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Results: 1 - 20 of 123
Results: 1 - 20 of 123
  • Kaj van Vliet receiving his PhD certificate from Prof. Bas de Bruin
    Kaj van Vliet is first candidate to obtain PhD in HRSMC excellence track
    2 Oct 2020
    Two weeks ago, Dr Kaj van Vliet finally received his PhD certificate from Prof. Bas de Bruin of the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS). A remarkable moment, not only because of the current pandemic ...
  • PhD student Mimi den Uijl competes for 'Spotlight' prize at national 'Evening of Chemistry'
    28 Sep 2020
    On Thursday 8 October, Mimi den Uijl, PhD student at the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS), will present her research at the Dutch national 'Evening of Chemistry' (Avond van de Chemie). During this ...
  • New HIMS group: Functional Materials
    28 Sep 2020
    The new Functional Materials group at the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS) will focus on the synthetic design of inorganic and hybrid inorganic-organic materials with tailored structural and ...
  • Portrait of Ad Oskam
    In memoriam Ad Oskam (1935-2020)
    23 Sep 2020
    Ad Oskam, Emeritus Professor of Inorganic Chemistry, was an energetic and passionate chemist with a great community commitment both at institute and faculty level. From 1959 to 2000 he was employed at the UvA, where ...
  • Portrait of Timothy Noël
    Timothy Noël joins HIMS on new chair in Flow Chemistry
    21 Sep 2020
    Since the beginning of September, prof. Timothy Noël holds the new chair of ‘Flow Chemistry’ at the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS). This chair is being funded by the UvA Research Priority Area ...
  • Timothy Noël appointed Professor of Flow Chemistry
    18 Sep 2020
    Prof. Timothy (Tim) Noël (1982) has been appointed Professor of Flow Chemistry at the Faculty of Science of the University of Amsterdam (UvA) .
  • Portrait Saer Samanipour
    Analytical scientist Saer Samanipour appointed as assistant professor "Intelligent Interpretation of Spectral Data"
    21 Apr 2020
    As part of the Connecting Science program of the UvA Faculty of Science, Dr Saer Samanipour has been appointed as assistant professor "Intelligent Interpretation of Spectral Data" at the Van 't Hoff Institute for ...
  • Prof. Bas de Bruin.
    Prof. Bas de Bruin named Chemistry Europe Fellow
    6 Apr 2020
    In recognition of his scientific contributions, Chemistry Europe has named Prof. Bas de Bruin one of its Fellows. De Bruin, who is professor of Bio-inspired Sustainable Catalysis at the University of Amsterdam's Van ...
  • Amanda Garcia
    Amanda Garcia joins HIMS with NWO-ECCM tenure-track grant
    30 Mar 2020
    Dr Amanda Garcia has been awarded a highly competitive tenure-track grant of 950,000 euros from the NWO program on electrochemical conversion and materials (ECCM). Focussing on electrocatalysis and electro-organic ...
  • Science photo 'Chrysopoeia - electrified golden tin clouds'
    Eric Schuler wins national chemistry photo contest
    6 Jan 2020
    With the photo "Chrysopoeia - electrified golden tin clouds" HIMS PhD student Eric Schuler has won the 2019 photo contest of the Royal Netherlands Chemical Society KNCV. The prize was awarded to him during the ...
  • Unilever Research Prize 2019 for Steven Beijer
    Unilever Research Prize 2019 for Steven Beijer
    15 Dec 2019
    Steven Beijer, PhD candidate at the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS), has won a Unilever Research Prize 2019. On Thursday 12 December, he received his prize during the ...
  • SusPhos team at CHAINS
    SusPhos startup team wins Gouden KIEM 2019
    13 Dec 2019
    UvA startup SusPhos has won the 'Gouden KIEM' for best Dutch startup in chemistry. The award, issued by the Dutch science foundation NWO and Holland Chemistry, was presented Tuesday 10 December at the Dutch national ...
  • Amsterdam Science & Innovation Award 2019 for SusPhos team enabling phosphate recycling
    28 Nov 2019
    The SusPhos process developed at the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences is one of the winners of an Amsterdam Science & Innovation Award 2019. On 27 November Marissa de Boer, CEO ...
  • Professor Rajamani Krishna, Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences
    Rajamani Krishna among world's highly cited chemists
    21 Nov 2019
    Professor Rajamani Krishna of the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences is included in the Highly Cited Researchers 2019 list from the Web of Science Group.
  • Poster prize annual symposium 2019 for Klaas van Leest
    Poster prize for Klaas van Leest at HRSMC 25th anniversary symposium
    18 Nov 2019
    PhD researcher Klaas van Leest of the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Chemistry (HIMS) was awarded the poster prize at the 25th anniversary symposium of the Holland Research School of ...
  • Chris Slootweg
    Chris Slootweg competes for Amsterdam Science & Innovation Award
    30 Oct 2019
    HIMS researcher Dr Chris Slootweg is one of nine finalists for the Amsterdam Science & Innovation Award 2019. He is nominated for his idea "Circular phosphate economy: Pioneers in closing the phosphorus cycle". The ...
  • Kees Vrieze
    In memoriam Kees Vrieze (1937-2019)
    29 Oct 2019
    Kees Vrieze, emeritus professor of Inorganic Chemistry, was a chemist in heart and soul. From 1970-2000 he worked at the University of Amsterdam, where he renewed the Inorganic Laboratory and gained international ...
  • sander woutersen
    Sander Woutersen, professor of Physical Chemistry
    25 Sep 2019
    Prof. Sander Woutersen (1971) has been appointed professor of Physical Chemistry at the Faculty of Science of the University of Amsterdam (UvA).
  • New joint initiative: AI4Science lab
    20 Sep 2019
    The UvA institutes for astronomy (API), biology (IBED), chemistry (HIMS), informatics (IvI), life sciences (SILS) and physics (IoP) have taken the initiative for a new 'AI4Science' lab. The lab’s aim is to solve ...
  • Klaas Jan Schouten
    Klaas Jan Schouten Appointed as Research Assistant Professor in Electrocatalysis and Applied Electrochemistry
    18 Sep 2019
    Dr Klaas Jan Schouten has been appointed Research Assistant Professor in Electrocatalysis and Applied Electrochemistry at the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences of the University of Amsterdam. The position ...