After an electronic conferences organized in 2011 (as side event on the celebration of the prof. Tiecco retirement) the first WSeS-1 meeting has been realized in 2012 announcing the creation of a departmental research network involved in multidisciplinary projects related to selenium sulfur and redox catalysis. After one year, the second edition (WSeS-2) was the occasion to present the results obtained by the network as well as the idea to extend internationally the succesfull experience. In 2013, we also guested the plenary lecture of prof. Enrico Marcantoni dedicated to the retirement of prof. Lorenzo Testaferri.The third edition, in 2014 (WSeS-3) was the results of the internationalization of the network and were presented contributes from Poland, UK and Brazil. In total 17 short communications interspersed by eight plenary lectures given by talented colleagues as didactical contribute to the scientific formation of the young attendants.
The WSeS meetings are designed as a space for young researchers (undergraduate students and PhD students) in order to give them the opportunity to present their results and researches in a stimulating and multidisciplinary environment.