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  • 14 Mar 2017
    René Williams is 'Outstanding Reviewer'

    Dr René Williams of the Molecular Photonics research group at the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS) has been recognized as one of ten 'Outstanding Reviewers' of 2016 for Photochemical & ...

  • 13 Mar 2017
    Colet te Grotenhuis runner up in best lecture competition

    At the Dutch national catalysis conference NCCC held 6-8 March in Noordwijkerhout, PhD student Colet te Grotenhuis of the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences finished second in the best lecture competition ...

  • 10 Mar 2017
    PhD candidates Tjitske van Engelen and Joen Hermans win FameLab Amsterdam

    A professional jury of scientists and science communication professionals chose UvA PhD candidates Tjitske van Engelen and Joen Hermans as the winners of the Amsterdam heat of FameLab. FameLab is an international ...

  • 7 Mar 2017
    Three UvA chemists among first members of Advanced Research Center CBBC

    Prof. Bas de Bruin, Prof. Joost Reek and Dr Moniek Tromp of the University of Amsterdam's Research Priority Area Sustainable Chemistry have been elected as members of the new ‘Advanced Research Center Chemical ...

  • 6 Mar 2017
    Tom Keijer wins poster competition at national student symposium

    At the national chemistry student 'PAC symposium' held 2 March at Utrecht University, UvA master student Tom Keijer has won the first prize in the 'Young KNCV' poster competition. With his poster Keijer presented ...

  • 27 Feb 2017
    Emerging Investigator Award for chemist Shiju Raveendran

    The International Conference on Nanostructured Materials and Nanocomposites (ICNM) has awarded an Emerging Investigator Award to associate professor Dr Shiju Raveendran of the University of Amsterdam's Van ‘t Hoff ...

  • 21 Feb 2017
    The unexpected supramolecular chemistry of nitrate anions

    A team of researchers with Dr Tiddo J. Mooibroek of the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute of Molecular Sciences (HIMS) argue that the nitrate anion (NO3¯) can display a counterintuitive Lewis acidity. ...

  • 6 Feb 2017
    Lifetime achievement award for Sjoerd van der Wal

    Sjoerd van der Wal, emeritus professor of Bioterials Analysis at the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences, has been awarded the second ever 'SCM Lifetime Achievement Award' for his outstanding achievements in ...

  • 6 Feb 2017
    Angewandte Chemie profiles Jarl Ivar van der Vlugt

    The current issue of Angewandte Chemie, one of the top journals in the chemistry domain, contains a profile of Jarl Ivar van der Vlugt, assistant professor at the research group for Homogeneous, Supramolecular and ...

  • 6 Feb 2017
    Formation of amyloid fibrils highly susceptible to salt concentration

    By combining two-dimensional infrared spectroscopy and atomic force microscopy, Amsterdam researchers have established that the spatial structure of amyloid fibrils related to Parkinson's disease is highly dependent ...

  • 17 Jan 2017
    NWO funding for research into fingerprints of interstellar molecules

    Together with two new PhD students Dr Annemieke Petrignani and Prof. Wybren Jan Buma of the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS) will determine the 'fingerprints' of PAH ...

  • 9 Jan 2017
    Harry Buhrman and Joost Reek appointed as distinguished research professors

    Professor H.M. Buhrman and Professor J.N. H. Reek have been appointed as distinguished research professors at the Faculty of Science with effect from 1 January 2017. The professors will succeed the current ...

  • 22 Dec 2016
    Peter Schoenmakers appointed as scientific director of HIMS

    Starting 1 January 2017 professor Peter Schoenmakers will be the new scientific director of the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS). He succeeds professor Joost Reek who will ...

  • 13 Dec 2016
    Fleur van Beek wins poster prize at national chemistry conference

    PhD Student Fleur van Beek of the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS) was awarded the COAST prize for best analytical chemistry poster during the annual Dutch chemistry conference CHAINS 2016 held ...

  • 11 Dec 2016
    Jarl Ivar van der Vlugt receives ECHO grant for novel amination concept

    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded chemist dr.ir. Jarl Ivar van der Vlugt of the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences an ECHO project grant of 260,000 euros. Van der Vlugt ...

  • 2 Dec 2016
    X-ray spectroscopy reveals details of capacity fading in Li-ion batteries

    The improvement of batteries is one of the key factors in increasing the performance of electric vehicles. To this end Dr Moniek Tromp of the University of Amsterdam's research priority area Sustainable Chemistry is ...

  • 28 Nov 2016
    HIMS welcomes Slootweg group

    The Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS) is happy to welcome the organic chemistry research group led by Dr. Chris Slootweg. Early November Slootweg and eight co-workers moved from Vrije Universiteit ...

  • 22 Nov 2016
    Three winners in ACE Venture Lab bootcamp Sustainable Chemistry

    The ACE Venture Lab bootcamp which was organised last week on the initiative of the University of Amsterdam's Research Priority Area Sustainable Chemistry held a pleasant surprise. Not just one but three of the ...

  • 18 Nov 2016
    Rajamani Krishna among world's most highly cited researchers

    Professor Rajamani Krishna of the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences is one of the few Dutch chemists in the recently published list of Highly Cited Researchers 2016. The ...

  • 17 Nov 2016
    Gert-Jan Gruter, professor by special appointment of Industrial Sustainable Chemistry

    Dr G.J.M. Gruter (1963) has been named professor by special appointment of Industrial Sustainable Chemistry (ISC) at the Faculty of Science (FNWI) of the University of Amsterdam, effective from 20 October 2016. The ...