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Results: 1 - 20 of 673
  • Statement on the death of Samuel Paty
    23 Oct 2020
    It was with great horror that we learned of the murder of teacher Samuel Paty in France. A passionate and committed teacher, he was murdered for teaching freedom of speech. As fellow educational professionals, we ...
  • Login failure on UvA services - update 5.10 pm
    20 Oct 2020
    Update 5.10 pm: Online exams will take place tomorrow. The login system is working properly again, so the expectation is that students will be able to log in to TestVision as normal tomorrow.
  • Travel grants from the Genootschap
    19 Oct 2020
    Each year, the Genootschap ter bevordering van Natuur-, Genees- en Heelkunde awards travel grants up to 1000 euros to Master's students and PhD’s. PhD candidates at the Faculty of Science are able to finance a ...
  • Summer School 2017
    Homework Hub
    19 Oct 2020
    The CDO team will be launching the Homework Hub on October 28 with the aim of closing the education gap and improving the representation for marginalized students within academia.
  • Robot Pepper gives go-ahead for construction LAB42
    13 Oct 2020
    Friday, 9 October, Robot Pepper gave the official go-ahead for the construction of LAB42. A live stream showed how Pepper, a future resident of the RoboLab in LAB42, symbolically put the pile driver into operation. ...
  • Collaboration between iGEM and ARTIS-Micropia with workshops 'Sustainable micro factories'
    12 Oct 2020
    You can follow the workshop 'Sustainable micro factories' in ARTIS-Micropia every day until Sunday 25 October. During these workshops, visitors discover how cyanobacteria, also known as blue-green algae, are grown ...
  • External committee on social safety to report at the end of October
    12 Oct 2020
    The external committee that is examining the UvA’s system of reports and complaints relating to social safety will issue its report at the end of October.
  • 2021 draft budget: financial effects of the coronavirus pandemic and investments in teaching, research and valorisation
    6 Oct 2020
    Various organisational units at the UvA, as well as the university as a whole, are being adversely impacted by the consequences of the coronavirus pandemic, driving up costs and driving down revenues. Because of ...
  • Progress construction work LAB42
    6 Oct 2020
    The construction of LAB42 is progressing rapidly. What has been done in the past week and what will happen this week? This week: sheet pile wall will partially be drilled in.
  • Amsterdam Science Magazine #11 is out
    6 Oct 2020
    The new edition of Amsterdam Science magazine is out! Read it online or take a copy in the hall, and find out more about what scientists in Amsterdam are working on and inspired by.
  • See results with Kaltura video quiz and online training prolonged
    5 Oct 2020
    In the coming months, improvements and functional additions will be made to Kaltura. As of 6 October it will be possible to view the results of video quizzes in Kaltura or in Canvas Gradebook. In addition, you will ...
  • Cancellation play The Learning Curve
    30 Sep 2020
    Due to the tightened Corona measures The Learning Curve plays unfortunately have been cancelled.
  • Diversity Officer stays on for three more years
    30 Sep 2020
    Anne de Graaf will continue as UvA’s Chief Diversity Officer (CDO) for another three years. De Graaf began her work in November 2017 as a consequence of the presentation of the Diversity Committee's final report in ...
  • There are three study islands suspended from the ceiling. Photo: Monique Kooijmans
    Labhal makes space for extra study places
    28 Sep 2020
    The completion of the large-scale renovation work on Building D has created extra study places for students in the Science Park. As of 29 September students will be able to book these new study places that will be ...
  • Highlighted: IIS electives Degrowth and University Masterclass: Europe, China & Geopolitical Strategy
    28 Sep 2020
    Last call! Some interdisciplinary electives that will start soon still have room for some extra students! For example, enrol to Degrowth (6 EC) or University Masterclass: Europe, China & Geopolitical Strategy (3 EC).
  • Update construction work Lab42
    28 Sep 2020
    We are working hard on the construction of Lab42. What has been done in the past week and what will happen this week?
  • Easily create, collaborate and share videos with Kaltura
    22 Sep 2020
    With the new online video tool Kaltura you can easily record, edit and share videos such as presentations, trial conversations and pitches. Video ready? Then simply submit the video to your course in Canvas, because ...
  • 20 years Faculty of Science: the past, present and future of Physics and Astronomy
    22 Sep 2020
    ‘That's strange.. The training rooms used to be here.’ Physicist Marcel Vreeswijk is standing in the empty theatre hall at CREA: the former diamond-cutting factory where the physics department was located until 2003. ...
  • Nitrogen tanks next to building E replaced
    Nitrogen storage tanks replaced next to building E
    22 Sep 2020
    Nitrogen is regularly used in the laboratories for teaching and research at the Faculty of Science. Next to building E, you can find two large storage tanks. On September 22, two new nitrogen tanks were installed. ...
  • Take part in the UvAcare health check!
    18 Sep 2020
    On 23 September, all students of the Faculty of Science will be invited by email to participate in the UvAcare health check.