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Results: 61 - 80 of 94
  • 1 May 2014
    PhD in the Spotlight: Merrin Whatley

    The New Zealander Merrin Whatley (born 1980) will be receiving her doctorate at the UvA on 13 May. Her doctoral research at the Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics (IBED) found that the plants and ...

  • 8 Apr 2014
    Phd in the Spotlight: Bert van de Kooij

    On 22 April, Bert van de Kooij (born 1983) will be awarded his doctorate at the University of Amsterdam (UvA). As part of his doctoral research at the Swammerdam Institute for Life Sciences (SILS) and the Netherlands ...

  • 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
    Researchers receive “Molecules” Best Paper Award 2014

    Pablo Contreras-Carballada, René M. Williams (Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences), Marco Felici, Jan M.M. Smits, Roeland J.M. Nolte, Martin C. Feiters (Radboud University Nijmegen) and Luisa De Cola ...

  • 1 Mar 2014
    PhD in the Spotlight: Lucas Ellerbroek

    On 14 March Lucas Ellerbroek (b. 1984) will be awarded his doctorate at the University of Amsterdam (UvA). As part of his doctoral research at the Anton Pannekoek Institute (API), Ellerbroek researched the ...

  • 18 Feb 2014
    Two Master’s of The Faculty of Science rated as Top-Master’s programme by ‘Keuzegids Masters 2014’

    The Master’s programmes Logic and Astronomy & Astrophysics of the University of Amsterdam Faculty of Science are in the Top 15 of the ‘Keuzegids Masters 2014’ best Master’s programmes.

  • 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 ...

  • 28 Jan 2014
    Hight Impact review article on the shape of molecules in crystals

    HIMS researcher Dr Aurora J. Cruz-Cabeza, postdoc with the group for Computational Chemistry, recently published a review article in Chemical Reviews, the highest impact factor chemistry journal. Together with Joel ...

  • 24 Jan 2014
    Phd in the Spotlight: Sietse van der Post

    Sietse van der Post (b. 1981) will be awarded his doctorate degree at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) on 7 February. His doctoral research at the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS) focused on ...

  • 7 Jan 2014
    Phd in the spotlight: Bruno Loff

    On 21 January Bruno Loff (b. 1984) will be awarded his doctorate at the UvA. During his doctoral research at the Institute for Language, Logic and Computation (ILLC), he shed light on what’s known as the knapsack ...

  • 12 Dec 2013
    Phd in the Spotlight: Jochem Liem

    Jochem Liem (b. 1981) will be awarded his doctorate degree at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) on 19 December. As part of his doctorate research at the Informatics Institute, he developed a new software program for ...

  • 2 Dec 2013
    Monalisa Goswami wins 2nd prize in Very Short Introductions contest

    HIMS researcher Monalisa Goswami finished as runner-up in the Very Short Introductions Competition 2013 of the SPUI25 academic-cultural centre in Amsterdam. Last Friday 29 November she presented her introduction ...

  • 7 Nov 2013
    Nicole Franssen wins DPI Golden Thesis Award

    UvA alumnus chemist Nicole Franssen has been awarded the Dutch Polymer Institute's (DPI) Golden Thesis Award 2013. This award was presented to her at the DPI annual meeting on Tuesday, 5 November.

  • 6 Nov 2013
    Phd in the Spotlight: Thijs Coenen

    Thijs Coenen (b. 1980) will be awarded his doctorate degree at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) on 20 November. While conducting his research at the Anton Pannekoek Institute (API), he discovered two new radio ...

  • 23 Oct 2013
    Helias Andriessen nominated for TEDxAmsterdam Award 2013

    Helias Andriessen, master student at the research group Heterogeneous Catalysis and Sustainable Chemistry of Prof. Gadi Rothenberg and winner of the 2013 Amsterdam Sustainable Research Award for Young Scientists of ...

  • 17 Oct 2013
    PhD in the Spotlight: Niels Anders

    On 31 October, Niels Anders (1983) will be awarded his doctorate degree at the University of Amsterdam (UvA). During his PhD research at the Institute For Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics (IBED), he has developed ...

  • 15 Oct 2013
    Chemist Linde Smeenk receives Stufkens Prijs for protein mimicry

    The Dick Stufkens Prijs 2013 is awarded to Dr. Linde Smeenk for her Ph.D. thesis ‘Double-CLIPS Technology for the Mimicry of Structurally Complex Antibody Binding Sites on Proteins’. The prize is annually awarded to ...

  • 9 Oct 2013
    Speed limit on a superfluid helium nano-highway

    Scientists from the University of Amsterdam (UvA), the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) and the Universitat de Barcelona have been able to determine the so-called critical Landau velocity for helium ...

  • 13 Sep 2013
    PhD in the Spotlight: Paul Gruntjes

    On 27 September, Paul Gruntjes (1981) will be awarded his doctorate at the UvA. His doctoral research at the Korteweg-de Vries Institute for Mathematics (KdVI) involved developing new methods for quickly and ...