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  • 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 ...

  • 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
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    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 ...

  • 20 Jan 2020
    Ulle Endriss
    Ulle Endriss, Professor of Artificial Intelligence and Collective Decision Making

    Dr Ulle Endriss (1973) has been appointed Professor of Artificial Intelligence and Collective Decision Making at the Faculty of Science of the University of Amsterdam.

  • 13 Jan 2020
    Two up-and-coming UvA scientists receive Rubicon grants

    Physicist Horng Sheng Chia and psychologist Jonas Dalege have received Rubicon grants from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) to do research at foreign research institutes. The Rubicon ...

  • 10 Jan 2020
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    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
    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 ...

  • 17 Dec 2019
    Hilal Demirel
    Hilal Demirel new student assessor

    The Faculty of Science has appointed Hilal Demirel as the new student assessor, following a selection procedure in collaboration with the Faculty Student Council. Hilal succeeds Stefanie Fijma, who held the role for ...

  • 17 Dec 2019
    The University Library at the Singel remains open

    Do you need a study space during the Christmas break? If this is your case, come to study in the University Library. The UB Singel remains open except on 25 & 26 December and 1st January. All other library locations ...

  • 13 Dec 2019
    Amsterdam knowledge institutions invest 1 billion in AI

    The knowledge institutions of Amsterdam have joined forces and are investing 1 billion euros in the development of responsible AI technologies over the next ten years, by setting up research programmes, attracting ...