The Swiss Academy of Sciences (SCNAT) has awarded the Prix Schläfli 2021 to the four most important insights gained by young researchers at Swiss universities. Robert Pollice has been awarded by the Prix Schläfli "Chemistry" 2020 for his analysis during his PhD on how materials such as perfluoroalkanes, including Teflon, hold together – a first step towards reducing environmental pollution and health risks.
Robert Pollice will receive the Prix Schläfli "Chemistry" from Catherine Housecroft, University of Basel and president of the jury and present the awarded research. The lecture and the award ceremony is hosted by Peter Chen.
This conference is part of a tournee. Robert Pollice will also give his conference in the following institutions:
Tuesday 7.12. morning: University of Zürich
Tuesday 7.12. evening: University of Geneva
Wedneesday 8.12.: University of Bern
Thursday 9.12: EPFL