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Two UCo grants awarded

Two consortia that Maarten Smulders is part of, have been awarded an Unusual Collaborations (UCo) Grant. Unusual Collaborations Grants are designed to take an idea or project further by enabling innovative, interdisciplinary science and scholarship that aims for societal impact. The UCo grants are awarded by the Centre for Unusual Collaborations (CUCo), which is one…

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Postdoc vacancy on Covalent Adaptable Networks

Are you a polymer chemist with an interest to apply your expertise for the development of covalent adaptable polymer networks to create mechanically robust, yet processable polymer materials? Do you have a background in synthesis and characterisation of polymers, including rheology and/or dynamic-mechanical analysis? And would you like to work together in a multidisciplinary team…

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Welcome to Zhen Yang

We welcome Zhen Yang as new PhD student in the group. Zhen, who obtained his MSc degree in Analytical Chemistry from Uppsala University (Sweden), will work on the development of an ingestible sensor. His project is a a collaboration of imec, the Synthetic Organic Chemistry group at Radboud University in Nijmegen and our Laboratory of…

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New PhD Position: development of an ingestible sensor

As part of a collaboration of imec, the Synthetic Organic Chemistry group at Radboud University in Nijmegen and our Laboratory of Organic Chemistry at Wageningen University & Research, we have a PhD position vacant on the development of an ingestible sensor. Ingestible sensors have the potential to non-invasively measure biomarkers and metabolites in the gastrointestinal…

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Maarten features in the Pioneering Investigators 2021 issue of Polymer Chemistry

Maarten was invited to contribute to the 2021 Pioneering Investigators issue of the journal Polymer Chemistry. As explained on their website, this collection “gathers the very best work from mid-career researchers who have firmly established themselves in the field of polymer chemistry and continuously publish creative, innovative work”. The full issue can be read here.