Hevia Group - Bio

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Originally from Gijón (Spain), Eva Hevia is currently a Professor in Inorganic Chemistry at the University of Strathclyde. She received both her MSci degree in Chemistry and her Ph.D. degree from the Universidad de Oviedo (Spain) in 1998 and 2002 respectively. The latter under the supervision of Victor Riera and Julio Perez. After a three-year postdoctoral period at the University of Strathclyde working with Robert Mulvey, as a Marie Curie Fellow, in 2006 she took up a Royal Society University Research Fellowship and Lectureship there. Subsequently she was promoted to Senior lecturer in 2010, Reader in 2011 and as a Professor in 2013.

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She has published over 120 peer-reviewed papers in the area  and to date her research has been recognised with several prestigious prizes including the 2016 SRUK Emerging Talent Award, which honours the most promising Spanish scientist in the UK under 40, and more recently by the 2017 RSC Corday-Morgan Prize awarded to the most meritorious contributions to Chemistry. An elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE), her research has been supported by the EPSRC, UK Charities, EU (ERC-Stg-2011), industry and governmental bodies. An associate editor of the Royal Society Open Science, she sits on the International Advisory Board of Eur. J. Inorg. Chem, and has presented over 70 invited lectures worldwide.

FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS

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2018                        Elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (FRSE)

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2017                         RSC Corday Morgan Prize (2017)

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2016                         Emerging Talent SRUK/CERU Award (2016)

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2013-2018               Elected Member of the RSE Young Academy of Scotland

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2011                          RSEQ-Sigma-Aldrich Emerging Investigator Award (2011) 

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2011                          ERC Starting Grant

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2009                         RSC Harrison-Meldola Memorial Medal and Prize (2009) 

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2006-2014              Royal Society University Research Fellowship

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2006                         Ramón y Cajal Fellowship

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2003-2005              Marie Curie Fellowship, Postdoctoral fellowship, University of 

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Eva Hevia Group, Department of Pure and Applied Chemistry, WestCHEM, University of Strathclyde, 

295 Cathedral Street, Glasgow, G1 1XL, UK