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  • 23 Jan 2018
    Millions for sustainable materials

    With a contribution from the NWO 'Materials for Sustainability' programme (Mat4Sus), four projects that include researchers from the UvA are about to begin. Mat4Sus encourages interdisciplinary material research to ...

  • 17 Jan 2018
    Plastic from CO2 and plants, for example for LEGO

    With four research projects, of which one in collaboration with LEGO, the new UvA research group Industrial Sustainable Chemistry (ISC) is off to a flying start. Being part of the university research priority ...

  • 15 Jan 2018
    In Memoriam W. Nico Speckamp (1933-2018)

    On 10 January, organic chemist W. Nico Speckamp passed away at the age of 84. Speckamp spent a large part of his life at the UvA and was a professor from 1980 to 1998. His work on the stereoselective synthesis of ...

  • 22 Dec 2017
    Study reveals new details of molecular machine in motion

    Researchers of the Molecular Photonics group at the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS) report new details on the motion of a molecular shuttle. In Nature Communications they ...

  • 18 Dec 2017
    Moniek Tromp elected member of the European Academy of Sciences

    Dr Moniek Tromp of the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences has been elected member of the European Academy of Sciences (EurASc).

  • 18 Dec 2017
    NWO-ECHO grant for Jan van Maarseveen

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

  • 18 Dec 2017
    Simple one-pot synthesis of druggable tricyclic peptides

    A research team of chemists at the University of Amsterdam's Van ‘t Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS) and Pepscan (Lelystad) have developed a new methodology for locking linear peptides into highly ...

  • 11 Dec 2017
    Unilever Research Prize for Ilse Denekamp

    Ilse Denekamp, PhD candidate at the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences, has won the Unilever Research Prize for her MSc project on new supercapacitor materials.

  • 30 Nov 2017
    Towards new green chemistry using enzymes and light

    Chemists at the Biocatalysis group of the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS) have contributed to research that potentially renders the synthesis of certain pharmaceuticals, ...

  • 28 Nov 2017
    Moniek Tromp awarded Athena Prize 2017

    Dr Moniek Tromp of the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences has been awarded the Athena Prize 2017 by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO). The prize honours ...

  • 27 Nov 2017
    UvA researchers report first MAX phase catalysis

    International research has shown that a new class of materials, which are neither metallic nor ceramic, can efficiently catalyse the partial oxidation of butane. The results of the project, headed by Dr Shiju ...

  • 21 Nov 2017
    Studying the chemistry of light-induced degradation

    A multidisciplinary research team coordinated by Maarten van Bommel (UvA) has been awarded a NWO grant to develop a 'Toolbox for studying the Chemistry Of Light-induced Degradation'. The so-called 'TooCOLD' project ...

  • 20 Nov 2017
    Second edition of popular catalysis textbook published

    Gadi Rothenberg of the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences has written an updated version of what has become the most popular textbook in catalysis, used by universities worldwide. ...

  • 15 Nov 2017
    Rajamani Krishna listed as one of the world's 'Most Influential Scientific Minds'

    Professor Rajamani Krishna of the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences features in the recently published list of the world’s 'Most Influential Scientific Minds' compiled by ...

  • 13 Nov 2017
    HIMS professor Gadi Rothenberg appointed at Fudan University

    Prof. Gadi Rothenberg has been appointed as Senior Visiting Scholar at Fudan University, one of the top universities in China. Rothenberg is the Chair of Heterogeneous Catalysis and Sustainable Chemistry research ...

  • 13 Nov 2017
    Art science innovation aids forensic criminal investigation

    Based upon a technique originally developed for imaging chemical elements in paintings and other works of art, Dutch researchers have established a new method for detecting ‘hard to find’ and concealed forensic ...

  • 31 Oct 2017
    Praise for Peter Schoenmakers again puts him on 'Power List'

    The 2017 edition of the Power List compiled by the magazine The Analytical Scientist features ten categories. Peter Schoenmakers of the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS) is ...

  • 30 Oct 2017
    Apply for the ACE Incubation Program Sustainable Chemistry

    The Research Priority Area Sustainable Chemistry invites Master students, PhD students and postdocs to compete for participation in the ACE Incubation Program focussing on Sustainable Chemistry. The winner of the ...

  • 27 Oct 2017
    AkzoNobel and UvA: on quest for the perfect paint

    Jitte Flapper, R&D team leader at AkzoNobel, is on a quest to find the perfect paint: easily applicable and not harmful to the environment or to the painter’s health. Collaboration with UvA's Van 't Hoff Institute ...

  • 24 Oct 2017
    A stronger twist to cytotoxic amyloid fibrils

    Researchers from Amsterdam and Enschede have for the first time performed a structural comparison of two types of amyloid fibrils that have been associated with Parkinson’s disease. Using a combination of ...