On November 30, Pharmacy student Kumchok Mgimpatsang was awarded the second prize worth EUR 2,000 in the Dr. Saal van Zwanenberg Prize. The prize is awarded for excellent Master research in the field of Pharmaceutical Sciences. The title of Mgimpatsang’s Master's project, performed in the group of Prof. Alexander Dömling, was: ‘Multicomponent reaction based indeno[1,2-c]isoquinolinone synthesis’.
The Dr. Saal van Zwanenberg Foundation annually awards three thesis prizes to master students in the medical and pharmaceutical sciences. The foundation is named after the founder of Organon and the ancestor of the later AKZO, Salomon van Zwanenberg. It stimulates scientific research into new medicines by awarding prizes and granting scholarships to scientists and students.
The IEEE award is handed out to the writers of the best paper of the past two years in the field of Control Systems Technology.
The grant is for her project ‘ Cosmic ray antideuterons as a probe for new physics’.
When is sugar in fact healthy? Sugar has a bad reputation – and that's a shame, as sugar isn't always bad. Chemist Marthe Walvoort explains more in a video lecture for the Universiteit van Nederland.