Springer supports lecture series and award at EUROANALYSIS 2015

Springer helps fund the Robert Kellner Lecture and the DAC EuCheMS Award

New York | Heidelberg, 18 February 2015

Springer is proud to be a primary sponsor of two key lectures at the EUROANALYSIS 2015 conference, to be held in Bordeaux, France from 6-10 September, 2015. The conference is organized by the Division of Analytical Chemistry (DAC) of EuCheMS, and provides participants with an overview of contemporary analytical chemistry.

Chair of the Steering Committee of DAC, Professor Paul Worsfold of Plymouth University in the UK said, "Analytical Chemistry is a key scientific discipline that underpins advances in many fields, including biosciences and environmental sciences. The latest developments in Analytical Chemistry technologies, methods and applications are presented every two years at the EUROANALYSIS series of conferences organized by the Division of Analytical Chemistry of EuCheMS. Two highlights of the conference in Bordeaux will be the delivery of the Robert Kellner Lecture by Professor Bernhard Lendl, and a lecture by the DAC-EuCheMS Award recipient Professor Miguel Valcárcel. We are delighted Springer was able to help sponsor these important awards."

The Robert Kellner Lecture recognizes a European individual who has made substantial recent contributions in the last five years to the advancement of Analytical Chemistry research or education. The 2015 award goes to Professor Bernhard Lendl of the University of Vienna, Austria.

The DAC-EuCheMS Award recognizes a European individual who has demonstrated significant and sustained achievements in Analytical Chemistry research or education throughout his or her career. The 2015 awardee is Professor Miguel Valcárcel of the University of Córdoba, Spain. This will be the inaugural presentation of this award.

“Since our founding, Springer has published groundbreaking research results in the field of analytical sciences. With the journal Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, co-owned by major European Chemical Societies, we continue to provide a forum for excellent research in this field,” said Steffen Pauly, Editorial Director for Chemistry at Springer. “We appreciate the partnership with the Division of Analytical Chemistry of EuCheMS and gladly support the Robert Kellner Lecture and the DAC-EuCheMS Award.”

About EuCheMS: EuCheMS is a not-for-profit organization founded in 1970. Its object is to promote co-operation in Europe between non-profit-making scientific and technical societies in the field of chemistry and molecular sciences. EuCheMS has 42 member societies which together represent more than 150,000 chemists in academia, industry, government and professional organizations in 32 countries across Europe. EuCheMS has several Divisions and Working Groups which cover all areas of chemistry and bring together world class expertise in the underpinning science and development needed for innovation.

Springer Science+Business Media (www.springer.com) is a leading global scientific, technical and medical publisher, providing researchers in academia, scientific institutions and corporate R&D departments with quality content via innovative information products and services. Springer is also a trusted local-language publisher in Europe – especially in Germany and the Netherlands – primarily for physicians and professionals working in healthcare and road safety education. Springer published roughly 2,200 English-language journals and more than 8,400 new books in 2013, and the group is home to the world’s largest STM eBook collection, as well as the most comprehensive portfolio of open access journals. In 2013, Springer Science+Business Media generated sales of approximately EUR 943 million. The group employs more than 8,000 individuals across the globe.

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