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  • 7 Jul 2016
    Rubicon grant for Danny Broere

    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded a Rubicon grant to HIMS PhD graduate Danny Broere. It enables him to conduct research for a period of two years at Yale University, New Haven (US).

  • 6 Jul 2016
    'Radical' approach yields catalyst for sustainable indene synthesis

    A team of scientists of the University of Amsterdam's research priority area Sustainable Chemistry has developed a new catalyst for the easy synthesis of substituted 1H-indenes. Based on the abundant element cobalt ...

  • 1 Jul 2016
    Sustainable Chemistry students solve decades-old oxidation puzzle

    Students at the Van ‘t Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences have designed a new catalyst that can render important chemical processes more sustainable. Their catalyst can create selective peroxide-like reagents ...

  • 28 Jun 2016
    Green Innovation Cluster gets boost from European funding

    The European Fund for Regional Development (EFRO) and the North-Holland province have awarded full funding to the Green Innovation Cluster (GIC) initiative of Greenport Aalsmeer and the University of Amsterdam. The ...

  • 21 Jun 2016
    Arnold Smeulders and Rajamani Krishna in Elsevier’s list of most cited researchers

    Professors Arnold Smeulders (UvA Informatics Institute) and Rajamani Krishna (UvA-HIMS) rank amongst the 300 most cited researchers in their field, according to the recently released Shanghai Ranking’s Global Ranking ...

  • 20 Jun 2016
    TU Delft joins Amsterdam Center for Forensic Science and Medicine

    The Amsterdam Center for Forensic Science and Medicine (Co van Ledden Hulsebosch Center), an initiative by the University of Amsterdam, the Academic Medical Center and the Netherlands Forensic Institute, welcomes a ...

  • 9 Jun 2016
    UvA chemists invent new supercapacitor materials

    Dr David Eisenberg and Prof. Gadi Rothenberg of the University of Amsterdam's Van ‘t Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences have invented a new type of supercapacitor material with a host of potential applications in ...

  • 8 Jun 2016
    The secrets of virus self-assembly

    The combination of mutual attraction, deformability and asymmetry of biomolecular building blocks is crucial for the formation of complex biological nanostructures such as virus particles. This follows from ...

  • 8 Jun 2016
    Chemistry PhD student Danny Broere graduates cum laude

    On Tuesday 7 June 2016 Danny Broere of the Homogeneous, Supramolecular and Bio-Inspired Catalysis group successfully defended his PhD thesis on 'New avenues for redox-active ligands'. The high quality of his ...

  • 6 Jun 2016
    Pursuing energy independence will hardly mitigate climate change

    Although cutting carbon dioxide emissions can lead to energy security benefits, such as reducing energy imports, pursuing energy independence will not equivalently reduce emissions, reports a paper published online ...

  • 23 May 2016
    Molecular filter is promising purifier for polyethylene production

    In the current issue of Science an international research team reveals a way to reduce the energy demand in one key step of the process for the polymerization of ethylene. They describe how a class of so-called Metal ...

  • 13 May 2016
    Vidi grant for Tiddo Mooibroek

    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded a Vidi grant to Tiddo Mooibroek of the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS). The grant of 800,000 euro enables him to form his own ...

  • 13 May 2016
    Eleven NWO Vidi grants awarded to UvA and AMC-UvA researchers

    Eleven scientists from the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and the Academic Medical Centre (AMC-UvA) will each receive an €800,000 Vidi grant from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO), to develop ...

  • 9 May 2016
    Cum Laude PhD defence Ariana Torres Knoop

    On Thursday 28 April 2016, 14:00 Ariana Torres-Knoop successfully defended her thesis entitled Entropy-driven separations in nanoporous materials in the Agnietenkapel. The committee decided, based on the high quality ...

  • 2 May 2016
    Six Fellows selected by the HRSMC as result of Call 2016-1

    The Holland Research School of Molecular Sciences (HRSMC) established the fellowship programme early 2015. It provides funds for foreign researchers of postdoc level and higher to visit HRSMC-affiliated research ...

  • 26 Apr 2016
    Two HIMS projects among ten finalists for Amsterdam Science & Innovation Award 2016

    The jury for the Amsterdam Science & Innovation Award 2016 has announced the selection of the ten finalists. Two of them involve researchers of the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences. The winner will be ...

  • 26 Apr 2016
    UvA licenses novel molecules for hydrogen generation to French company PorphyChem

    Innovation Exchange Amsterdam (IXA), the UvA’s technology transfer office, recently licensed the rights for the commercialisation of novel molecules for hydrogen generation to the French company PorphyChem. ...

  • 18 Apr 2016
    Royal 17th century wardrobe found in the Wadden Sea

    ‘Rarely, if ever, has such a big discovery been made in a maritime context’, says Maarten van Bommel, Professor of Conservation Science and chair of the section Restoration and Conservation of Cultural Heritage at ...

  • 12 Apr 2016
    Vote for Jurn or Bert as best ‘storytellers of science ’

    UvA-researchers Jurn Heinen and Bert Verknocke are taking part in the national finals of FameLab. In this competition young scientists take up the challenge to be crowned the best ambassador of science. Part of the ...

  • 12 Apr 2016
    Topsector Chemie funds two projects of HIMS researchers

    Researchers of the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences at the University of Amsterdam have been awarded funding by 'TKI Chemie', which is part of the national chemistry platform 'Topsector Chemie'. Their ...