Dr Freddy Oropeza, Marie Sklodowska-Curie fellow and senior assistant researcher at the photoactivated process unit, has been awarded the highly prestigious Ramón y Cajal (RyC) fellowship by the Spanish Government. The Ramón y Cajal grants program of the Ministry of Science and Innovation promotes the incorporation of researchers with an outstanding track record in R&D centres across Spain. The RyC fellowship involves a five-year employment grant and additional funding for research expenses.

Oropeza will complete his fellowship at IMDEA Energy working on the development of advanced electrocatalysts for renewable energy conversion and diversification.