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Results: 41 - 60 of 636
  • 25 Nov 2019
    Follow an interdisciplinary elective

    Want to follow lectures in Artis Zoo and study the relationships between humans and animals? Can a climate crisis still be averted? Can we keep up with the developments of Artificial Intelligence? Or would you rather ...

  • 25 Nov 2019
    Amsterdam Light Festival
    REC faculties in the spotlight during the Amsterdam Light Festival

    The three faculties on the Roeterseiland Campus – Economics & Business, the Amsterdam Law School and Social & Behavioural Sciences – will literally be in the spotlight during the Amsterdam Light Festival. Ten ...

  • 22 Nov 2019
    Geert ten Dam and Karen Maex reappointed to the Executive Board

    Geert ten Dam and Karen Maex have been reappointed by the Supervisory Board of the University of Amsterdam (UvA) as, respectively, chairperson of the Executive Board and Rector Magnificus of the university. This ...

  • 21 Nov 2019
    Construction of roof over Roetersstraat entrance to bicycle park

    From 18 November through mid-December, the UvA will be installing a roof over the access ramp to the bicycle park at the Roetersstraat entrance. The roof will reduce noise disturbance and protect the access ramp ...

  • 19 Nov 2019
    ACELG students Sylwia Kałaska and Alexandros Ntallas
    Recognition for ACELG students master theses

    Sylwia Kałaska and Alexandros Ntallas, two students supervised by ACELG members, were both publicly recognised for the outstanding qualities of their master theses.

  • 19 Nov 2019
    Orange the World
    UvA says no to violence: Orange the World

    The University of Amsterdam is participating in Orange the World. During this international campaign, from 25 November to 10 December 2019, we will demonstrate that our university supports the fight against violence ...

  • 19 Nov 2019
    Audience reaction at Strategic Planning Conference on 14 November 2019.
    Conference on Strategic Plan for 2012-2026

    On Thursday, 14 November members of the UvA community met in de Rode Hoed to discuss important questions for the new Strategic Plan.

  • 19 Nov 2019
    Horizon 2020 grant for UvA research into the development of copyright in digital society

    The UvA’s Institute for Information Law (IViR) has won a grant worth 620,000 euros from the EU’s Horizon 2020 programme for research conducted as part of an international consortium. The research is aimed at ...

  • 18 Nov 2019
    Brexit Brits in the Netherlands

    ACELG professor Annete Schrauwen was interviewed by the Brexit Brits Abroad podcast to discuss the (legal) situation of British citizens in the Netherlands.

  • 15 Nov 2019
    Kalliopi Skourtou
    Transnational Corporations as Human Rights-Holders

    In September 2019, Kalliopi Ioanna Skourtou started her PhD research at the Amsterdam Centre for International Law. Her PhD research is entitled “Transnational Corporations as Human Rights-Holders. A Critical ...

  • 12 Nov 2019
    UvA Green Office, Satyam Kathpalia en Julia Dalibor
    'Sustainability is so important that it's vital we make it fun too!'

    To Satyam Kathpalia (21) and Julia Dalibor (25) at the UvA Green Office, sustainability isn't just about recycling more or eating less meat. 'There's nothing wrong with occasionally eating meat or flying as long as ...

  • 12 Nov 2019
    2019 UvA Scholarship recipients
    Warm welcome for UvA scholarship students

    'Having a scholarship has given me the breathing space to enjoy the city a little more and be inspired by it enough to effect change back home.' Jacqueline Tizora, a Research Master’s student in Communication ...

  • 12 Nov 2019
    Have your say on sustainability policy at the UvA

    What should a UvA sustainability programme look like? What is our vision, which goals do we aim to achieve and –most importantly – what measures can we take in order to maximise our contribution to sustainability?

  • 7 Nov 2019
    UvA_Create_a_Course_Challenge
    Vote for a new elective in Create a Course Challenge

    Students can help decide which new elective course will be offered next year at the UvA. Cast your vote and help decide which of the ten proposals will go on to the finals.

  • 5 Nov 2019
    Lecture on the UvA’s financial management

    On 15 October 2019, Executive Board member and Finance portfolio holder Jan Lintsen gave a lecture about the financial management of the University of Amsterdam.

  • 30 Oct 2019
    Dutch Computable Award 2019 for Big data human trafficking project
    Big data human trafficking project wins Computable Award 2019

    Jill Coster van Voorhout's project to detect human trafficking activities in big bank data was awarded the Dutch Computable Award 2019. Jill developed the project together with ABN Amro bank and the Dutch Ministry of ...

  • 30 Oct 2019
    Dirty hands? You can wash them sustainably in the REC H building

    A new toilet block in the Roeterseilandcampus H building has been fitted with Hydrowashrs. The Hydrowashr is the most sustainable way to wash and dry your hands in 15 seconds, without using soap or a hand towel, and ...

  • 29 Oct 2019
    Join a workshop and receive a €50 gift card from Albert Heijn

    Got an opinion about course registration, checking your timetable and checking your grades and study progress? We aim to improve these three themes but we cannot do so without your input!

  • 29 Oct 2019
    Ombudsperson Jacqueline Schoone to start work on 1 November

    The new role of ombudsperson for staff and students is among a series of provisions the UvA is deploying to ensure a safe and inclusive work and study climate.

  • 28 Oct 2019
    Grietje Baars (City, University of London)
    Grietje Baars on International Law and (the history of) Corporations

    After their SGEL lecture, Grietje Baars (City, University of London) speaks to us about the long-standing interrelation between international law and (the history of) corporations and their outlook on a societies ...