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  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 6 Jul 2016
    'Radical' approach yields catalyst for sustainable indene synthesis

    A team of scientists of the University of Amsterdam's research priority area Sustainable Chemistry has developed a new catalyst for the easy synthesis of substituted 1H-indenes. Based on the abundant element cobalt ...

  • 1 Jul 2016
    Sustainable Chemistry students solve decades-old oxidation puzzle

    Students at the Van ‘t Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences have designed a new catalyst that can render important chemical processes more sustainable. Their catalyst can create selective peroxide-like reagents ...

  • 9 Jun 2016
    UvA chemists invent new supercapacitor materials

    Dr David Eisenberg and Prof. Gadi Rothenberg of the University of Amsterdam's Van ‘t Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences have invented a new type of supercapacitor material with a host of potential applications in ...

  • 6 Jun 2016
    Pursuing energy independence will hardly mitigate climate change

    Although cutting carbon dioxide emissions can lead to energy security benefits, such as reducing energy imports, pursuing energy independence will not equivalently reduce emissions, reports a paper published online ...

  • 23 May 2016
    Molecular filter is promising purifier for polyethylene production

    In the current issue of Science an international research team reveals a way to reduce the energy demand in one key step of the process for the polymerization of ethylene. They describe how a class of so-called Metal ...

  • 13 May 2016
    Vidi grant for Tiddo Mooibroek

    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded a Vidi grant to Tiddo Mooibroek of the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS). The grant of 800,000 euro enables him to form his own ...

  • 26 Apr 2016
    UvA licenses novel molecules for hydrogen generation to French company PorphyChem

    Innovation Exchange Amsterdam (IXA), the UvA’s technology transfer office, recently licensed the rights for the commercialisation of novel molecules for hydrogen generation to the French company PorphyChem. ...

  • 12 Apr 2016
    Topsector Chemie funds two projects of HIMS researchers

    Researchers of the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences at the University of Amsterdam have been awarded funding by 'TKI Chemie', which is part of the national chemistry platform 'Topsector Chemie'. Their ...

  • 24 Mar 2016
    China grants UvA patent for innovative bioplastic

    The Chinese Patent Office has granted patent rights to the University of Amsterdam (UvA) for the invention of the biodegradable polymer developed in 2011 by UvA researchers Dr Albert Alberts and Prof. Gadi Rothenberg.

  • 21 Mar 2016
    Novel porous materials enable difficult gas separations

    Recent research published in Advanced Materials and JACS shows the potential of metal organic frameworks (MOFs) for the separation of challenging gas mixtures. Rajamani Krishna of the Van 't Hoff Institute for ...

  • 14 Mar 2016
    New computational chemistry funded through CSER initiative

    Researchers of the Amsterdam Center for Multiscale Modeling (ACMM) have been awarded new funding through the ‘Computational Sciences for Energy Research' (CSER) public-private partnership, a multi-million euro ...

  • 7 Mar 2016
    Amsterdam chemistry students excel at KNCV poster competition

    At the PAC symposium held 3 March at Leiden University, UvA chemistry student Marianne Lankelma has won the Young KNCV Poster Competition. Tessel Bouwens, also a UvA chemistry student, ended as runner-up. Xander ...

  • 9 Feb 2016
    Molecular 'nickelaburger' shows suprising catalytic activity

    Chemists at the University of Amsterdam's van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS) have prepared novel compounds employing the synergistic involvement of redox-active ligands with multiple metals. In the ...

  • 29 Jan 2016
    Bio-inspired biomimetics can outperform natural coenzymes

    Researchers from the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS) have developed a range of synthetic biomimetic compounds to replace the relatively expensive natural NADH and NADPH ...

  • 25 Jan 2016
    Sophisticated enzyme-mimic enables efficient hydrogen production

    Researchers from the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS) have developed a new catalyst that paves the way for low-cost, large-scale hydrogen-production. The researchers, led ...

  • 18 Jan 2016
    Towards new synthetic chemistry using hypovalent molecules

    Professor Bas de Bruin of the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences and the research priority area Sustainable Chemistry has received a € 780.000 TOP grant from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific ...