EYCN Podcast - Chemistry To Your Ears

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Maximilian Menche

Maximilian Menche is a PhD Student at BASF and at the Catalysis Research Laboratory of Heidelberg University, working on computational homogeneous catalysis at the interface of academia and industry. He joined the German Chemical Society (GDCh) and its young chemists’ network in 2015 and has taken over various responsibilities within the network. In 2017, he started to support the European Young Chemists’ Network (EYCN) of the European Chemical Society (EuChemS) and took over the Secretary position in Spring 2019. In this role, he supports the development and education of young scientists and promoting chemistry to the broader public.

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Sebastian Balser

Sebastian Balser is a PhD Student at the Goethe University in Frankfurt, working in the field of material chemistry, where he combines organic synthesis and surface analytics for applications in structural biology. He joined the German Chemical Society (GDCh) and its young chemists’ network in 2015 and has taken over various responsibilities within the network. He was the regional team leader from 2017 to 2019 in Frankfurt and started to support the European Young Chemists’ Network (EYCN) of the European Chemical Society (EuChemS) in 2019 in the science team. In 2021 he was elected to the board of the EYCN and is now the science team leader within the EYCN. As science team leader he is responsible for events like the EYCN podcast, various digital competitions and other projects that promote chemistry among students and everyone interested.


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  • Bring chemistry closer to awider audience
  • Support young chemist sat the early stage of their career

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