The results of competitions held during ESAS2012-XXth SCSC:

The best three poster presentations:

First prize: Taise S. C. P. Aranha, Andrea Oliveira, Solange Cadore, Helena Müller Queiroz (Laboratório Nacional Agropecuário – Lanagro-SP, Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Food Supply – MAPA, Campinas, SP, Brazil, Institute of Chemistry - University of Campinas, 13083-970, Campinas, SP, Brazil): Optimization of meat sample pretreatment by factorial design for cadmium determination for the official food control

Second prize: Stanislava Matějková, Jiří Janoušek, Martin Bělohradský, Pavel Řezanka, Pavel Matějka (Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry AS CR, v.v.i., Flemingovo nám 2, 166 10 Prague 6, Czech Republic, Institute of Chemical Technology Prague, Faculty of Chemical Engineering, Dept. of Analytical Chemistry, Technická 5, 166 28 Prague 6, Czech Republic): Elemental analysis of systems based on gold nanoparticles using of X-ray fluorescence and inductively coupled plasma - optical emission spectroscopy

Third prize: Mária Chromčíková, Marek Liška, Patrícia Vlčková, Eleonóra Gašpáreková (Vitrum Laugaricio (VILA) – Joint Glass Center of Institute of Inorganic Chemistry SAS, A. Dubček University of Trenčín and RONA, Lednické Rovne, Študentská 2, Trenčín, SK-911 50, Slovak Republic): Thermodynamic model and Principal Component Analysis of Raman spectra of 15(Na2O,K2O).10(CaO,ZnO).75(ZrO2,SiO2) glasses


The best student lecture presentation:

Edina Baranyai (Department of Inorganic and Analytical Chemistry, University of Debrecen, 4032 Egyetem square 1, Debrecen, Hungary): Trace element level in whole and protein separated blood serum of patients with systemic lupus and erythematosus and Syögren syndrome


The best student poster presentation:

Markéta Kokošková (Department of Physical and Macromolecular Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Charles University in Prague, Hlavova 8, 12840 Prague 2, Czech Republic): Surface-modified luminescence of Ru(II) polypyridine complexes

Elżbieta Zambrzycka (University of Bialystok, Institute of Chemistry, Hurtowa 1, 15-399 Bialystok, Poland): Determination of ruthenium in environmental samples by ETAAS after its separation on a new ion imprinted polymers