Syuzanna Harutyunyan was awarded by the Consorzio Interuniversitario Nazionale Metodologie e Processi Inovativi di Sintesi (CINMPIS) for her pioneering contributions to the field of Organic Chemistry.
The ceremony took place at the 18th Giornate Scientifiche Borsisti CINMPIS, entitled "Chemistry at the interface with biology’’, on February 18&19. Also, Syuzanna gave the CINMPIS Lecture “Lewis acid enabled novel reactivities in asymmetric copper catalysis”. The award honours her pioneering work on Lewis acid promoted copper catalysis and important contribution to the developments of new concepts and synthetic methods for catalytic synthesis of enantiopure molecules.
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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