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Prizes and honours

Annual Report 2019

The quality of HIMS scientists is reflected in the prizes and honours they receive. Noteworthy examples are the Dal Nogare Award for Peter Schoenmakers, the NWO Vidi grant for Ning Yan and the appointment of Annemieke Petrignani as MacGillavry Fellow. Below is a list of news items reporting on these and other HIMS staff members and students.

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Results: 1 - 18 of 18
Results: 1 - 18 of 18
  • Thieme chemistry journals award for Chris Slootweg
    7 Jan 2019
    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.
  • Presentation Dal Nogare Award Peter Schoenmakers
    2019 Dal Nogare award for Peter Schoenmakers
    21 Mar 2019
    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 ...
  • Francesco Mutti listed among research talents by journal ChemBioChem
    26 Mar 2019
    The board members of the Wiley journal ChemBioChem have included Dr Francesco Mutti in their selection of emerging young scientists that 'will shape the future of research at the interface of chemistry and biology'. ...
  • Detail poster Dieuwertje Modder
    Dieuwertje Modder wins poster competition at national student symposium
    26 Mar 2019
    At the national chemistry student 'PAC symposium' held 7 March at Vrije Universiteit, chemistry master student Dieuwertje Modder has won the first prize in the 'Young KNCV' poster competition. With her poster, Modder ...
  • Detail poster Tessel Bouwens Faraday Discussions
    Faraday Discussions poster prize for Tessel Bouwens
    2 Apr 2019
    PhD student Tessel Bouwens of the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS) has won the Poster Prize at the Royal Society of Chemistry's (RSC) Faraday Discussion on Artificial Photosynthesis, held 25 - 27 ...
  • Pupils from the Bernardinus college are the winners of Imagination at Work
    Success for high school students in chemistry research project competition
    16 Apr 2019
    On 10 April, pupils from the Bernardinus college in Heerlen won the first prize at the competition 'Imagination at Work' organized by the Dutch 'Centrum JongerenCommunicatie Chemie'. For their research paper on ...
  • Joen Hermans nominated for Dutch New Scientist talent awards
    25 Apr 2019
    HIMS researcher Joen Hermans is one of the 25 nominees for the Science Talent Award 2019 issued by the Dutch edition of the magazine New Scientist.
  • Dr Ning Yan
    Vidi grant for Ning Yan
    24 May 2019
    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded a Vidi grant to Dr Ning Yan of the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS) and the Research Priority Area Sustainable Chemistry. The ...
  • logo HPLC2019
    Amsterdam analytical chemists heap up the awards at HPLC 2019 in Milan
    10 Jul 2019
    Young researchers of the Analytical Chemistry research group at the van ‘t Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS) earned a total of five awards at the 48th International Symposium on High-Performance Liquid ...
  • Annemieke Petrignani appointed as MacGillavry fellow
    18 Jul 2019
    Dr Annemieke Petrignani has been appointed as MacGillavry Fellow in the Molecular Photonics group of the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences. Her research focuses on organic chemistry from space to the ...
  • Piet van Leeuwen
    Prestigious international catalysis award for Piet van Leeuwen
    22 Jul 2019
    Former HIMS professor Piet van Leeuwen has been awarded the Alwin Mittasch Prize 2019, in honour of his groundbreaking contributions to the molecular understanding of catalysis using organometallic complexes and ...
  • Marie Brands
    Marie Brands nominated for KNCV Golden Master Award 2019
    24 Jul 2019
    Marie Brands, who is currently a PhD student at the research group for Homogeneous, Supramolecular and Bio-Inspired Catalysis of the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences, has been nominated for the 'Golden ...
  • New joint initiative: AI4Science lab
    20 Sep 2019
    The UvA institutes for astronomy (API), biology (IBED), chemistry (HIMS), informatics (IvI), life sciences (SILS) and physics (IoP) have taken the initiative for a new 'AI4Science' lab. The lab’s aim is to solve ...
  • Chris Slootweg
    Chris Slootweg competes for Amsterdam Science & Innovation Award
    30 Oct 2019
    HIMS researcher Dr Chris Slootweg is one of nine finalists for the Amsterdam Science & Innovation Award 2019. He is nominated for his idea "Circular phosphate economy: Pioneers in closing the phosphorus cycle". The ...
  • Poster prize annual symposium 2019 for Klaas van Leest
    Poster prize for Klaas van Leest at HRSMC 25th anniversary symposium
    18 Nov 2019
    PhD researcher Klaas van Leest of the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Chemistry (HIMS) was awarded the poster prize at the 25th anniversary symposium of the Holland Research School of ...
  • Amsterdam Science & Innovation Award 2019 for SusPhos team enabling phosphate recycling
    28 Nov 2019
    The SusPhos process developed at the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences is one of the winners of an Amsterdam Science & Innovation Award 2019. On 27 November Marissa de Boer, CEO ...
  • SusPhos team at CHAINS
    SusPhos startup team wins Gouden KIEM 2019
    13 Dec 2019
    UvA startup SusPhos has won the 'Gouden KIEM' for best Dutch startup in chemistry. The award, issued by the Dutch science foundation NWO and Holland Chemistry, was presented Tuesday 10 December at the Dutch national ...
  • Unilever Research Prize 2019 for Steven Beijer
    Unilever Research Prize 2019 for Steven Beijer
    15 Dec 2019
    Steven Beijer, PhD candidate at the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS), has won a Unilever Research Prize 2019. On Thursday 12 December, he received his prize during the ...