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Results: 1701 - 1720 of 1761
  • 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 ...

  • 21 Mar 2012
    Prof. A. Polman

    Prof. A. Polman has been named Professor of Photonic Materials in the Faculty of Science at the University of Amsterdam.

  • 12 Mar 2012
    What is the best sustainable idea of 2011-2012?

    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 ...

  • 9 Mar 2012
    ‘Genetic modification detrimental to sustainable global agriculture’

    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.

  • 24 Feb 2012
    Dr P.L. Hordijk

    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 ...

  • 21 Feb 2012
    Black hole at the centre of the Milky Way devours asteroids

    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 ...

  • 1 Feb 2012
    Prestigious Vici grants for three UvA researchers

    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 ...

  • 29 Jan 2012
    Strong role for HIMS in new Dutch research programme in Analytical Sciences

    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 ...

  • 28 Jan 2012
    Vici grant of 1,5 million euro for Jos Oomens

    The Netherlands Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded Jos Oomens of the FOM Institute for Plasma Physics Rijnhuizen a prestigious Vici grant. Oomens is a professor at the Van 't Hoff ...

  • 25 Jan 2012
    Bas de Bruin receives 1,5 million euro Vici grant

    The Netherlands Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded HIMS researcher Bas de Bruin a prestigious Vici grant.

  • 16 Jan 2012
    Black hole fires ‘gas bullets’ into space

    An international team of researchers including astronomers from the University of Amsterdam (UvA), Radboud University Nijmegen and ASTRON has captured a black hole in the Milky Way in the act of firing super fast ...