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  • 15 Nov 2016
    Surprising finding under the hood of molecular motors

    Scientists of the Molecular Photonics research group at the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences have discovered surprising details regarding the operation mechanism of light-driven ...

  • 3 Nov 2016
    Art meets science in Amsterdam Science #4

    The fourth edition of the popular science magazine Amsterdam Science is out now. This issue explores the interfaces where science and art meet.

  • 26 Oct 2016
    Chemistry driven by the sun, for a sustainable future

    A group of European chemists including Prof. Joost Reek of the University of Amsterdam's research priority area Sustainable Chemistry has recently published a whitepaper on Solar-Driven Chemistry. They show that it ...

  • 25 Oct 2016
    Peptide-based vaccination against VEGF results in efficient antitumor activity

    A research team including professor Peter Timmerman of the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS) has developed a peptide-based vaccine enabling a successful active anti-tumor ...

  • 24 Oct 2016
    Holland Research School of Molecular Chemistry awards PhD project to Tessel Bouwens

    The Holland Research School of Molecular Chemistry (HRSMC) has honored a proposal for PhD research written by chemistry student Tessel Bouwens (University of Amsterdam). It is the result of her participation in the ...

  • 14 Oct 2016
    Ron Wever receives Vanadis award

    Emeritus professor Ron Wever of the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS) has been named the recipient of the 7th Vanadis Award for his research on vanadium haloperoxidases. ...

  • 13 Oct 2016
    Bert Wouters wins Solvay Award

    Postdoc researcher Dr Bert Wouters of the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS) is awarded the 'Solvay Award' for his groundbreaking PhD research on the development of a microfluidic chip for spatial ...

  • 12 Oct 2016
    Amsterdam Chemistry Innovation Day: Progress and opportunities

    In the afternoon of Friday, 28 October 2016, the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute of Molecular Sciences will host the Amsterdam Chemistry Innovation Day, organised in association with the Innovation ...

  • 7 Oct 2016
    Catalyst structure identified in an operating PEM fuel cell

    Research at the group of Dr Moniek Tromp of the University of Amsterdam's research priority area Sustainable Chemistry has revealed the structure of the palladium catalyst for hydrogen oxidation in proton exchange ...

  • 6 Oct 2016
    Research priority area Sustainable Chemistry boosts postdocs’ careers

    Dr Zhiyong Guo, Dr Jay Pandey and Dr David Eisenberg have all secured high-profile research positions following their postdoc projects at the University of Amsterdam's Research Priority Area Sustainable Chemistry.

  • 4 Oct 2016
    Lecturer in the Spotlight: Stefania Grecea

    Stefania Grecea coordinates the first-year practical labs in the Chemistry Bachelor’s programme, and teaches courses on functional materials and catalysis for sustainable energy in the third year and in the Master’s. ...

  • 26 Sep 2016
    Fruitful workshop provides food for thought on sustainability issues

    The joint workshop on Sustainability of the Holland Research School of Molecular Chemistry (HRSMC) and the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS) can be considered a great success. Fascinating plenary ...

  • 24 Sep 2016
    Chemistry under extreme UV-light

    In a new international project named ELENA a total of 15 young researchers will investigate the chemistry and physics involved in emerging techniques for the creation of nanostructures. One of the researchers will be ...

  • 24 Sep 2016
    KNCV Van Marumpenning 2016 awarded to Jan van Maarseveen

    The Royal Netherlands Chemical Society KNCV has awarded professor Jan van Maarseveen of the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences its 'Van Marumpenning' in recognition of his contributions to the societal ...

  • 22 Sep 2016
    Jarl Ivar van der Vlugt is guest editor for ACS Catalysis

    This month Jarl Ivar van der Vlugt of the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences serves as guest editor of the journal ACS Catalysis. Together with three colleague scientists from Delft, Eindhoven and Utrecht ...

  • 12 Sep 2016
    Towards a solar cell for the production of methanol

    Researchers of the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS) are working on a new type of 'chemical' solar cell that utilizes sunlight for the synthesis of methanol from carbon ...

  • 6 Sep 2016
    Jacqueline Cramer: 'Chemistry is important for the circular economy'

    On 23 September, Professor Jacqueline Cramer, UvA alumna and sustainability icon, will participate in the Sustainability Workshop, organised by the Holland Research School of Molecular Chemistry (HRSMC) and the Van ...

  • 5 Sep 2016
    KIEM grant for research into small cyclic peptides

    Professor Jan van Maarseveen of the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (research group Synthetic Organic Chemistry) has recently been awarded a KIEM grant by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific ...

  • 31 Aug 2016
    Shape of ‘molecular graphene’ determines electronic properties

    Polyaromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) form an important class of molecules, which can be regarded as small graphene species and which play a prominent role in the development of organic electronics. Scientists at Radboud ...

  • 15 Jul 2016
    Ties Korstanje receives VENI grant for biomass conversion research

    Dr. Ties Korstanje of the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences has been awarded a VENI grant by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO). He will receive a maximum of 250,000 euros for his ...