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RESOLV Press Releases

06
Mar 2017
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RESOLV speaker gets UAR professorship

The cluster of excellence RESOLV is strengthend by a professorship across the three universities of the UA Ruhr. Martina Havenith will get new laser...

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13
Feb 2017
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Observing proteins in their natural environment

Without intensive fundamental research, it will never be possible to successfully combat illnesses such as Alzheimer’s or Huntington’s. Simon...

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02
Feb 2017

The possibly smallest RUB script in the world

How many atoms are necessary to write the acronym of Ruhr-Universität Bochum? The Chair of Physical Chemistry I, headed by Prof Dr Karina Morgenstern,...

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25
Jan 2017

Resolv enters the race as University Alliance Ruhr

In view of the next application phase, Resolv announced the strategic involvement of all partners within the University Alliance Ruhr (UA Ruhr): RUB...

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14
Dec 2016
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ERC CONSOLIDATOR GRANT FOR BEATRIZ ROLDAN

The European Research Council is supporting the catalyst research of Bochum-based scientist Beatriz Roldán Cuenya. She will receive one of the most...

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15
Nov 2016
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NEW BIOFUEL CELL WITH ENERGY STORAGE

Efficiently producing and storing energy is a challenge for our society. A biocatalyst-polymer system could take on both tasks at once. -Angew. Chem....

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25
Oct 2016
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SPLITTING DISULPHIDE BONDS IN WATER

Pulling from outside on disulphite bonds triggers unexpectedly complicated processes. A team headed by Prof Dominik Marx found out what happens in...

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20
Oct 2016
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JOACHIM WALTHER SCHULTZE-PRIZE FOR KRISTINA TSCHULIK

Prof. Kristina Tschulik receives the Joachim Walther Schultze-Prize for young electrochemists, endowed with 2.000 Euro for her research on single...

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19
Oct 2016
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RESOLV SCIENTISTS ATTEND SOLVAY-CONFERENCE

An invitation that is not for everyone. Martina Havenith, Frank Neese and Benjamin List from the Cluster of Excellence RESOLV participate in the...

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06
Oct 2016
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HOW SOLVENT MOLECULES COOPERATE IN REACTIONS

The solvent is far more than just the environment for a chemical reaction. A recent study reveals new insights into the role of solvent molecules....

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28
Sep 2016
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HOW BACTERIAL PROTEINS TRANSPORT ENERGY

Bacteria can transfer energy from one membrane to another. How the proteins responsible for the process are arranged has been a mystery for a long...

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21
Sep 2016
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INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON CHEMISTRY IN SOLUTION

Europe’s leading conference for theoretical chemistry returns to Bochum after more than 30 years. It focuses on chemical processes in solutions.

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15
Sep 2016
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ERC STARTING GRANT FOR NICOLAS PLUMERE

Storing power from renewable energy sources is a challenge. Nicolas Plumeré wants to meet that challenge with funding from the European Research...

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15
Sep 2016
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ERC STARTING GRANT FOR VIKTORIA DÄSCHLEIN-GESSNER

Prof. Viktoria Däschlein-Gessner develops new ligand systems with unique bonding properties. For her research the European Research Council (ERC)...

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05
Sep 2016
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MARTINA HAVENITH RECEIVES SOPHIE LA ROCHE PRIZE

Prof. Martina Havenith receives the Sophie La Roche prize for her extraordinary commitment to the support of women in science.

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27
Jul 2016
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NEW CATALYST FOR HYDROGEN PRODUCTION

The RESOLV members Prof. Rochus Schmid, Dr. Harun Tüysüz, Prof. Martin Muhler and Prof. Wolfgang Schuhmann publish their work about pentlandite...

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13
Jul 2016
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EUROPÄISCHER FORSCHUNGSPREIS FÜR BORDIGNON

RESOLV PS Prof. Enrica Bordignon hat am 3. Juli 2016 im dänischen Aarhus den AMPERE-Preis erhalten. Mit der mit 3000 Euro dotierten Auszeichnung ehrt...

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05
Jul 2016
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HOW WATER GETS ITS EXCEPTIONAL PROPERTIES

Using artificial neural networks, RESOLV PI Dr. Jörg Behler and coworkers have examined the atomic interactions of water molecules. -PNAS

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04
Jul 2016
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FROM CLIMATE KILLER TO FUELS AND POLYMERS

RESOLV PS Prof. Beatriz Roldan and coworkers have discovered a catalyst that performs highly selective conversion of the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide...

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30
Jun 2016
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THE ROLE PLAYED BY SOLVENTS AT EXTREME PRESSURE

The team of RESOLV PIs Prof. Dominik Marx, Prof. Roland Winter and Prof. Stefan M. Kast from the Technical University Dortmund examined how the...

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