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  • 21 Mar 2019
    2019 Dal Nogare award for Peter Schoenmakers

    Prof. Peter Schoenmakers of the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS) has been awarded the 2019 Dal Nogare award for his achievements in the field of chromatography. It was presented to him last Monday ...

  • 27 Feb 2019
    HRSMC-HIMS Workshop: Towards A Circular Economy

    The Holland Research School of Molecular Chemistry (HRSMC) and the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS) cordially invite you to their joint workshop

  • 25 Feb 2019
    And the secret ingredient is… the network

    In a recent publication in Scientific Reports, researchers from the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences show how the mathematical theory of random graphs is vital for rational ...

  • 22 Feb 2019
    UvA chemists shine light on catalyst for industrial plastic production

    A team of chemists from the Van ‘t Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences of the University of Amsterdam, led by professor Moniek Tromp, have gained more insight into the role of the catalyst in the industrial ...

  • 21 Feb 2019
    Chris Slootweg in Nature Chemistry: ‘Green Chemistry is an outdated concept’

    In a recent commentary published in Nature Chemistry, Chris Slootweg of the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences introduces a new concept: Circular Chemistry. In analogy to the ...

  • 31 Jan 2019
    Multiphysics made easy with random coloured graphs

    As a result of research performed at the Computational Polymer Chemistry Group of the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences, researcher Ivan Kryven proposes a novel theory for ...

  • 23 Jan 2019
    Successful International Winter School MolSim-2019

    More than 70 PhD researchers from all over the world participated in 2019 edition of the 2-week winter school 'Understanding Molecular Simulations' (MolSim). Scientists from the Computational Chemistry group of HIMS ...

  • 21 Jan 2019
    The hidden ingredient in Rembrandt’s impasto

    Rembrandt van Rijn revolutionized painting with a 3D effect using his impasto technique, where thick paint makes a masterpiece protrude from the surface. An international research team with Dr Katrien Keune of the ...

  • 21 Jan 2019
    In memoriam Gerrit Jan Koomen (1941-2019)

    Sadly, on Wednesday 16 January Prof. Gerrit Jan Koomen passed away at the age of 78, due to the effects of Alzheimer’s disease. Gerrit Jan spent his entire academic career at the University of Amsterdam.

  • 21 Jan 2019
    Analytical chemist Andrea Gargano appointed as tenure track researcher

    Veni laureate Dr Andrea Gargano has been appointed as tenure track researcher within the Analytical Chemistry theme at the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS). His research focuses on the use of ...

  • 16 Jan 2019
    Cofactor switches catalyst

    Chemists at the Van ‘t Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences have developed a new catalyst that can be activated by addition of a 'cofactor', in this case a small signaling molecule. This resembles processes found in ...

  • 7 Jan 2019
    Professor Bob van der Zwaan contributes to important EU decarbonisation report

    The European High-Level Panel on Decarbonisation Pathways has recently presented its final report to Carlos Moedos, EU commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation. The report provides a unique perspective on ...

  • 7 Jan 2019
    Thieme chemistry journals award for Chris Slootweg

    Associate professor Dr Chris Slootweg of the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS) is one of the recipients of the 2019 Thieme Chemistry Journals Award.

  • 21 Dec 2018
    Physics Projectruimte grants for Nissanke, Woutersen and Bonn

    The board of NWO Domain Science (ENW) has granted funding for ten proposals in the Physics Projectruimte. Of the ten granted proposals, two were submitted by UvA scientists.

  • 18 Dec 2018
    Booking.com supports research into renewable jet fuel from waste

    Dr Shiju Raveendran of the University of Amsterdam's research priority area Sustainable Chemistry has acquired a 150,000 euro grant from Booking.com. He conducts research into the manufacture of renewable jet fuel ...

  • 17 Dec 2018
    Three NWO grants for fundamental chemical research

    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded three ECHO grants to UvA researchers working at the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS), the Swammerdam Institute for Life ...

  • 17 Dec 2018
    Best Poster award for Ilse Denekamp at national chemistry conference

    PhD student Ilse Denekamp of the Heterogeneous Catalysis and Sustainable Chemistry research group has won the Best Poster Award by public vote at the Dutch national chemistry conference CHAINS 2018 earlier this month.

  • 6 Dec 2018
    PhD project in police lab

    The criminal justice system in The Netherlands is facing the challenge of having to correctly identify an increasing number of new illicit drugs. To provide accurate and valuable chemical information in criminal ...

  • 4 Dec 2018
    Cum Laude for chemistry PhD graduate Gaston Richelle

    On Friday 30 November 2018 Gaston Richelle of the Synthetic Organic Chemistry group at the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences successfully defended his PhD thesis on 'Multicyclic peptides manufactured via ...

  • 30 Nov 2018
    Rajamani Krishna listed among 'Most Influential Scientific Minds'

    Professor Rajamani Krishna of the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences features in the 2018 list of the world’s 'Most Influential Scientific Minds' compiled by Clarivate Analytics. ...