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Previous John van Geuns lectures from 2012 onwards

For the John van Geuns lecture series at the UvA, renowned international scientists are invited to present their research. Lectures presented since 2012 are listed below.

A list of John van Geuns lectures from 2005 until 2011 can be found here.
A list of upcoming lectures can be found here.

Results: 1 - 20 of 159
Results: 1 - 20 of 159
  • Energy-relevant Molecular Electrocatalysis in Metal-organic Frameworks
    17 Nov 2021 15:30 Lecture
    Lecture by Prof. Sascha Ott, Uppsala University, Sweden, at the invitation of the Amsterdam Centre for Electrochemistry (Amcel).
  • Rational Assembly of Functional Coordination Cages
    21 Oct 2021 13:00 Lecture
    Lecture by Prof. Dr. Guido Clever (Technische Universität Dortmund)
  • Direct and indirect electro-conversion of CO2 into organic chemicals
    14 Sep 2021 15:30 Lecture
    Lecture by Professor Marc Fontecave, University Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France, at the invitation of the Amsterdam Centre for Electrochemistry (Amcel).
  • Energy Transfer and Reaction Dynamics in Solution: Molecular Dynamics Simulations
    18 Mar 2020 10:30 Lecture
    Speaker: Prof. Dr. Jeremy Harvey (KU Leuven, Belgium)
  • Nuclear Velocity Perturbation Theory of VCD and Vibrational Electron Transition Current Density
    21 Feb 2020 10:30 Lecture
    Speaker: Professor Larry Nafie (Syracuse University and CTO BioTools Ltd.)
  • Responsive fluorescent molecules and nanoparticles for biosensing and bioimaging
    27 Jan 2020 11:00 Lecture
    Speaker: Professor Andrey Klymchenko (University of Strasbourg)
  • The modular proteome and its significance
    17 Jan 2020 11:00 Lecture
    Speaker: Prof. Dr. Nicola Marzari (EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland)
  • The modular proteome and its significance
    15 Jan 2020 15:00 Lecture
    Speaker: Prof. Ruedi Aebersold (ETH Zurich, University of Zurich)
  • Biocatalytic approaches to shortcut (asymmetric) organic synthesis
    20 Dec 2019 10:00 Lecture
    Speaker: Professor Wolfgang Kroutil (KF University of Graz, Austria)
  • Creating Non-Inherent Reactivity Patterns in Catalytic Organic Synthesis
    16 Dec 2019 10:00 Lecture
    Speaker: Dr. Pawel Dydio (Université de Strasbourg & CRNS, France)
  • Confining Ligands Derived from Cyclodextrins for Intra-cavity Catalysis
    9 Dec 2019 15:00 Lecture
    Speaker: Professor Dominique Armspach (Université de Strasbourg, France)
  • Unexpected chalcogen bonds in tetravalent sulfur compounds
    3 Dec 2019 15:00 Lecture
    Speaker: Professor Antonio Frontera (University of the Balearic Islands, Spain)
  • Targeted And Non-Targeted Liquid Chromatography Methodologies For The Characterization, Classification And Authentication Of Natural Food Products
    15 Nov 2019 16:00 Lecture
    Speaker: Oscar Nuñez Burcio (University of Barcelona)
  • From isolated ensembles to single molecules: tautomerism in porphyrin isomers
    8 Nov 2019 10:00 Lecture
    Speaker: Professor Jacek Waluk (Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw)
  • Activating molecules using non thermal plasma catalysis and ionic liquids for emission control, hydrogen production and CO2 utilisation
    15 Oct 2019 11:00 Lecture
    Speaker: Prof. Chris Hardacre (The University of Manchester, UK)
  • Sustainable C–H Activation: From Late-Stage Peptide Diversification to Electrocatalysis
    10 Oct 2019 10:00 Lecture
    Speaker: Prof. Lutz Ackermann (Georg-August-University Göttingen)
  • 'Unorthodox Interactions in Functional Systems
    3 Oct 2019 15:00 Lecture
    Speaker: Prof. Stefan Matile (University of Geneva)
  • Challenges in Modeling Water Oxidation Reactions
    20 Sep 2019 11:00 Lecture
    Speaker: Prof. Dr. Rong-Zhen Liao (Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China)
  • Mapping catalytic reactions on single nanoparticles
    17 Sep 2019 11:00 Lecture
    Speaker: Dr. Elad Gross (Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
  • Life in industry for a scientist: the Solvay experience
    3 Sep 2019 13:00 Lecture
    Speaker: Pascal Metivier (Executive Vice-President of Research & Technology Solvay)