News 2017

24 October 2017

Krijn de Jong receives Eminent Visitor Award

The Catalysis Society of South Africa (CATSA) aims to recognise excellence in catalysis research by overseas scientists. In acknowledgement of their significant contributions, an Eminent Visitor Award is presented to […]

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19 October 2017

Krijn de Jong was interviewed by NPO Radio 1

Krijn de Jong was interviewed on NPO Radio 1 about CO2 storage underground the North Sea. The new government develops plans to capture and store 18 million ton of CO2 […]

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13 September 2017

Volkskrant: interview with Petra de Jongh

An article appeared in the Volkskrant (in Dutch) about work in the group of Petra de Jongh regarding sustainable energy conversion and storage. It focuses on the search to develop […]

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11 September 2017

Prize for best MSc thesis for Maarten Branssen

Maarten Branssen, MSc student onder Jessi van der Hoeven in een samenwerkingsproject tussen Alfons van Blaaderen (Soft Condensed Matter) en Petra de Jongh (Anorganische Chemie en Katalyse) heeft met zijn […]

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09 July 2017

Recent media appearances – group of Bert Weckhuysen

BNR podcast: interview with Jochem Wijten June 7, 2017 The podcast is about the production of artificial manure, without the high CO2 emmisions that appear during the Haber-Bosch process. Wijten […]

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12 June 2017

Krijn de Jong receives François Gault Lectureship Award

EFCATS, the European Federation of Catalysis Societies, has announced today that they are awarding the 2017 EFCATS François Gault Lectureship to Krijn de Jong. The Award will be presented at […]

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30 May 2017

Recent media appearances – group of Bert Weckhuysen

Lectures at Universiteit van Nederland in the Media In May 2016, Bert Weckhuysen appeared in a series of five lectures of the ‘Universiteit van Nederland’ (University of the Netherlands), in […]

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24 May 2017

Group of Bert Weckhuysen featured in podcast Captains of Chemistry

(From left to right: Anne-Eva Nieuwelink, Edwin Mooibroek (BNR), Bert Weckhuysen en Katinka Wondergem.) Bert Weckhuysen, Katinka Wondergem and Anne-Eva Nieuwelink feature in the first episode of ‘Captains of Chemistry’; […]

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19 May 2017

Pasi Paalanen and José Moya-Cancino featured in ‘De Werkplek’ on DUB

Pasi Paalanen and José Moya-Cancino have their research topic in Fischer-Tropsch synthesis. Fischer-Tropsch fuels are a possible alternative for crude oil. Both PhD candidates work under supervision of Bert Weckhuysen […]

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18 May 2017

Thesis defense Peter Bramwell, 22 May 2017

Peter Bramwell will defend his dissertation, entitled “Pore-confined light metal hydrides for energy storage and catalysis”. Date and Time: Monday, May 22, 2017 at 10.30 AM. Location: Academic Building, Domplein […]

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25 April 2017

Bert Weckhuysen wins Tanabe Prize for Acid-Base Catalysis

The prize was initiated by the International Acid-Base Catalysis Group and bears the name of Kozo Tanabe, who pioneered many of the modern concepts in catalytic chemistry of acids and […]

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24 April 2017

Petra de Jongh contributed to the book “Hoe zwaar is licht?” (What is the weight of light?)

In het boek “Hoe zwaar is licht?” worden 100 vragen aan “de wetenschap” beantwoord. Beatrice de Graaf en Alexander Rinnooy Kan, hebben in 2015 alle Nederlanders opgeroepen om alles wat […]

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10 April 2017

The CatchBio Magazine; Ten years of Biomass Catalysis

In November 2016, the CatchBio consortium celebrated a decade of high-level research on catalytic biomass conversion. In an article in Agro & Chemie (March 2017), scientific director Bert Weckhuysen speaks […]

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05 April 2017

“Meet the Professor” with Petra de Jongh and Eelco Vogt

(Professor Petra de Jongh (links) met groep 8 van de Daltonschool in Rijnsweerd. Foto door Jade Heister). Op 29 maart, bezochten Petra de Jongh en Eelco Vogt ieder een basisschool […]

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04 April 2017

Poster award for Carolien Vis at IGCS2017

The poster was entitled “Towards Tandem Catalytic Biomass Conversion in Pickering Emulsions”, Authors: Carolien M. Vis, Pierre-François M. Vittoz, Pieter C.A. Bruijnincx. The poster award consists of a coupon of […]

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29 March 2017

Inorganic Chemistry and Catalysis well represented at USP Marathon 2017

(From left to right: Marjolein Velthoen, Carolien Vis, Joris Goetze and Thomas Hartman) On March 19, several members of the Inorganic Chemistry and Catalysis (ICC) group participated in the third […]

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26 March 2017

Nynke Krans won poster award at NCCC XVIII

(From left to right: Prof. Eelco Vogt, Nynke Krans and Shamayita Kanungo). Nynke Krans won the VIRAN award for the best poster, presented during the 18th Netherlands Catalysis and Chemistry Conference […]

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15 March 2017

Marie Curie Grant for Mario De bruyn

The European Commission has granted a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Global Fellowship to Dr. Mario De bruyn. This three-year grant will allow Dr. De bruyn to execute his TAILORCAT project. The project […]

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15 March 2017

Baira Donoeva invited to attend the 67th Lindau Nobel Laurate Meeting.

Baira Donoeva, a Marie Sklodowska-Curie fellow at the Inorganic Chemistry and Catalysis group, is selected by the scientific review panel of the Council for the Lindau Novel Laureate Meetings to […]

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14 March 2017

Thesis defense Jingxiu Xie, 22 March 2017

Jingxiu Xie will defend her dissertation, entitled “Catalyst Design and Development for the direct production of lower olefins from synthesis gas”. Date and Time: Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at 10.30 […]

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06 March 2017

Zoran Ristanović receives the invitation to attend the 67th Lindau Nobel Laurate Meeting

The honorable invitation to the 67th Lindau Meeting is with special regard to excellence in research. The 67th Lindau Meeting will be dedicated to the field of chemistry. So far, […]

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27 February 2017

Bert Weckhuysen to receive Robert B. Anderson Award for contributions to catalysis research

Bert Weckhuysen will receive the 2018 Robert B. Anderson Award for his outstanding contributions to the fundamental understanding of the functioning of solid catalysts and the related development of advanced […]

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09 February 2017

Marie Curie Grant for Matthias Filez

The European Commission granted a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellowships to Matthias Filez. The 2-year grant will allow Matthias Filez to link zeolite porosity to molecular diffusion at the single crystal level, […]

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23 January 2017

Krijn de Jong and Jovana Zecevic featured in DUB

Krijn De Jong and Jovana Zecevic talk about their motivation and contribution in research with emphasis to educating the next generation of young scientists. Read the full article on DUB […]

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19 January 2017

Recent media appearances – group of Bert Weckhuysen

ARC-CBBC selected the first researchers for personal membership January 2017 The first 39 researchers have been selected for personal membership for the Advanced Research Center Chemical Building Block Consortium (ARC […]

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16 January 2017

ARC CBBC in the media

The Advanced Research Center Chemical Building Blocks Consortium (ARC CBBC), which is linking pioneering science to complex societal issues, potentially leading to vital breakthroughs to sustainably meet future demand for […]

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