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  • 29 Oct 2013
    Enzyme-inspired approach leads to success in synthetic catalysis

    Enzymes, the natural catalysts, are generally orders of magnitude more selective than their synthetic counterparts. Now Professor Joost Reek and co-workers have demonstrated that an enzyme-like approach can ...

  • 23 Oct 2013
    Helias Andriessen nominated for TEDxAmsterdam Award 2013

    Helias Andriessen, master student at the research group Heterogeneous Catalysis and Sustainable Chemistry of Prof. Gadi Rothenberg and winner of the 2013 Amsterdam Sustainable Research Award for Young Scientists of ...

  • 15 Oct 2013
    Chemist Linde Smeenk receives Stufkens Prijs for protein mimicry

    The Dick Stufkens Prijs 2013 is awarded to Dr. Linde Smeenk for her Ph.D. thesis ‘Double-CLIPS Technology for the Mimicry of Structurally Complex Antibody Binding Sites on Proteins’. The prize is annually awarded to ...

  • 9 Oct 2013
    Speed limit on a superfluid helium nano-highway

    Scientists from the University of Amsterdam (UvA), the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) and the Universitat de Barcelona have been able to determine the so-called critical Landau velocity for helium ...

  • 7 Oct 2013
    HIMS researcher in Nature

    HIMS researcher Katrien Keune features in an article In Nature which deals with the blackening of vermilion in paintings, investigated by Belgian researchers.

  • 13 Sep 2013
    Aart Kleijn leaves HIMS as director

    Prof.dr. Aart Kleijn will leave the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences as director by November 1st. He has been asked to set up an institute in Chengdu, China, within the Chengdu Development Center for ...

  • 9 Sep 2013
    New Members of the PhD Platform

    The "PhD platform " is a kind of PhD student body. It is formed by PhD students who act as a mediator between you and the Board and Commisions of the HRSMC. If you have any questions or remarks about the HRSMC ...

  • 2 Sep 2013
    Water: ideal nanomachine lubricant

    Researchers of the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS) at the University of Amsterdam have discovered that small molecular machines move far quicker if you add tiny amounts of water to their ...

  • 29 Jul 2013
    ERC Advanced Grant for Joost Reek

    Professor Joost Reek of the Homogeneous and Supramolecular Catalysis Group at the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS) has received a prestigious ERC Advanced Grant of 2.5 million euros for his ...

  • 28 Jul 2013
    Wojciech Dzik receives Veni grant

    Earlier this month HIMS researcher Wojciech Dzik of the Homogeneous and Supramolecular Catalysis Group was awarded a Veni grant by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research NWO. Dzik receives a quarter of ...

  • 4 Jul 2013
    Helias Andriessen receives jury prize for best pitch

    On 26 June 2013 Helias Andriessen, master student at the research group Heterogeneous Catalysis and Sustainable Chemistry of Prof. Gadi Rothenberg, won the jury prize for the best pitch at the seminar 'Researching ...

  • 4 Jul 2013
    KNCV Golden Master Award for Isabel Kerschgens

    Isabel Kerschgens, master student at the research group Synthetic Organic Chemistry of Prof. Henk Hiemstra, won the KNCV Golden Master 2012 for her thesis 'Total Synthesis of (-)- Mitragynine and Analogues'.

  • 3 Jul 2013
    ILCA Kick Off Meeting

    On Friday, 21 June, the kick off meeting of the Innovation Lab Chemistry Amsterdam (ILCA) took place.

  • 21 Jun 2013
    Prestigious Eni prize for UvA chemistry professor R. Krishna

    Professor Rajamani Krishna of the van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (University of Amsterdam) has been awarded a prestigious Eni award for his research into fundamental aspects of gas separation and ...

  • 5 Jun 2013
    Joost Reek elected new member of the KMWH

    Professor Joost Reek of the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences at the University of Amsterdam has been elected as a new member of the Royal Holland Society of Sciences and Humanities (Koninklijke ...

  • 29 May 2013
    New Institute for Nanolithography heads for Science Park Amsterdam

    In the fall of 2013 a new Institute for Nanolithography (INL) will be established at the Science Park Amsterdam. It aims to unlock innovation in the global semiconductor industry by conducting fundamental and applied ...

  • 27 May 2013
    STW grant for HIMS scientists

    STW has awarded a grant worth € 484.946 to Jan van Maarseveen, Peter Timmerman and Henk Hiemstra for the project entitled “Multicyclic CLIPS-peptides: Next Generation Therapeutic Peptide Drugs” comprising two Ph.D. ...

  • 23 May 2013
    Science publication on separation of hexane isomers

    A newly developed Metal-Organic Framework (MOF) can discriminate among hexane isomers. Computer simulations carried out by professor Rajamani Krishna at the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (UvA) ...

  • 21 May 2013
    NWO ECHO project subsidy for HIMS scientists

    NWO has awarded Sander Woutersen and Wybren Jan Buma, staff members of the Molecular Photonics group of HIMS, an ECHO grant for a proposal concerning optically amplified vibrational circular dichroism.

  • 21 May 2013
    Phd in the Spotlight: Alma Itzel Olivos Suárez

    On 4 June Alma Itzel Olivos Suárez (1983) will be awarded her doctorate degree at the UvA. As part of her research at the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS), she made a detailed survey of the ...