Prizes, grants and honours 2014
HIMS master student wins KNCV Poster Award
On 5 March Renée Haver, master student of Homogeneous, Supramolecular and Bio-inspired Catalysis, presented her poster at the Young KNCV poster competition during the PAC Symposium at Utrecht University.
It was not an easy job for the professional jury to select the best poster from the 14 excellent submissions, but in the end Haver was awarded and received the major prize of € 500.
She also won the audience award for her poster.
Towards Green Methanol
Developing a catalytic reactor using CO2 as feedstock
Dr. Raveendran Shiju of the Heterogeneous Catalysis and Sustainable Chemistry group was awarded funding in the European research project CAPITA (Catalytic Processes for Innovative Technology Application). He will participate in a consortium exploring new routes and reactors for the catalytic synthesis of methanol from carbon dioxide. The project is part of the UvA Research Priority Area Sustainable Chemistry.
Peter Schoenmakers: world-class in analytical sciences
HIMS professor holds top-ten position in 'Analytical Sciences Power List'
The 'Analytical Sciences Power List 2013' published by The Analytical Scientist magazine places UvA professor Peter Schoenmakers at an honourable seventh place. In a European perspective he even takes the third position.