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Results: 661 - 680 of 713
  • Outstanding students honoured during scholarship ceremony
    5 Oct 2015
    On Thursday, 1 October, the University of Amsterdam (UvA) held a special certificate ceremony to honour this year’s UvA scholarship recipients. The ceremony took place in the Maagdenhuis and was officially opened ...
  • Hall Maagdenhuis
    Participation event: emphasis on structure, culture and involvement
    4 Oct 2015
    On Wednesday 30 September a special event on the role of participation and representation took place in the Maagdenhuis. It was organised by the Executive Board (CvB), the Central Works Council and the Central ...
  • Lightbulb 'brain'
    How the brain represents the world
    1 Oct 2015
    The neurosciences have made great strides in gaining a better understanding of the brain and its relation to cognitive processes. It is nevertheless striking, especially in these early years of the 21st century, that ...
  • Executive Board invites feedback from the academic community on blended learning and knowledge sharing
    28 Sep 2015
    The Executive Board has sent an email to all employees and students asking for feedback on two recently published green papers.
  • Finance committee now operative
    25 Sep 2015
    The appointment of Hendrik van Moorsel as chair of the Finance Committee marks the start of the committee's activities. The committee will investigate a number of matters including the financial aspects of the ...
  • Joint degree for six programmes of UvA and VU science faculties
    24 Sep 2015
    Six degree programmes of VU University Amsterdam (VU) and the University of Amsterdam (UvA) are going to be offered as joint degrees. The request for the change in accreditation has been approved by the NVAO, the ...
  • Draft job profiles for UvA-AUAS Executive Board
    22 Sep 2015
    The Supervisory Boards of the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (AUAS) have drawn up draft job profiles for a new President of the UvA-AUAS Executive Board and a new UvA ...
  • Keyboard 'privacy'
    UvA to host international privacy conference
    16 Sep 2015
    What are the privacy implications of new technologies? How should medical data be shared with proper regard for patients’ privacy? And why do privacy and accountability trump security in a democratic state? At the ...
  • Appointment procedure UvA-AUAS board members
    10 Sep 2015
    The representative advisory bodies of the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (AUAS) are to be given the right of approval to the basic profile of new members of the UvA-AUAS ...
  • Eye Amsterdam
    Stargazing on the sidewalk during SAIL Amsterdam
    19 Aug 2015
    Astronomers at the University of Amsterdam will be stationed along the waterfront by the EYE film museum with telescopes during SAIL Amsterdam 2015. They will offer visitors a unique view of the starry skies and ...
  • Huawei 'Seeds for the future'
    Huawei, UvA and TU Delft provide young ICT talent the opportunity to gain international experience
    16 Jul 2015
    Huawei, a global ICT solutions provider, continues its collaboration with the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) for this year’s ‘Seeds for the Future’ programme. The two ...
  • Close involvement of UvA/AUAS representative advisory bodies in appointments
    9 Jul 2015
    The Supervisory Boards of the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (AUAS) have decided to closely involve the representative advisory bodies in procedures for appointing a ...
  • Lianne Schmidt
    Lianne Schmidt appointed student assessor at the UvA
    8 Jul 2015
    Lianne Schmidt, Master’s student in International Development Studies, has been appointed as student assessor at the University of Amsterdam (UvA), effective 1 September 2015. The Executive Board appointed Schmidt ...
  • Bart Bakker
    Statement in response to brief squat of UvA’s Student Services building
    30 Apr 2015
    The following statement was issued by the Executive Board in response to the brief squat of the UvA’s Student Services building at the Binnengasthuisstraat.
  • Press statement UvA-AUAS/HvA Executive Board
    20 Apr 2015
    The Executive Board would like to thank the Supervisory Boards for their enormous efforts and the speed and assiduousness with which they have drawn conclusions and taken decisions. The broad support makes it ...
  • Press statement Supervisory Boards
    19 Apr 2015
    Today, the Supervisory Boards held talks about the current situation with the Executive Board, the deans, the domain chairs and the representative advisory bodies of the University of Amsterdam and the Amsterdam ...
  • Statement Supervisory Boards
    19 Apr 2015
    The following statement was issued by the Supervisory Boards following the decision by Louise Gunning to tender her resignation as president of the Executive Board of the University of Amsterdam and the Amsterdam ...
  • President UvA Executive Board tenders resignation
    19 Apr 2015
    Yesterday evening, Louise Gunning tendered her resignation as president of the Executive Board of the University of Amsterdam and the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences to the Supervisory Boards.
  • Decision to evict Maagdenhuis occupiers
    13 Apr 2015
    We realise that questions exist about our decision this past Friday to observe the ruling of the court and formally request the police to vacate the Maagdenuis building. In the following letter, we would like to ...
  • Maagdenhuis vacated
    11 Apr 2015
    After six weeks, the police made an end to the Maagdenhuis occupation this morning. Yesterday, the district court ordered the occupiers to immediately vacate the building. After the judge’s ruling, the UvA observed ...