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  • 21 Apr 2018
    The Innocent, the Guilty and the Suspicious

    Chemistry researchers including Prof. Bas de Bruin of the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute of Molecular Sciences (HIMS) are featured on the cover of Chemistry, A European Journal, in an image inspired ...

  • 20 Apr 2018
    In memoriam: professor Hans Schoemaker (1952–2018)

    On 9 April Hans Schoemaker passed away, only 66 years old. Hans Schoemaker was professor by special appointment at the University of Amsterdam from 1994-2009.

  • 17 Apr 2018
    Novel, water-stable metal-organic framework for selective CO2 adsorption

    Researchers of the University of Amsterdam’s Research Priority Area Sustainable Chemistry have developed a novel porous material capable of selectively adsorbing CO2. In the journal Inorganic Chemistry Frontiers they ...

  • 30 Mar 2018
    Oil paint from the lab offers insight into ageing of Old Masters

    A team of chemists of the Rijksmuseum and the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences has uncovered new details about the ageing processes in oil paintings. A specially developed model ...

  • 27 Mar 2018
    Sophisticated free app for molecular visualization

    A team of computational chemists including Dr David Dubbeldam from the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences has just launched a freely available, sophisticated app for molecular ...

  • 19 Mar 2018
    UvA chemists shed light on intermediate steps in cascade reactions

    Researchers at the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS) have developed a theoretical concept that describes tandem reactions for active particles on active surfaces. The ...

  • 13 Mar 2018
    Amsterdam chemistry students excel at national student symposium

    The 'Young KNCV' poster competition at the national chemistry student 'PAC symposium', held 8 March at Utrecht University, was dominated by students from the joint Master's programme of the two Amsterdam universities ...

  • 12 Mar 2018
    Light-activated molecules to fight cancer and infection

    Scientists from the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS) are involved in a new European research project for the optimized design of molecules to fight cancer and infections. ...

  • 8 Mar 2018
    Dutch-American experiment indicates existence of two kinds of supercooled water

    25 years ago, research predicted that liquid water at extremely low temperature and high pressure might occur in two different states, but so far this has never been confirmed experimentally. Researchers from the ...

  • 1 Mar 2018
    Friction: Da Vinci revisited

    The concept of friction was already investigated five hundred years ago by Leonardo da Vinci. His most important result, the proportionality of friction to normal force, is still used extensively today. UvA ...

  • 20 Feb 2018
    Makoto Fujita Winner of Wolf Prize in Chemistry - 2018

    The 2018 Wolf Foundation Prize for Chemistry will be awarded to Makoto Fujita of the University of Tokyo, and visiting professor of the UvA via the research priority area sustainable chemistry, for his achievements ...

  • 9 Feb 2018
    Dutch-Chinese cooperation in supramolecular catalysts

    Prof. Joost Reek of the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences has obtained a grant for a collaborative project with prof.dr. Li-Zhu Wu from the Technical Institute of Physics and ...

  • 7 Feb 2018
    Amsterdam chemists make bicycle-like molecular drive

    Molecular cars have been known for some time, but scientists from the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS) and the University of Murcia have now synthesized molecules that ...

  • 6 Feb 2018
    UvA chemists deploy world class VCD spectrometer for study of stereochemistry

    During a scientific project meeting held Friday 2 November at the Molecular Photonics laboratories of the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences, a unique novel Vibrational Circular ...

  • 6 Feb 2018
    Four public-private research projects receive LIFT funding

    Chemists Gert-Jan Gruter, Moniek Tromp and Shiju Raveendran of the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS) have received funding through the so-called LIFT scheme of the Innovation Fund Chemistry.

  • 1 Feb 2018
    Humboldt Research Fellowship for Chris Slootweg

    Dr Chris Slootweg, associate professor at the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences, has been awarded a Humboldt Research Fellowship for experienced researchers. Organic chemist Slootweg will be a guest ...

  • 31 Jan 2018
    Precisely tailoring the dynamics of upconversion luminescence

    A team of researchers led by Professors Hong Zhang (photonic nanochemistry) and Evert Jan Meijer (computational chemistry) of the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences has ...

  • 30 Jan 2018
    1.7 Million euro for advancing (bio)polymer analysis

    A team with analytical scientists Govert Somsen (VU), Peter Schoenmakers, and Ron Peters (both UvA) has received funding of 1.7 million euro for their UNMATCHED project focusing on the development of new analytical ...

  • 30 Jan 2018
    New projects in the study and conservation of art

    Researchers at the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences participate in three new projects that have recently obtained funding through the Netherlands Institute for Conservation, Art ...

  • 29 Jan 2018
    Towards pericyclic organophosphorus chemistry

    Organic chemists at the group of Dr Chris Slootweg of the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (University of Amsterdam) have successfully expanded the field of pericyclic organophosphorus chemistry for the ...