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The University of Alicante, prize-winning awarded in the Archimedes Contest on Introduction to Research

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Alicante, 11 January 2011
The student at the University of Alicante, Tudela Ignacio Montes, has been awarded in the 9th Archimedes Contest on Introduction to Research, organized by the Ministry of Education’s  Directorate-General for University Policy.

Tudela Ignacio Montes, a Chemical Engineering student at the University of Alicante, has been awarded the second prize in the Area of Experimental and Environmental Science, for its "elimination of organochlorine compounds present in water by electrochemical methods and electrochemical sono: experimental results and future prospects for optimized reactor design, which proposes a solution to clean pollutants in water caused by the dry cleaning industry.  

Ignacio is proud of this experience and believes that with this kind of recognition " the potential research we have in the classrooms of the University of Alicante is demonstrated" and he also highlights the work of their tutors, which is "the key that has made this award be possible”, and encourages other researchers to participate in upcoming editions of the contest.

The Archimedes University Competition, organized by the Directorate-General for University Policy aims to foster the spirit of research of university students by awarding prizes for research papers.

In this edition, 37 prizes have been distributed among the 25 finalist works of 29 students, selected by a group of experts among the 129 works submitted by 311 students from 39 Spanish universities, who attended the 2010 roster.

These awards have the cooperation of the National Research Council, as well as public and private institutions related to research. This contest is aimed at graduate students or those who are already taking university studies  (graduate, diploma, engineering or technical architect programmes in any Spanish centres, provided they are in their first graduate, engineering or diploma programmes.

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