The European Ceramic Society


Feb 11, 2021

Letters from PhD students who got the ECerS “Grant for 2021 ACerS Winter Workshop” - Andreja Žužić

YCN Newsletter - February 2021

Thanks to JECS Trust, I had an opportunity to attend the “ACerS Virtual Winter Workshop” that was held on 28th and 29th January of 2021.

Although the Workshop was virtual, the organizers have invested a lot of effort to make it interactive and fun. The attendees had an opportunity to hang out in so-called breakout rooms which were created to chat and get to know each other.
As part of the Workshop, several lectures were held on the topics of ceramics preparation and application. Furthermore, there was a very interesting lecture about the use of the different social networks to promote science and make connections. Related to connections, several PhD students from different parts of the world have talked about their student exchange programs and experiences.
Since the Workshop was held virtually due to the current pandemic situation, the emphasis was also on mental health awareness. The attendees had an opportunity to share their thoughts and talk about challenges they have to face nowadays. The Workshop facilitators were very kind and they put a lot of effort to talk with us and teaching us how to find motivation during the PhD and research career.
In the end, I would like to thank JCES Trust for the grant and pleasure to attend this Virtual Workshop. I hope that soon there will be an opportunity to meet in person.
Andreja Žužić
Department of Physical Chemistry
Faculty of Chemical Engineering and Technology
Marulićev trg 20, HR-10000 Zagreb

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Jun 13, 2024
Next deadline for the JECS Trust mobility Grant is 31st August 2024!

Please note that the decisions of the JECS Trust board will not be known before Mid-October 2024 and so the project submitted must not begin before mid-November 2024.

Jun 10, 2024
2024 ECerS International Ceramist Student Exchange Program – 3rd call!

In the frame of the 2024 ECerS International Student exchange program, ECerS is opening a third call, this time to allow grants to European Students to attend the 2024 Fall meeting of Korean Ceramic Society (COEX) that will be organised by the Korean Ceramic Society in Seoul, Korea, from 16th to 18th October 2024.


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