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Results: 1 - 40 of 692
  • UHD appointments for Susanne Baumgartner, Sindy Sumter, Mark Boukes, and Toni van der Meer
    15 Oct 2021
    Due to leaves of (previous) colleagues and to the changes in the ratio junior – senior staff that were decided upon by the MT in the spring, the department was able to appoint four associate professors (UHDs).
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    Virtual reality: a front-row seat to the impact of (un)sustainable behaviour
    15 Oct 2021
    Witness first-hand how your mountain of waste plastic expands over the years and what impact your food has on the rainforests. Virtual reality gives you a front-row seat to the impact of unsustainable behaviour. ...
  • Exam period: Extra study places, extended opening hours
    13 Oct 2021
    After months of restrictions due to the corona pandemic, the first offline exam period is here! The Library expects busy exam weeks again and is therefore offering extra study places. Various lecture rooms are ...
  • Brahim Zarouali Receives ‘Jonge Haan’ Award 2021
    7 Oct 2021
    The Association for Advertising (Genootschap voor Reclame, GVR) has announced the winners for most valuable achievements in the marketing communication profession during the annual Hanen Dinner on October 4, 2021.
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    Draft budget for 2022: keeping the balance
    6 Oct 2021
    With respect to the coming years, the UvA must find the balance between allowing more room for ambitions and a careful financial policy. This is laid down in the 2022 draft budget adopted by the Executive Board on 28 ...
  • Work location - Allard Pierson
    Painting work at Allard Pierson completed
    5 Oct 2021
    The exterior of the Allard Pierson Museum is painted from 28 June to 10 September.
  • Social Safety Awareness Campaign starting in October
    29 Sep 2021
    In October, a social safety campaign will start, aimed at raising awareness, recognising and naming undesirable behaviour, for and by everyone in the organisation. With this campaign, we want to make students and ...
  • Construction transport for new University Library now by water
    28 Sep 2021
    A sustainable and innovative form of transport is being introduced for the last construction phase of the new University Library (UB) in the University Quarter. From today until the end of the project in 2023, almost ...
  • Three UvA-finalists for ECHO Award 2021
    28 Sep 2021
    Three UvA-students have been nominated for an ECHO Award 2021, a price for successful students from groups that are under-represented in The Netherlands. Rosie Zheng and Julia van Oosten are finalists for the STEM ...
  • UvA Q student feedback system temporarily offline
    21 Sep 2021
    Due to a vulnerability in the UvA Q web application, unknown parties were this weekend able to gain access to a limited amount of data in the student feedback system. The intrusion was responded to quickly after ...
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    Jandino Asporaat on resilience and self-worth; 2021 Get Ready introduction programme inspires students and mentors
    20 Sep 2021
    Three days to bring out the best in yourself and get to know the UvA community: this summer's edition of the three-day Get Ready introduction programme was another resounding success, with useful workshops, an ...
  • Andreas Schuck elected to ECREA Executive Board
    17 Sep 2021
    After serving two terms (+ 1 extra 'corona-year', 5 years total) as Chair of the ECREA Political Communication section, Andreas was elected at the general ECREA conference last week to become a member of the ECREA ...
  • Tray full of wine glasses
    Alcohol consumption in an academic setting – a peculiar convention
    14 Sep 2021
    Having a glass of wine or a beer at a work reception or university event is regarded by many as the most natural thing in the world – but we would like to see the UvA break that mould. Our new alcohol policy will ...
  • Joost van Spanje awarded a JSPS Invitational Fellowship for Research
    9 Sep 2021
    Joost van Spanje has been awarded a JSPS Invitational Fellowship for Research in Japan.
  • Increased number of tap water points and an end to the sale of bottled water
    9 Sep 2021
    The UvA will stop selling non-carbonated water in single-use packaging as of September 2021. To ensure that employees and students continue to have good access to drinking water, the university has been hard at work ...
  • Earn gift cards with your opinion by joining the UvA panel
    9 Sep 2021
    Would you like to give your opinion on all kinds of current topics at the University of Amsterdam? And earn gift cards in the process? Sign up for the UvA panel! As a panel member you will be invited to participate ...
  • The opening in the Aula
    Can we make a difference for Generation Alpha?
    8 Sep 2021
    ‘We’re opening a new academic year that once again provides more space for students and staff, more room for face-to-face teaching. I warmly welcome you to this new beginning,' said president of the Executive Board ...
  • New Roeterseiland health centre offers care for body and mind
    31 Aug 2021
    The UvA’s GP practice will be officially opening a new health centre on the Roeterseiland campus on 1 September. The centre will house branches of the UvA general practitioners office, Studentist dental practice, ...
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    UvA Library debuts with its own mobile app
    30 Aug 2021
    A new app offered by the UvA Library, in collaboration with Ex Libris, allows UvA students and staff to access the library services more easily from their mobile devices. The features on the app have been developed ...
  • Amsterdam council approves plan for University Quarter
    9 Jul 2021
    The Amsterdam municipal council has approved the UvA’s plans for the renovation of the University Quarter. Over the next ten years, the UvA will be restoring and preserving its monumental buildings on and around the ...
  • Work location - Allard Pierson
    Update on painting work at Allard Pierson
    8 Jul 2021
    The exterior of the Allard Pierson Museum is to be painted from 28 June to 10 September. In this update, the dates for building and taking down scaffolding have been changed, as the work in week 26 was progressing well.
  • Cyber-attack evaluation: crisis organisation worked well
    7 Jul 2021
    In February, AUAS and UvA were hit by a serious cyber-attack. Both institutions successfully repelled the attack, and were able to declare the situation ‘under control’ on 10 March. In order to learn from this event, ...
  • Dikran Kassabian appointed as student assessor UvA
    6 Jul 2021
    Political science student Dikran Kassabian has been appointed as student assessor of the University of Amsterdam by the Executive Board. Kassabian is the successor of Rijk van Beek and will start on September 1st for ...
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    Ticket draw for NSO performance of Wagner’s Ring cycle
    5 Jul 2021
    In August 2021, the Dutch Student Orchestra (NSO) will perform an adaptation of Richard Wagner's masterpiece Der Ring des Nibelungen. The adaptation is by Henk de Vlieger. The UvA is holding a ticket draw among ...
  • two hands are holding a digitally illustrated network
    The UvA launches new Bachelor's programme in Computational Social Science
    2 Jul 2021
    The University of Amsterdam has been given the go-ahead for the new Bachelor's programme in Computational Social Science. In this programme, students will learn to develop sustainable digital interventions that ...
  • Join the UvA panel!
    30 Jun 2021
    Would you voice your opinion on matters at the University of Amsterdam? Are there things the UvA can do better for example? Or do you have ideas on specific topics? Sign up now for the UvA panel. Through the panel ...
  • UvA appoints Samera Ouchene as ombudsperson
    30 Jun 2021
    As of 6 September 2021, Samera Ouchene will be the UvA’s ombudsperson. She has been appointed for a period of four years, with the option of being reappointed for two further terms. UvA ombudsperson is a full-time ...
  • Michael Hameleers and Edina Strikovic win ASCoR Baschwitz Awards 2020
    24 Jun 2021
    ASCoR Researchers awarded on June 24, 2021
  • NSE 2021: UvA students score the university a 3,83 out of 5
    23 Jun 2021
    The results of the National Student Survey have been published! Over 35% of all UvA students gave their opinion on their course programme and the university between January and March 2021. The results show that you ...
  • Dutch Higher Education Award: sign up your education team
    22 Jun 2021
    The Dutch Higher Education Premium is awarded every year by the Ministry of OCW to education teams that deliver a special performance. Nominated teams have a chance to win an amount of €1.2 million, €800,000 or ...
  • Win tickets for concert by J.Pzn Sweelinck orchestra in the Concertgebouw
    17 Jun 2021
    On Monday, 12 July, the UvA Orchestra J.Pzn Sweelinck will be presenting the same classical concert twice, including works by Tchaikovsky and Stravinsky. Join the raffle to win tickets for this programme in the ...
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    Police community event ‘Waaks’ on Roeterseiland campus
    14 Jun 2021
    On Tuesday 15 June, from 16:00 to 18:00, the police will be on Roeterseiland campus with many officers in uniform and a tuk-tuk serving coffee. The officers will speak to dog owners and ask for their cooperation. ...
  • Work location - Allard Pierson
    Painting work at Allard Pierson
    14 Jun 2021
    The exterior of the Allard Pierson Museum is to be painted from 28 June to 10 September.
  • 2021 student council elections results
    11 Jun 2021
    On Friday, 11 June, the Central Voting Office (CSB) announced the election results of the annual student council elections, held from 31 May - 4 June.
  • Priska Breves wins best student paper award
    3 Jun 2021
    Dr. Priska Breves, who will be joining the ASCoR Persuasive Communication group as Assistant Professor in August, received the best student paper award of the ICA’s Communication and Technology division for her ...
  • UvA takes third place in SustainaBul sustainability ranking
    2 Jun 2021
    Last Friday, the SustainaBul, the national sustainability ranking for higher education institutes, was announced. The UvA finished in third place out of 32 participating institutions. This result shows we are taking ...
  • Roeterseiland Health Centre offers care for body and mind
    2 Jun 2021
    General practitioners, dentists, physiotherapists, a dietician and a practice of healthcare psychologists; all these health services are offered at the new Roeterseiland Health Centre, which will open later this ...
  • Start of fine-free return month for library books
    1 Jun 2021
    If you still have library books at home that have incurred fines of up to 100 euros, you may hand them in without penalty at the desk of one of our library locations during the month of June. Your fines will be ...
  • Access to 75 new databases through Adam Matthew Explorer
    1 Jun 2021
    The University Library has taken out a temporary subscription to Adam Matthew Explorer. This effectively adds no less than 75 databases to our collection for UvA students, lecturers and researchers.
  • Hang-Yee Chan, Christin Scholz and their co-authors receive ‘Promising Early Career Paper’ Award
    1 Jun 2021
    Hang-Yee Chan, Christin Scholz and their co-authors received the award for ‘Promising Early Career Paper’ at the Information System division of ICA 2021.