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Results: 641 - 660 of 716
  • Taking part in the National Student Survey: why?
    15 Feb 2016
    You received an invitation by email with a link to the National Student Survey (NSE) questionnaire. You can still participate until 6 March. Why take part? Lecturer of the Year, Bas de Bruin, explains in this video.
  • Amsterdam Science & Innovation Award 2016
    Take part in the 2016 Amsterdam Science and Innovation Award
    9 Feb 2016
    Do you have an innovative idea with social and/or commercial potential? Send in your idea for a chance to win €10,000. The competition is open to students and staff of all Amsterdam universities and universities of ...
  • Share your views on catering services at the UvA
    8 Feb 2016
    Information meetings will be held between 8 and 11 February in order to offer students and employees the latest information on the new catering plans. At these meetings you can also share your views on the future of ...
  • Share your ideas about a new 'Blackboard'
    5 Feb 2016
    The UvA's user agreement for Blackboard is due to expire soon. That means this is the moment to seriously consider what kind of virtual learning environment we need and want for the future. Which is why we are asking ...
  • Pictures on Reality Sousanis IIS 2015
    Travelling exhibition on thesis in form of graphic novel
    5 Feb 2016
    Researcher and cartoonist Nick Sousanis recently published a special thesis in the form of a graphic novel, parts of which will be on show in the meeting space De Brug at the Roeterseiland Campus. After this, the ...
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    Improving your pronunciation with Google Glass
    3 Feb 2016
    When learning a language, getting the pronunciation right is often a challenge.The University of Amsterdam recently conducted an experiment in which students practiced their pronunciation using a special application.
  • UvA App MyUvA
    New version of My UvA app includes news and notifications about your study programme
    2 Feb 2016
    Have you downloaded the My UvA app yet? The app gives you direct access to your Blackboard, timetable, grades, and more. Download the app in the App Store or Play Store and give us your feedback: this will help us to ...
  • Milette Raats
    André Nollkaemper appointed as new dean of the Faculty of Law
    27 Jan 2016
    The Executive Board of the University of Amsterdam (UvA) has appointed André Nollkaemper (1962), professor of Public International Law, as the new dean of the Faculty of Law. The appointment will take effect on 1 May ...
  • Grassroots: help improve education
    25 Jan 2016
    Do you have an idea of how to improve education with the help of ICT? Start 2016 on a good note by taking part in the winter rounds of UvA Grassroots and submit your proposal before 29 January.
  • White papers published on blended learning and knowledge exchange
    19 Jan 2016
    Last September, the Executive Board asked the academic community for feedback on two advisory reports, so-called green papers.
  • Bas de Bruin, Lecturer of the Year 2015
    Bas de Bruin wins 2015 Lecturer of the Year award
    11 Jan 2016
    During the 384th Dies Natalis, Bas de Bruin was named 2015 Lecturer of the Year by the Student Council and the ASVA Student Union. De Bruin is Professor of Bio-Inspired Sustainable Catalysis at the Faculty of Science.
  • Bram Belloni
    University of Amsterdam celebrates 384th anniversary
    11 Jan 2016
    The University of Amsterdam (UvA) celebrated its 384th Dies Natalis (anniversary) on Friday, 8 January. In addition to speeches by Professors Dymph van den Boom and Henkjan Honing, honorary doctorates were also ...
  • UvA Green Office to spur sustainability
    5 Jan 2016
    With the creation of its own Green Office, the University of Amsterdam has taken another step in promoting sustainability among its students and staff. The Office, which will open its doors later this year, is an ...
  • Information on appointments procedure for President and Rector Magnificus
    5 Jan 2016
    In an open letter to De Volkskrant of Monday, 4 January, three lecturers representing ReThink UvA argue that the procedure for appointing a new President of the Executive Board of the UvA/AUAS and a new Rector ...
  • Poster free gym access
    Free gym access from 12 to 17 January
    5 Jan 2016
    Did you make New Year’s resolutions? Come and put them into action at the University Sports Centre (USC) Open Days. From Monday, 12 January until Sunday, 17 February you can use the gym facilities for free at all USC ...
  • Zonnepanelen
    UvA and AUAS to install more than 2,500 solar panels
    3 Dec 2015
    The University of Amsterdam (UvA) and Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (AUAS) will install more than 2,500 solar panels on the roofs of five of their buildings. The panels, which will cover a combined total ...
  • Startup Panel Discussion
    23 Nov 2015
    On November 26th from 16:00 to 18:00, StartUp SciencePark (in association with ACE Venture Lab) is hosting a Startup Panel Discussion at the Oerknal Cafe.
  • Decision on quiet spaces
    23 Nov 2015
    Quiet spaces can be established in the generally accessible areas of the UvA. It is essential that the quiet spaces have a neutral character, and they may not be 'claimed' by specific groups of users.
  • QS World University Rankings
    Five UvA subject areas in top 100 of THE Rankings by Subject
    19 Nov 2015
    Five subject areas at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) have made the worldwide top 100 of the 2015-2016 Times Higher Education World University Rankings by Subject. This is two more than last year.
  • Minute of silence for events in Paris
    16 Nov 2015
    In light of the terrible events in Paris, a minute of silence will be observed throughout Europe at 12:00 on Monday to remember those who died and to express solidarity with bereaved friends and family.