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Results: 361 - 380 of 385
  • 27 May 2013
    STW grant for HIMS scientists

    STW has awarded a grant worth € 484.946 to Jan van Maarseveen, Peter Timmerman and Henk Hiemstra for the project entitled “Multicyclic CLIPS-peptides: Next Generation Therapeutic Peptide Drugs” comprising two Ph.D. ...

  • 23 May 2013
    Science publication on separation of hexane isomers

    A newly developed Metal-Organic Framework (MOF) can discriminate among hexane isomers. Computer simulations carried out by professor Rajamani Krishna at the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (UvA) ...

  • 21 May 2013
    NWO ECHO project subsidy for HIMS scientists

    NWO has awarded Sander Woutersen and Wybren Jan Buma, staff members of the Molecular Photonics group of HIMS, an ECHO grant for a proposal concerning optically amplified vibrational circular dichroism.

  • 11 Mar 2013
    1,5 million Euro for development and improvement of medical imaging

    Institute Quantivision (iQ), which the Molecular Photonics group of the Van ’t Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS) is part of, has received a grant of almost 1.5 million Euro of ZonMw for a research program.

  • 7 Mar 2013
    Dr Bas de Bruin, professor of Bio-inspired Sustainable Catalysis

    Dr. B. de Bruin (1971) has been appointed professor of Bio-inspired Sustainable Catalysis at the University of Amsterdam's (UvA) Faculty of Science.

  • 7 Mar 2013
    Dr Fred Brouwer, professor of Spectroscopy and Photonic Materials

    Dr A.M. Brouwer (1956) has been appointed professor of Spectroscopy and Photonic Materials at the University of Amsterdam's (UvA) Faculty of Science.

  • 1 Mar 2013
    New Fischer-Tropsch catalyst invented in Amsterdam

    Inspired by patents from the 1960’s audio cassette recording industry, UvA chemists now developed a new Fischer-Tropsch catalyst. It can be used for the making of synthetic fuels from natural gas and biomass. This ...

  • 10 Jan 2013
    Jan van Maarseveen awarded Lecturer of the Year 2012

    Chemist Jan van Maarseveen was awarded the Lecturer of the Year 2012 prize during the University of Amsterdam’s Dies Natalis (anniversary) celebration on 8 December 2013. Jury president Zilla Lupina, political ...

  • 10 Dec 2012
    Distinguished Chinese research delegation visits HIMS

    Professor Cao Jinghua, deputy director general of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), visited the University of Amsterdam on Wednesday last week. He met with researchers of the Van ’t Hoff Institute for Molecular ...

  • 22 Nov 2012
    Simple but effective tool guides catalyst discovery

    It took ingenuity and a lot of perseverance but now at last three chemists of the HIMS group for Heterogeneous Catalysis and Sustainable Chemistry (HCSC, University of Amsterdam) have their remarkable research ...

  • 20 Nov 2012
    HIMS researchers participate in kickoff Solardam

    HIMS researchers Aart Kleijn (scientific director), Joost Reek (Homogeneous and Supramolecular Catalysis), Fred Brouwer and Wybren Jan Buma (Molecular Photonics) were among the thirty or so scientists who met on ...

  • 11 Sep 2012
    NWO gives financial boost to PhD research at University of Amsterdam

    Three research schools of the University of Amsterdam (UvA), or in which the UvA actively participates, will each receive €800,000 from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) to train young ...

  • 4 Jul 2012
    Inspired by nature: Nanoparticles combat marine fouling

    The Biocatalysis research group of the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences has made a strong contribution to the discovery that tiny vanadium pentoxide nanowires can inhibit the growth of bacteria and algae ...

  • 13 Jun 2012
    Arian van Asten appointed professor in Forensic Analytical Chemistry

    Dr A.C. (Arian) van Asten has been appointed professor by special appointment of Forensic Analytical Chemistry at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Science as of 1 June 2012. The chair has been ...

  • 26 May 2012
    FOM grant for Sander Woutersen and Huib Bakker

    The Foundation for Fundamental Research on Matter (FOM) has awarded a FOM 'Projectruimte' grant to HIMS researchers dr. Sander Woutersen and prof. dr. Huib Bakker. In their research project The Protonic Hall Effect ...

  • 21 May 2012
    Jan van Maarseveen receives ECHO grant for molecular lassos

    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded chemist dr. Jan van Maarseveen of the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences an ECHO project grant of 260,000 euros. Van Maarseveen will ...

  • 21 May 2012
    UvA scientist Bas de Bruin in 'Nature Chemistry': atomic ‘nitridyl radical' detected for first time

    Scientists, including Dr Bas de Bruin of the University of Amsterdam's (UvA) Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences, have for the first time detected a transition metal complex containing an atomic ‘nitridyl ...

  • 26 Apr 2012
    Mechanism of carbene polymerisation revealed

    Scientists of the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS) revealed the mechanism of rhodium catalyzed stereospecific ‘carbene’ polymerization reactions. These reactions allow the synthesis of new types of ...

  • 20 Apr 2012
    BAZIS equipment grants for UvA/VU chemistry research

    Chemistry researchers of the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS, UvA) together with colleagues of the Vrije Universiteit (VU) have been awarded so-called BAZIS-grants (Basic Equipment for Research ...

  • 29 Mar 2012
    Metal Organic Framework for cost-effective separation of petrochemicals

    Computer simulations carried out by professor Rajamani Krishna at the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS) demonstrate the considerable potential of an iron-based 'metal organic framework' (MOF) for ...