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Results: 1821 - 1840 of 1870
  • Science, working at the UvA
    FOM grant for Sander Woutersen and Huib Bakker
    26 May 2012
    The Foundation for Fundamental Research on Matter (FOM) has awarded a FOM 'Projectruimte' grant to HIMS researchers dr. Sander Woutersen and prof. dr. Huib Bakker. In their research project The Protonic Hall Effect ...
  • UvA physicist wins Amsterdam Science & Innovation Award 2012
    23 May 2012
    Katerina Dohnalova, a researcher at the Institute of Physics of the University of Amsterdam(UvA), has won the Amsterdam Science & Innovation Award 2012. She will receive a prize worth 5000 euros.
  • Jan van Maarseveen
    Jan van Maarseveen receives ECHO grant for molecular lassos
    21 May 2012
    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded chemist dr. Jan van Maarseveen of the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences an ECHO project grant of 260,000 euros. Van Maarseveen will ...
  • Doctor Bas de Bruin
    UvA scientist Bas de Bruin in 'Nature Chemistry': atomic ‘nitridyl radical' detected for first time
    21 May 2012
    Scientists, including Dr Bas de Bruin of the University of Amsterdam's (UvA) Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences, have for the first time detected a transition metal complex containing an atomic ‘nitridyl ...
  • Three UvA professors appointed members of KNAW
    9 May 2012
    The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) has appointed three professors from the University of Amsterdam (UvA) as members of the Academy. These UvA professors are Carsten de Dreu, André Nollkaemper ...
  • Mechanism of carbene polymerisation revealed
    26 Apr 2012
    Scientists of the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS) revealed the mechanism of rhodium catalyzed stereospecific ‘carbene’ polymerization reactions. These reactions allow the synthesis of new types of ...
  • Hubble photographs spectacular star-forming region in the Tarantula Nebula
    25 Apr 2012
    A spectacular photograph of the turbulent star-forming hotspot called 30 Doradus in the heart of the Tarantula Nebula was released on 24 April 2012 to mark the 22nd anniversary of NASA/ESA’s space telescope Hubble. ...
  • BAZIS equipment grants for UvA/VU chemistry research
    20 Apr 2012
    Chemistry researchers of the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS, UvA) together with colleagues of the Vrije Universiteit (VU) have been awarded so-called BAZIS-grants (Basic Equipment for Research ...
  • Rubicon grant for six UvA talents
    10 Apr 2012
    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded three promising international researchers a Rubicon grant, which will enable them to conduct research at the University of Amsterdam (UvA).
  • Metal Organic Framework for cost-effective separation of petrochemicals
    29 Mar 2012
    Computer simulations carried out by professor Rajamani Krishna at the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS) demonstrate the considerable potential of an iron-based 'metal organic framework' (MOF) for ...
  • UvA researchers establish record with exceptionally bright turquoise fluorescent protein
    22 Mar 2012
    UvA researchers have succeeded in synthesising a turquoise-coloured fluorescent protein that is brighter than any other monomeric fluorescent protein. This feature makes it possible to more effectively study ...
  • UvA starts trial run for more efficient production of biofuel
    22 Mar 2012
    On Friday, 23 March, the University of Amsterdam will open the first Photanol test production plant. The facility’s purpose is to test and design the best mass production method for the new biofuel Photanol.
  • 'Energy from an unexpected angle' wins Sustainable University Award
    21 Mar 2012
    On 19 March 2012, UvA employee Theo van Lieshout won the Sustainable University Award 2011-2012 for his project Energie uit onverwachte hoek (Energy from an unexpected angle). The winning idea seeks to utilise heat ...
  • Prof. A. Polman
    21 Mar 2012
    Prof. A. Polman has been named Professor of Photonic Materials in the Faculty of Science at the University of Amsterdam.
  • What is the best sustainable idea of 2011-2012?
    12 Mar 2012
    On Monday, 19 March, University Professor Louise Fresco will present the Sustainable University Award 2011-2012 to the employee or student responsible for the best and most creative idea in terms of promoting ...
  • ‘Genetic modification detrimental to sustainable global agriculture’
    9 Mar 2012
    The introduction of genetic modification of plants has had major repercussions for global agriculture, asserts Michel Haring, professor of Plant Physiology at the University of Amsterdam.
  • Dr P.L. Hordijk
    24 Feb 2012
    Mr P.L. Hordijk (1963) has been named Professor by Special Appointment of Molecular Cell Biology of Cell Migration at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Science. The chair was designated on behalf of the ...
  • Black hole at the centre of the Milky Way devours asteroids
    21 Feb 2012
    The supermassive black hole at the centre of the Milky Way apparently devours asteroids on a regular basis. This is the conclusion of astronomers, including Sera Markoff of the University of Amsterdam (UvA), based on ...
  • Prestigious Vici grants for three UvA researchers
    1 Feb 2012
    Three scientists from the University of Amsterdam’s Faculty of Science have received a Vici grant from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO). They will each receive €1,500,000 to conduct research ...
  • Strong role for HIMS in new Dutch research programme in Analytical Sciences
    29 Jan 2012
    The Analytical Chemistry Group of the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS) takes the lead in two of nine research projects within the framework of the so-called Technology Area Comprehensive Analytical ...