The third edition of the Research Medals awarded by the Royal Galician Academy of Sciences (RAGC) has recognized the professional career of the researcher María Antonia Señarís. This award also recognizes her work in promoting science and technology to society.
María Antonia leads the QUIMOLMAT subgroup dedicated to the study and development of solid materials and is co-inventor of eight patents. Among the stays abroad stands out the one she carried out at the University of Texas as a Fullbright scholar under the supervision of the 2019 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry, John B. Goodenough.
The medal awarded is named after the 19th-century inorganic chemist, Antonio Casares Rodríguez, and covers the field of chemistry and geology.
The other medals in this edition went to Carmen Álvarez (USC) in Biology and Health Sciences, Carlos Hervés (UVigo) in Economics and Social Sciences, Luis Castedo (UDC) in Technical Sciences, and Enrique Vidal (USC) in Mathematics, Physics and Computer Sciences.
The award ceremony will take place at the Colegio de Fonseca, in Santiago de Compostela, on October 8, coinciding with the "Día da Ciencia en Galicia" (Science Day in Galicia).
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