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Results: 181 - 200 of 633
  • 9 Feb 2018
    Update plagiarism detection Turnitin

    In the spring of 2017, the UvA started a project to replace Ephorus – then the University’s standard plagiarism detection program – with Turnitin. A recent blog post by UvA student Hans de Zwart and a Folia article ...

  • 9 Feb 2018
    Summer 2018: two-week social enterprise trip to Indonesia

    Do you want to be challenged to work in cross-cultural teams and assist rural communities? Do you want to hone social awareness and social responsibility?

  • 7 Feb 2018
    Amsterdam Business School receives AMBA recognition for MBA innovation

    The Association of MBAs (AMBA) recently recognised the Amsterdam Business School’s MBA in Big Data & Business Analytics for its innovative approach to MBA education during the AMBA Excellence Awards Gala. The event ...

  • 6 Feb 2018
    Invitation: English-language meeting on proposed allocation model

    The Executive Board invites all members of the academic community to a meeting about the renewed allocation model on 16 February. The meeting will take place between 13:00 and 14:00 in room C0.07 (Doelenzaal) in ...

  • 6 Feb 2018
    Changing your password every year going forward. What exactly is the story here?

    In order to work securely, students and employees will receive an annual request to change the password of their UvA-net ID. This applies to you as well. Starting six weeks before the expiry of your ...

  • 5 Feb 2018
    Preliminary response rate NSE survey higher than last year

    At present, more UvA students have completed the National Student Survey (NSE) than last year this time. Whereas in 2017 15.5 per cent of students completed the NSE on the quality of education after receiving a first ...

  • 31 Jan 2018
    Klaas Knot gives guest lecture

    On 29 January, Klaas Knot, President of De Nederlandsche Bank (Dutch Central Bank) and professor of Monetary Stability at the University of Amsterdam, gave a guest lecture to third-year Economics Bachelor’s students ...

  • 29 Jan 2018
    First University Forum session: finding the UvA's core values

    What values does the UvA wish to represent? This was the chief question during the first meeting of the UvA's University Forum on Thursday 25 January, in which about 40 of the Forum's 66 members came together to ...

  • 29 Jan 2018
    UvA produces strong showing in latest International Student Barometer

    International students have ranked the University of Amsterdam (UvA) 1st in the Netherlands for being 'a good place to be' and for 'host culture'. Moreover, almost 96% of the UvA's international students feel safe ...

  • 24 Jan 2018
    Maarten Pieter Schinkel wins 2017 Van der Schroeff Award

    Maarten Pieter Schinkel was awarded the Van der Schroeff Award 2017 during the New Year’s reception. The award is presented annually to the best lecturer at UvA Economics and Business.

  • 23 Jan 2018
    Robert Verschuren wins H.K. Nieuwenhuis Thesis Award

    Prof. Marc Salomon presented Robert Verschuren (MSc Econometrics) with the H.K. Nieuwenhuis Thesis Award during the New Year’s reception on 18 January.

  • 23 Jan 2018
    Budget for 2018 definitively adopted

    In its meeting of 19 December 2017, the Executive Board definitively adopted the 2018 budget, which includes the updated Accommodations Plan ('Huisvestingsplan') and the ICT Project Portfolio.

  • 18 Jan 2018
    Take part in the National Student Survey

    The 2018 National Student Survey (NSE) officially started on 15 January. The NSE is an annual nationwide survey in which tens of thousands of students voice their opinions about their degree programme. Take part, ...

  • 18 Jan 2018
    Weather alert: lectures to proceed

    The Meteorological Institute has issued a weather alert in North Holland on account of the storm taking place. Teaching and research will continue as usual and buildings will remain open. Students who are unable to ...

  • 12 Jan 2018
    ADS & VIVAT open Insurance Lab

    Amsterdam Data Science (ADS) and insurance company VIVAT are opening a joint insurance research lab. The aim is to apply advanced techniques in mathematics, statistics, computer science and artificial intelligence ...

  • 11 Jan 2018
    Help think about the design for study places of the new UB and win an iPad!

    A new university library will open its doors in 2021 at the Binnengasthuis premises. Right now MVSA Architects is working on the design for the interior and we are looking for as much student input as we can get. ...

  • 8 Jan 2018
    UvA celebrates 386th Dies Natalis

    On Monday, 8 January the University of Amsterdam (UvA) celebrated its 386th Dies Natalis (anniversary). The ceremony was opened by UvA rector magnificus Karen Maex with a speech titled ‘The international paradox’. ...

  • 19 Dec 2017
    Moataz Rageb new student assessor

    Master's of Sociology student Moataz Rageb will begin as the UvA’s new student assessor on Tuesday, 2 January. He succeeds Linda van Exter who held the position of student assessor in 2017.

  • 14 Dec 2017
    Workload Task Force submits proposed action plan

    Recognising and acknowledging work pressure, identifying its causes, creating balance at work and reducing administrative complexity in internal processes: these are a few of the points included in the Action Plan by ...

  • 14 Dec 2017
    SRON Netherlands Institute for Space Research not moving to Amsterdam

    The SRON Netherlands Institute for Space Research is not moving to Amsterdam. This was announced by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) to the consortium of the University of Amsterdam, VU ...