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Results: 1 - 20 of 30
Results: 1 - 20 of 30
  • Anne de Graaf announces departure as CDO
    29 Apr 2021
    After four years as Chief Diversity Officer at the UvA, Anne de Graaf has decided to return to focusing fully on teaching, research and publishing. She will hand over her position as of 1 September 2021.
  • Faces of Science Park: Marwa Ahmed
    12 Apr 2021
    The Faculty Diversity Office (FDO) interviews an employee of the Faculty of Science on a monthly basis about a book, a film or something else that has inspired them on the theme of Diversity. This month in Faces of ...
  • Snapshots from professional life. Design: Rosie Zheng
    Women in the Faculty of Science - Snapshots from professional life
    9 Mar 2021
    This poster shows some female researchers within the context of working in times of Covid-19. The poster is created for the International Women's Day on 8 March 2021 and is an initiative of the Women in the Faculty ...
  • ‘Diversity and inclusion are everybody's responsibility’
    2 Mar 2021
    The Faculty of Science has published the Diversity and Inclusion Policy Document which sets out its ambitions for the next three years.
  • Faces of Science Park: Erik Persoon
    21 Dec 2020
    The Faculty Diversity Office interviews a staff member of the Faculty of Science every month about a book, a film or something else that has inspired them in some way. This month in "Faces of Science Park": Erik ...
  • Lisa Teichmann
    Faces of Science Park: Lisa Teichmann, phd candidate
    11 Dec 2020
    Every month, the Faculty Diversity Office interviews a staff member of the Faculty of Science about a book, a film or something else that has inspired them on the theme of Diversity. This month in "Faces of Science ...
  • Two UvA students receive ECHO Award 2020
    9 Dec 2020
    Of the four UvA finalists, Priscilla Maria and Marwa Ahmed were the two to win an ECHO Award 2020. Every year, the ECHO Award is presented to outstanding students from non-western backgrounds who actively demonstrate ...
  • Four UvA students nominated for ECHO Award 2020
    26 Nov 2020
    Four students have been nominated for an ECHO Award 2020, which will take place on 8 December. Marwa Ahmed and Saad el Morabit are nominated for the Science & Technology Award. Achraf El Johari is nominated for the ...
  • Diversity Officer stays on for three more years
    30 Sep 2020
    Anne de Graaf will continue as UvA’s Chief Diversity Officer (CDO) for another three years. De Graaf began her work in November 2017 as a consequence of the presentation of the Diversity Committee's final report in ...
  • Increasing prominence for diversity and inclusion
    14 Sep 2020
    Diversity and inclusion have become more prominent topics and targets in our faculty and its community, as the Annual report 2019-2020 of the Faculty Diversity Office & Diversity Sounding Board shows.
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    Grassroots Science4all: what can you do to promote diversity and inclusiveness at the Faculty of Science?
    28 Aug 2020
    The Faculty of Science wants to be an inclusive community where every person, regardless of race, gender or cultural background, feels welcome and valued. We are also looking for ways to stimulate diversity of our ...
  • External committee on social safety begins work
    24 Jun 2020
    The Executive Board has set up an external social safety committee to investigate (the operation of) the system for reports and complaints relating to social safety at the UvA. The committee will be composed of Marry ...
  • I want everybody to be able to realise their dreams
    23 Jun 2020
    'Diversity is essential. Diversity is seeing someone working in a certain position and thinking: that person is just like me. I could end up doing that too. It allows us to dream and to realise our dreams, and that's ...
  • Inge van der Stap
    Diversity is nothing to be afraid of
    17 Jun 2020
    'I want to make more people aware of the importance of cultural diversity. To let them know that it’s nothing to be afraid of. I’ve noticed that people sometimes shy away from the subject or sometimes don’t really ...
  • Diversity in 2021-2026 Strategic Plan
    17 Jun 2020
    On Friday, 12 June, the first working paper of the 2021-2026 Strategic Plan was discussed by the Executive Board and the Central Student Council and the Central Works Council. The emphasis was on what according to ...
  • Focus on equality must continue
    12 Jun 2020
    'Equality is certainly not an assumption. National and international research, for example, indicates that students from a migration background are less likely to be selected to be specialists. There must also be a ...
  • Statement against racism and discrimination
    10 Jun 2020
    The Faculty Diversity Office, the Diversity Sounding Board and the Student Impact Center of the Faculty of Science have issued the following statement against racism and discrimination.
  • Diversity is not only about the business case
    10 Jun 2020
    'Diversity has a lot going for it, since it can improve decision-making, foster creativity and increase productivity. It’s nice that we have the experience of creating good outcomes when we work on diversity and ...
  • 'Something that is normal for you may be unique for someone else'
    28 Apr 2020
    'Why bother with diversity? The best people will always float to the top!' This was one of the statements made during the Faces of Science Park event in February on diversity, which included discussions, workshops ...
  • Give your feedback on the Concept policy Diversity and inclusion at the Faculty of Science
    3 Feb 2020
    The Faculty of Science would like to ensure an inclusive learning and working environment in which students and employees feel at home. When everybody feels well established, you create the best possible conditions ...