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Results: 1661 - 1680 of 1718
Results: 1661 - 1680 of 1718
  • 3 Jul 2012
    Two young UvA researchers to go abroad with assistance of Rubicon grant

    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded a Rubicon grant to two promising young UvA researchers. This grant enables researchers who have recently obtained their doctorate to gain ...

  • 3 Jul 2012
    Nine Vidi grants for researchers UvA and AMC

    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded a Vidi grant to nine researchers from the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and the Amsterdam Medical Center (AMC-UvA).

  • 19 Jun 2012
    Dr J-S. Caux

    Dr J-S. Caux has been appointed Professor of Theory of low-dimensional quantum condensed matter at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Science.

  • 13 Jun 2012
    Arian van Asten appointed professor in Forensic Analytical Chemistry

    Dr A.C. (Arian) van Asten has been appointed professor by special appointment of Forensic Analytical Chemistry at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Science as of 1 June 2012. The chair has been ...

  • 5 Jun 2012
    UvA Thesis Prize 2012 for astronomer Thijs van Putten

    Thijs van Putten is the winner of the University of Amsterdam (UvA) Thesis Prize 2012. He was presented with the award during the annual University Day on Saturday, 2 June. The winning thesis is about magnetars, ...

  • 1 Jun 2012
    Computer model provides insight into improving HIV treatment

    A new treatment plan for HIV patients may lead to a significant reduction in the use of medicines. Patients using this treatment go one week without medication after two weeks of drug use. The result appears to be as ...

  • 31 May 2012
    Robbert Dijkgraaf receives honorary memberships from NNV and KNCV

    University Professor Robbert Dijkgraaf has been appointed honorary member of the Dutch physics and chemistry societies NNV and KNCV. Dijkgraaf is celebrated for his groundbreaking scientific work, his ambassadorship ...

  • 26 May 2012
    FOM grant for Sander Woutersen and Huib Bakker

    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 ...

  • 23 May 2012
    UvA physicist wins Amsterdam Science & Innovation Award 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.

  • 21 May 2012
    Jan van Maarseveen receives ECHO grant for molecular lassos

    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 ...

  • 21 May 2012
    UvA scientist Bas de Bruin in 'Nature Chemistry': atomic ‘nitridyl radical' detected for first time

    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 ...

  • 9 May 2012
    Three UvA professors appointed members of KNAW

    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 ...

  • 26 Apr 2012
    Mechanism of carbene polymerisation revealed

    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 ...

  • 25 Apr 2012
    Hubble photographs spectacular star-forming region in the Tarantula Nebula

    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. ...

  • 20 Apr 2012
    BAZIS equipment grants for UvA/VU chemistry research

    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 ...

  • 10 Apr 2012
    Rubicon grant for six UvA talents

    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).

  • 29 Mar 2012
    Metal Organic Framework for cost-effective separation of petrochemicals

    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 ...

  • 22 Mar 2012
    UvA researchers establish record with exceptionally bright turquoise fluorescent protein

    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 ...

  • 22 Mar 2012
    UvA starts trial run for more efficient production of biofuel

    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.

  • 21 Mar 2012
    'Energy from an unexpected angle' wins Sustainable University Award

    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 ...