"
  • 28 October 2013: Talk of Prof. Dr. Dieter Enders (RWTH Aachen) in Regensburg:

  • Asymmetrische Organokatalyse: Methoden und Anwendungen"
  • 22 November 2013: GRK Training Day in Regensburg

    2014

    21 February 2014: Talk of Prof. Gerhard Hilt (Fachbereich Chemie, Philipps-Universität Marburg) in Regensburg:

  • "Regioselective Cobalt- and Zinc-mediated CH-Acivation Reactions"
  • 21 February 2014: Workshop with Ruth Pink (Training & Coaching, München) in Regensburg

  • "Kompetent kommunizieren, Konstruktiv führen"
  • 26-28 March 2014: 17th Seminar Day in Kloster Kostenz

    24/25 April 2014: Talks of Prof. David A. Nicewicz (Department of Chemistry, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA) in Munich and Regensburg:

  • "Organic Photoredox Catalysis: Methods and Mechanistic Insight"
  • 27 May 2014: Talk of Prof. Miquel Costas (Facultat de Ciències, Departament de Química, Universitat de Girona, Spain) in Regensburg:

  • "Making and breaking the O-O bond at Molecular Iron Catalysts"
  • 12-13 June 2014: 18th Seminar Day in Regensburg

  • Tutorial Prof Dick: "Funny things that molecules do when they are hit by light"
  • Talk Tobias Burger (AK Jacobi v. W.):"Eosin Y"
  • Talk Wolfgang Kraus (AK Zeitler):"Photophysical properties and synthetic applications of 9-mesityl-10-methylacridinium ions"
  • Talk Viktor Kais (AK Reiser):"fac-Ir(ppy)3"
  • Talk Lydia Petermann (AK Rau):"[Ru(bpy)3]2+ - a photoredox catalyst"
  • 27 June 2014: Talk of Prof. Corey Stephenson (Department of Chemistry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA) in Regensburg:

  • "Visible light enabled catalysis"
  • 7 July 2014: Talk of Prof. Uta Wille (School of Chemistry, The University of Melbourne, Australia) in Regensburg:

  • "Reactions with O-centred radicals - from solution to gas phase"
  • 29. August 2014: Symposium on "Photochemical Water Splitting at Soft Interfaces" in Regensburg

    15-17 October 2014: 19th Seminar Day in Regensburg

  • Tutorial Dr. Norbert Hoffmann: "Photochemically generated singlet oxygen in organic synthesis"
  • Talk Fabian Brandl: "Ultrafast Spectroscopy With A Streak Camera"
  • Talk Uwe Faltermeier (AK Dick): "Mechanistic Investigations by Transient Absorption Spectroscopy"
  • Talk Josef Haimerl (AK Lupton): "Photo induced dynamics in nanoscale light systems"
  • Talk Sabine Kerres (AK Reiser): "Synthesis of β-Aminocyclobutanecarboxylic acids by Photoredoxcatalysis"
  • Talk Simon Salzl: "Radical Generation by Photocatalytic Single Electron Transfer Reactions"
  • 29 October 2014: Talk of Dr. Mélanie Hall (Department of Chemistry, University of Graz, Austria) in Regensburg:

  • "Development of Biocatalytic Tools for the Synthesis of Enantiopure Molecules"
  • 12 November 2014: Talk of Prof. Andras Pfaltz (University of Basel) in Regensburg:

  • "New catalysts and screening methods for asymmetric synthesis"
  • 13 November 2014: DECHEMA-Kolloquium on Photocatalysis in Frankfurt am Main: programme

  • Talk of Prof. Burkhard König: "Organische Synthese mit sichtbarem Licht"
  • 20 November 2014:Talk of Dr. Christoph Schnitter and Dr. Sven Albrecht (H.C.Starck) in Regensburg:

  • "Tantalum and Niobium for different industrial applications - A short overview on R&D projects at H.C. Starck"
  • "Tantalum/Niobium based photocatalysts for water splitting"
  • 1 December 2014:Talk of Prof. Paul Margaretha (Universität Hamburg) in Munich (TUM)

  • "Retrospective View on the [2+2]-Photocycloaddition of Unsaturated Ketones to Alkenes"
  • 2015

    29-30 January 2015: 20th Seminar Day in Regensburg

  • Presentations of DBU scholars
  • Talks of applicants Andreas Meyer and Dr. Raúl Pérez-Ruiz
  • Talk Prof. Georg Gescheidt (TU Graz): "Spectroscopic determination of reactive intermediates"
  • Talk Prof. Uwe Monkowius (Johannes Kepler Universität Linz): "Transition metal photophysics and photochemistry"
  • 18-20 March 2015: 21th Seminar Day in Regensburg

    30 March 2015: Talk of Prof. Shinya Koshihara (Tokyo Intstitute of Technology, Japan) in Regensburg

  • "Search for a hidden phase in strongly correlated systems based on ultrafast structural dynamics"
  • 20 April 2015: Talk of Prof. Peter J. Hore (University of Oxford, UK) in Regensburg

  • "Animal navigation using magnetically sensitive chemistry"
  • 27 April 2015: Talk of Prof. Dr. Wen-Jing Xiao (College of Chemistry, Central China Normal University, Wuhan, China) in Regensburg

  • "Visible Light Induced Photoredox Catalysis in the Synthesis of Heterocycles"
  • 6 May 2015: Talk of Malte Brasholz (Institut für Organische Chemie, Universität Hamburg) in Regensburg

  • "Photocatalysis with Iridium(III)-complexes and Quinone Dyes"
  • 27 May 2015: Talk of Prof. Maurizio Benaglia (Department of Chemistry, Università degli Milano, Italy) in Regensburg

  • "Stereoselective organocatalytic reactions in batch and under continuous-flow conditions"
  • 10 June 2015: Talk of Prof. Tehshik P. Yoon (University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA) in Regensburg

  • "Characterizing Chain Processes in Photoredox Catalysis"
  • 22-24 July 2015: 22nd Seminar Day in Munich (LMU)

    21 August 2015: Talk of Prof. Jimmie Weaver (Department of Chemistry, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, USA) in Regensburg

  • "Cross-coupling Made Easy via Electron Addition"
  • 15 October 2015: Talk of Prof. Claus Feldmann (Institute for Inorganic Chemistry, KIT) in Regensburg

  • "Neue Synthese- und Materialkonzepte: Grundlagenforschung und Perspektiven für die Medizin"
  • 16 October 2015: Training by Prof. Claus Feldmann (Institute for Inorganic Chemistry, KIT) in Regensburg on

  • "Synthese, Charakterisierung und photokatalytische Eigenschaften von Nanopartikeln"
  • 26 October 2015: Talk of Prof. Yannick Landais (Instiute of Molecular Sciences, University of Bordaux, France) in Regensburg

  • "Radicals and Cations - Recent Developments"
  • 28 October 2015: Talk of Prof. Christian Bochet (Department of Chemistry, University of Fribourg, CH) in Regensburg

  • "Chromo-, chemo-, regio-, and stereoselectivity in photochemical reactions"
  • 29-30 October 2015: 23rd Seminar Day in Kloster Kostenz / Perasdorf

  • Tutorial Prof. Christian Bochet (University of Fribourg / CH): "Arene-alkene photocycloadditions"
  • Tutorial Dr. Roland Marschall (Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen): "Heterogeneous photocatalysis: From basics to materials research"
  • Tutorial Prof. Armido Studer (Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster): "Catalysis of Radical Reactions: A Radical Chemistry Perpective - The Electron as a Catalyst"
  • Talk Prof. Armido Studer (Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster): "Cyclohexadienes: From Radical Chemistry to Natural Product Synthesis"
  • 4 November 2015: Talk of Prof. Oliver Trapp (Organisch-Chemisches Institut, Universität Heidelberg) in Regensburg

  • "From Selfamplifying Catalysts to Coulomb Explosion Imaging"
  • 11 November 2015: Talk of Prof. Mike Organ (Department of Chemistry, York University / UK) in Regensburg

  • "Pd-NHC Complexes: Whether in Solution or on Surfaces in Flow Beds, They Make Great Catalysts!"
  • 11 November 2015: Talk of Prof. Kevin Booker-Milburn (School of Chemistry, University of Bristol / UK) in Regensburg

  • "Applications of Synthetic Organic Photochemistry in Batch and Flow"
  • 25 November 2015: Talk of Prof. Marco Bandini (Department of Chemistry "G. Ciamician", Alma Mater Studiorum - University of Bologna / Italy) in Regensburg

  • "Gold(I)-Catalyzed Functionalization of Indole"
  • 2016

    28 January 2016: 24th Seminar Day in München (TUM) with exhibition "fine art meets chemistry"

    10 February 2016: Seminar on Good Scientific Practice in Regensburg

  • Talk of Prof. Dr. Christoph Meinel (History of Science Unit, Universität Regensburg):
    "Validity or credibility? The credit-economy of science"
  • Talk of Dr. Brian Johnson (Editorial Management, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH):
    "Cases and Consequences of Scientific Misconduct - A Publisher's View"
  • 17 February 2016: Dr. Tomáš Slanina, former graduate of the GRK 1626, wins the European Photochemistry Association Prize for the best Ph.D. thesis from years 2014-2015 (program of the CECP 2016 meeting)

    6-8 April 2016: 25th Seminar Day in Regensburg

    1 June 2016: Talk of Prof. Dr. Juan E. Argüello (Universidad Nacional de Córdoba Facultad de Ciencias Químicas (UNC) / Argentinia) in Regensburg

  • "Visible-light Photoredox Catalysis: Some Examples in the Reduction of Carbonyl Compounds and the Hydroxylation of Aryl Boronic Acids"
  • 16-17 June 2016: 26th Seminar Day in Kloster Weltenburg

  • Talk of Prof. Eric Meggers (Philipps Universität Marburg):
    "Introduction to Asymmetric Photoredox Catalysis"
  • Talk of Prof. Paola Ceroni (Universita die Bolognà):
    "Light: a very peculiar reactant and product"
  • 13-14 October 2016: 27th Seminar Day in Regensburg

    2017

    2-3 March 2017: 28th Seminar Day in Kloster Plankstetten

  • Tutorial on "Molecular Catalysts for Water Splitting"
    by Prof. Julio Lloret (Institut Català d'Investigació Química, Tarragona/Spain)
  • 29-31 March 2017: 29th Seminar Day in Regensburg

    26 April 2017: Talk of Prof. Martin Goez (Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg) in Regensburg

  • "Accessing the super-reductant e-aq through sustainable photoionizations"
  • 31 May 2017: Talk of Prof. Masahiro Murakami (Kyoto University / Japan) in Regensburg

  • "Photon-Assisted Organic Synthesis"
  • 1-2 June 2017: Graduates Only Seminar Day in Kloster Strahlfeld

    5 July 2017: Talk of Prof. Tomislav Rovis (Columbia University, New York / USA) in Regensburg

  • "Controlling Catalysis Using Visible Light"
  • Projekt Art & Science

  • Aushang zur Ausstellung: pdf
  • Mittelbayerische Zeitung (02.02.2015): Pressetext
  • Begleittexte zur Ausstellung: pdf
  • Video über die Ausstellung: YouTube
  • Veröffentlichung in ChemistryViews (01.03.2016): link
  • Date Time Where
    Infoveranstaltung 20.11.2014 14.00-15.00 CH 21.1.14
    Universität Regensburg
    Fest mit Künstlern und Chemikern 29.01.2015 18.00 Ausstellung Spaces 14
    Städtische Galerie im Leeren Beutel, Regensburg
    Tanja Riebel - Ausstellung 15.7. - 14.10.2015 Ausstellungsraum des Instituts für Kunsterziehung der Universität Regensburg im Studentenhaus, Regensburg
    Verena Stoiber - Ausstellung 21.10. - 20.11.2015 Ausstellungsraum des Instituts für Kunsterziehung der Universität Regensburg im Studentenhaus, Regensburg
    Ausstellung
    "fine art meets chemistry"
    25.01.-02.02.2016 Immatrikulationshalle, TU München
    Enführung in die Ausstellung
    "fine art meets chemistry"
    28.01.2016 18:00 Immatrikulationshalle, TU München