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  • 24 Mar 2020
    UvA provides lab coats and gloves to healthcare workers

    The Faculty of Science is taking action in the fight against the corona virus. Staff and students arranged for lab coats and gloves to be made available to healthcare workers, providing them with much-needed ...

  • 20 Mar 2020
    Libraries Get Unlimited Access to eBooks

    Both EBSCO and ProQuest are partnering with several publishers to offer unlimited user access to eBooks, starting March 23. ProQuest offers unlimited access to all owned titles through mid-June 2020, helping ...

  • 12 Mar 2020
    All teaching on location suspended until the end of March

    The new measures announced by the cabinet to limit the consequences of the coronavirus also have major implications for the UvA. It has been decided that for the rest of this month teaching activities will be ...

  • 12 Mar 2020
    UvA Bachelor’s Day cancelled

    After consulting with experts the UvA has regretfully had to decide that the Bachelor’s Day scheduled for this Saturday, 14 March cannot go ahead, to prevent the further spread of the coronavirus. The most important ...

  • 12 Mar 2020
    Positive reviews for Security and Network Engineering and Software Engineering

    The Master's programmes Security and Network Engineering and Software Engineering received positive reviews in the new Universities Study Guide. In this guide students find independent advice about the Master's ...

  • 6 Mar 2020
    New course offering: the Citing Sources online course

    The Library is offering a new course called Citing Sources. This course is made up of two modules, is available online and everyone can take it at their own pace.

  • 4 Mar 2020
    UvA Communication & Media Studies once again number 1 in world: QS ranking

    The University of Amsterdam (UvA) has been ranked best in the world for Communication Science & Media for the third year in a row. The UvA ranks among the top 100 worldwide in 27 out of the 47 subject areas measured ...

  • 2 Mar 2020
    Readers to go to Canvas

    During the summer of 2020 the UvA is switching to a new reader system. Lecturers wishing to offer their students readers will soon have an easy way of doing this within Canvas, the UvA's digital learning environment.

  • 24 Feb 2020
    20 years Faculty of Science: the past, present and future of Biology

    Where there used to be shelves piled high with jars of formaldehyde full of unusual animals, we now see tourists coming and going, well wrapped up against the cold and pulling their suitcases behind them. Among all ...

  • 24 Feb 2020
    Open Access Milestone reached in the Netherlands

    This February the 10.000th open access article is administered that was published without any additional costs by Dutch researchers in 2019 under the national open access agreements with publishers. Also this year ...

  • 20 Feb 2020
    NWO Vici grants worth 1.5 million euros for three UvA researchers

    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded Vici grants worth 1.5 million euros to UvA researchers Jason Hessels, Christof Monz and Roger Laeven. The grants will enable them to develop ...

  • 20 Feb 2020
    Problems with cyanobacteria will worsen if CO2 concentrations continue to rise

    Scientists from the University of Amsterdam are warning that problems with toxic cyanobacteria are likely to increase in the future. In an article in the journal Science Advances, they show that a common ...

  • 14 Feb 2020
    Dr Sebastian Schelter named as head of AIRLab

    Dr Sebastian Schelter has been announced as the first manager of the AIRLab, the joint ICAI-Ahold Delhaize artificial intelligence industry lab, with effect from 1 April 2020. Dr Schelter, currently a Faculty Fellow ...

  • 13 Feb 2020
    Marie Curie Fellowships awarded to thirteen UvA researchers

    Thirteen talented UvA researchers have been awarded Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships to conduct their research. The fellowships are personal grants, which range from around €175,000 to €280,000 euros for ...

  • 7 Feb 2020
    Eight PhD projects at Centre for Urban Mental Health to begin

    Eight PhD candidates will start this spring with interdisciplinary research at the Centre for Urban Mental Health at the UvA. In their projects, they will focus on psychological problems and conditions - such as ...

  • 4 Feb 2020
    Joris Mooij. Photo Dirk Gillissen
    Joris Mooij, professor of Mathematical Statistics

    Dr Joris Mooij (1980) has been appointed professor of Mathematical Statistics at the Faculty of Science of the University of Amsterdam.

  • 3 Feb 2020
    Give your feedback on the Concept policy Diversity and inclusion at the Faculty of Science

    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 ...

  • 27 Jan 2020
    Alex de Koter, professor of Astrophysics

    Prof. A. de Koter (1964) has been appointed professor of Astrophysics, in particular massive stars, at the Faculty of Science of the University of Amsterdam.

  • 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, ...

  • 24 Jan 2020
    20 years Faculty of Science: the past, present and future of Biomedical Sciences

    Bubbling flasks, pots with exciting labels, pink light to encourage the micro-organisms in the flasks to grow extra fast… At Science Park 904, professor Stanley Brul and student Delano Sanches flit between ...