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Prizes and honours

Annual Report 2018

The quality of HIMS scientists is reflected in the prizes and honours they receive. Noteworthy examples are the Fritz-Pregl Medal for Peter Schoenmakers and the Journal of Chromatography A Young Scientist Award for Bob Pirok. Below is a list of news items reporting on these and other HIMS staff members and students.

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Results: 1 - 10 of 10
Results: 1 - 10 of 10
  • Chris Slootweg
    Humboldt Research Fellowship for Chris Slootweg
    1 Feb 2018
    Dr Chris Slootweg, associate professor at the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences, has been awarded a Humboldt Research Fellowship for experienced researchers. Organic chemist Slootweg will be a guest ...
  • Makoto Fujita Winner of Wolf Prize in Chemistry - 2018
    20 Feb 2018
    The 2018 Wolf Foundation Prize for Chemistry will be awarded to Makoto Fujita of the University of Tokyo, and visiting professor of the UvA via the research priority area sustainable chemistry, for his achievements ...
  • Amsterdam chemistry students excel at national student symposium
    13 Mar 2018
    The 'Young KNCV' poster competition at the national chemistry student 'PAC symposium', held 8 March at Utrecht University, was dominated by students from the joint Master's programme of the two Amsterdam universities ...
  • Amsterdam students to explore quantum-optical chemical catalysis
    26 May 2018
    As part of the Top Sector Chemistry Student Competition 2018, three Amsterdam students plan to apply quantum optical concepts to chemical catalysis and in doing so open up a new route for sustainable chemical ...
  • Journal of Chromatography A Young Scientist Award for Bob Pirok
    12 Jun 2018
    Bob Pirok, PhD student at the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences, has won the Journal of Chromatography A Young Scientist Award. It was presented to him at the 42nd International Symposium on Capillary ...
  • NWO
    Veni grants for Joen Hermans and Andrew Jupp
    21 Aug 2018
    Dr Joen Hermans and Dr Andrew Jupp have been awarded NWO Veni grants to perform research at the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences. The grants of € 250.000 each provide them with the opportunity to further ...
  • Peter Schoenmakers
    Fritz-Pregl Medal for analytical scientist Peter Schoenmakers
    27 Aug 2018
    The Austrian Society of Analytical Chemistry (ASAC) has announced that Prof. Peter Schoenmakers of the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences will receive the 2018 Fritz-Pregl Medal. ...
  • Professor Joost Reek receives IOCF lectureship award in Japan
    14 Nov 2018
    Prof. Joost Reek of the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences is the recipient of the 47th IOCF lectureship award. It was presented to him at Kyoto University by professor Michinori ...
  • Cum Laude for chemistry PhD graduate Gaston Richelle
    4 Dec 2018
    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 ...
  • Best Poster award for Ilse Denekamp at national chemistry conference
    17 Dec 2018
    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.