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Results: 21 - 40 of 633
  • 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.

  • 12 Jun 2020
    Focus on equality must continue

    'Equality is certainly not an assumption. National and international research, for example, indicates that students from a migration background are less likely to be selected to be specialists. There must also be a ...

  • 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
    Diversity is not only about the business case

    'Diversity has a lot going for it, since it can improve decision-making, foster creativity and increase productivity. It’s nice that we have the experience of creating good outcomes when we work on diversity and ...

  • 9 Jun 2020
    Rijk van Beek appointed UvA student assessor

    The Executive Board has appointed Rijk Vegard van Beek as a student assessor at the University of Amsterdam (UvA). for a period of one year starting Monday, 31 August 2020.

  • 9 Jun 2020
    Register now for an interdisciplinary elective

    Since 9 June it is possible to register for an interdisciplinary elective for the next semester! Will it be Pandemic, Degrowth, The Eternal Pursuit of Happiness or do you rather prefer Human (e) AI? View all ...

  • 8 Jun 2020
    Invitation to vote: 2020 Student Council elections

    The elections for the UvA's Central Student Council and Faculty Student Councils have begun. From today until Friday, 12 June at 23:59, you can vote for the representative advisory bodies of the University.

  • 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
    Join the UvA Create a Course Challenge

    The Institute for Interdisciplinary Studies (IIS) challenges all UvA students to submit an idea for an interdisciplinary course and to develop that course together with IIS curriculum experts. Submit your idea before ...

  • 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 ...

  • 27 May 2020
    UvA Crisis Monitor follow-up shows a similar picture

    The follow-up surveys done as part of the UvA Crisis Monitor, which have been conducted over recent weeks, paint a similar picture on most points to that seen in the first survey. The impact on the well-being of ...

  • 26 May 2020
    UvA Supervisory Board members reappointed

    Marise Voskens, Pauline Meurs and Rob Becker have been reappointed by the Minister of Education, Culture and Science as, respectively, chairperson and members of the Supervisory Board (Raad van Toezicht) of the UvA. ...

  • 26 May 2020
    20 years Faculty of Science: the past, present and future of Psychobiology

    The A wing of Science Park 904 has a remarkable sight: the skeleton of a young African elephant. 'Ah, Bob the elephant', says neurobiologist Taco Werkman fondly. ‘He used to stand at the entrance to the biology ...

  • 26 May 2020
    Online lecture by Jan Lintsen on finances and Framework Letter

    On Wednesday, 3 June 2020, Executive Board member Jan Lintsen will give an online lecture for students and staff about the UvA’s financial management and the 2021 Framework Letter. Registration is now open.

  • 20 May 2020
    National open science partnership between Dutch research institutions and Elsevier

    The VSNU, NFU, NWO, KNAW and Vereniging Hogescholen have agreed upon a national open science partnership with Elsevier for five years. The new agreement contains conditions about access to journals, open access ...

  • 20 May 2020
    Small-scale education and research on-site from 15 June

    Yesterday we received more clarity about the scope we will have to resume education and research on location from 15 June.