Vakgroep Chemie
Conceptual Density Functional Theory
Conceptual Density Functional Theory

In the context of reactivity descriptors in Conceptual DFT, the  nearly unexploited (χ(r,r’)) reveals its chemical and physical significance

Expeditie in Antarctica
Expeditie in Antarctica

Aankomst in de Russische basis Novolaszarevskaya. Op weg naar het Belgisch Research Station Princes Elisabeth op Antarctica

Meteoriet  Inslag in Noorwegen
Meteoriet Inslag in Noorwegen

Excursie naar de Precambrium schiervlakte in de Geilo / Skurdalen, mogelijke meteoriet impact structuren over een periode van 150 miljoen jaar

In het Labo
In het Labo

Hoog technologische instrumenten ter beschikking ter ondersteuning van het onderzoek in de verschillende vakgroepen

09/08/2016 - 14:45

At the International Conference of the Society for Environmental Geochemistry and Health, recently organized in Brussels, Sebastiaan van de Velde won the prize for best PhD student oral presentation.

01/07/2016 - 10:15

The 2016 “Solvay Prize” is awarded to Dr. Bert Wouters (promotor Prof. dr. S. Eeltink) for his work on groundbreaking research on the development of a microfluidic chip for spatial three dimensional chromatography.

21/06/2016 - 10:00

Op de Fellowship Ceremony donderdag 16 juni heeft de Vrije Universiteit Brussel de namen van dertig nieuwe Fellows bekendgemaakt. Het gaat om topmensen uit het bedrijfsleven, overheid of maatschappelijke organisaties. Daaronder drie Science Fellows: Jan Bogaerts, Patrick Roggemans en Els Torreele.

30/05/2016 - 09:30

Nature paper by AMGC Sophie Verheyden, on evidence for one of the oldest human construction made by Neanderthals, in a deep cave in France, some 176,5 thousand years ago: "Early Neanderthal constructions deep in Bruniquel Cave in southwestern France". A view-only version of the paper

30/05/2016 - 09:15

Vocatio Fellowship for David De Vleeschouwer, former AMGC member. On Wed. May 25, the VOCATIO foundation rewarded 15 young laureates from the humanities, sciences, arts, and medicine. Among them, our former PhD student David who received a 10.000 € grant to study the evolution of the Australian Monsoon over the last 6 million years. Portraits of the laureates appear this week in the popular Belgian magazines Knack and Le Vif.

29/04/2016 - 17:00

On April 29th 2016 Skara Gabriella obtained the academic degree of Doctor in Sciences with the following doctoral thesis:

Understanding the Electronic and Structural Effects in Homogeneous and Heterogeneous Catalysis: a Conceptual and Computational Quantum Chemical Approach

Promotoren: Prof. Dr. Frank De Proft & Prof. Dr. Paul Geerlings

12/04/2016 - 12:15

The project deals with shock metamorphic effects on plagioclase, a common mineral in the Solar System but little considered.

15/03/2016 - 09:15

The research team ORGANIC SYNTHESIS (ORSY) of the Department of Chemistry of the University of Antwerp (Prof. Bert Maes), in collaboration with the Research Group of Organic Chemistry (ORGC) of the  Departments  of  Chemistry  and  Bio-engineering  Sciences  of  the  Free  University  of  Brussels  (VUB) (Prof. Steven Ballet), announces the availability of a full time postdoctoral position.

25/02/2016 - 17:00

On February 25th 2016 Jagoda Drozdzak obtained the academic degree of Doctor in Sciences with the following doctoral thesis:

Uranium speciation in the vicinity of the former uranium mining sites by the Diffuse Gradients in Thin Films (DGT) technique

Promotor: Prof. Dr. Martine Leermakers

02/02/2016 - 16:00

On February 2nd 2016 Ben Schurgers obtained the academic degree of Doctor in Sciences with the following doctoral thesis:
Synthesis of new heterocyclic compounds based on the 3-aminoazpinone scaffold for broad screening purposes in medicinal chemistry
Promotor: Prof. Dr. ir. Guido Verniest