2 new positions in the Boily group

PhD and postdoc positions on Rust in Ice!
It’s a Molecular Geochemistry project!
Sweden’s a great place to do a PhD (4-5 years) and postdoc (2 years)!
Fantastic infrastructure (www.kbc.se) and great working conditions!
Links to the positions:
Application deadline is February 28.

3 new publications for the Boily group

These are from collaborations with:

1. Jonatan Klaminder (Ecology and Environmental Science, Umeå University)

Bottone A, Boily J.-F., Shchukarev A., Anderson P., Klaminder 2021. Sodium hypochlorite as an oxidising agent for removal of soil organic matter before micro plastics analyses. J. Env. Qual. 

2. Solomon Tesfalidet (Chemistry, Umeå University)

Haziri V, Phal S, Boily J.-F., Berisha A., Tesfalidet S. 2022. Oxygen interactions with covalently grafted 2D manometric carboxyphenyl thin films – An experimental and DFT study.  Coatings. 49.

3. Khalil Hanna (École National Supérieure de Chimie de Rennes, France)

Luo T., Xu J., Cheng W., Zhou L., Marsac R., Wu F., Boily J.-F., Hanna K. 2021 Interactions of anti-inflammatory and antibiotic drugs at mineral surfaces can control environmental fate and transport. Environ. Sci. Technol.



New grants in Fall 2021!

Erik Björn: 3.6 Mkr (Swedish Research Council) for a project on  methyl mercury in biofilms
Erik Björn: 3.0 Mkr (Formas) for a project on  methyl mercury in the sea
Jean-François Boily, Madeleine Ramstedt, Andrey Shchukarev: 10.0 Mkr (Kempe Foundation + Faculty of Science and Technology) for the acquisition of a new X-ray Photoelectron Spectrometer
Jean-François Boily: 900 kkr (Kempe) for a postdoctoral project on iron in ice.
Merve Yesilbas: 4 Mkr (Swedish Research Council) for a project on cryosalts on planet Mars