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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: 21 - 40 of 553
Results: 21 - 40 of 553
  • Benchmark purification of acetylene from carbon dioxide
    7 Oct 2021
    Professor Rajamani Krishna of the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences contributed to research published in a 'hot paper' in Angewandte Chemie. He performed modelling and simulations on the C2H2/CO2 ...
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    Katrien Keune named professor by special appointment of Molecular Spectroscopy
    30 Sep 2021
    Dr Katrien Keune has been named professor by special appointment of Molecular Spectroscopy at the Faculty of Science of the University of Amsterdam (UvA). Keune is Head of Science at the Rijksmuseum and is ...
  • Cum Laude for chemistry PhD graduate Alberto Pérez de Alba Ortíz
    27 Sep 2021
    On 22 September, Alberto Pérez de Alba Ortíz successfully defended his PhD thesis entitled 'Traversing the free-energy pathways of intricate biomolecular processes – enhanced simulation development and applications'. ...
  • Unraveling reaction mechanisms via machine learning
    21 Sep 2021
    Researchers at the Computational Chemistry group have developed a machine learning framework to automatically find, from simulation data, the set of collective variables that best describe the reaction coordinate of ...
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    Cum Laude PhD in chemistry for Tessel Bouwens
    20 Sep 2021
    On 15 September, Tessel Bouwens successfully defended her PhD thesis on 'Pseudorotaxane Strategies for Guiding Self-Assembly and the Application of Molecular Machinery in Photoelectrochemical Devices'. She received ...
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    SusPhos is Frisian Startup of the Year 2021
    16 Sep 2021
    UvA spin-off company SusPhos, based at the WaterCampus in Leeuwarden, was voted last week as Frisian Startup of the Year 2021. This young company focuses on upcycling phosphate-rich waste streams into valuable ...
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    Chemical profiling and trace analysis of illegal home-made explosives
    15 Sep 2021
    In the European INHERIT consortium under coordination of the Swedish Defence Research Agency (FOI), researchers at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) will develop advanced analytical methods for the chemical profiling ...
  • Sisters in Science are featured on Dutch television
    30 Aug 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 launched the Instagram account ...
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    A perspective on tying peptide ropes
    26 Aug 2021
    Prof. Jan van Maarseveen of Bio-inspired Synthetic Chemistry was invited by Nature Chemistry to provide a perspective on creating interlocked molecules by tying peptide ropes, using a chemical as well as a biological ...
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    Co-electrolysis for efficient electrochemical CO2 conversion
    23 Aug 2021
    As part of the 7 million euro EU CO2SMOS project, Dr Ning Yan of the Van 't Hoff Institute of Molecular Sciences at the University of Amsterdam is developing an efficient co-electrolysis technology that combines the ...
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    A novel approach to the synthesis of mechanically interlocked peptidic products
    17 Aug 2021
    Researchers Simone Pilon, Steen Ingemann Jørgsenen and Jan van Maarseveen of the research group Synthetic Organic Chemistry have developed a novel approach to the synthesis of mechanically interlocked peptidic ...
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    Rapid and direct photocatalytic acylation and arylation of alkylic C-H bonds in a flow system
    16 Aug 2021
    In a paper just accepted by Angewandte Chemie, Prof. Timothy Noël and coworkers at the Flow Chemistry group of the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences present a photocatalytic procedure that enables the ...
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    Towards a novel device for ammonia sensing
    16 Aug 2021
    Dr Stefania Grecea of the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences will develop a new concept for ammonia sensing that can be implemented in wearable devices to measure ammonia concentrations in farming- and ...
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    Carbon capture and utilisation in context
    13 Aug 2021
    Dr Amanda Garcia of the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS) has been awarded a competitive top-up grant for Responsible Innovation of 325,000 euros, as part of the program on ElectroChemical ...
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    Investments in solar and wind power generation need to increase fast if goals of Paris Agreement are to be met
    16 Jul 2021
    To meet the Paris Agreement to keep global warming below 2 °C, society has to increase investments in low-carbon power generation, especially for solar and wind technologies. This follows from an multi-model scenario ...
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    Chemists at University of Amsterdam develop novel electrolyser for hydrogen production
    14 Jul 2021
    In a recent Nature Communications paper, a group of researchers led by Dr Ning Yan of the Van ‘t Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences at the University of Amsterdam showcases a practical membrane-free approach to ...
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    Timothy Noël receives KNCV Gold Medal 2021
    12 Jul 2021
    The KNCV Gold Medal 2021, the highest Dutch award for top chemical talent, has been awarded to Prof. Timothy Noël of Flow Chemistry at the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences of the University of Amsterdam. ...
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    Three projects awarded in ARC CBBC program 'New Chemistry for a Sustainable Future'
    1 Jul 2021
    Professors Bas de Bruin, Joost Reek and Peter Bolhuis of the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences have been granted their proposals in the new research program of ARC CBBC, the Dutch national chemistry ...
  • Wybren Jan Buma appointed as scientific director of the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences
    25 Jun 2021
    Starting 1 July 2021, Wybren Jan Buma will be the new scientific director of the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences. Buma, Professor of Molecular Spectroscopy, succeeds Peter ...
  • Amcel award: Call for nominations
    24 Jun 2021
    Amcel is a joint initiative of the Amsterdam electrochemistry community, striving to lay the foundation for the green and electrical energy based chemistry of the future. As of this year, Amcel has established annual ...