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Results: 21 - 32 of 32
  • '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 ...
  • Grassroots Science4all: Inclusive AI takes mentees on conference field trip
    26 Nov 2019
    Earlier this month, six mentors from the Inclusive AI initiative at the UvA Institute for Informatics (UvA-IAI) took their mentees on a field trip to the BNAIC/BENELEARN 2019 conference in Brussels, with financial ...
  • logo MacGillavry Fellowship
    Seven MacGillavry Fellows appointed
    28 Oct 2019
    The Faculty of Science of the University of Amsterdam aims to stimulate increased diversity in its research institutes. For this reason we instituted a special recruitment programme for top level female talent, the ...
  • Join the Faculty of Science Diversity sounding board
    25 Oct 2019
    Would you like to contribute to increasing diversity and inclusivity at the Faculty of Science? And are you motivated to not only discuss these issues, but also to take and support initiatives to this end? Then ...
  • Burendag 2019
    Faculty of Science participates in Neighbour Day 2019
    1 Oct 2019
    Sunday 29 September was National Neighbour Day 2019. At the initiative of community centre Cybersoek, the Faculty of Science and students organisation Diversity Talks, residents of the Indische Buurt, UvA students ...
  • Memorandum of Understanding University of Amsterdam - University of Birmingham 2019
    UvA and University of Birmingham intensify collaboration
    3 Jul 2019
    The Universities of Amsterdam and Birmingham have intensified their collaboration with a strategic partnership. Both universities have worked together for a number of years in the area of staff and student exchange. ...
  • Summer school students Oudemanhuispoort
    Science4all: Astronomy Summer Programme for International Research Experience
    18 Jun 2019
    The Anton Pannekoek Institute for Astronomy recently welcomed eight international students for its inaugural edition of the Astronomy Summer Programme for International Research Experience (Aspire). The goal of the ...
  • Organic couture fashion show
    Science4all: Chemistry Master's student Iza Awad shows organic couture collection
    7 Jun 2019
    On Saturday, 1 June, Iza Awad - student in the joint UvA-VU Chemistry Master's - showed his organic fashion collection in the VU's botanical garden. As the closing of his minor at the Hybrid forms lab at the Vrije ...
  • Winners Grassroots Science4all
    7 May 2019
    To promote diversity and inclusiveness at the Faculty of Science both students and staff members were invited to apply for financial support till 1 April. A Committee, presided by Peter van Tienderen (dean) selected ...
  • Faculty of Science appoints Machiel Keestra as new Diversity Officer
    26 Mar 2019
    Dr. Machiel Keestra has been appointed as the new Diversity Officer for the Faculty of Science. As Diversity Officer he will help to broaden the Faculty's diversity policy.
  • Rohini Godbole
    Women in Science: The story from India
    6 Nov 2018
    Worldwide women are still under-represented in science. What are the causes, and what can be done about it? The Indian government recently conducted two larges studies addressing these questions. On 21 November ...