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  • 16 Apr 2019
    Rianne van den Berg is the Faculty of Science's Lecturer of the Year

    Rianne van den Berg, lecturer in the Artificial Intelligence Master's programme has been elected by students as the Faculty of Science Lecturer of the Year. She was honoured today with flowers and cake. Runner-up, by ...

  • 16 Apr 2019
    Come to the UvA Health Week

    It’s time for the UvA Health Week again! From 13 to 16 May, there will be an extensive programme for students, PhD candidates and staff.

  • 16 Apr 2019
    Amnesty petition for UvA alumnus Rami Sidky

    Human rights organisation Amnesty International has launched a petition for the release of Rami Sidky, a former student of Political Science at UvA. Sidky, who is a musician, has been in prison in Egypt since May ...

  • 3 Apr 2019 is looking for new members of its core team of developers, an academic initiative of UvA professor Jean-Sébastien Caux aiming to reform the world of scientific publishing, is looking for new members of its core team of developers.

  • 2 Apr 2019
    Science Park 904’s solar panels yield 10% more energy in 2018

    In 2018, the solar panels on the roofs of Science Park 904 yielded 244.917 kWh, 10% more energy than the year before and 90% of the total capacity. This is one of the results mentioned in the Faculty of Science's ...

  • 1 Apr 2019
    Take part in the National Student Survey

    The NSE is a nationwide survey in which you and your fellow students can voice their opinions about your degree programme. Take part, because your opinion counts! The survey can be completed up until 7 April 2019.

  • 28 Mar 2019
    Soap made from coffee

    In the Netherlands, we throw away about 365,000 kilos of coffee grounds per day. This wastefulness is especially regrettable given that coffee grounds are a good material for making other products such as soap. ...

  • 28 Mar 2019
    Recycling plastic: we can do it! 3D printer turns old plastic into new plastic

    Although the concept of 3D printing has been around for years, most 3D printers are only able to use new, pristine plastics. To this end, the Amsterdam-based company vanPlestik has developed a unique 3D printer that ...

  • 26 Mar 2019
    Lex Kaper appointed vice-dean and director of Education at the Faculty of Science

    The Faculty of Science has appointed Prof. Lex Kaper as vice-dean and director of Education. Previously, Kaper, an astrophysicist, has been chair of the Programme Committee for the Physics and Astronomy Bachelor's ...

  • 26 Mar 2019
    Faculty of Science appoints Machiel Keestra as new Diversity Officer

    Dr. Machiel Keestra has been appointed as the new Diversity Officer for the Faculty of Science. As Diversity Officer he will help to broaden the Faculty's diversity policy.

  • 25 Mar 2019
    Nexis Uni - The standard databases for finding news

    As from May 1st you can search Nexis Uni to find articles from newspapers, news magazines and other news sources.

  • 18 Mar 2019
    Preliminary NSE response rate: 18,7%

    At present, the Amsterdam University College currently has the highest response rate with 29,5 per cent (this concerns UvA registered students).

  • 18 Mar 2019
    New public-private AI research lab for medical image analysis

    UvA professors Cees Snoek and Marcel Worring are starting a new public-private research lab together with researchers from the Inception Institute of Artificial Intelligence Ltd. from the United Arab Emirates led by ...

  • 17 Mar 2019
    Boekenweek: Open Podium and University Library Ball on 29 March

    On Friday, 29 March, the Faculty Book Week Committee of the Faculty of Humanities, VOX-POP and the University Library of the University of Amsterdam (UvA) will be organising an Open Podium and the University Library ...

  • 14 Mar 2019
    UvA to assess cost-efficiency of future building projects

    Last year, the Executive Board ordered the construction of a flexible education building on the Roeterseiland Campus that could seat between 300 and 1,000 people. The faculties located on the Roeterseiland Campus had ...

  • 13 Mar 2019
    Extra Study Spaces and Extended Opening Hours

    During exam time the Library, in cooperation with Facility Services, offers you extra study spaces. On campus lecture rooms are available for studying. Need longer for your study? No problem. We have extended opening ...

  • 12 Mar 2019
    Have your say on diversity policy

    The UvA strives to be a place where students and staff feel at home, irrespective of their background. We want everyone to be able to develop themselves fully at the UvA, drawing on their unique personality, ...

  • 12 Mar 2019
    New and renewed open access agreements with publishers for 2019

    The Dutch universities, the university libraries and publishers have made a couple of new agreements and renewed a few existing ones on open access for 2019. The following is an overview of these agreements.

  • 12 Mar 2019
    Find your way and see where it’s busy

    Find your way and see where it’s busy in the UvA buildings. You can do all this at

  • 11 Mar 2019
    MSc Logic again voted as Top Rated Programme

    The Master’s programme Logic of the Faculties of Science and Humanities is again designated as ‘Top Rated Programme’ by the Universities Study Guide 2019.