The SCS Lectureship is awarded to world-class distinguished scientists and it is organized under the patronage of the Swiss Chemical Society. Over a week, the lecturer gives five presentations and discusses with colleagues at four to five diffeent Swiss research institutions.

Wed, May 4, 2022, 16.30h, University of Geneva
«A Physical Chemist in Search of Simplicity: From Interstellar Chemistry to Single Molecule Biophysics»
Auditoire P. F. Tingry A150, Sciences II, Quai Ernest-Ansermet 30, Geneva

Thu, May 5, 2022, 17.00h, EPFL Lausanne
«Chemical Physics at the Gas-Liquid, Gas-SAMs, and Gas-Molten Metal Interface»
BCH 2201 Auditorium - Batochime Building, Lausanne

Fri, May 6, 2022, 16.15h, ETH Zurich
«Ultrafast Optical Control of Hot Electron Dynamics in Plasmonic Nanostructures: Making Gold ‘Shine’ (Plus a hopefully short story on Spectroscopy and COVID)»
Lecture hall HCI J 3, ETH Hönggerberg, Zurich 

Mon, May 9, 2022, 16.30h, University of Zurich
«Kinetics and Thermodynamics of Nucleic Acid Folding: Chirality/Temperature/ Pressure Dependent Studies at the Single Molecule Level»
Lecture Hall Y24-G-55, Irchel Campus, Winterthurerstrasse 190, Zurich

Tue, May 10, 2022, 16.30h, University of Basel
«High Resolution Spectroscopy of Molecular Transients: Cosmochemistry, Combustion, and COVID! »
Large Lecture Room 3.01, Klingelbergstrasse 80, Basel

The SCS Lectureships Awards are financially supported by Helvetica and the SCNAT and organized by the SCS Division of Fundamental Research DFR.

David Spichiger, SCS