New and renewed open access agreements with publishers for 2019
The Dutch universities, the university libraries and publishers have made a couple of new agreements and renewed a few existing ones on open access for 2019. The following is an overview of these agreements.
12 Mar 2019
Find your way and see where it’s busy
Find your way and see where it’s busy in the UvA buildings. You can do all this at www.uva.nl/spacefinder.
5 Mar 2019
Analysis tool for scientific output available
SciVal is a bibliometric tool that uses data from Scopus to analyze the research performance of universities, groups, individuals and even countries. As a researcher, you can use SciVal to create evaluation reports, ...
18 Feb 2019
Park your bicycle or scooter in the right place
In the city's busiest districts, parking rules for bicycles and scooters apply. You can only park in a bicycle rack, designated area or shed in these districts. If you leave your bicycle on the street, it may be ...
13 Feb 2019
UvA supports aims of climate letter
Since Monday, 4 February university staff have had the opportunity to sign an open letter urging Dutch universities to adopt more ambitious climate policies.
12 Feb 2019
UvA, AUAS, VU University and InHolland to jointly participate in Pride Amsterdam 2019
The University of Amsterdam (UvA), Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (AUAS), Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU Amsterdam) and Inholland University of Applied Sciences will jointly participate with their own ...
6 Feb 2019
Circle of Parents winner of Demo Day
Second hand children’s clothing should be the standard according to students Lucas van Straalen, Julius van Dijk and David Soesan of the minor Entrepreneurship. They won the first prize of €1,000 for their start-up ...
1 Feb 2019
This is what you wished for the most at the Library
During the Holiday season you all together wrote more than 500 wishing cards. The Library feels honored and thanks everyone who took the time to share their wishes in the Wish Tree at the UB Singel and the P.C. ...
29 Jan 2019
Redesigned UvA website: from Tuesday, 5 February
As of Tuesday, 5 February, the UvA website will have a new look and feel. The website will be mobile-proof, responsive and more flexible, with a contemporary design. Because the UvA website is large and complex, the ...
29 Jan 2019
Take part in the National Student Survey
Recently you will have received an invitation email from Stichting Studiekeuze123 to take part in the 2019 National Student Survey (NSE). The NSE is a nationwide survey in which you and your fellow students can voice ...
29 Jan 2019
Education strike on 15 March
On 15 March a nationwide education strike will be organised by the Algemene Onderwijsbond (AOB, the General Union of Education Personnel in the Netherlands) and the FNV, the Netherlands Trade Union Confederation. ...
29 Jan 2019
Taking part in the UvAcare health check?
All kinds of factors can influence your physical and mental health, so it’s a good idea to regularly stop and take the time to think about your well-being. The 10-minute UvAcare health check helps you do this.
29 Jan 2019
Possible data leak detected
In December 2018 ICTS Services discovered that an unauthorised individual had gained access to an UvA server. There is no indication that personal data were leaked, but to be certain the applications on the server ...
28 Jan 2019
Changes to Interlibrary loans
The Library has switched to a new system for requesting books and/or articles from another library, known as Interlibrary Loans (ILL). Both the way you search and the way you submit your request have changed.
23 Jan 2019
Lisanne van Bunderen wins 2018 Van der Schroeff Award
The Van der Schroeff Award for the best lecturer at UvA Economics and Business was awarded to Lisanne van Bunderen. The winner was announced during the New Year’s event on 17 January. “It was really enjoyable to ...
22 Jan 2019
How do you protect your privacy?
Monday, 28 January is international Data Privacy Day. It’s an issue that concerns us all, so here are some tips to help you safeguard your own privacy and that of others.
21 Jan 2019
Extended library opening hours
Looking for somewhere to study on campus during the examination period? All the major library locations have extended opening hours and additional study rooms.
8 Jan 2019
UvA celebrates its 387th birthday
On Tuesday, 8 January 2018 the University of Amsterdam celebrated its 387th birthday or Dies Natalis. Rector magnificus Karen Maex opened the celebration with a speech on the transition to open data and open science. ...
7 Jan 2019
Professor Ronald Does awarded the Shewhart Medal 2019
Ronald Does, professor of industrial statistics at the Amsterdam Business School (ABS) has been awarded the Shewhart Medal 2019 of the American Society for Quality (ASQ). Does will receive the award at the ASQ annual ...
21 Dec 2018
Budget for 2019 finalised
In its meeting of 11 December 2018, the Executive Board finalised the budget for 2019, including an update of the Accommodations Plan and the ICT Project portfolio.