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Results: 1 - 20 of 888
  • WFP team with Dick den Hertog wins Franz Edelman award
    14 Apr 2021
    The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) was named the winner of the 2021 Franz Edelman Award on 13 April. This prestigious award recognises analytics and operations research work that has a meaningful global ...
  • What does the internal communications team do at UvA EB?
    14 Apr 2021
    There are quite a few sections and departments at Economics and Business. While we usually know what our direct colleagues do, what kind of work are the other teams doing? This week we asked Sanne Landhuis, Carl de ...
  • 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 ...
  • Lund University wins 2021 Econometric Game
    13 Apr 2021
    The team from Sweden’s Lund University has won the ‘world championship’ in Econometrics held last week on 8 and 9 April. The competition was organised by the VSAE study association for EB students of actuarial ...
  • UvA EB organises Econometric Game 2021
    8 Apr 2021
    UvA EB’s Association of Actuarial Sciences and Econometrics students (VSAE) has organised the 2021 Econometric Game. During this competition, 30 international teams will take on the challenge of case that revolves ...
  • Question time with the dean
    5 Apr 2021
    Due to studying remotely, there is limited opportunity for EB students to drop in for a talk with dean Han van Dissel. That’s why a question time has been arranged starting 21 April, where you can speak with the dean ...
  • Ready to party? Sign up for the online (silent) disco on April 14
    1 Apr 2021
    Would you like to dance the night away? Enjoy the online (silent) disco on April 14. The event is free of charge for all students and employees of the University of Amsterdam.
  • “REC butterflies” will be part of the Amsterdam Light Festival again
    1 Apr 2021
    The “REC butterflies” (the artwork Butterfly Effect by Masamichi Shimada), will be on display again during the Amsterdam Light Festival.
  • 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,’ ...
  • Go Smart Award 2021 for City of Amsterdam and ABS researchers
    30 Mar 2021
    The City of Amsterdam has won the 2021 GO SMART Award 2021 for the Object Detection Kit project. Maarten Sukel received the award on behalf of the city's Chief Technology Office and the project team during the GO ...
  • Photo of the repaired Grimburgwal quay wall
    Grimburgwal quay wall back in use
    29 Mar 2021
    The emergency repair work on the Grimburgwal quay wall, which collapsed on 1 September 2020, is now complete. Clean-up work has been carried out, an emergency structure with sheet piling has been erected and the quay ...
  • What does Finance & Control do at UvA EB?
    24 Mar 2021
    There are quite a few sections and departments at Economics and Business. While we usually know what our direct colleagues do, what kind of work are the other teams doing? This week we asked André, Ramon, Krista and ...
  • MIF pioneers virtual study trip to South Africa
    24 Mar 2021
    How do we create a meaningful virtual learning experience about finance in emerging markets? The Executive MSc in International Finance (MIF) sales and recruitment team realised that its annual study trip to Cape ...
  • UvA publishes white paper on sustainability
    23 Mar 2021
    The University of Amsterdam (UvA) has a crucial responsibility in accelerating sustainable change in society. This goes beyond making our own operational management more sustainable. As a university, we are at the ...
  • Underfunding of academic education: sound the alarm on 6 April
    23 Mar 2021
    On 6 April 2021 the University of Amsterdam will be sounding the alarm for the higher education sector. On this ‘Alarm Day’ people will be protesting in The Hague and other university towns to raise awareness of the ...
  • Do you have an innovative idea that can make a difference in society?
    22 Mar 2021
    You are e researcher or student of the UvA with an idea that possibly creates a positive impact on society. Then register your idea for the Amsterdam Science & Innovation Award (AmSIA), the competition for research ...
  • Willy Spaan appointed to UvA Supervisory Board
    22 Mar 2021
    Willy Spaan will join the Supervisory Board (RvT) of the University of Amsterdam (UvA) as of 1 May 2021. The appointment, by the Minister of Education, Culture and Science, is for a period of 4 years.