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Results: 41 - 60 of 633
  • 20 May 2020
    Borrowing of printed books possible again from 25 May 2020

    In the coming weeks the services of the Library will be extended in phases. Keep an eye on our website for the latest news.

  • 18 May 2020
    Read the newest To Dah Loo online

    Science Park is still quite abandoned, so we publish the May-edition of the student newsletter online as well. So again... read the To Dah Loo on your own loo.

  • 15 May 2020
    Candidates for Student Council elections announced

    The UvA's Student Council elections will take place from Monday, 8 June to Friday, 12 June. Students will be able to vote using the online voting application. The Central Voting Office has finalised the candidates ...

  • 14 May 2020
    Publishers offer wider access to digital scientific information

    Due to the corona crisis, many platforms and publishers offer universities and university libraries unlimited user access to eMaterials.

  • 13 May 2020
    How did the old masters make their ultramarine?

    Researchers at the Rijksmuseum, the University of Amsterdam, VU Amsterdam and the European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (ESRF) have developed a method that reveals how the costly pigment ultramarine was prepared ...

  • 12 May 2020
    "ORCID provides me as a scientist with a unique identifier"

    ORCID stands for Open Researcher and Contributor iD. It is a persistent digital identifier to distinguish researchers. In short, ORCID is a personal ID for researchers like ISBN is for books, ISSN for journals and ...

  • 11 May 2020
    Start of consultations on 2021 Framework Letter

    On 6 May 2020 the Executive Board adopted the 2021 Framework Letter subject to the approval of the general outline of the budget by the central representative advisory bodies. The Framework Letter will serve as the ...

  • 7 May 2020
    For research support you go to rsp.uva.nl

    The UvA Research Support Portal collects existing information for UvA researchers that is relevant when preparing, executing and completing research.

  • 28 Apr 2020
    First results of the UvA Crisis Monitor

    According to the initial results of the UvA Crisis Monitor almost half of students and staff at the UvA are very or extremely worried about the coronavirus crisis. Their primary concerns are about the health and ...

  • 28 Apr 2020
    'Something that is normal for you may be unique for someone else'

    'Why bother with diversity? The best people will always float to the top!' This was one of the statements made during the Faces of Science Park event in February on diversity, which included discussions, workshops ...

  • 28 Apr 2020
    Famelab Amsterdam 2020 winners

    The jury has chosen the two winners of our local Amsterdam heat of Famelab 2020: Valeria Guglielmi and Maria Alejandra Murcia Valderrama!

  • 28 Apr 2020
    20 years Faculty of Science: the past, present and future of Information Studies

    Brightly coloured, somewhat weather-beaten containers, concrete slabs, rustic benches and planters; cool companies everywhere – not what you’d call a typical university environment Programme director for Information ...

  • 21 Apr 2020
    UvA begins preparations to move the bicycle parking facility at Amsterdam Science Park

    UvA has given the green light for the contractor to start preparatory work on Monday 20 April to move the current bicycle parking facility. In mid-May, the facility opposite Science Park 904 Building A will be ...

  • 14 Apr 2020
    UvA launches ‘Crisis Monitor’ survey among students and staff

    ​​​​​​​How are the measures that the University has had to take due to the coronavirus crisis impacting the well-being of students and staff? To gain more insight into this topic, the University of Amsterdam is ...

  • 9 Apr 2020
    The first online edition of the To Dah Loo is out now

    Since Science Park is virtually abandoned at the moment, few students will be seeing the new To Dah Loo in our toilets. However, because the offline student newsletter is a valued source of information, we are ...

  • 8 Apr 2020
    SAGE grants extra access to online sources

    In view of the corona crisis, the Library is expanding its offering of online sources. SAGE, one of the world's largest publishers of academic publications, has granted UvA students and staff members extra access.

  • 3 Apr 2020
    Postponed: 2020 Student Council elections

    The student council elections will be postponed by three weeks and will now be held in the week of 8-12 June. The processes surrounding the elections have also been adjusted in such a way that any moments requiring ...

  • 31 Mar 2020
    Thanks for your feedback on the Outlines of the 2021-2026 Strategic Plan

    UvA staff and students had until 12 March to respond to the Outlines of the 2021 - 2026 Strategic Plan on the online platform denkmee.uva.nl. The Executive Board would like to thank the more than 50 contributors for ...

  • 31 Mar 2020
    20 years Faculty of Science: the past, present and future of Artificial Intelligence

    A long corridor through the National Institute for Subatomic Physics (Nikhef), up three flights of stairs, then a spiral staircase, then push open a stubborn door, and you’re there: an empty roof. Information ...

  • 25 Mar 2020
    Follow UvA Science on Twitter and Instagram

    Uva Science now has an Instagram and a Twitter account. On both channels you can follow the latest news and the best facts about UvA Science.