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Sustainable Chemistry News

Results: 141 - 154 of 154
Results: 141 - 154 of 154
  • 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 ...

  • 2 Jun 2014
    UvA and Fudan University (Shanghai) to collaborate on catalytic biomass conversion

    The Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Science's (HIMS) Heterogeneous Catalysis and Sustainable Chemistry Group has signed a collaborative agreement with the Industrial Catalysis Group at the Department of Chemistry ...

  • 28 May 2014
    Bob van der Zwaan appointed special professor at HIMS

    Dr B.C.C. van der Zwaan (1969) has been appointed professor to the endowed chair Sustainable Energy Technology at HIMS at the Faculty of Science. The chair was established on account of the Physics foundation ...

  • 23 May 2014
    UvA chemists isolate elusive nitrogen particle

    Chemists of the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS) at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) are the first to have isolated an elusive ‘nitridyl radical’. Their research has been published this week by ...

  • 13 May 2014
    Pawel Dydio and Joost Reek in Nature Protocols

    HIMS researchers Pawel Dydio and Joost Reek (Homogeneous, Supramolecular and Bio-inspired Catalysis) have published an article in Nature Protocols. They describe the synthesis of a bisphosphite ligand that is the ...

  • 12 May 2014
    HIMS researchers awarded NWO grants for excellent chemistry research

    Within the focus area "Chemistry in relation to Biological/Medical Sciences" Jan van Maarseveen is awarded an ECHO grant. Together with Daniël Bonn (IOP) Fred Brouwer is awarded an ECHO grant within the focus area ...

  • 4 Apr 2014
    Master student Rolf Beerthuis wins 'best poster' award

    The Royal Dutch Society of Engineers (KIVI) awarded UvA student Rolf Beerthuis its 'best poster' award during the Symposium 'Engineering for a Sustainable Future' held in March at the Eindhoven University of ...

  • 26 Mar 2014
    Microimaging reveals new insights in multicomponent adsorption in porous materials

    Rajamani Krishna, professor at the Computational Chemistry group of HIMS, contributed to research on microimaging techniques revealing the interactions of guest molecules with nanoporous materials. The striking ...

  • 24 Feb 2014
    UvA and AUAS/HvA produce first-ever 100% bioplastic furniture piece

    On Monday, 24 February, the Executive Board of the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (AUAS/HvA) received the very first table made of 100% bioplastic. Entirely comprised ...

  • 10 Feb 2014
    Brazilian cover for HIMS chemists

    The Heterogeneous Catalysis and Sustainable Chemistry group of the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS) has recently published a review paper in the Brazilian Chemical Society journal Química Nova. It ...

  • 4 Feb 2014
    Towards Green Methanol

    Dr. Raveendran Shiju of the Heterogeneous Catalysis and Sustainable Chemistry group at the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS) was awarded funding in the European research project CAPITA (Catalytic ...