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Results: 1 - 20 of 427
  • UvA Hour of Education
    10 May 2021
    The faculty winners of the Lecturer of the Year award will be announced on 25 May 2021. In addition, we focus our attention to how online education was organised and experienced last year.
  • Green light for public space design Matrix One and LAB42
    19 Apr 2021
    At the beginning of February, the UvA, together with the City of Amsterdam, established the final design for the Matrix One and LAB42 public space. It will be a meeting place with plenty of space for greenery and ...
  • Last call: Will there be a student council next year?
    15 Apr 2021
    The Faculty Student Council is urgently looking for new members. Without a student council, the interests of the faculty's students cannot be represented next year.
  • New: Direct link to PDF for articles in CataloguePlus
    13 Apr 2021
    Would you also like to get the link to the accompanying PDF at a glance when you find an article in CataloguePlus? The LibKey tool makes this possible for a large number of articles. The Library has a trial license ...
  • Faces of Science Park: Marwa Ahmed
    12 Apr 2021
    The Faculty Diversity Office (FDO) interviews an employee of the Faculty of Science on a monthly basis about a book, a film or something else that has inspired them on the theme of Diversity. This month in Faces of ...
  • UvA Crisis Monitor update: Lots of stress and high study/work pressure among students and staff
    30 Mar 2021
    The degree of stress and study pressure among students is high and has been steadily increasing in recent weeks. Stress and work pressure among employees are fairly stable over time, but also high. This is evident ...
  • ‘No more papering over the cracks’
    30 Mar 2021
    On 6 April, students, PhDs, lecturers and professors from higher education will be demonstrating against underfunding. ‘I am fully convinced of the need for this action, because we can’t go on like this any longer,’ ...
  • Photo of the repaired Grimburgwal quay wall
    Grimburgwal quay wall back in use
    29 Mar 2021
    The emergency repair work on the Grimburgwal quay wall, which collapsed on 1 September 2020, is now complete. Clean-up work has been carried out, an emergency structure with sheet piling has been erected and the quay ...
  • Snapshots from professional life. Design: Rosie Zheng
    Women in the Faculty of Science - Snapshots from professional life
    9 Mar 2021
    This poster shows some female researchers within the context of working in times of Covid-19. The poster is created for the International Women's Day on 8 March 2021 and is an initiative of the Women in the Faculty ...
  • ‘Diversity and inclusion are everybody's responsibility’
    2 Mar 2021
    The Faculty of Science has published the Diversity and Inclusion Policy Document which sets out its ambitions for the next three years.
  • Open Access logo
    UvA open access policy and Diamond Open Access Fund
    4 Feb 2021
    The Executive Board recently adopted the UvA Open Science programme 2020 – 2024. The programme includes an overview of new and well-established initiatives with regard to open access, research data management and ...
  • Martin van Hees
    Martin van Hees appointed dean of Amsterdam University College
    2 Feb 2021
    Martin van Hees, Professor at the Department of Philosophy at the Faculty of Humanities of Free University Amsterdam (VU), has been appointed as dean of Amsterdam University College (AUC). The appointment is for a ...
  • Erasmus + grant awarded to VISION project
    2 Feb 2021
    The educational innovation project Virtual Interface for Smart Interactions Online (VISION) in which the Faculty of Science is participating has received a subsidy from the European Erasmus + programme. Vision aims ...
  • Onlinebrary: Experience studying together from home
    29 Jan 2021
    Even though you're stuck at home, it’s great to still be able to see your fellow students. After all, you're not the only one studying. Go to MS Teams to find the Onlinebrary. This is a motivating and inspiring ...
  • Take part in the National Student Survey 2021!
    18 Jan 2021
    This week the National Student Survey (NSE) will start. The NSE is a national survey in which students give their opinion about their study and educational institution. From Thursday 21 January you will receive an ...
  • Winners Grassroots Science4all 2020
    15 Jan 2021
    In 2020, employees and students were again called upon to apply for financial support for projects to improve diversity and inclusion at the Faculty of Science. This time no fewer than six projects have received a ...
  • Universities lowering the standard for BSA this year
    14 Jan 2021
    In view of the corona crisis, the 14 Dutch universities have opted to lower the standard for the binding study advice (BSA) this academic year by 10-15%. For the UvA, this means that students who started their study ...
  • 2021 - 2026 strategic plan: inspiring generations
    7 Jan 2021
    At the beginning of this year the Executive Board (CvB) established its Strategic Plan for 2021 – 2026, entitled Inspiring generations. This states what is needed to maintain and expand our position as a university: ...
  • Old requests from Library Interlibrary Loan account no longer visible from 29 January
    5 Jan 2021
    On 29 January, the way in which staff and students with a UvAnetID log into WorldCat Discovery (the national library catalogue) will change. After that date, the system will automatically create a new Interlibrary ...
  • 20 years Faculty of Science: the past, present and future
    21 Dec 2020
    Two excavators are busy, a man with a helmet is coiling a cable. There’s a strong wind, turning the otherwise deserted construction site at the Science Park into a sandstorm. The new building may be the pride of the ...