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  • Caatje Kluskens named winner of the Sustainability Create a Course Challenge
    26 May 2021
    Caatje Kluskens, a 22-year-old Media and Culture student at the University of Amsterdam, pitched her idea for a course entitled ‘Food, Animals and the Environment: The relationship between humans, non-humans and the ...
  • John van Boxel elected Lecturer of the Year at the Faculty of Science
    25 May 2021
    Lecturer of Biology John van Boxel has been named Faculty of Science Lecturer of the Year. This was announced during 'UvA Hours of Education'. Van Boxel received the most votes within the Faculty of Science and was ...
  • Research into the effects of Covid-19 on education at the Faculty of Science
    25 May 2021
    How have students experienced online education in recent months? Have existing inequalities increased as a result of the lockdown period or have new inequalities arisen? In order to find an answer to this, the ...
  • New IIS Elective courses for first semester 2021-2022
    24 May 2021
    Every academic year, the Institute for Interdisciplinary Studies offers a range of electives that are open to all UvA students. Next semester's electives include several new courses relevant to actual contemporary ...
  • Online lecture by Jan Lintsen on UvA finances
    20 May 2021
    On Wednesday, 2 June 2021 Executive Board member Jan Lintsen will be giving a lecture for students and employees for the third time, about UvA’s financial management and topical financial subjects. Registration is ...
  • Faces of Science Park: Vivek Lakshman
    18 May 2021
    The Faculty Diversity Office interviews a staff member of the Faculty of Science every month about a book, a film or something else that has inspired them within the theme of Diversity. This month in Faces of Science ...
  • Several physical exchange programmes to be allowed to go ahead, subject to conditions
    12 May 2021
    On 20 April, a decision was made to cancel all physical exchange programmes in the first semester of the 2021-2022 academic year. This decision was based on the advice against travelling worldwide and to give ...
  • 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.
  • Have your say on the campus university of the future
    4 May 2021
    The UvA is working on a vision of the education of the future, in which we describe what our education will look like if we make optimal use of the possibilities offered by the campus and digital resources. We ask ...
  • Anne de Graaf announces departure as CDO
    29 Apr 2021
    After four years as Chief Diversity Officer at the UvA, Anne de Graaf has decided to return to focusing fully on teaching, research and publishing. She will hand over her position as of 1 September 2021.
  • Two chemistry high school students
    UvA researchers coach finalists of high school chemistry competition
    26 Apr 2021
    Last Friday saw the online live finals of the 'profielwerkstuk' competition 'Imagination at Work' of Centrum JongerenCommunicatie Chemie (C3). The victory went to students of Canisius College Nijmegen, who ...
  • Vote for a new interdisciplinary elective course
    23 Apr 2021
    Out of 36 submitted ideas for the Create a Course Challenge Special Edition: Sustainability, 10 ideas have been selected. Cast your vote and help decide which ideas should continue in the race to become a new, ...
  • 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 ...
  • Reflecting on the IIS elective course Pandemic
    1 Apr 2021
    After the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic in March 2020, throughout the UvA several initiatives arose to contribute the fight against it. Esther Quaedackers and a few others came up with the idea of developing ...
  • Overview of initiatives for strengthening social safety
    31 Mar 2021
    A memo has been drawn up, with an overview of initiatives taken to strengthen social safety from 2019 to 2021 and improvement actions to be implemented in 2021.
  • 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,’ ...