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  • 8 May 2019
    Novel molecular multi-step photoswitches caught in the act

    Scientists at the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences at the University of Amsterdam, together with collaborators from the University of Groningen, the University of Twente and the European Laboratory for ...

  • 23 Apr 2019
    Vote for Dutch New Scientist talent awards

    The Dutch version of the magazine New Scientist has opened the voting boxes for their Science Talent Award 2019. UvA chemist Joen Hermans is one of the 25 nominees, and the only candidate from the UvA.

  • 18 Apr 2019
    Efficient alternative for multistep synthesis of aniline-based drug precursors

    Researchers led by associate professor Tati Fernández Ibáñez of the Synthetic Organic Chemistry group at the Van 't Hoff Insitute for Molecular Sciences have developed the first general para-selective C–H olefination ...

  • 16 Apr 2019
    A new mode of chemical reactivity for metal–free hydrogen activation by Lewis acidic boranes

    Together with colleagues from the University of East Anglia and Imperial College, chemistry researchers Dr Chris Slootweg and Dr Andreas Ehlers of the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular ...

  • 16 Apr 2019
    Success for high school students in chemistry research project competition

    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 ...

  • 15 Apr 2019
    Fruitful explorations of the circular economy during joint sustainability workshop

    On Thursday 4 April, the University of Amsterdam's Roeterseiland campus hosted the joint workshop 'Towards a Circular Economy' of the Holland Research School of Molecular Chemistry (HRSMC) and the UvA's Van 't Hoff ...

  • 5 Apr 2019
    What do earthquakes and violins have in common?

    A violinist produces music because his or her bow 'stick-slips' along the strings of the violin: there is no continuous sliding movement, but an alternation of standstill and slip. This effect is caused by the fact ...

  • 2 Apr 2019
    Tenure track position for analytical chemist Bob Pirok

    Dr Bob Pirok has been appointed as tenure track researcher in the Analytical Chemistry group of the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS). His research focuses on advancing multi-dimensional separation ...

  • 2 Apr 2019
    Faraday Discussions poster prize for Tessel Bouwens

    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 ...

  • 26 Mar 2019
    Dieuwertje Modder wins poster competition at national student symposium

    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 ...

  • 26 Mar 2019
    Francesco Mutti listed among research talents by journal ChemBioChem

    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'. ...

  • 21 Mar 2019
    2019 Dal Nogare award for Peter Schoenmakers

    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 ...

  • 25 Feb 2019
    And the secret ingredient is… the network

    In a recent publication in Scientific Reports, researchers from the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences show how the mathematical theory of random graphs is vital for rational ...

  • 22 Feb 2019
    UvA chemists shine light on catalyst for industrial plastic production

    A team of chemists from the Van ‘t Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences of the University of Amsterdam, led by professor Moniek Tromp, have gained more insight into the role of the catalyst in the industrial ...

  • 21 Feb 2019
    Chris Slootweg in Nature Chemistry: ‘Green Chemistry is an outdated concept’

    In a recent commentary published in Nature Chemistry, Chris Slootweg of the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences introduces a new concept: Circular Chemistry. In analogy to the ...

  • 31 Jan 2019
    Multiphysics made easy with random coloured graphs

    As a result of research performed at the Computational Polymer Chemistry Group of the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences, researcher Ivan Kryven proposes a novel theory for ...

  • 23 Jan 2019
    Successful International Winter School MolSim-2019

    More than 70 PhD researchers from all over the world participated in 2019 edition of the 2-week winter school 'Understanding Molecular Simulations' (MolSim). Scientists from the Computational Chemistry group of HIMS ...

  • 21 Jan 2019
    The hidden ingredient in Rembrandt’s impasto

    Rembrandt van Rijn revolutionized painting with a 3D effect using his impasto technique, where thick paint makes a masterpiece protrude from the surface. An international research team with Dr Katrien Keune of the ...

  • 21 Jan 2019
    In memoriam Gerrit Jan Koomen (1941-2019)

    Sadly, on Wednesday 16 January Prof. Gerrit Jan Koomen passed away at the age of 78, due to the effects of Alzheimer’s disease. Gerrit Jan spent his entire academic career at the University of Amsterdam.

  • 21 Jan 2019
    Analytical chemist Andrea Gargano appointed as tenure track researcher

    Veni laureate Dr Andrea Gargano has been appointed as tenure track researcher within the Analytical Chemistry theme at the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS). His research focuses on the use of ...