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Results: 61 - 80 of 91
Results: 61 - 80 of 91
  • Johnson & Johnson Engineering Showcase
    5 Mar 2020
    An annual Engineering Showcase event, meant to highlight innovation and technical achievements in all three J&J sectors: Consumer, Medical Devices and Pharma, both inside and outside of Johnson & Johnson.
  • Update: Bicycle clean-up operation at Science Park 904
    13 Feb 2020
    Between 17 February and 21 February all broken and abandoned bicycles in the bicycle shed in front of Science Park 904 Building A wil be tagged to be removed after 13 March. Usually, there is a bicycle clean-up every ...
  • Clean up of bicycle parking from 17 to 21 February
    11 Feb 2020
    From 17 to 21 February, all derelict bikes and those judged to be abandoned will be removed from the bicycle parking at Science Park 904. Usually, this happens once a year before the summer break starts. However, ...
  • Update: multiple locker break-ins
    4 Feb 2020
    Recently, we’ve had reports of multiple locker break-ins. Unfortunately, it proved possible to forcibly open the lock with a screwdriver or other sharp object.
  • Beware of thieves: shield your locker combination!
    23 Jan 2020
    In the last two weeks there have been several reported incidents where personal belongings were stolen from lockers in the central hall. Thieves peek over the shoulders of locker users (possibly from a distance) to ...
  • Refurbishment coffee corner
    7 Jan 2020
    This week, the coffee corner in the central hallway will be closed due to refurbishment. Coffee can be taken from the vending machines in the study centre, and on the 1st floor of building D.
  • Emergency exit
    Evacuation drill Science Park 904
    19 Nov 2019
    On Tuesday 19 November there was an evacuation drill at Science Park 904 for the A, B, C and D buildings. The evacuation proceeded as it should, with the right people being called into action.
  • Major phishing attack on UvA and AUAS: be alert!
    23 Sep 2019
    Starting last week, the UvA and AUAS have been bombarded with phishing emails. The phishing attacks seem designed to send huge amounts of spam from the hijacked accounts. Be alert: do not click on links in these ...
  • Have you checked out the new UvAnetID website?
    20 Sep 2019
    You might have already noticed that id.uva.nl has gotten a new and fresh design.
  • Milestone: 40.000 simultaneous Wi-Fi users
    13 Sep 2019
    This week we measured 40.000 simultaneous Wi-Fi network users, the highest amount ICT Services has ever measured in one day. A milestone to be proud of! We have access to a Wi-Fi network so advanced, it is able to ...
  • Safely use your personal hotspot
    13 Sep 2019
    After the news coverage last week about unsafe personal hotspots, you might think it is better not to use them. This is not entirely true. Creating a personal hotspot, for example in the train, is much safer than ...
  • Access gates reading room in the Law Library
    2 Sep 2019
    Starting 1 October 2019, the reading room in the Law Library will be accessible only to Amsterdam Law School students (including PPLE) and staff between the hours of 9:00 and 17.00. The collection and study places ...
  • Limited train services to railway station Amsterdam Science Park in August
    9 Jul 2019
    In August, engineering work will take place between Schiphol Airport and Lelystad Centraal. Note that there will be replacement bus travel on this line and travelling to Amsterdam Science Park can take longer than ...
  • Blackboard no longer available as of 1 September
    2 Jul 2019
    Starting 1 September 2019, students and staff will no longer be able to view courses on or download material from Blackboard.
  • Microsoft improves privacy settings in its Office suite
    1 Jul 2019
    In connection with the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the Dutch government tasked the Privacy Company agency with investigating and identifying the privacy risks of Office 365 ProPlus (the most recent ...
  • Bicycle clean-up operation on faculty and USC premises
    17 Jun 2019
    From 12 June all broken bicycles wil be tagged on faculty and USC premises. As of 8 July, broken and abandoned bicycles will be cleared from the bicycle racks. This will allow more students and employees to use ...
  • Evacuation Science Park 904
    17 Jun 2019
    This morning at 12.00 an automatic fire alarm was activated on the fourth floor, due to a large amount of steam rising from a dish washer used for cleaning lab equipment.
  • Free software for UvA students: Office 365 ProPlus
    1 Apr 2019
    From now on Office 365 ProPlus is available for free for all UvA students. This will give you access to the latest versions such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint. You can download the software directly at ...
  • Window cleaning Science Park
    29 Jan 2019
    From 4 February to 5 March the windows of Science Park 107 and 904 will be cleaned, both from the outside and inside of the building. You are kindly requested to accommodate the window cleaners where necessary.
  • Launch of new-design UvA website temporarily reversed
    30 Oct 2018
    The launch of the new design of the UvA website has been temporarily reversed. The new site went live on Monday morning, at 10:30, but unfortunately it soon became apparent that servers were becoming overloaded and ...