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Results: 1 - 20 of 1942
  • New IPN special interest group
    21 Oct 2021
    Together with Paola Grosso, Professor of Multi-Scale Networked Systems at the University of Amsterdam, and Fernando Kuipers, Professor of Internet Science at TU Delft, Alexandru Iosup, Professor of Massivizing ...
  • Gerrald Lodewijk receives Rubicon grant from NWO
    18 Oct 2021
    Gerrald Lodewijk has been awarded a Rubicon fellowship to work for two years in at the University of California, Santa Cruz (USA) in the lab of Dr Ali Shariati. The work will focus on deciphering molecular mechanisms ...
  • Klaas van Leest receives Dick Stufkens Prijs 2021
    15 Oct 2021
    The Dick Stufkens Prize 2021 for the best PhD thesis of the Holland Research School of Molecular Chemistry (HRSMC) has been awarded to Dr Nicolaas Petrus (Klaas) van Leest for his thesis 'Open-Shell Cobalt Complexes ...
  • UvA scientists develop fully solar-driven autonomous chemical mini-plant
    14 Oct 2021
    Professor Timothy Noël and co-workers in the Flow Chemistry group of the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences have developed a fully operational standalone solar-powered mini-reactor ...
  • First recipients of AMCEL Awards
    14 Oct 2021
    AMCEL, a joint initiative of the Amsterdam electrochemistry community, proudly announces the recipients of 2021 PhD and BSc thesis AMCEL awards in electrochemistry research. Each year, AMCEL awards a prize to the ...
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    Daniel Bonn elected Fellow of the American Physical Society
    13 Oct 2021
    The Council of Representatives of the American Physical Society has elected UvA physicist Daniel Bonn as a Fellow. The fellowship of the APS is a prestigious recognition of outstanding contributions to physics.
  • A visual representation about how the neural network handles equivariance.
    Accelerate the process of drug discovery with the use of a new neural network
    13 Oct 2021
    A research paper from Victor Garcia Satorras, Emiel Hoogeboom and Max Welling, from the Informatics Institute of the University of Amsterdam, recently got accepted to the ICML congress, the leading conference on ...
  • Binary stars boost cosmic carbon footprint
    13 Oct 2021
    A new study by astronomers from the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and the Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics (MPA) in Garching, Germany shows that massive stars produce twice as much carbon when they have a binary ...
  • AmSIA 2021
    Arnon Lesage and Floris Roelofsen from FNWI in finale of Amsterdam Science & Innovation Award
    12 Oct 2021
    An expert jury, led by Gigi Wang, and the public have selected nine finalists for the Amsterdam Science & Innovation Award from the entries from the Amsterdam universities and research institutes.
  • Festive diploma ceremonies for online PhDs
    12 Oct 2021
    Festive diploma ceremonies have been held on five consecutive Saturdays for those PhDs who were required to hold their defences online due to corona restrictions. More than 100 PhD graduates received their doctoral ...
  • Two novel sustainable chemistry projects granted at Catalysis Engineering group
    12 Oct 2021
    Dr Shiju Raveendran and Dr Ihsan Amin of the Catalysis Engineering research group at the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences have both been awarded 50,000 euros in the Open Competition XS call of the Dutch ...
  • A future partnership between Europe and North Africa for electricity and hydrogen
    11 Oct 2021
    In a paper just published in Energy Policy, Professor Bob van der Zwaan of the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences and co-workers at TNO present detailed model calculations confirming that Europe and North ...
  • Carina Hoorn receives 'Van Waterschoot van der Gracht Award'
    11 Oct 2021
    ‘Carina Hoorn is convincing biologists to consider geology in their hypothesis development, and convincing geologists that biology and molecular phylogeny has much to offer to their discipline.’ At 30 September ...
  • A new framework for protecting mental health in cities
    8 Oct 2021
    People who live in cities face many challenges that threaten their mental health. In countries in which relatively higher numbers of people live in cities, depression, anxiety and addiction are generally more common. ...
  • portrait of Katrien at the Rijksmuseum
    Katrien Keune named professor by special appointment of Molecular Spectroscopy
    30 Sep 2021
    Dr Katrien Keune has been named professor by special appointment of Molecular Spectroscopy at the Faculty of Science of the University of Amsterdam (UvA). Keune is Head of Science at the Rijksmuseum and is ...
  • Construction transport for new University Library now by water
    28 Sep 2021
    A sustainable and innovative form of transport is being introduced for the last construction phase of the new University Library (UB) in the University Quarter. From today until the end of the project in 2023, almost ...
  • Cum Laude for chemistry PhD graduate Alberto Pérez de Alba Ortíz
    27 Sep 2021
    On 22 September, Alberto Pérez de Alba Ortíz successfully defended his PhD thesis entitled 'Traversing the free-energy pathways of intricate biomolecular processes – enhanced simulation development and applications'. ...
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    Quasi-particles with tunable interactions
    24 Sep 2021
    The laws of quantum mechanics allow for the existence of ‘quasi-particles’: excitations in materials that behave exactly like ordinary particles. A major advantage of quasi-particles over ordinary particles is that ...
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    Cum Laude PhD in chemistry for Tessel Bouwens
    20 Sep 2021
    On 15 September, Tessel Bouwens successfully defended her PhD thesis on 'Pseudorotaxane Strategies for Guiding Self-Assembly and the Application of Molecular Machinery in Photoelectrochemical Devices'. She received ...
  • UvA-led consortium wins NWO support for long-term programme on trustworthy AI
    20 Sep 2021
    A University of Amsterdam-led consortium which will focus on the development of trustworthy AI-based systems has been informed by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) that NWO will support the ...