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Grants and funding

News items regarding grants and funding are listed below. We also provide overviews in the categories scientific highlights | valorisation | people. All news items are listed at the HIMS news main page.

Results: 1 - 20 of 96
Results: 1 - 20 of 96
  • Understanding psychedelics using molecular simulations
    18 Nov 2021
    Psychedelics have, in recent years, re-entered the fields of psychiatry and neuroscience. By activating specific serotonin receptors in the brain (5-HT2AR), psychedelics appear to not only be rapid and efficient ...
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    In search of catalysts for optimal CO2 conversion using data science
    10 Nov 2021
    A collaborative PhD project at the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS) and the Informatics Institute (IvI) will research new data science methods for the discovery of novel catalysts for optimal CO2 ...
  • Two novel sustainable chemistry projects granted at Catalysis Engineering group
    12 Oct 2021
    Dr Shiju Raveendran and Dr Ihsan Amin of the Catalysis Engineering research group at the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences have both been awarded 50,000 euros in the Open Competition XS call of the Dutch ...
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    Chemical profiling and trace analysis of illegal home-made explosives
    15 Sep 2021
    In the European INHERIT consortium under coordination of the Swedish Defence Research Agency (FOI), researchers at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) will develop advanced analytical methods for the chemical profiling ...
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    Co-electrolysis for efficient electrochemical CO2 conversion
    23 Aug 2021
    As part of the 7 million euro EU CO2SMOS project, Dr Ning Yan of the Van 't Hoff Institute of Molecular Sciences at the University of Amsterdam is developing an efficient co-electrolysis technology that combines the ...
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    Towards a novel device for ammonia sensing
    16 Aug 2021
    Dr Stefania Grecea of the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences will develop a new concept for ammonia sensing that can be implemented in wearable devices to measure ammonia concentrations in farming- and ...
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    Carbon capture and utilisation in context
    13 Aug 2021
    Dr Amanda Garcia of the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS) has been awarded a competitive top-up grant for Responsible Innovation of 325,000 euros, as part of the program on ElectroChemical ...
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    Three projects awarded in ARC CBBC program 'New Chemistry for a Sustainable Future'
    1 Jul 2021
    Professors Bas de Bruin, Joost Reek and Peter Bolhuis of the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences have been granted their proposals in the new research program of ARC CBBC, the Dutch national chemistry ...
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    Klaas van Leest receives NWO Rubicon grant
    21 Jun 2021
    Chemist Klaas van Leest of the Van ’t Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences has been awarded a Rubicon grant by the Dutch Research Council NWO. He will use it to visit the group of Prof. Chi-Ming Che at the ...
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    Mind the gap!
    19 May 2021
    Dr. Stefania Grecea, associate professor at HIMS, has received UvA Grassroots funding for her proposal 'Mind the gap! Bridging pre-knowledge gaps using digital concept maps'. She will develop the use of digital ...
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    Chris Slootweg receives Vici grant
    14 Apr 2021
    Associate professor Dr Chris Slootweg at the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences has been awarded an NWO Vici grant of 1.5 million euros to develop novel chemical routes for ...
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    Vasilis Tseliou receives Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship
    12 Apr 2021
    Dr Vasilis Tseliou of Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS) has received a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship under the Horizon 2020 program of the EU. He will visit the group of Prof. Paolo ...
  • Joint PhD project on steroid synthesis with the University of Perugia
    1 Apr 2021
    The University of Amsterdam (UvA) and the University of Perugia (UniPG) have recently signed a 4-year agreement for a joined PhD project in the area of sustainable synthesis of steroids using novel chemo-enzymatic ...
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    Luca Capaldo receives Marie Curie Fellowship
    17 Feb 2021
    HIMS researcher Luca Capaldo has been awarded a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship by the European Commission. He receives approximately €175,000 for research into net-oxidative C-H to C-C bond conversion ...
  • Marie Curie Fellowships for seven UvA researchers
    11 Feb 2021
    Seven talented UvA researchers have been awarded Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships by the European Commission. The amount awarded per fellowship ranges from around €175,000 to €280,000 euros per ...
  • Funding for research into enzymatic depolymerisation of synthetic polymers
    27 Nov 2020
    The Biocatalysis and Analytical Chemistry research groups of the Van’ t Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences have been granted € 265.000 by TKI Chemie / Holland Chemistry for joint research into the enzymatic ...
  • Erasmus + Strategic Partnership grant awarded
    25 Aug 2020
    A team of HIMS lecturers together with the Teaching and Learning Centre of the Faculty of Science and five international partners will cooperate in a three-year project to promote the importance of Continuous ...
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    Idea Generator funding for Sander Woutersen
    3 Jul 2020
    HIMS professor Sander Woutersen has been awarded funding through the 'Idea Generator' programme of the Dutch Research Agenda. He will receive 50,000 euros for research into 'How Nature prevents protein aggregation in ...
  • The role of metal-ions on protein aggregation
    12 Jun 2020
    Dr Jocelyne Vreede and Dr Alina Astefanei of the Van 't Hoff Institute of Molecular Sciences (HIMS) have received an NWO grant for a public-private partnership with DSM to investigate the role of ions on the shape ...
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    Amanda Garcia joins HIMS with NWO-ECCM tenure-track grant
    30 Mar 2020
    Dr Amanda Garcia has been awarded a highly competitive tenure-track grant of 950,000 euros from the NWO program on electrochemical conversion and materials (ECCM). Focussing on electrocatalysis and electro-organic ...