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Results: 1 - 20 of 517
  • 12 Dec 2019
    Best ever pulsar measurements and first surface map produced

    An international team of scientists, including astronomers from the University of Amsterdam, has succeeded in producing the first precise and dependable measurements of both a pulsar’s size and its mass, as well as ...

  • 10 Dec 2019
    The winning group and the jury of the Create a Course Challenge 2019
    Winner Create a Course Challenge 2019: Post-humans in the Anthropocene

    The fourth edition of UvA's Create a Course Challenge took place on Thursday 28 November. The prize went to "Post-humans in the Anthropocene: a relational inquiry into Humanity Futures, other Species, and the ...

  • 10 Dec 2019
    ‘I remember getting home and falling asleep with my clothes on’

    Ömür (20), Roos (20), Saachi (18) and Artem (20) all became members of the Central Student Council (CSR) in September this year. Their job is to promote the interests of student across the entire UvA. How do they ...

  • 10 Dec 2019
    Start construction works for new study spaces

    Next week preparations will start for the construction of an internal rearrangement in Building D of Science Park 904. The large hall for experimental setups will undergo some reconstruction to create more study ...

  • 6 Dec 2019
    Available research funding grants in one overview

    Researchers from the UvA that are looking for ways to fund their research can now use Research Professional. This is offered by the Library.

  • 5 Dec 2019
    Tentamenformulier met potlood
    Extra Study Spaces and Extended Opening Hours

    During exam time the Library offers extra study spaces. On campus lecture rooms are available for studying. Need longer for your study? No problem. The Library has extended opening hours.

  • 29 Nov 2019
    De Boer, Coster van Voorhout and De Bakker winners of 2019 Innovation Award

    Marissa de Boer (UvA), Jill Coster van Voorhout (UvA) and Bernadette de Bakker (Amsterdam UMC), together with their teams, are the winners of the 2019 Science & Innovation Awards. The three researchers will each ...

  • 26 Nov 2019
    Grassroots Science4all: Inclusive AI takes mentees on conference field trip

    Earlier this month, six mentors from the Inclusive AI initiative at the UvA Institute for Informatics (UvA-IAI) took their mentees on a field trip to the BNAIC/BENELEARN 2019 conference in Brussels, with financial ...

  • 26 Nov 2019
    Young Talent Encouragement Prizes for Faculty of Science students

    On 25 November five Faculty of Science students received a Young Talent Encouragement Prize of 500 euros from the Royal Holland Society of Sciences (KHMW).

  • 26 Nov 2019
    The exhibition
    A chessboard full of women's shoes

    On Monday 25 November the chessboard at the Faculty of Science looked different than normal. No runner, tower or queen, but shoes. The shoes formed an exhibition in the context of the International Day against ...

  • 25 Nov 2019
    Follow an interdisciplinary elective

    Want to follow lectures in Artis Zoo and study the relationships between humans and animals? Can a climate crisis still be averted? Can we keep up with the developments of Artificial Intelligence? Or would you rather ...

  • 22 Nov 2019
    Geert ten Dam and Karen Maex reappointed to the Executive Board

    Geert ten Dam and Karen Maex have been reappointed by the Supervisory Board of the University of Amsterdam (UvA) as, respectively, chairperson of the Executive Board and Rector Magnificus of the university. This ...

  • 19 Nov 2019
    Orange the World
    UvA says no to violence: Orange the World

    The University of Amsterdam is participating in Orange the World. During this international campaign, from 25 November to 10 December 2019, we will demonstrate that our university supports the fight against violence ...

  • 19 Nov 2019
    Audience reaction at Strategic Planning Conference on 14 November 2019.
    Conference on Strategic Plan for 2012-2026

    On Thursday, 14 November members of the UvA community met in de Rode Hoed to discuss important questions for the new Strategic Plan.

  • 19 Nov 2019
    Entrance Lab42
    Take a virtual tour of LAB42

    Are you curious to see the interior of the new Faculty of Science building LAB42? Last Tuesday, 12 November, design studio Groen+Schild revealed their design during a presentation for students and staff of the ...

  • 12 Nov 2019
    UvA Green Office, Satyam Kathpalia en Julia Dalibor
    'Sustainability is so important that it's vital we make it fun too!'

    To Satyam Kathpalia (21) and Julia Dalibor (25) at the UvA Green Office, sustainability isn't just about recycling more or eating less meat. 'There's nothing wrong with occasionally eating meat or flying as long as ...

  • 12 Nov 2019
    2019 UvA Scholarship recipients
    Warm welcome for UvA scholarship students

    'Having a scholarship has given me the breathing space to enjoy the city a little more and be inspired by it enough to effect change back home.' Jacqueline Tizora, a Research Master’s student in Communication ...

  • 12 Nov 2019
    Have your say on sustainability policy at the UvA

    What should a UvA sustainability programme look like? What is our vision, which goals do we aim to achieve and –most importantly – what measures can we take in order to maximise our contribution to sustainability?

  • 7 Nov 2019
    UvA_Create_a_Course_Challenge
    Vote for a new elective in Create a Course Challenge

    Students can help decide which new elective course will be offered next year at the UvA. Cast your vote and help decide which of the ten proposals will go on to the finals.

  • 5 Nov 2019
    Lecture on the UvA’s financial management

    On 15 October 2019, Executive Board member and Finance portfolio holder Jan Lintsen gave a lecture about the financial management of the University of Amsterdam.