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  • 19 Jun 2017
    Using photoluminescent nanorods as ultimate probes of fluid flow

    A Franco-Dutch international collaboration involving researchers from the laboratories of Condensed Matter Physics and Hydrodynamics at Paris-Saclay University and the Van't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences at ...

  • 13 Jun 2017
    Sustainable Chemistry students print their way to new and powerful supercapacitors

    Students at the University of Amsterdam's Research Priority Area Sustainable Chemistry have tripled the specific capacitance of nitrogen-doped carbons: new materials with potential applications in fast energy storage ...

  • 6 Jun 2017
    Research Priority Area Sustainable Chemistry hosts successful conference on bio-based chemistry

    Last week the Research Priority Area Sustainable Chemistry of the Van't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS) welcomed over 200 experts, entrepreneurs and innovators to the conference 'Bio-Based Live Europe', ...

  • 29 May 2017
    Young Scientist Challenge prize for iCARe project led by Fleur Van Beek

    At the Forum for Analytical Science and Technology (FAST) held 16-17 May in Veldhoven, the iCARE project led by PhD student Fleur van Beek of the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS) was awarded 5600 ...

  • 25 May 2017
    Amsterdam chemists synthesize molecular pretzels

    Chemists at the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences have discovered a new class of molecules. This week they report in Nature Communications on their synthesis method leading to ...

  • 23 May 2017
    Tiddo Mooibroek nominated for New Scientist talent award

    Chemist Tiddo Mooibroek of the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS) is among the 25 young scientists nominated for the 2017 'Wetenschapstalent' award of the Dutch edition of New Scientist. After ...

  • 15 May 2017
    Enzymatic dissolution of lignin in water

    Researchers of the University of Amsterdam's Research Priority Area Sustainable Chemistry have developed a new approach to dissolving lignin in water. They used a simple and effective enzymatic process under ambient ...

  • 11 May 2017
    Chemistry PhD student Joen Hermans graduates cum laude

    On Tuesday 9 May 2017 Joen Hermans of the research group Computational Polymer Chemistry and Science for Arts successfully defended his thesis ‘Metal Soaps in Oil Paint – Structure, Mechanisms and Dynamics’. Because ...

  • 9 May 2017
    Cyanide removal catalyst shortlisted for Emerging Technologies Competition

    An innovative cyanide removal catalyst invented by Dr Paula Oulego Blanco, Dr Raveendran Shiju and Prof. Gadi Rothenberg from the University of Amsterdam’s Sustainable Chemistry Research Priority Area has been ...

  • 8 May 2017
    New cobalt catalyst for highly selective synthesis of cyclic amines

    Researchers of the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS) have developed a cobalt-based catalyst for the direct synthesis of various N-heterocycles from aliphatic azides by ...

  • 26 Apr 2017
    Metal soaps critical in speed of deterioration of oil paintings

    When you stand in front of an oil painting in a museum, you may imagine that the work is a permanent, immutable object. However, nothing could be further from the truth: oil paintings are subject to slow changes ...

  • 26 Apr 2017
    UvA professor Gert-Jan Gruter finalist in European Inventor Award

    Gert-Jan Gruter, professor by special appointment of Industrial Sustainable Chemistry at the UvA, has been nominated for European Patent Office (EPO) prize for his invention in the field of ...

  • 25 Apr 2017
    Temperature- and light-responsive switch for acetylene/ethylene separation

    Following previous work on metal-organic framework (MOF), professor Rajamani Krishna of the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS) contributed to an international study on a novel temperature- and ...

  • 24 Apr 2017
    Gaston Richelle wins a SciFinder Future Leaders Award

    PhD student Gaston Richelle of the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences has been selected by the American Chemical Society as one of the SciFinder Future Leaders of 2017.

  • 20 Apr 2017
    Record breaking reactivity of new iron catalyst for synthesis of cyclic amines

    Chemists at the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS) have developed a very efficient way to selectively produce amines, which are prevalent as a functional group in both bulk ...

  • 17 Apr 2017
    Smart materials design leads to new dual-mode humidity sensing

    Dr Stefania Tanase Grecea and co-researchers at the University of Amsterdam’s Research Priority Area Sustainable Chemistry have demonstrated the first dual-mode humidity sensing material. Based on a lanthanide-based ...

  • 14 Apr 2017
    Unravelling the secrets of a fungal 'raincoat'

    Using advanced interfacial spectroscopy combined with spectral calculations, Amsterdam researchers have determined essential properties of extremely water repelling natural hydrophobin films at the molecular level. ...

  • 11 Apr 2017
    Amsterdam aquatolide synthesis enables Science publication on NMR

    A sample of the natural compound aquatolide, synthesized in the Synthetic Organic Chemistry laboratory of professor Henk Hiemstra at the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences, played a pivotal role in American ...

  • 6 Apr 2017
    UvA researchers invent novel catalyst to convert carbon dioxide

    Researchers from the University of Amsterdam (UvA) have invented a new catalyst that can efficiently convert carbon dioxide (CO2) to carbon monoxide (CO). This soon-to-be patented invention enables the sustainable ...

  • 31 Mar 2017
    UvA chemists presented their research to business companies

    During the Amsterdam edition of the ‘Innovation Tour’ on 23 March Veni fellow Ties Korstanje and PhD student Henrik Cornelisson van de Ven presented their research to chemistry oriented entrepreneurs.