Newsletter November 2022

Special N3C 2023 Newsletter

With this newsletter, we would like to remind you that the registration for next year's NCCC has opened last week. During the 2023 edition of N3C, the DCS will award the biannual KNCV-DCS Thesis Award for the best PhD thesis.

In this DCS newsletter you will find additional information on the nominations for the thesis award and the DCS MSc Poster awards.

We are looking forward to meeting you all at N3C 2023 for our DCS ALV 2022-2023.

On behalf of the DCS Board,

Prof. Dr. Moniek Tromp (Chair Dutch Catalysis Society)


NCCC 2023

The 24th edition of The Netherlands' Catalysis and Chemistry Conference, NCCC, will be held from March 6th to 8th at the NH Conference Center Leeuwenhorst in Noordwijkerhout. 

The submission for poster abstracts is open until Tuesday 20th December.  The early-bird registration closes on Saturday 14th January 2023 and the final deadline for registration is on Friday 10th February.

More information

KNCV-DCS Thesis Award 2023

The Dutch Catalysis Society (sectie Katalyse of the KNCV) will again award the KNCV-DCS Thesis Award to a talented young researcher who has defended his/her PhD thesis at a Dutch or Flemish university in the last two years (January 2021 - December 2022).

The detailed nomination requirements can be found on the DCS website. The nomination deadline is 16th December 2022.

More information


DCS MSc Poster Awards 2023

Also in 2023, the DCS will offer the possibility to a group of master students to present their research at N3C during the poster sessions. The main requirements are that the topic of the master thesis is related to catalysis and that the student is a current member of DCS (The DCS membership for students under 24 years has no fee).

The students must submit an abstract (as PDF) to The abstract has the same format as it must be submitted for N3C (See Poster abstracts).

The deadline for applications to the DCS MSc Poster Awards is December 6th. Shortly after this date, we will communicate the outcome to the applicants. The deadline for poster abstracts submission to the N3C organization is December 20th.

We hope to receive many applications.


DCS Mentoring Program

In September 2021, the DCS launched a pilot for a Mentoring Program for Young DCS members. At that time, we received limited applications for mentees and mentors but we hope that in 2023, we can find new young members that would like to make use of this valuable opportunity.

If you would like to know more about the program, or participate as mentor or mentee, please visit our website

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