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Results: 1 - 20 of 739
  • UvA Hour of Education
    10 May 2021
    The faculty winners of the Lecturer of the Year award will be announced on 25 May 2021. In addition, we focus our attention to how online education was organised and experienced last year.
  • Have your say on the campus university of the future
    4 May 2021
    The UvA is working on a vision of the education of the future, in which we describe what our education will look like if we make optimal use of the possibilities offered by the campus and digital resources. We ask ...
  • 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.
  • Vote for a new interdisciplinary elective course
    23 Apr 2021
    Out of 36 submitted ideas for the Create a Course Challenge Special Edition: Sustainability, 10 ideas have been selected. Cast your vote and help decide which ideas should continue in the race to become a new, ...
  • Green light for public space design Matrix One and LAB42
    19 Apr 2021
    At the beginning of February, the UvA, together with the City of Amsterdam, established the final design for the Matrix One and LAB42 public space. It will be a meeting place with plenty of space for greenery and ...
  • Last call: Will there be a student council next year?
    15 Apr 2021
    The Faculty Student Council is urgently looking for new members. Without a student council, the interests of the faculty's students cannot be represented next year.
  • New: Direct link to PDF for articles in CataloguePlus
    13 Apr 2021
    Would you also like to get the link to the accompanying PDF at a glance when you find an article in CataloguePlus? The LibKey tool makes this possible for a large number of articles. The Library has a trial license ...
  • 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 ...
  • Reflecting on the IIS elective course Pandemic
    1 Apr 2021
    After the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic in March 2020, throughout the UvA several initiatives arose to contribute the fight against it. Esther Quaedackers and a few others came up with the idea of developing ...
  • Overview of initiatives for strengthening social safety
    31 Mar 2021
    A memo has been drawn up, with an overview of initiatives taken to strengthen social safety from 2019 to 2021 and improvement actions to be implemented in 2021.
  • UvA Crisis Monitor update: Lots of stress and high study/work pressure among students and staff
    30 Mar 2021
    The degree of stress and study pressure among students is high and has been steadily increasing in recent weeks. Stress and work pressure among employees are fairly stable over time, but also high. This is evident ...
  • ‘No more papering over the cracks’
    30 Mar 2021
    On 6 April, students, PhDs, lecturers and professors from higher education will be demonstrating against underfunding. ‘I am fully convinced of the need for this action, because we can’t go on like this any longer,’ ...
  • Photo of the repaired Grimburgwal quay wall
    Grimburgwal quay wall back in use
    29 Mar 2021
    The emergency repair work on the Grimburgwal quay wall, which collapsed on 1 September 2020, is now complete. Clean-up work has been carried out, an emergency structure with sheet piling has been erected and the quay ...
  • UvA publishes white paper on sustainability
    23 Mar 2021
    The University of Amsterdam (UvA) has a crucial responsibility in accelerating sustainable change in society. This goes beyond making our own operational management more sustainable. As a university, we are at the ...
  • Underfunding of academic education: sound the alarm on 6 April
    23 Mar 2021
    On 6 April 2021 the University of Amsterdam will be sounding the alarm for the higher education sector. On this ‘Alarm Day’ people will be protesting in The Hague and other university towns to raise awareness of the ...
  • Do you have an innovative idea that can make a difference in society?
    22 Mar 2021
    You are e researcher or student of the UvA with an idea that possibly creates a positive impact on society. Then register your idea for the Amsterdam Science & Innovation Award (AmSIA), the competition for research ...
  • Willy Spaan appointed to UvA Supervisory Board
    22 Mar 2021
    Willy Spaan will join the Supervisory Board (RvT) of the University of Amsterdam (UvA) as of 1 May 2021. The appointment, by the Minister of Education, Culture and Science, is for a period of 4 years.
  • Minors Weeks: 18 March - 2 April
    18 Mar 2021
    The online Minors Weeks are coming! This is a great opportunity to find a minor that matches your interests and plans for the future.
  • 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 ...
  • Start of the first study in the UvA panel
    9 Mar 2021
    Last week, the first study using the UvA panel was organised. A small group of students were asked for their opinion on the GLASS application that is currently being developed, and that once finished will show them ...