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Results: 1 - 20 of 645
  • 2 Jun 2020
    Join the UvA Create a Course Challenge

    The Institute for Interdisciplinary Studies (IIS) challenges all UvA students to submit an idea for an interdisciplinary course and to develop that course together with IIS curriculum experts. Submit your idea before ...

  • 31 May 2020
    Grassroots Science4all: Projects to promote diversity and inclusiveness at the Faculty of Science

    The Faculty of Science wants to be an inclusive community where every person, regardless of race, gender or cultural background, feels welcome and valued. We are also looking for ways to stimulate diversity of our ...

  • 29 May 2020
    Studying at the University Library Singel

    From Tuesday 2 June, UvA students and staff are welcome to study at the University Library Singel again. We will start with a limited amount of 67 study places (including 25 places with a PC). You have to book your ...

  • 29 May 2020
    UvA campuses smoke-free as of August 2020

    As of 1 August 2020, smoking will no longer be allowed on UvA premises. From that day, Dutch educational institutions, from primary schools to universities, will be obligated to keep their premises smoke-free.

  • 28 May 2020
    Alex de Koter named Faculty of Science Lecturer of the Year

    On Thursday afternoon, during the 'UvA hour of education', rector Karen Maex announced the winners of the Lecturer of the Year elections. Alex de Koter received the most votes within the Faculty of Science and was ...

  • 27 May 2020
    UvA Crisis Monitor follow-up shows a similar picture

    The follow-up surveys done as part of the UvA Crisis Monitor, which have been conducted over recent weeks, paint a similar picture on most points to that seen in the first survey. The impact on the well-being of ...

  • 26 May 2020
    UvA Supervisory Board members reappointed

    Marise Voskens, Pauline Meurs and Rob Becker have been reappointed by the Minister of Education, Culture and Science as, respectively, chairperson and members of the Supervisory Board (Raad van Toezicht) of the UvA. ...

  • 26 May 2020
    20 years Faculty of Science: the past, present and future of Psychobiology

    The A wing of Science Park 904 has a remarkable sight: the skeleton of a young African elephant. 'Ah, Bob the elephant', says neurobiologist Taco Werkman fondly. ‘He used to stand at the entrance to the biology ...

  • 26 May 2020
    Online lecture by Jan Lintsen on finances and Framework Letter

    On Wednesday, 3 June 2020, Executive Board member Jan Lintsen will give an online lecture for students and staff about the UvA’s financial management and the 2021 Framework Letter. Registration is now open.

  • 25 May 2020
    Follow an interdisciplinary elective

    How did the world react to previous pandemics and which lessons can be learned for the future? How do we create a circular economy? Or would you rather be informed about the geopolitics of China? Follow an elective, ...

  • 20 May 2020
    National open science partnership between Dutch research institutions and Elsevier

    The VSNU, NFU, NWO, KNAW and Vereniging Hogescholen have agreed upon a national open science partnership with Elsevier for five years. The new agreement contains conditions about access to journals, open access ...

  • 20 May 2020
    Small-scale education and research on-site from 15 June

    Yesterday we received more clarity about the scope we will have to resume education and research on location from 15 June.

  • 20 May 2020
    Borrowing of printed books possible again from 25 May 2020

    In the coming weeks the services of the Library will be extended in phases. Keep an eye on our website for the latest news.

  • 18 May 2020
    Read the newest To Dah Loo online

    Science Park is still quite abandoned, so we publish the May-edition of the student newsletter online as well. So again... read the To Dah Loo on your own loo.

  • 15 May 2020
    Candidates for Student Council elections announced

    The UvA's Student Council elections will take place from Monday, 8 June to Friday, 12 June. Students will be able to vote using the online voting application. The Central Voting Office has finalised the candidates ...

  • 14 May 2020
    Publishers offer wider access to digital scientific information

    Due to the corona crisis, many platforms and publishers offer universities and university libraries unlimited user access to eMaterials.

  • 13 May 2020
    How did the old masters make their ultramarine?

    Researchers at the Rijksmuseum, the University of Amsterdam, VU Amsterdam and the European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (ESRF) have developed a method that reveals how the costly pigment ultramarine was prepared ...

  • 12 May 2020
    "ORCID provides me as a scientist with a unique identifier"

    ORCID stands for Open Researcher and Contributor iD. It is a persistent digital identifier to distinguish researchers. In short, ORCID is a personal ID for researchers like ISBN is for books, ISSN for journals and ...

  • 11 May 2020
    Start of consultations on 2021 Framework Letter

    On 6 May 2020 the Executive Board adopted the 2021 Framework Letter subject to the approval of the general outline of the budget by the central representative advisory bodies. The Framework Letter will serve as the ...

  • 7 May 2020
    For research support you go to rsp.uva.nl

    The UvA Research Support Portal collects existing information for UvA researchers that is relevant when preparing, executing and completing research.