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Results: 21 - 40 of 132
  • 19 Jun 2018
    Inaugural lecture Gert-Jan Gruter: 'The opportunity of sustainable materials'.

    On Wednesday 13 June, professor of Industrial Sustainable Chemistry Gert-Jan Gruter delivered his inaugural lecture in the UvA Aula. He presented a clear introduction to his research and gave his view on the ...

  • 15 May 2018
    Sparkling launch for new HIMS spin-off 'Spark904'

    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 ...

  • 21 Apr 2018
    The Innocent, the Guilty and the Suspicious

    Chemistry researchers including Prof. Bas de Bruin of the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute of Molecular Sciences (HIMS) are featured on the cover of Chemistry, A European Journal, in an image inspired ...

  • 17 Apr 2018
    Novel, water-stable metal-organic framework for selective CO2 adsorption

    Researchers of the University of Amsterdam’s Research Priority Area Sustainable Chemistry have developed a novel porous material capable of selectively adsorbing CO2. In the journal Inorganic Chemistry Frontiers they ...

  • 19 Mar 2018
    UvA chemists shed light on intermediate steps in cascade reactions

    Researchers at the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS) have developed a theoretical concept that describes tandem reactions for active particles on active surfaces. The ...

  • 20 Feb 2018
    Makoto Fujita Winner of Wolf Prize in Chemistry - 2018

    The 2018 Wolf Foundation Prize for Chemistry will be awarded to Makoto Fujita of the University of Tokyo, and visiting professor of the UvA via the research priority area sustainable chemistry, for his achievements ...

  • 9 Feb 2018
    Dutch-Chinese cooperation in supramolecular catalysts

    Prof. Joost Reek of the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences has obtained a grant for a collaborative project with prof.dr. Li-Zhu Wu from the Technical Institute of Physics and ...

  • 6 Feb 2018
    Four public-private research projects receive LIFT funding

    Chemists Gert-Jan Gruter, Moniek Tromp and Shiju Raveendran of the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS) have received funding through the so-called LIFT scheme of the Innovation Fund Chemistry.

  • 29 Jan 2018
    Towards pericyclic organophosphorus chemistry

    Organic chemists at the group of Dr Chris Slootweg of the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (University of Amsterdam) have successfully expanded the field of pericyclic organophosphorus chemistry for the ...

  • 17 Jan 2018
    Plastic from CO2 and plants, for example for LEGO

    With four research projects, of which one in collaboration with LEGO, the new UvA research group Industrial Sustainable Chemistry (ISC) is off to a flying start. Being part of the university research priority ...

  • 18 Dec 2017
    Moniek Tromp elected member of the European Academy of Sciences

    Dr Moniek Tromp of the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences has been elected member of the European Academy of Sciences (EurASc).

  • 11 Dec 2017
    Unilever Research Prize for Ilse Denekamp

    Ilse Denekamp, PhD candidate at the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences, has won the Unilever Research Prize for her MSc project on new supercapacitor materials.

  • 30 Nov 2017
    Towards new green chemistry using enzymes and light

    Chemists at the Biocatalysis group of the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS) have contributed to research that potentially renders the synthesis of certain pharmaceuticals, ...

  • 28 Nov 2017
    Moniek Tromp awarded Athena Prize 2017

    Dr Moniek Tromp of the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences has been awarded the Athena Prize 2017 by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO). The prize honours ...

  • 13 Nov 2017
    HIMS professor Gadi Rothenberg appointed at Fudan University

    Prof. Gadi Rothenberg has been appointed as Senior Visiting Scholar at Fudan University, one of the top universities in China. Rothenberg is the Chair of Heterogeneous Catalysis and Sustainable Chemistry research ...

  • 23 Oct 2017
    Taming radicals to synthesize napthalenes and dienes

    Chemists in the group of professor Bas de Bruin at the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS) have developed a method to synthesize dihydronaphthalenes from linear substrates, ...

  • 27 Sep 2017
    UvA catalyst for cleaning cyanide from wastewater goes pilot scale

    A cyanide decomposition catalyst developed by Dr Paula Oulego, Dr Raveendran Shiju and Prof. Gadi Rothenberg at the Van ‘t Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS) of the University of Amsterdam (UvA) is now ...

  • 12 Sep 2017
    Converting waste toilet paper into electricity

    Chemists at the University of Amsterdam's (UvA) Sustainable Chemistry research priority area, together with colleagues from the Copernicus Institute of Sustainable Development of Utrecht University, have published ...

  • 8 Sep 2017
    From hydrogen sulfide waste to sustainable hydrogen and sulfur

    In a collaborative project of the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS) with the State Key Laboratory of Fine Chemicals in Dalian (China), researchers have succeeded in the ...

  • 28 Aug 2017
    Sino-Dutch grant for research into flexible printed circuit boards

    Dr Ning Yan and Prof. Gadi Rothenberg of the University of Amsterdam's Sustainable Chemistry research priority area have been awarded a joint grant to research and develop new catalysts and processes for making the ...