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Results: 1 - 20 of 623
  • 17 Feb 2020
    Kick off: Global Digital Cultures

    On Friday, 27 March 2020, the University of Amsterdam will kick-off its new research priority area ‘Global Digital Cultures’ (GDC). Researchers and students from all faculties at the UvA are warmly invited to this ...

  • 12 Feb 2020
    Marita Mathijsen appointed confidential adviser for undesirable behaviour

    As of 15 February, Emeritus Professor of Modern Dutch Literature Marita Mathijsen has been appointed confidential adviser for undesirable behaviour to the FGw.

  • 11 Feb 2020
    Share your view on electives

    What kind of topics and themes are interested in? Share your view on electives and win a voucher worth of €15!

  • 11 Feb 2020
    Discover a new way of putting together your own presentations. Image: metabotnik.com/projects/599/Bidloo-093
    UvA's Heritage Collections within reach with the digital exhibition machine

    Until 15 March, you will find a very special touch screen in the entrance hall of the University Library at the Singel. This customised installation contains digital exhibitions of heritage collections put together ...

  • 10 Feb 2020
    What do conditional clauses look like in Sign Language of the Netherlands?

    Ulrika Klomp investigates several grammatical phenomena in Sign Language of the Netherlands (NGT), as part of the descriptive grammar that she is writing. Her article on the manual and non-manual markers that are ...

  • 10 Feb 2020
    Have your say on the UvA’s ambitions and next steps

    The University’s ambitions for the coming years have been formulated in the document ‘Outlines for the 2021 - 2026 strategic plan’. You are invited to join in thinking about the UvA’s next steps and to voice your ...

  • 3 Feb 2020
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    Investigating the risks and opportunities of webcam sex

    Webcam sex platforms make up an industry worth billions worldwide. But how exactly do they work, and who is making money off of them? And how are they regulated? Thomas Poell (Media Studies) and Olav Velthuis ...

  • 3 Feb 2020
    Deregistration courses and compulsory attendance first lecture

    On Monday, 3 February the second semester of the academic year 2019-2020 will start. Keep in mind that it is compulsory for you to attend the first lecture of your courses. Furthermore, it is important that you ...

  • 31 Jan 2020
    U-Bal around the book week theme of rebels and nonconformist thinkers

    On Friday, 13 March, from 20:00, VOX-POP will be hosting the U-Bal: a celebration of the ‘Boekenweek’ (Book Week, a week dedicated to Dutch literature) around the theme of rebels and nonconformist thinkers. The U-Bal ...

  • 28 Jan 2020
    Update: Consequences of coronavirus for UvA students and staff

    The UvA advises students and researchers not to travel to China for the time being. Because of the coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan, our partner universities in various Chinese cities are closed for teaching and ...

  • 27 Jan 2020
    Digital security requires quick and adequate actions

    Digital threats are rapidly increasing, which requires us to take extra security measures. Just in the last few weeks, Maastricht University fell victim to a large Ransomware attack, our University dealt with a range ...

  • 27 Jan 2020
    UvA introduces new research data management guidelines

    On 15 January, the Executive Board adopted new guidelines on research data management (RDM) at the UvA. These guidelines are based on the FAIR principles, which specify that research data should be as Findable, ...

  • 23 Jan 2020
    NWO funding for interdisciplinary projects on digitalisation

    The NWO has awarded funding (between 275,000 and 750,000 euros) to nine interdisciplinary research proposals on digitalisation submitted by humanities researchers and social scientists. Researchers from the UvA's ...

  • 21 Jan 2020
    UvA takes preliminary decision on report external WI committee

    On 1 June 2019, the UvA’s Executive Board established an external committee for Academic Integrity to investigate possible violations of academic integrity in the speeches and dissertation of former Rector Dymph van ...

  • 21 Jan 2020
    EPICUR strengthens cooperation in a partnership agreement

    On January 10, Rector Magnificus Karen Maex signed an agreement on behalf of the UvA which strengthens the cooperation between EPICUR partners.

  • 21 Jan 2020
    Executive Board members Jan Lintsen (UvA) and Hanneke Reuling (AUAS) with students from the AUAS and UvA Green Offices.
    Sustainability at the UvA: from Warm Sweater Day to Warm Sweater Week

    We will be dialling down the thermostat in UvA buildings from Monday 3 to Friday 7 February. This article explains why UvA is taking part in National Warm Sweater Day and why we are taking the initiative to extend ...

  • 21 Jan 2020
    Minister approves UvA plans for ‘quality agreements’

    Minister of Education, Culture and Science Ingrid van Engelshoven has approved the UvA's plans for the use of student loan funds, in the context of the so-called ‘Higher Education Quality Agreements’. The minister ...

  • 21 Jan 2020
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    New thesis publication environment

    The University Library has recently revamped the thesis publication environment UvA Scripties (formerly Scripties Online). The web page with faculty information about publishing theses has also been updated. These ...

  • 16 Jan 2020
    Study rooms and extended opening hours during exam period

    The faculty will once again place several study rooms at your disposal in the Bushuis, Oudemanhuispoort and the P.C. Hoofthuis so that you will be able to prepare for the coming exam period.

  • 10 Jan 2020
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    Pilot: University Library Singel open every day until 1 a.m.

    After deliberation with the Central Student Council (CSR), the study rooms of the UB Singel will be open from 8 a.m. to 1 a.m. from 13 January to 12 April.