Johannes Klein was awarded an NWO KLEIN Grant
for his project “Bioinspired and Environmentally Benign Halogenations”. The aim of this project is to develop new methods for the preparation of halogenated drugs and agrochemicals, that are of great importance to society. The new approach is inspired by enzymes, microscopic bio-machines that mediate similar reactions in nature.
Last week, Ben Feringa and Anouk Lubbe presented the first copy of their book Alledaagse Moleculen (Everyday Molecules) to minister Robbert Dijkgraaf. The richly illustrated book offers an accessible overview of 180 substances in our daily lives....
Dr Annette Scheepstra of the UG Arctic Centre, part of the Faculty of Arts, is about to conduct research into tourism in Antarctica and how tourists can become Antarctic ambassadors. She has been granted €1 million in funding by the Dutch Research...
The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) has appointed Professor Maria Loi and Professor Dirk Slotboom from the Faculty of Science and Engineering as members of the Academy.
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