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  • 19 May 2015
    Vidi grants for Moniek Tromp and Annemieke Petrignani

    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded Vidi grants to Moniek Tromp and Annemieke Petrignani of the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS). They both will receive a maximum ...

  • 8 May 2015
    Francesco Mutti joins HIMS as group leader in Biocatalysis

    Dr. Francesco Mutti has been appointed assistant professor in Biocatalysis at the Van ’t Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS). His research, focused on novel bio-inspired synthetic pathways, will complement ...

  • 20 Apr 2015
    A radical approach to efficient amine synthesis

    In a concerted research effort with several European research groups, chemists of the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS) have found experimental evidence for the existence of a unique type of ...

  • 26 Mar 2015
    New method to remove cyanide from industrial waste water

    Chemists at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) have discovered a new method for removing cyanide from the waste water of steel mills. The removal of cyanide from such water is expensive but essential. Paula Oulego ...

  • 9 Feb 2015
    Science Research at UvA-VU: SOLARDAM

    The year started auspiciously for SOLARDAM: two years after its founding, the consortium received seed capital for eight postdocs. The initiators are anxious for them to start as soon as they can. 'We're all ...

  • 4 Feb 2015
    Take-off grant for alternative bioplastics

    Professor Gadi Rothenberg of the Research Priority Area Sustainable Chemistry was awarded a first-phase valorisation grant by the Dutch Technology Foundation (STW) to try and bring to market the innovation of ...

  • 29 Jan 2015
    Successful seminar on Solar Fuel Future

    "Our catalysts can beat nature" stated professor Licheng Sun from the Swedish Royal Institute of Technology KTH. Sun was invited by the John van Geuns foundation for a mini symposium on Solar Fuel Future. It was ...

  • 13 Jan 2015
    SOLARDAM consortium receives AAA funding

    The SOLARDAM consortium, which includes FNWI institutes IoP, HIMS and SILS, has received initial funding from the Amsterdam Academic Alliance (AAA). With this funding for SOLARDAM, VU and UvA have the unique ...

  • 30 Oct 2014
    Catalysis for the Future

    On 14 November the Dutch Catalysis Society organizes a new edition of its annual workshop on practical aspect of catalyst research. In this year’s workshop, held at the Science Park Amsterdam, industrial and academic ...

  • 29 Oct 2014
    First Sustainable Chemistry exchange student to China

    UvA chemistry graduate Rolf Beerthuis has been accepted for a two-month research project at Fudan University - one of the top 5 universities in China. Beerthuis, who obtained his MSc degree cum laude earlier this ...

  • 28 Oct 2014
    Vidi laureate Tati Fernández appointed at HIMS

    Dr. M.Á. (Tati) Fernández-Ibáñez has been appointed Assistant Professor in the Synthetic Organic Chemistry group at the Van ‘t Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS). She was recently awarded a prestigious Vidi ...

  • 10 Oct 2014
    How to raise photon energy with nanomaterials

    Dr Hong Zhang, associate professor at the Van’t Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences, was invited to contribute a tutorial review to the highly regarded magazine Chemical Society Reviews. It will be published in a ...

  • 3 Oct 2014
    Succes for Amsterdam Center for Multiscale Modeling in computational sciences call

    Three proposals of chemistry researchers from the Amsterdam Universities were selected for the final matching phase of the ‘Computational Sciences for Energy Research' public-private partnership, a multi-million euro ...

  • 18 Sep 2014
    Homogeneous catalysis at extreme concentrations

    Using self-assembled molecular spheres, chemists of the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS) have been able to study homogeneous transition-metal catalysis at very high catalyst concentrations. In the ...

  • 9 Sep 2014
    Kick-off for Sustainable Chemistry

    An exploding hydrogen filled balloon marked the kick-off for the Research Priority Area Sustainable Chemistry last wednesday. The ceremonial ignition by Rector Magnificus Prof. Dymph van den Boom symbolized the boost ...

  • 20 Aug 2014
    Modification of palladium reactivity results in efficient amine synthesis

    Chemists at the van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS) have succeeded in transferring base metal reactivity onto a complex of the noble metal palladium. This has enabled selective amination reactivity, ...

  • 15 Aug 2014
    Kick-off Research Priority Area Sustainable Chemistry

    On 3 September 2014 the University of Amsterdam celebrates the kick-off of its Research Priority Area (RPA) Sustainable Chemistry.

  • 15 Jul 2014
    HIMS researchers to cooperate with Pantarhei Bioscience

    The Biocatalysis group of the Van’t Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences has signed a research agreement with the Dutch company Pantarhei Bioscience. The aim of this collaboration is to develop a novel biocatalytic ...

  • 13 Jun 2014
    Bachelor students tackle water-alcohol separation

    Chemistry bachelor students Rosa Kromhout and Raoul Plessius have succeeded in crystallising a new hybrid porous material that can selectively adsorb water from water-alcohol mixtures. Their so-called metal-organic ...

  • 3 Jun 2014
    A radical approach to catalysis

    Bas de Bruin, professor in Bio-inspired Sustainable Catalysis, held his inaugural lecture 21 May 2014. Via the basics of chemistry and catalysis he explained his audience the essence of his research programme. In ...