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Results: 1 - 20 of 910
  • Question time with the dean
    21 Oct 2021
    Do you have any questions for the dean, Han van Dissel? You now have the opportunity to ask them personally! Every month, you can join an online question hour together with a small group of EB students.
  • Do you know what you can do if you experience undesirable behaviour, or if you see it happening?
    21 Oct 2021
    From today, you will be able to see posters and social media posts at the UvA that express experiences of social unsafety and undesirable behaviour in quotes. The campaign makes undesirable behaviour visible and ...
  • Katrien Antonio (ASE) chosen Actuary of the Year 2021
    13 Oct 2021
    On 7 October, Actuary Day, ASE associate professor Katrien Antonio was chosen Actuary of the Year by her peers and a jury of experts. Actuarial Practice Cycle (APC) student Iris Nonneman received the award for ...
  • 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 ...
  • Willem Grefkens wins George Molenkamp Sustainability Thesis award
    13 Oct 2021
    Amsterdam Business School (ABS) graduate Willem Grefkens (MSc Business Administration, Consumer Marketing track) has won the George Molenkamp Sustainability Thesis 2021 award. The award was presented jointly by KPMG ...
  • Through the lens of microeconomics, everything looks like economics
    12 Oct 2021
    Whereas macroeconomics examines decision-making by governments, microeconomics takes a more personal perspective. Why do individuals and groups do what they do? It is a question relevant to practically every decision ...
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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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Submit your idea for the UvA Create a Course Challenge 2021
    22 Sep 2021
    The IIS challenges all UvA students to submit ideas for a new course. Always wanted to have a say in the UvA curriculum? Keep reading!
  • 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 ...
  • Amsterdam Business School investigates use of AI to detect accounting fraud
    21 Sep 2021
    Is it possible to identify accounting fraud from the published financial statements of quoted companies? Indranil Bhattacharya, a PhD student at the Amsterdam Business School (ABS) thinks it is. He uses a ...
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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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Neuroeconomics: the key role of the brain in decision-making
    31 Aug 2021
    Our behaviour and decision-making are concepts scientists have tried to explain in many ways. Ultimately, every decision we make can be reduced to a single aspect, namely the interaction of millions of neurons within ...
  • 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, ...