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  • 31 Mar 2016
    Prestigious ERC Advanced Grants awarded to three UvA researchers

    The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded a prestigious Advanced Grant to Prof. Peter Schoenmakers, Prof. Albert Polman and Prof. Huib Bakker, all three of whom work at the University of Amsterdam (UvA). ...

  • 24 Mar 2016
    China grants UvA patent for innovative bioplastic

    The Chinese Patent Office has granted patent rights to the University of Amsterdam (UvA) for the invention of the biodegradable polymer developed in 2011 by UvA researchers Dr Albert Alberts and Prof. Gadi Rothenberg.

  • 21 Mar 2016
    Novel porous materials enable difficult gas separations

    Recent research published in Advanced Materials and JACS shows the potential of metal organic frameworks (MOFs) for the separation of challenging gas mixtures. Rajamani Krishna of the Van 't Hoff Institute for ...

  • 21 Mar 2016
    High school teachers and students enjoy 'Chemistry in Amsterdam'

    On Thursday 17 March about fifty high school teachers and their students attended the 'Chemistry in Amsterdam' meeting at the Amsterdam Science Park. Through lectures and experiments they were (re)acquinted with ...

  • 15 Mar 2016
    Successful conference on state-of-the-art metal soap research

    The conference ‘Metal Soaps in Art’ held 14 and 15 March in the Rijksmuseum was a great success. Hundreds of scientists, art historians and conservators visited Amsterdam to explore metal soap related degradation ...

  • 14 Mar 2016
    Jurn Heinen and Bert Vercnocke win FameLab Amsterdam

    A professional jury of scientists and science communication professionals chose Jurn Heinen (PhD candidate at UvA-HIMS) and Bert Vercnocke (postdoc at UvA-IOP) as the winners of the first Amsterdam heat of FameLab. ...

  • 14 Mar 2016
    Novel colloidal crystals provide surprising insight into surface premelting

    Researchers from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) and the University of Amsterdam (UvA) have for the first time obtained single-particle resolution in the study of surface premelting ...

  • 14 Mar 2016
    New computational chemistry funded through CSER initiative

    Researchers of the Amsterdam Center for Multiscale Modeling (ACMM) have been awarded new funding through the ‘Computational Sciences for Energy Research' (CSER) public-private partnership, a multi-million euro ...

  • 7 Mar 2016
    Amsterdam chemistry students excel at KNCV poster competition

    At the PAC symposium held 3 March at Leiden University, UvA chemistry student Marianne Lankelma has won the Young KNCV Poster Competition. Tessel Bouwens, also a UvA chemistry student, ended as runner-up. Xander ...

  • 23 Feb 2016
    Lecturer in the Spotlight: Bas de Bruin

    Bas de Bruin, Lecturer of the Year 2015, teaches courses in the first and second year of the Bachelor’s in Chemistry as well as courses within various tracks of the Master’s in Chemistry. The professor Bio-inspired ...

  • 12 Feb 2016
    CLHC continues collaboration in forensic science

    The Netherlands Forensic Institute (NFI) and the Science Faculty (FNWI) and the Academic Medical Center (AMC) of the University of Amsterdam (UvA) continue their collaboration within the Co van Ledden Hulsebosch ...

  • 9 Feb 2016
    Molecular 'nickelaburger' shows suprising catalytic activity

    Chemists at the University of Amsterdam's van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS) have prepared novel compounds employing the synergistic involvement of redox-active ligands with multiple metals. In the ...

  • 2 Feb 2016
    Huib Bakker appointed as new director of FOM Institute AMOLF

    Professor Huib Bakker has been appointed as director of FOM Institute AMOLF, effective 1 February 2016. He succeeds Vinod Subramaniam, who has taken up the post as rector of Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. Bakker is ...

  • 29 Jan 2016
    Bio-inspired biomimetics can outperform natural coenzymes

    Researchers from the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS) have developed a range of synthetic biomimetic compounds to replace the relatively expensive natural NADH and NADPH ...

  • 28 Jan 2016
    UvA to collaborate in forensic research on explosives

    The University of Amsterdam (UvA), the Netherlands Forensic Institute (NFI) and the Dutch research organisation TNO are joining forces in forensic scientific research into explosives. In a new project named FEXIN, ...

  • 25 Jan 2016
    Sophisticated enzyme-mimic enables efficient hydrogen production

    Researchers from the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS) have developed a new catalyst that paves the way for low-cost, large-scale hydrogen-production. The researchers, led ...

  • 19 Jan 2016
    Science Education at UvA-VU: Bachelor's in Chemistry

    ‘A field of science of key relevance to major social issues in areas such as food, medicine, energy and sustainability,’ that is how Sape Kinderman, programme director of the Bachelor's in Chemistry, describes his ...

  • 19 Jan 2016
    Japanese chemists visit HIMS

    On Tuesday 19 January four Japanese scientists from Kanazawa University visited the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences of the University of Amsterdam. Their visit was part of the 'Program for Advancing ...

  • 18 Jan 2016
    Towards new synthetic chemistry using hypovalent molecules

    Professor Bas de Bruin of the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences and the research priority area Sustainable Chemistry has received a € 780.000 TOP grant from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific ...

  • 15 Jan 2016
    Probing new battery electrodes with advanced spectroscopy

    Dr Moniek Tromp of the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences and the research priority area Sustainable Chemistry has received KIEM funding from the Innovation Fund Chemistry. Together with the Amsterdam-based ...