Prof Syuzanna Harutyunyan wins Homogeneous Catalysis Award 2017

Professor Syuzanna Harutyunyan working at the University of Groningen  was awarded with the Homogeneous Catalysis Award 2017, from the Royal Society of Chemistry. Syuzanna was awarded for pioneering work on asymmetric synthesis, establishing an entirely new role for Cu(I)-based catalysts and the use of Lewis acid and Grignard reagent combinations. Follow this link for more information. […]

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FMS researchers awarded by the Gravitation program 2016-2017

The Dutch Minister of Education Culture and Science, Jet Bussemaker, has announced today the six research teams of top scientists from various Dutch universities that have received funding to jointly set up excellent scientific research programs in the coming years. In this new call of the Gravitation program, each consortium will receive 18.8 million euros, overall it is a […]

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Dr. Marcel Scheepstra wins the Nederlandse Farmacochemieprijs 2015-2016

On 17 March, Dr. Marcel Scheepstra, who obtained his PhD in the group of FMS professor Luc Brunsveld at the Eindhoven University of Technology, was awarded with the Nederlandse Farmacochemieprijs 2015-2016. The ceremony took place during the KNCV Sectie Farmacochemie in Utrecht Marcel got the prize for his thesis: “Molecular modulation of nuclear receptor conformational states” , which he defended […]

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Interesting review on Non-equilibrium Supramolecular Polymerization

Prof. Thomas Hermans (ISIS, University of Strasbourg) and FMS member Dr. Tom de Greef (Eindhoven University of Technology) have published an extensive tutorial review on Non-equilibrium Supramolecular Polymerisation in Chem Soc Rev. Publication details: Alessandro Sorrenti, Jorge Leira-Iglesias, Albert J. Markvoort, Tom F. A. de Greef and Thomas M. Hermans. Non-equilibrium supramolecular polymerization. Chem Soc Rev (2017) DOI: 10.1039/c7cs00121e  […]

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Publication in Advanced Materials by prof. E.W. Meijer, D.J. Broer and colleagues (TU/e)

Prof. Dick Broer , prof. Bert Meijer and colleagues have seen their paper published in Advanced Materials in an article with the title: Mastering the photothermal effect in liquid crystal networks: a general approach for self-sustained mechanical oscillators   Publication details: Anne Helene Gelebart, Ghislaine Vantomme, Bert E.W. Meijer, Dirk J. Broer. Mastering the photothermal effect […]

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Ben Feringa wins KIVI Academic Society Award

The Royal Netherlands Society of Engineers (KIVI) has awarded the Academic Society Award to Nobel Prize laureate Ben Feringa, Professor of Organic Chemistry at the University of Groningen. He receives the award in appreciation of the great importance of his research and the appealing manner in which he links science with society. The award ceremony […]

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Bert Meijer awarded prestigious Nagoya Gold Medal

Japan’s highest award for chemistry scientists, the Nagoya Gold Medal of Organic Chemistry, will this year be presented to Bert Meijer, TU/e professor of Organic Chemistry. Meijer thus joins an illustrious group of 22 predecessors, including several winners of Nobel Prizes, Franklin Medals and Wolf Prizes. The award will be presented on 22 December this […]

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