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News items regarding valorisation of HIMS research are listed below. We also provide overviews of news items in the categories scientific highlights | grants and funding | people. All news items are listed at the HIMS news main page

Results: 21 - 40 of 74
Results: 21 - 40 of 74
  • Dydrogesterone structure
    University of Amsterdam improves method for determining the structure of complex molecules in medicines
    17 Oct 2019
    Spectroscopy based on 'vibrational circular dichroism' (VCD) can significantly improve the practical determination of the structure of chiral molecules. Researchers at the University of Amsterdam have improved VCD so ...
  • 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 ...
  • Collecting urine at Lowlands festival
    HIMS researchers collect urine at Lowlands festival
    29 Aug 2019
    At the Dutch summer festival Lowlands earlier this month, Chris Slootweg, Bas de Jong and Steven Beijer examined the urine of visitors. The aim of their project was to see whether residual products from ...
  • Researchers unravel important feature of the molecular structure of oil paint
    25 Jun 2019
    In a recent publication in the scientific journal ‘Science Advances’, researchers of HIMS and Rijksmuseum describe the role of zinc ions in the molecular network of oil paint. Their studies could give the explanation ...
  • Vidi grant awarded to 11 UvA and AMC-UvA researchers
    24 May 2019
    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded a Vidi grant worth 800,000 euros to eleven researchers from the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and the Academic Medical Center (AMC-UvA, part of ...
  • HRSMC workshop sustainability, Marjan Minnesma
    Fruitful explorations of the circular economy during joint sustainability workshop
    15 Apr 2019
    On Thursday 4 April, the University of Amsterdam's Roeterseiland campus hosted the joint workshop 'Towards a Circular Economy' of the Holland Research School of Molecular Chemistry (HRSMC) and the UvA's Van 't Hoff ...
  • The 2019 Group
    Successful International Winter School MolSim-2019
    23 Jan 2019
    More than 70 PhD researchers from all over the world participated in 2019 edition of the 2-week winter school 'Understanding Molecular Simulations' (MolSim). Scientists from the Computational Chemistry group of HIMS ...
  • supports research into renewable jet fuel from waste
    18 Dec 2018
    Dr Shiju Raveendran of the University of Amsterdam's research priority area Sustainable Chemistry has acquired a 150,000 euro grant from He conducts research into the manufacture of renewable jet fuel ...
  • Collaboration with forensic experts of the Amsterdam Police
    10 Dec 2018
    As of 1 January 2019, HIMS scientists will start a collaboration with the forensic experts of the Amsterdam Police. The aim of the collaboration is to provide accurate and valuable chemical information in criminal ...
  • 'Boostcrop' consortium receives millions to increase agricultural and horticultural yields
    29 Oct 2018
    The European 'Boostcrop' consortium with HIMS professors Wybren Jan Buma and Jos Oomens has been awarded nearly 5 million euros from the European 'Future and Emerging Technologies' programme. Boostcrop aims to ...
  • 'Behind the scenes' at Amsterdam Chemistry Innovation Day
    23 Oct 2018
    Last Friday 19 October, the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS), the Innovation Lab Chemistry Amsterdam (ILCA) and the Port of Amsterdam hosted the annual Amsterdam Chemistry ...
  • Funding for promising research to improve cold-stress tolerance of plants
    29 Sep 2018
    HIMS professor Wybren Jan Buma of the Molecular Photonics research group, together with associate professor Teun Munnik of the Swammerdam Institute for Life Sciences, has found a way to improve the resilience of ...
  • Physics2Market grant for promising research to improve cold-stress tolerance of plants
    26 Sep 2018
    UvA researchers have found a way to improve the plant's resilience to low temperature stress. The first results are promising and the agricultural sector has already expressed its interest. For the further ...
  • Biocatalysis project showcased in magazine 'EU Research'
    28 Aug 2018
    The European research project Biosusamin and its principal investigator Dr Francesco Mutti are featured in the current edition of the magazine 'EU Research'. Mutti is assistant professor at the University of ...
  • Sparkling launch for new HIMS spin-off 'Spark904'
    15 May 2018
    Spark904, a new spin-off company of the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences, provides analytical and spectroscopic services on demand. On 9 May the company was officially launched ...
  • Amsterdam University Fund supports 'The Story of Proteomics'
    23 Apr 2018
    Prof. Garry Corthals and Dr Monalisa Goswami of the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences have received a 10,000 euro project grant from the Amsterdam University Fund, for their ...
  • SimPhospho: a user-friendly tool to enhance phosphopeptide analysis
    22 Apr 2018
    Analytical chemists including Garry Corthals from the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff for Molecular Sciences (the Netherlands) and Veronika Suni of the University of Turku's Center for Biotechnology (Finland) ...
  • Sophisticated free app for molecular visualization
    27 Mar 2018
    A team of computational chemists including Dr David Dubbeldam from the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences has just launched a freely available, sophisticated app for molecular ...
  • Light-activated molecules to fight cancer and infection
    12 Mar 2018
    Scientists from the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS) are involved in a new European research project for the optimized design of molecules to fight cancer and infections. ...
  • UvA chemists deploy world class VCD spectrometer for study of stereochemistry
    6 Feb 2018
    During a scientific project meeting held Friday 2 November at the Molecular Photonics laboratories of the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences, a unique novel Vibrational Circular ...