Interview Cefic

Windows that clean themselves, cars that mend their own scratches, and precision antibiotics that only act in the exact site of an infection. Those are just some of the life-enriching inventions that could be made possible by “molecular machines”, according to Nobel prizewinning chemist Ben Feringa. Cefic, the European Chemical Industry Council, interviewed Ben about his research goals.

Interview Petrochem

Nu tijdelijk online te lezen: het interview van Petrochem magazine met Ben "Geef jonge mensen de ruimte om te verdwalen"

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Interview in FMS magazine EN ROUTE

Please follow the link to download this magazine. On page 10 you will find the interview of Esther Thole with Ben entitled "Leaving your scientific comfort zone".

Interview Financiële Dagblad June 2018

In the interview from the series "Leermeesters" (Teachers) Ben tells how his promotor Prof. Wijnberg challenged him to be a creative scientist by giving him an (almost) impossible task.
Interview in Dutch.


Interview in magazine Juist

Have a look at the interview with Ben Feringa in the March 2016 issue (no 26) of the monthly magazine Elsevier Juist - in Dutch.

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Interview "Big in Nano"

Have a look at the interview Ben gave to the University Newspaper

"Progress with Molecular Precision"

Elements, magazine NWO-Chemical Sciences, 2013-2014

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"I have the privilege to work with the most talented young people"

Interview with Ben Feringa in the Alumini magazine of the University of Groningen, Broerstraat, December 2013

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"Van fundamentele waarde"

Wetenschappers die kennis alleen om de kennis vergaren, puur uit nieuwsgierigheid.
Dat is de kern van fundamenteel onderzoek. Nieuwsgierigheid is de bron van innovatie.
Wetenschap in Nederland, Experiment NL, NWO, 2013, p40

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"Publiceren in Toptijdschriften"

NRC newspaper, Saturday April 20th, 2013

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"If I could be anyone for a day, I would be Leonardo da Vinci. My greatest achievement has been the design of a molecular motor"

This and more about Ben L. Feringa can be found in the Authors Profile that appeared in Angewandte Chemie Int. Ed.

Angewandte Chemie Int. Ed. Volume 50, Issue 7, pages 1470-1472, February 11, 2011

"We must be able to show how science is beneficial to society"

Ben L. Feringa interviewed on the occasion of SCS spring meeting, Chimia 2009, 63(6): 352-356.

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