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Results: 1 - 29 of 29
  • 15 Apr 2019
    Fruitful explorations of the circular economy during joint sustainability workshop

    On Thursday 4 April, the University of Amsterdam's Roeterseiland campus hosted the joint workshop 'Towards a Circular Economy' of the Holland Research School of Molecular Chemistry (HRSMC) and the UvA's Van 't Hoff ...

  • 2 Apr 2019
    Faraday Discussions poster prize for Tessel Bouwens

    PhD student Tessel Bouwens of the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS) has won the Poster Prize at the Royal Society of Chemistry's (RSC) Faraday Discussion on Artificial Photosynthesis, held 25 - 27 ...

  • 26 Mar 2019
    Dieuwertje Modder wins poster competition at national student symposium

    At the national chemistry student 'PAC symposium' held 7 March at Vrije Universiteit, chemistry master student Dieuwertje Modder has won the first prize in the 'Young KNCV' poster competition. With her poster, Modder ...

  • 11 Mar 2019
    MSc Logic again voted as Top Rated Programme

    The Master’s programme Logic of the Faculties of Science and Humanities is again designated as ‘Top Rated Programme’ by the Universities Study Guide 2019.

  • 12 Feb 2019
    Master’s students to present their research at leading Machine Learning conference

    Artificial Intelligence Master's students Luca Falorsi, Pim de Haan and Tim Davidson will give a plenary talk on 'Reparameterizing distributions' at the leading Machine Learning conference AISTATS, held between 16-18 ...

  • 5 Feb 2019
    Students organise art exhibition: Depicting Science

    From 5 to 8 February you can visit the art exhibition Depicting Science in the central hall of Science Park 904. The exhibition was organised by students Carlijn Snoek, Fleur van Langen and Mabel Gray from the ...

  • 23 Jan 2019
    Successful International Winter School MolSim-2019

    More than 70 PhD researchers from all over the world participated in 2019 edition of the 2-week winter school 'Understanding Molecular Simulations' (MolSim). Scientists from the Computational Chemistry group of HIMS ...

  • 22 Jan 2019
    Best Paper Award for UvA students Gijs van Horn, Richard Olij, Joeri Sleegers and supervisor Daan van den Berg

    A paper based on three Bachelor's theses from UvA Artificial Intelligence students has received the Best Paper Award at the IARIA 2018 Data Analytics Conference. The theses were written by Gijs van Horn, Richard Olij ...

  • 4 Dec 2018
    Young Talent awards for six UvA students

    On November 26, six UvA students received a Young Talent Incentive Award of 500 euros from the Royal Holland Society of Sciences (KHMW) in Haarlem.

  • 4 Dec 2018
    Cum Laude for chemistry PhD graduate Gaston Richelle

    On Friday 30 November 2018 Gaston Richelle of the Synthetic Organic Chemistry group at the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences successfully defended his PhD thesis on 'Multicyclic peptides manufactured via ...

  • 15 Oct 2018
    Dick Stufkens Prijs 2018 awarded to chemical physicist Stefan Vuckovic

    The Dick Stufkens Prize 2018 for the best PhD thesis of the Holland Research School of Molecular Chemistry will be awarded to Dr Stefan Vuckovic.The School honours with this prize innovative PhD-research in chemistry.

  • 26 May 2018
    Amsterdam students to explore quantum-optical chemical catalysis

    As part of the Top Sector Chemistry Student Competition 2018, three Amsterdam students plan to apply quantum optical concepts to chemical catalysis and in doing so open up a new route for sustainable chemical ...

  • 13 Mar 2018
    Amsterdam chemistry students excel at national student symposium

    The 'Young KNCV' poster competition at the national chemistry student 'PAC symposium', held 8 March at Utrecht University, was dominated by students from the joint Master's programme of the two Amsterdam universities ...

  • 13 Jun 2017
    Sustainable Chemistry students print their way to new and powerful supercapacitors

    Students at the University of Amsterdam's Research Priority Area Sustainable Chemistry have tripled the specific capacitance of nitrogen-doped carbons: new materials with potential applications in fast energy storage ...

  • 9 Mar 2017
    Amsterdam under the microscope during UvA Summer School

    Many of this year’s Summer School programmes offer students a unique chance to get to know Amsterdam from an academic perspective. These high-quality summer programmes allow international and local students to ...

  • 6 Mar 2017
    Tom Keijer wins poster competition at national student symposium

    At the national chemistry student 'PAC symposium' held 2 March at Utrecht University, UvA master student Tom Keijer has won the first prize in the 'Young KNCV' poster competition. With his poster Keijer presented ...

  • 28 Feb 2017
    Repeated ‘Top Programme’ honour for Logic and System and Network Engineering

    The Faculty of Science Master’s programmes Logic and System and Network Engineering (SNE) have been designated as ‘Top Programme’ by the Universities Study Guide 2017.

  • 9 Jan 2017
    Learn to build your high-tech company

    In February 2017 UvA startup incubator ACE Venture Lab organizes a five day intensive training program for students, researchers and industry specialists who want to turn their science or high-tech idea into a ...

  • 5 Dec 2016
    Digital Preservation Award for ‘Digital city revives’

    The project ‘The Digital City revives, a case study in web-archeology’ won one of the prestigious Digital Preservation Awards. The prizes were announced on Wednesday 30 November 2016 in London. Project partners of ...

  • 11 Nov 2016
    UvA researcher Tomas Stolker aims telescope on protoplanetary disk

    A team of astronomers led by Tomas Stolker at the University of Amsterdam's (UvA) Anton Pannekoek Institute for Astronomy have published fascinating new observations of a protoplanetary disk.

  • 1 Nov 2016
    Master’s student Yfke Dulek awarded Scriptieprijs KHMW

    Yfke Dulek, Master’s student Logic, has been awarded a Ngi-NGN Informatie Scriptieprijs voor Informatica en Informatiekunde. The prize of 5000 euro is awarded by the Koninklijke Hollandsche Maatschappij der ...

  • 16 Sep 2016
    UvA programmes in Biology, Psychobiology and Biological Sciences assessed as ‘good’

    The UvA’s Bachelor’s programmes in Psychobiology and Biology and Master’s programme in Biological Sciences have been assessed as ‘good’ by the Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders (NVAO). All ...

  • 9 May 2016
    International accreditation for Master’s track in Clinical Development Psychology

    The University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Master’s track in Clinical Development Psychology has become the first Dutch degree programme to be accredited by the International School Psychology Association (ISPA), the ...

  • 7 Mar 2016
    Amsterdam chemistry students excel at KNCV poster competition

    At the PAC symposium held 3 March at Leiden University, UvA chemistry student Marianne Lankelma has won the Young KNCV Poster Competition. Tessel Bouwens, also a UvA chemistry student, ended as runner-up. Xander ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 11 Jun 2013
    2013 UvA Thesis Prize awarded to Vicky Breemen

    The 2013 UvA Thesis Prize was awarded to Information Law graduate Vicky Breemen. She received the first prize for her research master’s thesis on the copyright aspects of library digitisation.