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Results: 1 - 20 of 631
  • 28 Jan 2020
    ACIL research informs UNCITRAL discussions on possibilities of ISDS reform

    A recent paper by ACIL researchers Stephan W. Schill and Geraldo Vidigal is one of four papers referred to by the Secretariat of UNCITRAL to base their Note on the reform of Investor-State Dispute Settlement.

  • 28 Jan 2020
    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
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    Information Law LL.M. students co-author study for UNESCO

    Three Information Law Master's students are co-authors of Elections and media in digital times, a study that was published recently by UNESCO. The study examines global trends relating to pressing themes such as ...

  • 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, ...

  • 22 Jan 2020
    Hoogleraar Law & Society Benjamin van Rooij
    Why do (and don't) people abide by the law?

    Take the example of seatbelts. In the nineteen seventies, most people still saw them as unnecessary. Seatbelt use didn't become more common until the government required it by law. Years later, after numerous public ...

  • 22 Jan 2020
    Blockchain
    3.3 million for study on faith in the internet economy

    Researchers at the IViR Sovereignty4Europe project are exploring the principles of an ‘Internet-of-Trust’. The aim is to design a system that securely stores varied transactions in a blockchain. IViR is conducting ...

  • 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
    Kati Cseres and Or Brook win funding for rethinking EU and National Competition Law Enforcement

    Kati Cseres (ACELG) and Or Brook (University of Leeds) won funding from the UK’s ESRC Impact Acceleration Account for their project ‘The Priority-Setting Project: Rethinking EU And National Competition Law ...

  • 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
    Student behind desk working on laptop
    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 ...

  • 17 Jan 2020
    Deep seabed mining - utopia or political economy in the making?

    Isabel Feichtner (University of Würzburg) has been following the international negotiations on deep seabed mining from an international law and political economy perspective for several years. In this interview she ...

  • 15 Jan 2020
    21 until 24 January: entrance Roetersstraat bicycle parking garage closed

    From Tuesday 21 January until Friday 24 January the entire entrance to the bicycle parking facility on Roetsersstraat will be sealed off (roller blind will be shut). Scooters and cargo bikes will no longer be able to ...

  • 10 Jan 2020
    Library study area
    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.

  • 9 Jan 2020
    Budget for 2020 definitively adopted

    In its meeting of 3 December 2019, the Executive Board definitively adopted the 2020 budget, which includes the updated Accommodations Plan and the ICT Project Portfolio.

  • 8 Jan 2020
    Highlighted: IIS electives Science and Life of Albert Einstein and University Masterclass China

    Do you have your curriculum complete for the 2nd semester? If not: some interdisciplinary electives that will start soon still have room for some extra students! For example, enrol to Science and Life or Albert ...

  • 8 Jan 2020
    UvA celebrates its 388th birthday

    On Wednesday, 8 January 2020 the University of Amsterdam celebrated its 388th birthday or Dies Natalis. Rector magnificus Karen Maex opened the celebration with a speech in which she argued for new and fundamental ...

  • 7 Jan 2020
    Preventing ransomware together

    You must have noticed that Maastricht University fell victim to a ransomware attack. Among other things, e-mail, wifi and the DLO were no longer accessible. Some of the services are now available again. We need your ...