Newspapers

This page features the appearances of Bert Weckhuysen in newspapers in demonstration of the importance of researchers leaving the “ivory tower” and informing the public of scientific discoveries and their effect on our lives.

Algemeen Dagblad

‘Professor Vossen wint Spinozapremie – Supercomputer krijgt een lesje Nederlands’ by Raymond Boere (in Dutch, June 2013, photo: EPA/Jerry Lampen).

De Standaard

‘Vuile aardolie wurgt de raffinaderij’ by Michiel Leen (in Dutch, April 2015).

De Technologie Krant

‘Met fluorescentiemicroscoop kijken in de katalysatorbolletjes – Groen licht duist op kraakactiviteit’ by Robert Visscher (in Dutch, November 2011, page 5).

De Telegraaf

De Telegraaf reports on the 5-year anniversary event of ARC CBBC by Stan Huygens (in Dutch, April 2021).

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‘Toveren met biomassa’ by Mark Veldkamp (in Dutch, July 2013).

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‘Miljoenenpluim voor toppers’ (in Dutch, June 2013, photo: EPA).

De Tijd

De Tijd

‘Belgische chemicus wint prestigieuze Nederlandse wetenschapsprijs’ by Stephanie de Smedt (in Dutch, June 2013).

 

De Tijd Weekend

‘De natuur is eigenlijk helemaal niet zo efficiënt’ by Stephanie de Smedt (in Dutch, June 2013, photography: ILVY NJIOKIKTJIEN/BELGA , page: 58, interview).

de Volkskrant

Robots suitable for performing the work of a chemist will appear in the near future. Bert Weckhuysen comments on the possible effects of this technical development. By George van Hal (in Dutch, July 2020).

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Bert Weckhuysen comments on the importance of the scientific results of a recent publication of Sunije Ye in Advanced Science, by George van Hal (in Dutch, Augustus 2019).

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Bert Weckhuysen comments on the use of climate change-causing carbon-dioxide for aviation fuel production, by Niels Waarlo with a photo of Pauline Niks (in Dutch, May 2019).

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Report on the recent Nature Catalysis publication of the Weckhuysen group that discusses the renaissance of hydrogen methanation, by Thomas Kragten (in Dutch, March 2019).

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Quotation of Bert Weckhuysen on a recently published Nature Communications paper from the Daeneke-lab (RMIT University, Melbourne) that reports on “Room temperature CO2 reduction to solid carbon species” by George van Hal and Peter Hilz (in Dutch, February 2019).

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Bert Weckhuysen on the difficulties of the quality control of scientific articles, by Stan van Pelt (in Dutch, December 2018).

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George van Hal and Bert Weckhuysen share their experiences about playing with the chemistry-inspired board game, Compounded (in Dutch, November 2018).

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‘Aardolie kraken gaat steeds stroever’ by Tonie Mudde (in Dutch , April 2015).

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‘Subsidies doen te weinig recht aan alfa’s’ by Martijn van Calmhout (in Dutch, December 2013, page 20).

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‘De Universiteit Utrecht feliciteert Jaap Sinninghe Damsté, Bert Weckhuysen, Piet Gros, Albert Heck, Jack Middelburg en Hans Oerlemans’ (in Dutch, December 2013).

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‘Héhé, ruimt om risico te nemen’ by Arno van t’Hoog (in Dutch, June 2013, photography: Julius Schrank, page: 18).

Het Financieele Dagblad

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The interview with Bert Weckhuysen, entitled ‘Ik werk niet fossiel of duurzaam. Ik werk fundamenteel’ by Hans Verbraeken (in Dutch, August 2016).

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‘Pragmatische dromer volgt zijn eigen weg’ by Frits Conijn (in Dutch, June 2013, photography: Peter Boer, page: 12).

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‘Ik werk net fossiel of duurzaam. Ik werk fundamenteel’ by Hans Verbraeken (in Dutch, August 2016, interview).

Het Parool

‘Diesel uit water: ultieme droom van chemici’ by Marc Laan (in Dutch, September 2012, page 14).

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‘Zonlichtdiesel kwestie van tijd- Brandstoffen Nederlands-Duitse vinding kan over een jaar of twintig tot resultaten leiden’ by Marc Laan (in Dutch, September 2012, photo: ANP, page 18-19).

Mülheimer Woche

Mülheimer Woche reports about the award ceremony of the Karl Ziegler Guest Professorship where Bert Weckhuysen received the honor (in German, November 2019).

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Mülheimer Woche reports about the Karl Ziegler Guest Professorship of Bert-Weckhuysen (in German, October 2019).

Nederlands Dagblad

Bert Wekchuysen comments on the importance of the scientific results of a recent publication of Sunije Ye in Advanced Science, by George van Hal (in Dutch, Augustus 2019).

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Quotation of Bert Weckhuysen on a recently published Nature Communications paper from the Daeneke-lab (RMIT University, Melbourne) that reports on “Room temperature CO2 reduction to solid carbon species” by George van Hal and Bram van den Riezen (in Dutch, February 2019).

NRC

NRC Handelsblad

In this report, Bert Weckhuysen and PhD student Charlotte Vogt explain their recent Nature Catalysis scientific article about hydrogen methanation. By Marcel aan de Brugh (in Dutch, March 2019).

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Interview series with Bert Weckhuysen about the financing of academic research and the influence of external partners by Maarten Huygen in NRC (in Dutch, August 31September 3 and September 5 2018).

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Quotation on the direct conversion of CO into gasoline by Dorine Schenk (in Dutch, May 2017).

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Bert Weckhuysen comments on scientific results on CO2 conversion from researchers at Ghent University by Marcel aan de Brugh (in Dutch, October 2016).

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‘Ik ben een soort Tomahawk-raket ’, interview with Bert Weckhuysen about chemistry as a great career ambition by Marcel aan de Brugh (in Dutch, May 2014).

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‘Drie winnaars van Spinozapremie’ by MJ (in Dutch, June 2013, photo: Olivier Middendorp, page 17, interview).

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‘Ja! Gewonnen!’ by Marcel aan de Brugh (in Dutch, June 2013, photo: Olivier Middendorp).

NRC Weekend

‘Ik ben een soort Tomahawk-raket’ by Marcel aan de Brugh (in Dutch, May & June 2014, interview).

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‘De Universiteit Utrecht feliciteert Jaap Sinninghe Damsté, Bert Weckhuysen, Piet Gros, Albert Heck, Jack Middelburg en Hans Oerlemans’ (in Dutch, December 2013).

NRC Weekend Wetenschap

‘Nieuw type microscoop kijkt én werkt mee’ by Bruno van Wayenburg (in Dutch, August 2012).

Reformatorisch Dagblad

Interview with Bert Weckhuysen about his dream of converting carbon-dioxide into useful fuel by Michiel Kerpel (in Dutch, December 2018)

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‘Commentaar – Zwaartekracht’ by Thomas van de Sandt (in Dutch, 2014, page 2).

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Bert Weckhuysen explains the smell of asphalt processing plant in a piece by Stefan Keukenkamp and Onno Havermans (in Dutch, February 2021)

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‘153 miljoen voor onderzoek’ by Joop Engels (in Dutch, December 2013).

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‘Geestelijke vrijheid is een luxe’ (in Dutch , June 2013, photography: Rob Huibers, page: 4).

Utrechts Nieuwsblad - AD

‘Supercomputer krijgt een lesje Nederlands’ by Raymond Boere (in Dutch, June 2013, photography: Jerry Lampen).