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Results: 1 - 20 of 800
  • 2 Jul 2020
    Intreeweek 2020: a warm welcome - online and in the city

    A warm welcome to all new students, the perfect start to your time at the UvA and to your studies, getting to know the city and each other. These are the goals of Intreeweek at the UvA. The Intreeweek Board, ...

  • 2 Jul 2020
    Readers in Canvas launched

    Starting in July, lecturers wishing to offer their students readers or reading lists will be able to do this within Canvas, UvA's digital learning environment. Students can download their readers free of charge in ...

  • 30 Jun 2020
    20 years Faculty of Science: the past, present and future of Chemistry

    One effect of this crazy time is that you get a glimpse at the living environments of people whom you normally would not visit. This is also the case with chemistry expert Steen Ingemann and student Rianne van Diest. ...

  • 30 Jun 2020
    Borrowing books from other libraries possible again

    From Wednesday 1 July it will again be possible to borrow books from other libraries via interlibrary loan. You can also request scans of journal articles or chapters of books again.

  • 29 Jun 2020
    Onlinebrary: Digital study space available now!

    For students who miss studying in the library with fellow students, we now offer Onlinebrary, a digital study space available from Monday 29 June to Friday 3 July. This online environment helps you study at home, and ...

  • 26 Jun 2020
    Annual Review 2019 out now

    The Faculty of Science's annual review 2019 is out now! In the magazine you will find news and background on teaching and research at the Faculty of Science in 2019, including interviews with lecturers and ...

  • 23 Jun 2020
    Onlinebrary: your ultimate study place at home!

    For students who miss studying in the library with fellow students, the Library UvA/AUAS now offers Onlinebrary. An online environment that helps you study at home. The concentration and motivation of studying ...

  • 19 Jun 2020
    The UvA concludes construction contract for LAB42

    The UvA has now entered into a contract with a construction consortium to build LAB42. As such, it is anticipated that the first pile will be driven into the ground in August 2020 and that the building will be ready ...

  • 16 Jun 2020
    Social safety top priority

    Social safety of students and staff is an absolute priority for the UvA and for us personally too. We are deeply ashamed by any case that surfaces. We must all be aware that there can be no place for sexism and ...

  • 12 Jun 2020
    Library Learning Centre (REC H) reopens study places

    As of Monday 15 June, UvA students and staff will be able again to use the study spaces in the Library Learning Centre in REC H. The Library also expands the reservation options for all reopened library locations.

  • 10 Jun 2020
    Statement against racism and discrimination

    The Faculty Diversity Office, the Diversity Sounding Board and the Student Impact Center of the Faculty of Science have issued the following statement against racism and discrimination.

  • 10 Jun 2020
    UvA climbs to 61st place in QS World University Rankings

    The University of Amsterdam has climbed 3 places in the QS World University Rankings 2020-2021, moving from 64th to 61st place. The rankings list was published by QS on Wednesday, 10 June.

  • 9 Jun 2020
    Four new AI research proposals awarded funding

    The UvA’s Human(e) AI Research Priority Area (RPA) has announced a second round of seed funding, to be awarded to four teams looking at topics related to the pursuit of responsible, trustworthy and value-driven AI. ...

  • 5 Jun 2020
    Library reopens Science Park study areas

    As of Monday 8 June, UvA students and staff will be able to use study places at the Science Park library location. From that day on, the reservation options for the reopened library locations will also be expanded.

  • 5 Jun 2020
    Women in the Faculty (WiF) now also for students

    Women in the Faculty (WiF) is a platform that has focused on support, advice and coaching of female scientists at the Faculty of Science since 2007. Now an extension has been added since May 2020: Women in the ...

  • 2 Jun 2020
    New method for more accurate determination of time of death at crime scenes

    Researchers from Amsterdam UMC, the University of Amsterdam and the Netherlands Forensic Institute (NFI) - partners in the forensic research institution the Co van Ledden Hulsebosch Center - have developed a method ...

  • 31 May 2020
    Grassroots Science4all: Projects to promote diversity and inclusiveness at the Faculty of Science

    The Faculty of Science wants to be an inclusive community where every person, regardless of race, gender or cultural background, feels welcome and valued. We are also looking for ways to stimulate diversity of our ...

  • 29 May 2020
    Studying at the University Library Singel

    From Tuesday 2 June, UvA students and staff are welcome to study at the University Library Singel again. We will start with a limited amount of 67 study places (including 25 places with a PC). You have to book your ...

  • 29 May 2020
    UvA campuses smoke-free as of August 2020

    As of 1 August 2020, smoking will no longer be allowed on UvA premises. From that day, Dutch educational institutions, from primary schools to universities, will be obligated to keep their premises smoke-free.

  • 28 May 2020
    Alex de Koter named Faculty of Science Lecturer of the Year

    On Thursday afternoon, during the 'UvA hour of education', rector Karen Maex announced the winners of the Lecturer of the Year elections. Alex de Koter received the most votes within the Faculty of Science and was ...