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Results: 61 - 80 of 417
  • 6 Feb 2018
    UvA chemists deploy world class VCD spectrometer for study of stereochemistry

    During a scientific project meeting held Friday 2 November at the Molecular Photonics laboratories of the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences, a unique novel Vibrational Circular ...

  • 6 Feb 2018
    Four public-private research projects receive LIFT funding

    Chemists Gert-Jan Gruter, Moniek Tromp and Shiju Raveendran of the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS) have received funding through the so-called LIFT scheme of the Innovation Fund Chemistry.

  • 1 Feb 2018
    Humboldt Research Fellowship for Chris Slootweg

    Dr Chris Slootweg, associate professor at the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences, has been awarded a Humboldt Research Fellowship for experienced researchers. Organic chemist Slootweg will be a guest ...

  • 30 Jan 2018
    Simplification of NWO funding instruments

    With effect from 1 August 2018, NWO will implement a large-scale simplification of its funding instruments.

  • 30 Jan 2018
    1.7 Million euro for advancing (bio)polymer analysis

    A team with analytical scientists Govert Somsen (VU), Peter Schoenmakers, and Ron Peters (both UvA) has received funding of 1.7 million euro for their UNMATCHED project focusing on the development of new analytical ...

  • 25 Jan 2018
    Qualcomm and UvA: leading the way in deep vision

    In 2015 the Qualcomm joined forces with the UvA to create a research center in the relatively new field of deep vision: the QUVA lab. Peter Rauber works at Qualcomm as a Senior Director of engineering, and is ...

  • 23 Jan 2018
    Public consultation on EU funds

    The consultation forms important input for the next generation of financial programmes of the European Commission and is an important opportunity to emphasize the added value of EU investments in research, innovation ...

  • 17 Jan 2018
    Plastic from CO2 and plants, for example for LEGO

    With four research projects, of which one in collaboration with LEGO, the new UvA research group Industrial Sustainable Chemistry (ISC) is off to a flying start. Being part of the university research priority ...

  • 18 Dec 2017
    NWO-ECHO grant for Jan van Maarseveen

    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded Jan van Maarseveen of the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences an ECHO project grant of 260,000 euro. He will use the grant to continue ...

  • 15 Dec 2017
    How should alpha and gamma sciences produce impact?

    That was the focus of the conference on 'De Maatschappelijke Impact van Alfa- en Gammawetenschappen', which took place at the UvA on Thursday 7 December.

  • 5 Dec 2017
    Patti Valkenburg again among the top 1% percent communication scholars worldwide

    Patti Valkenburg has been listed again among the top one percent of authors contributing to the leading journals in communication science. This list of authors appeared in the November 2017 issue of Communication ...

  • 4 Dec 2017
    ERC Consolidator Grant awarded to UvA and AMC-UvA researchers

    UvA researcher Esther Peeren and AMC-UvA researcher Charles Agyemang have been awarded prestigious Consolidator Grants from the European Research Council (ERC). The grants, awarded to individual researchers, are ...

  • 29 Nov 2017
    10,000 open access articles from Dutch academics

    According to the newly presented government coalition agreement ‘open science’ and ‘open access’ will be the norm in scientific research. A lot has been done in the past few years to work towards this goal and recent ...

  • 21 Nov 2017
    Gemini wind farm and UvA: fundamental research into the black-backed gull

    Luuk Folkerts from Gemini Offshore Wind Park is responsible for monitoring the environmental effects of the wind farm. He works together with the Theoretical and Computational Ecology at UvA-IBED to do fundamental ...

  • 21 Nov 2017
    Studying the chemistry of light-induced degradation

    A multidisciplinary research team coordinated by Maarten van Bommel (UvA) has been awarded a NWO grant to develop a 'Toolbox for studying the Chemistry Of Light-induced Degradation'. The so-called 'TooCOLD' project ...

  • 20 Nov 2017
    Second edition of popular catalysis textbook published

    Gadi Rothenberg of the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences has written an updated version of what has become the most popular textbook in catalysis, used by universities worldwide. ...

  • 16 Nov 2017
    Eva van Reijmersdal received an Aspasia premium

    Eva van Reijmersdal received an Aspasia premium from the National Dutch Science Foundation NWO of 200.000 euro for a five-year research project.

  • 8 Nov 2017
    Honorary doctorates awarded to Barbara Partee and Nora Volkow

    The University of Amsterdam (UvA) will award honorary doctorates to Prof. Barbara Partee, an internationally influential linguist and philosopher of language, and Prof. Nora Volkow, a globally respected expert in the ...

  • 3 Nov 2017
    European Commission invests €30 billion in research and innovation

    The European Commission has presented the final Work Programme for the EU research and innovation funding programme Horizon 2020.

  • 3 Nov 2017
    Kick-off meeting for the final stage of Horizon 2020

    On Tuesday, 2 October 2017 IXA UvA-HvA organized a kick-off meeting for the final three years of Horizon 2020 with a workshop on writing competitive collaborative proposals.