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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 497
Results: 1 - 20 of 497
  • Mechanistic elucidation of monoalkyltin(iv)-catalyzed esterification
    24 Feb 2021
    In a paper just accepted by the RSC journal Catalysis Science & Technology, HIMS researchers report on the mechanistic investigation of esterification catalyzed by mono-n-butyltin(iv) species, a class of catalysts ...
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    Creative lockdown alternative for chemistry bachelor project leads to scientific paper
    22 Feb 2021
    A paper just published in the scientific journal Inorganic Chemistry features two chemistry bachelor students as co-authors. Under the supervision of PhD researcher Felix de Zwart of the Van 't Hoff Institute for ...
  • Portrait of Luca Capaldo
    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 ...
  • Metrical oxidation states of 1,4-diazadiene derived ligands
    16 Feb 2021
    In a recently published paper in Inorganic Chemistry, PhD student Felix de Zwart from the HomKat group together with chemistry bachelor students Anna Laporte and Bente Reus describe the development of an empirical ...
  • 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 ...
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    Shedding light on photocatalysis using Bi2O3 semiconductor
    10 Feb 2021
    In a recent paper published in Nature Communications, Prof. Timothy Noël and co-workers at the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Chemistry (HIMS) present the true nature of the ...
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    Three analytical chemists become 'Sisters in Science' on Instagram
    8 Feb 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 have set up the Instagram account ...
  • Portrait of Timothy Noël
    Timothy Noël is awarded the 2020 IUPAC-ThalesNano prize for Flow Chemistry
    27 Jan 2021
    The 2020 IUPAC-ThalesNano prize for Flow Chemistry has been awarded to Professor Timothy Noël of the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences. The prize, consisting of an award of $ ...
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    Video pitch: Recent applications of retention modelling in liquid chromatography
    27 Jan 2021
    In a paper published earlier this month in the Journal of Separation Science, HIMS PhD student Mimi den Uijl and coworkers provide an overview of recent applications of retention modelling in liquid chromatography. ...
  • Elizabeth von Hauff named professor by special appointment of Non-Equilibrium Thermodynamics in Energy Conversion
    26 Jan 2021
    Dr Elizabeth von Hauff (1977) has been named professor by special appointment of Non-Equilibrium Thermodynamics in Energy Conversion at the Faculty of Science of the University of Amsterdam (UvA). The chair was ...
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    Cover of ChemPhysChem features comprehensive evaluation by Tiddo Mooibroek of σ‐ and π‐hole interactions
    25 Jan 2021
    A paper by Dr Tiddo J. Mooibroek of the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS) is featured on the cover of the recent ChemPhysChem issue. In his paper, Mooibroek presents a comprehensive and comparative ...
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    Successful 2021 edition of MolSim, the International Winter School on Molecular Simulation
    19 Jan 2021
    Over the last two weeks, more than 100 PhD researchers, postdocs and other researchers from all over the world participated in the Winter School Understanding Molecular Simulation (MolSim2021) organized by the ...
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    UvA and AC2T research GmbH sign research collaboration on materials for clean energy
    18 Jan 2021
    The University of Amsterdam (UvA) has signed a long-term collaboration with AC2T research GmbH, the Austrian Excellence Centre for Tribology. The collaboration in the area of new materials for clean energy will be ...
  • Wim Noorduin appointed professor by special appointment of Self-Organising Matter
    15 Jan 2021
    Dr Wim Noorduin (1980) has been appointed professor by special appointment of Self-Organising Matter at the Faculty of Science at the University of Amsterdam (UvA). The chair was established on behalf of the ...
  • Gadi Rothenberg elected to the board of the Organic Reactions Catalysis Society
    14 Jan 2021
    Gadi Rothenberg, professor of Heterogeneous Catalysis and Sustainable Chemistry at HIMS, has been elected as a board member of the Organic Reactions Catalysis Society (ORCS).
  • From sticky mess to plant-based chair
    6 Jan 2021
    ‘Such a thing doesn't exist,’ UvA researchers Gadi Rothenberg and Albert Alberts repeatedly heard when they accidentally discovered 100% bioplastic in 2010. Now ten years later, in collaboration with furniture ...
  • ACS Catalysis paper by Bas de Bruin is among the most cited of the previous decade
    5 Jan 2021
    In celebration of its 10th anniversary, ACS Catalysis has highlighted impactful papers from across the globe. A 2012 paper by Bas de Bruin features in the top five of most cited papers with corresponding authors ...
  • Calibrating a computational microscope
    4 Jan 2021
    A team of computational chemists at the Van ‘t Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences of the University of Amsterdam and the Department of Chemistry of the University of Cambridge has developed a new method of seeing ...
  • UvA and AMOLF researchers work together towards CO2 valorisation
    4 Dec 2020
    A collaboration between researchers of the Catalysis Engineering group of HIMS) and the Self-Organizing Matter group at AMOLF leads to the first catalytic application of nickel-based coral-like architectures for CO2 ...
  • Stairway to Impact Award and Rabo Sustainable Innovation Award for Chris Slootweg & SusPhos
    2 Dec 2020
    Chemist Chris Slootweg of the University of Amsterdam receives the very first Stairway to Impact Award from Dutch funding agency NWO. Slootweg developed a process to recover phosphate from waste streams, such as ...