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A systemic approach for analysing the effect of gamma-irradiation on multilayer films

Take part in this multi-techniques, multi-levels and multi-parameter investigation of the effects of radiations on multi-layer films

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CIVIS focus area
Climate, environment and energy
Open to
  • Phd
Field of studies
  • Natural Sciences and Mathematics
  • CIVIS Hub 1
Course dates
14 - 18 March 2022

This CIVIS course will highlight the powerfulness of a systemic approach (as defined by Edgar Maurin, French philosopher) in unveiling the impact of the gamma-irradiation on films used to transport pharmaceutical solutions; e.g. solution for COVID vaccines.

Main topics addressed

  • Methodology
  • Techniques used
  • Levels of investigation
  • Chemometrics
  • Radical chemistry

Learning outcome

  • How to perform a multi-technique approach
Dates: 14 - 17 March 2022 ECTS: N/A
Format: Physical Language: English (C1)
Location: Bucharest, Romania Duration of the course: 2 hours


This is a PhD level course. It is open to all interested students at one of CIVIS member universities. A good level of chemistry and a C1 level in English is required.

It is important to note that no funding will be provided to support the travel and stay expenses.

Application process

Students should apply by 7 March 2022 by sending a CV and a short motivation letter to Professor Sylvain Marque from Aix-Marseille Université (

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Sylvain Marque

Professor Marque has expertise in Physical Organic Chemistry of radical species applied in Biology, Chemistry, and Materials Sciences. He did his PhD in Marseille. As a post-doctoral fellow, he went to the group of Professor Barton for one year (Texas A&M University, USA), and then to the group of Professor Fischer in Zurich (Switzerland) for 3 years. For a few years, he held a professorship position at the Institute of Organic Chemistry in Novosibirsk (Russia). He has been teaching as a Professor at Aix-Marseille Université for several years now.