It is our pleasure to announce that dr Emil Kowalewski, who carried out his PhD thesis at IChF under the supervision of dr hab. Anna Śrębowata, prof. IChF (Team 21 Spectroscopic and microscopic (STM/AFM) studies of intermolecular interactions), received Best PhD Thesis Award of the Polish Catalysis Club! The thesis title is Catalytic hydrogenation for technological applications and environmental protection. Dr Kowalewski will represent Poland in the Best PhD Thesis Award competition of the European Federation of Catalysis Societies. Congratulations!