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Below are all HIMS news items. We provide specific overviews in the categories scientific highlights | grants and funding | valorisation | people. We also maintain a list of HIMS researchers appearing in the media.

Results: 1 - 20 of 541
Results: 1 - 20 of 541
  • Biocatalysis group strengthens cooperation with Olon Group and Biosphere
    26 Oct 2021
    The Olon Group, an Italian company producing active pharmaceutical ingredients and intermediates, has announced a partnership with the company Biosphere — an Italian SME specialised in fermentation and industrial ...
  • HIMS Lecturers participated in first STEM-CPD Summer School
    25 Oct 2021
    To guarantee that teaching and learning opportunities provided to students are of high quality, the European Chemistry Thematic Network (ECTN) and five European universities, among which the University of Amsterdam, ...
  • Klaas van Leest receives Dick Stufkens Prijs 2021
    15 Oct 2021
    The Dick Stufkens Prize 2021 for the best PhD thesis of the Holland Research School of Molecular Chemistry (HRSMC) has been awarded to Dr Nicolaas Petrus (Klaas) van Leest for his thesis 'Open-Shell Cobalt Complexes ...
  • UvA scientists develop fully solar-driven autonomous chemical mini-plant
    14 Oct 2021
    Professor Timothy Noël and co-workers in the Flow Chemistry group of the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences have developed a fully operational standalone solar-powered mini-reactor ...
  • First recipients of AMCEL Awards
    14 Oct 2021
    AMCEL, a joint initiative of the Amsterdam electrochemistry community, proudly announces the recipients of 2021 PhD and BSc thesis AMCEL awards in electrochemistry research. Each year, AMCEL awards a prize to the ...
  • 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 ...
  • A future partnership between Europe and North Africa for electricity and hydrogen
    11 Oct 2021
    In a paper just published in Energy Policy, Professor Bob van der Zwaan of the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences and co-workers at TNO present detailed model calculations confirming that Europe and North ...
  • Using microporous crystalline physiadsorbents for efficient propyne/propadiene separation
    8 Oct 2021
    In a paper just published in Nature Communications, an international team of researchers present a convenient and energy-efficient method for separating propyne/propadiene mixtures. They take a physisorptive approach ...
  • Benchmark purification of acetylene from carbon dioxide
    7 Oct 2021
    Professor Rajamani Krishna of the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences contributed to research published in a 'hot paper' in Angewandte Chemie. He performed modelling and simulations on the C2H2/CO2 ...
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    Katrien Keune named professor by special appointment of Molecular Spectroscopy
    30 Sep 2021
    Dr Katrien Keune has been named professor by special appointment of Molecular Spectroscopy at the Faculty of Science of the University of Amsterdam (UvA). Keune is Head of Science at the Rijksmuseum and is ...
  • Cum Laude for chemistry PhD graduate Alberto Pérez de Alba Ortíz
    27 Sep 2021
    On 22 September, Alberto Pérez de Alba Ortíz successfully defended his PhD thesis entitled 'Traversing the free-energy pathways of intricate biomolecular processes – enhanced simulation development and applications'. ...
  • Unraveling reaction mechanisms via machine learning
    21 Sep 2021
    Researchers at the Computational Chemistry group have developed a machine learning framework to automatically find, from simulation data, the set of collective variables that best describe the reaction coordinate of ...
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    Cum Laude PhD in chemistry for Tessel Bouwens
    20 Sep 2021
    On 15 September, Tessel Bouwens successfully defended her PhD thesis on 'Pseudorotaxane Strategies for Guiding Self-Assembly and the Application of Molecular Machinery in Photoelectrochemical Devices'. She received ...
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    SusPhos is Frisian Startup of the Year 2021
    16 Sep 2021
    UvA spin-off company SusPhos, based at the WaterCampus in Leeuwarden, was voted last week as Frisian Startup of the Year 2021. This young company focuses on upcycling phosphate-rich waste streams into valuable ...
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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 ...
  • Sisters in Science are featured on Dutch television
    30 Aug 2021
    PhD students Mimi den Uijl and Noor Abdulhussain of the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences together with junior lecturer Lotte Schreuders of the College of Sciences launched the Instagram account ...
  • Schematic representation of lasso peptide
    A perspective on tying peptide ropes
    26 Aug 2021
    Prof. Jan van Maarseveen of Bio-inspired Synthetic Chemistry was invited by Nature Chemistry to provide a perspective on creating interlocked molecules by tying peptide ropes, using a chemical as well as a biological ...
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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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    A novel approach to the synthesis of mechanically interlocked peptidic products
    17 Aug 2021
    Researchers Simone Pilon, Steen Ingemann Jørgsenen and Jan van Maarseveen of the research group Synthetic Organic Chemistry have developed a novel approach to the synthesis of mechanically interlocked peptidic ...
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    Rapid and direct photocatalytic acylation and arylation of alkylic C-H bonds in a flow system
    16 Aug 2021
    In a paper just accepted by Angewandte Chemie, Prof. Timothy Noël and coworkers at the Flow Chemistry group of the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences present a photocatalytic procedure that enables the ...