The latest news of CHAINS 2018

Pascal Jonkheijm wins the 2018 KNCV Gold Medal

Professor Pascal Jonkheijm has been awarded the 2018 KNCV Gold Medal. “Jonkheijm is a gifted chemical researcher who effortlessly combines fundamental and applied research on the border between chemistry and biology,” acclaims the jury chairman Hermen Overkleeft. This prize, the most prestigious distinction that can be given for research chemistry in the Netherlands, will be conferred on 4 December 2018 during CHAINS.
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Albert Heck receives two international distinctions

Albert Heck receives two prestigious international distinctions for his work in biochemistry and mass spectrometry: the prestigious Sir Hans Krebs Medal and the Thomson Medal and Prize. 'It is a wonderful and special honour, especially since they are two completely different awards.'
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Nominate female role models in chemistry for the Athena Prize 2018

By means of the annual Athena Prize, NWO would like to call attention to women who do excellent scientific research in the field of chemistry. This prize is meant for female researchers in chemistry, who obtained their PhD degree less than ten years ago. Researchers working in the chemical sciences are able to nominate one or more female researchers for the Athena Prize. >>read more

Three finalists in the Topsector Chemistry Student Competition 2018

Beads vs Beats, The Cavity Catalysts and Good Gut were selected to carry out their project with a paid internship during this summer on the basis of their research proposal. The winner will be selected from these three teams in October. The winning team in the Student Competition will be announced during CHAINS 2018.
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