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Results: 101 - 120 of 379
  • 24 Oct 2017
    First UvA manuscript on new ChemRxiv preprint server

    A team of researchers and students of the Molecular Photonics research group at the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS) have published their research manuscript regarding perovskite materials on the ...

  • 23 Oct 2017
    Taming radicals to synthesize napthalenes and dienes

    Chemists in the group of professor Bas de Bruin at the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS) have developed a method to synthesize dihydronaphthalenes from linear substrates, ...

  • 15 Oct 2017
    Holland Research School of Molecular Chemistry honours innovative PhD-research

    To honour innovative PhD research the Holland Research School of Molecular Chemistry awards yearly the Dick Stufkens Prize. Edition 2017 is awarded to Sven Askes of Leiden University. Askes describes a clever ...

  • 12 Oct 2017
    Is 'biological water' the same as plain tap water?

    Everyone knows that plants and animals consist mostly of water. Does this water behave the same as normal tap water? To find out, researchers from the University of Amsterdam and the Max-Planck-Institute for Polymer ...

  • 27 Sep 2017
    UvA catalyst for cleaning cyanide from wastewater goes pilot scale

    A cyanide decomposition catalyst developed by Dr Paula Oulego, Dr Raveendran Shiju and Prof. Gadi Rothenberg at the Van ‘t Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS) of the University of Amsterdam (UvA) is now ...

  • 25 Sep 2017
    Rational optimization of catalysts for asymmetric hydrogenation

    A team of chemists led by professors Joost Reek and Bas de Bruin at the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences has developed a strategy to optimise catalyst design through ...

  • 19 Sep 2017
    Towards a natural conservation of healthy fats in food

    Dutch universities and companies have joined forces to find ways to prevent the decay of fatty acids in food. The Innovation Fund for Chemistry supports this research which is led by Wageningen University. The ...

  • 18 Sep 2017
    Fred Brouwer receives Japanese photochemistry award

    The Japanese Photochemistry Association (JPA) has awarded its prestigious Honda-Fujishima Lectureship Award to professor Fred Brouwer of the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS) at the University of ...

  • 18 Sep 2017
    Jurn Heinen and Iris van de Pol receive UvA 385 anniversary scholarship

    Faculty of Science PhD candidates Jurn Heinen and Iris van de Pol were awarded the UvA 385 scholarship, given out at the occasion of UvA's 385 anniversary. The anniversary scholarship was instituted to offer a new ...

  • 12 Sep 2017
    Converting waste toilet paper into electricity

    Chemists at the University of Amsterdam's (UvA) Sustainable Chemistry research priority area, together with colleagues from the Copernicus Institute of Sustainable Development of Utrecht University, have published ...

  • 8 Sep 2017
    From hydrogen sulfide waste to sustainable hydrogen and sulfur

    In a collaborative project of the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS) with the State Key Laboratory of Fine Chemicals in Dalian (China), researchers have succeeded in the ...

  • 5 Sep 2017
    Lecturer in the Spotlight: Annemieke Petrignani

    Annemieke Petrignani studies organic chemistry in space. She lectures on interstellar and circumstellar matter in the Physics & Astronomy Master's programme. She is also one of the initiators of How to Make an Alien: ...

  • 5 Sep 2017
    Microwave spectroscopy reveals structural details of motor molecule

    A team of scientists including professor Wybren Jan Buma of the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS) has published a study unravelling the exact structure of the tiny ...

  • 1 Sep 2017
    Wybren Jan Buma appointed at Radboud University Nijmegen

    Professor Wybren Jan Buma of the University of Amsterdam’s Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS) has been appointed part time at Radboud University Nijmegen. Since 1 May 2017 he holds the special chair ...

  • 28 Aug 2017
    NWO-KIEM grant for enhancing Amsterdam Piezo Valve

    Wybren Jan Buma of the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences has recently been awarded a KIEM grant by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) within the programme High Tech Systems and ...

  • 28 Aug 2017
    Sino-Dutch grant for research into flexible printed circuit boards

    Dr Ning Yan and Prof. Gadi Rothenberg of the University of Amsterdam's Sustainable Chemistry research priority area have been awarded a joint grant to research and develop new catalysts and processes for making the ...

  • 22 Aug 2017
    UvA and Solvay crack solvent mixtures puzzle

    Chemists working at the University of Amsterdam's (UvA) Sustainable Chemistry research priority area have collaborated with the Solvay Lab of the Future in Bordeaux to develop a practical toolbox for predicting the ...

  • 10 Jul 2017
    European grant for cooperation in research on novel cancer approach

    Researchers of 5 European countries have recently been granted 2.5 million Euro for the project 'Immunotherapy Approaches To Improving Cancer Outcome and Quality of Life' (CANCER). Associate professor Dr Hong Zhang ...

  • 9 Jul 2017
    Ning Yan selected as 'Emerging Investigator' in Green Chemistry

    Dr Ning Yan of the University of Amsterdam's Research Priority Area Sustainable Chemistry has been chosen as one of the emerging investigators by Green Chemistry, the leading international journal in the area of ...

  • 27 Jun 2017
    Bob Pirok wins Csaba Horváth Young Scientist Award 2017

    At the HPLC2017 international symposium on high performance liquid-phase separations, held 18-22 June in Prague, PhD researcher Bob Pirok of the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences has won the Csaba Horváth ...