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  • 11 Jan 2016
    Bas de Bruin, Lecturer of the Year 2015
    Bas de Bruin wins 2015 Lecturer of the Year award

    During the 384th Dies Natalis, Bas de Bruin was named 2015 Lecturer of the Year by the Student Council and the ASVA Student Union. De Bruin is Professor of Bio-Inspired Sustainable Catalysis at the Faculty of Science.

  • 11 Jan 2016
    Bram Belloni
    University of Amsterdam celebrates 384th anniversary

    The University of Amsterdam (UvA) celebrated its 384th Dies Natalis (anniversary) on Friday, 8 January. In addition to speeches by Professors Dymph van den Boom and Henkjan Honing, honorary doctorates were also ...

  • 5 Jan 2016
    UvA Green Office to spur sustainability

    With the creation of its own Green Office, the University of Amsterdam has taken another step in promoting sustainability among its students and staff. The Office, which will open its doors later this year, is an ...

  • 5 Jan 2016
    Information on appointments procedure for President and Rector Magnificus

    In an open letter to De Volkskrant of Monday, 4 January, three lecturers representing ReThink UvA argue that the procedure for appointing a new President of the Executive Board of the UvA/AUAS and a new Rector ...

  • 5 Jan 2016
    Poster free gym access
    Free gym access from 12 to 17 January

    Did you make New Year’s resolutions? Come and put them into action at the University Sports Centre (USC) Open Days. From Monday, 12 January until Sunday, 17 February you can use the gym facilities for free at all USC ...

  • 3 Dec 2015
    UvA and AUAS to install more than 2,500 solar panels

    The University of Amsterdam (UvA) and Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (AUAS) will install more than 2,500 solar panels on the roofs of five of their buildings. The panels, which will cover a combined total ...

  • 23 Nov 2015
    Startup Panel Discussion

    On November 26th from 16:00 to 18:00, StartUp SciencePark (in association with ACE Venture Lab) is hosting a Startup Panel Discussion at the Oerknal Cafe.

  • 23 Nov 2015
    Decision on quiet spaces

    Quiet spaces can be established in the generally accessible areas of the UvA. It is essential that the quiet spaces have a neutral character, and they may not be 'claimed' by specific groups of users.

  • 19 Nov 2015
    QS World University Rankings
    Five UvA subject areas in top 100 of THE Rankings by Subject

    Five subject areas at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) have made the worldwide top 100 of the 2015-2016 Times Higher Education World University Rankings by Subject. This is two more than last year.

  • 16 Nov 2015
    Minute of silence for events in Paris

    In light of the terrible events in Paris, a minute of silence will be observed throughout Europe at 12:00 on Monday to remember those who died and to express solidarity with bereaved friends and family.

  • 28 Oct 2015
    Reports on blended learning and knowledge sharing available in English

    Two recently published green papers, ‘Blend IT and Share IT’ and ‘Dare to Share’ are now available in English. The Executive Board welcomes feedback from the academic community on these documents.

  • 19 Oct 2015
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    Frank Vandenbroucke appointed University Professor at UvA

    The Executive Board has appointed Flemish academic and former politician Frank Vandenbroucke as University Professor at the University of Amsterdam (UvA). As University Professor Vandenbroucke will stimulate research ...

  • 15 Oct 2015
    Griffon vultures measure the weather

    Data generated by GPS tracking devices used in the University of Amsterdam (UvA) Bird Tracking System (UvA-BiTS) to study bird behaviour have such a high level of accuracy that they can be used to deduce weather ...

  • 5 Oct 2015
    Outstanding students honoured during scholarship ceremony

    On Thursday, 1 October, the University of Amsterdam (UvA) held a special certificate ceremony to honour this year’s UvA scholarship recipients. The ceremony took place in the Maagdenhuis and was officially opened ...

  • 4 Oct 2015
    Hall Maagdenhuis
    Participation event: emphasis on structure, culture and involvement

    On Wednesday 30 September a special event on the role of participation and representation took place in the Maagdenhuis. It was organised by the Executive Board (CvB), the Central Works Council and the Central ...

  • 1 Oct 2015
    Lightbulb 'brain'
    How the brain represents the world

    The neurosciences have made great strides in gaining a better understanding of the brain and its relation to cognitive processes. It is nevertheless striking, especially in these early years of the 21st century, that ...

  • 28 Sep 2015
    Executive Board invites feedback from the academic community on blended learning and knowledge sharing

    The Executive Board has sent an email to all employees and students asking for feedback on two recently published green papers.

  • 25 Sep 2015
    Finance committee now operative

    The appointment of Hendrik van Moorsel as chair of the Finance Committee marks the start of the committee's activities. The committee will investigate a number of matters including the financial aspects of the ...

  • 24 Sep 2015
    Joint degree for six programmes of UvA and VU science faculties

    Six degree programmes of VU University Amsterdam (VU) and the University of Amsterdam (UvA) are going to be offered as joint degrees. The request for the change in accreditation has been approved by the NVAO, the ...

  • 22 Sep 2015
    Draft job profiles for UvA-AUAS Executive Board

    The Supervisory Boards of the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (AUAS) have drawn up draft job profiles for a new President of the UvA-AUAS Executive Board and a new UvA ...