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Results: 1 - 40 of 649
  • New: Direct link to PDF for articles in CataloguePlus
    13 Apr 2021
    Would you also like to get the link to the accompanying PDF at a glance when you find an article in CataloguePlus? The LibKey tool makes this possible for a large number of articles. The Library has a trial license ...
  • Ready to party? Sign up for the online (silent) disco on April 14
    1 Apr 2021
    Would you like to dance the night away? Enjoy the online (silent) disco on April 14. The event is free of charge for all students and employees of the University of Amsterdam.
  • “REC butterflies” will be part of the Amsterdam Light Festival again
    1 Apr 2021
    The “REC butterflies” (the artwork Butterfly Effect by Masamichi Shimada), will be on display again during the Amsterdam Light Festival.
  • UvA Crisis Monitor update: Lots of stress and high study/work pressure among students and staff
    30 Mar 2021
    The degree of stress and study pressure among students is high and has been steadily increasing in recent weeks. Stress and work pressure among employees are fairly stable over time, but also high. This is evident ...
  • ‘No more papering over the cracks’
    30 Mar 2021
    On 6 April, students, PhDs, lecturers and professors from higher education will be demonstrating against underfunding. ‘I am fully convinced of the need for this action, because we can’t go on like this any longer,’ ...
  • Photo of the repaired Grimburgwal quay wall
    Grimburgwal quay wall back in use
    29 Mar 2021
    The emergency repair work on the Grimburgwal quay wall, which collapsed on 1 September 2020, is now complete. Clean-up work has been carried out, an emergency structure with sheet piling has been erected and the quay ...
  • UvA publishes white paper on sustainability
    23 Mar 2021
    The University of Amsterdam (UvA) has a crucial responsibility in accelerating sustainable change in society. This goes beyond making our own operational management more sustainable. As a university, we are at the ...
  • Underfunding of academic education: sound the alarm on 6 April
    23 Mar 2021
    On 6 April 2021 the University of Amsterdam will be sounding the alarm for the higher education sector. On this ‘Alarm Day’ people will be protesting in The Hague and other university towns to raise awareness of the ...
  • The Isaac Roet Prize: win €5,000 for your socially committed project
    23 Mar 2021
    We invite students and researchers to submit a project proposal that contributes to resolving societal issues and embraces Isaac Roet’s philosophy of promoting a fair, safe and sustainable world. In this first round ...
  • Do you have an innovative idea that can make a difference in society?
    22 Mar 2021
    You are e researcher or student of the UvA with an idea that possibly creates a positive impact on society. Then register your idea for the Amsterdam Science & Innovation Award (AmSIA), the competition for research ...
  • Willy Spaan appointed to UvA Supervisory Board
    22 Mar 2021
    Willy Spaan will join the Supervisory Board (RvT) of the University of Amsterdam (UvA) as of 1 May 2021. The appointment, by the Minister of Education, Culture and Science, is for a period of 4 years.
  • Minors Weeks: 18 March - 2 April
    18 Mar 2021
    The online Minors Weeks are coming! This is a great opportunity to find a minor that matches your interests and plans for the future.
  • Work location - Bushuis/Oost-Indisch Huis, Kloveniersburgwal 48
    Painting the BG 1 exterior
    16 Mar 2021
    From 23 March to 14 May, the exterior of the BG 1 building, Turfdraagsterpad 9, will be painted.
  • Will the 'REC butterflies' be part of the Amsterdam Light Festival again? You decide!
    15 Mar 2021
    Would you like to see the 'REC Butterflies' (the artwork Butterfly Effect by Masamichi Shimada), again during the tenth edition of the Amsterdam Light Festival that will be held in the winter of 2021/2022? This is ...
  • Start of the first study in the UvA panel
    9 Mar 2021
    Last week, the first study using the UvA panel was organised. A small group of students were asked for their opinion on the GLASS application that is currently being developed, and that once finished will show them ...
  • ACTA presents: Picture a scientist
    5 Mar 2021
    March 8 is International Women's Day. ACTA invites you to watch the documentary Picture a Scientist. The film is about the rise of researchers who are writing a new chapter for female scientists. Be informed and ...
  • Study associations receive funding to help improve student wellbeing
    4 Mar 2021
    As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is hard for students to stay in contact with one another and to fully feel they are part of the academic community. That is why the UvA announced the Keep in Touch campaign at ...
  • Don’t forget to fill out the National Student Survey before March 10
    2 Mar 2021
    You have until March 10 to fill out the National Student Survey! Voice your opinion on your degree programme and the university so you can win some amazing prizes. How about an Apple Macbook Air or Sony noise ...
  • Two more weeks to join the UvA Create a Course Challenge: deadline 17 March
    1 Mar 2021
    The Institute for Interdisciplinary Studies (IIS) challenges all UvA students to submit an idea for a new interdisciplinary course and to develop that course together with IIS curriculum experts. Submit your idea ...
  • Join the UvA panel!
    16 Feb 2021
    Would you voice your opinion on matters at the University of Amsterdam? Are there things the UvA can do better for example? Or do you have ideas on specific topics? Sign up now for the UvA panel. Through the panel ...
  • Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences buildings open at 12:00 on Monday 8 Feb
    7 Feb 2021
    Due to the extreme weather conditions, the Dutch Meteorological Institute (KNMI) issued code orange for Monday morning, 8 February. The buildings of the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences will therefore open ...
  • National Student Survey already filled out by 13,1% of UvA-students!
    4 Feb 2021
    Have you already filled out the National Student Survey (NSE)? If not, do so before March 10! Currently 13,1% of students at the UvA have given their opinion on their degree programme and the university. Let your ...
  • Open Access logo
    UvA open access policy and Diamond Open Access Fund
    4 Feb 2021
    The Executive Board recently adopted the UvA Open Science programme 2020 – 2024. The programme includes an overview of new and well-established initiatives with regard to open access, research data management and ...
  • University Forum on social safety: report Taskforce ‘Breaking the silences. Social safety at the University of Amsterdam’
    3 Feb 2021
    On Monday, February 15, the University Forum will focus on social safety. During this University Forum, the Social Safety Taskforce will present its report with findings and recommendations for strengthening social ...
  • Onlinebrary: Experience studying together from home
    29 Jan 2021
    Even though you're stuck at home, it’s great to still be able to see your fellow students. After all, you're not the only one studying. Go to MS Teams to find the Onlinebrary. This is a motivating and inspiring ...
  • These initiatives by fellow students will help you during the lockdown
    25 Jan 2021
    With education taking place entirely at home and social contacts virtually nonexistent, this is a strange and difficult time. For this reason, various study associations, the Faculty Student Council and individual ...
  • Executive Board approves joint accommodation of Executive Programmes and PPLE in REC P
    20 Jan 2021
    TThe Executive Board has decided to jointly accommodate the Executive Programmes (EP) and and the interfaculty Bachelor's programme in Politics, Psychology, Law and Economics (PPLE) in REC P. REC P will be renovated ...
  • Fill out the National Student Survey 2021!
    18 Jan 2021
    This week is the start of the National Student Survey (NSE). The NSE is a national survey in which students express their opinion on their degree programme and university. Starting from Thursday, 21 January you will ...
  • Universities lowering the standard for BSA this year
    14 Jan 2021
    In view of the corona crisis, the 14 Dutch universities have opted to lower the standard for the binding study advice (BSA) this academic year by 10-15%. For the UvA, this means that students who started their study ...
  • Take part in outdoor personal training at USC
    14 Jan 2021
    Interested in a little break from online workouts or your standard run around the park? With a USC PT membership, you can book three outdoor personal training sessions – 50 minutes each – at one of the USC locations.
  • UvA adapts building-related projects
    11 Jan 2021
    The coronavirus pandemic and the expansion of digital education have prompted the UvA to critically reassess the need for renovation or new-build projects. The feasibility of new plans will also be subjected to ...
  • 2021 - 2026 strategic plan: inspiring generations
    7 Jan 2021
    At the beginning of this year the Executive Board (CvB) established its Strategic Plan for 2021 – 2026, entitled Inspiring generations. This states what is needed to maintain and expand our position as a university: ...
  • Old requests from Library Interlibrary Loan account no longer visible from 29 January
    5 Jan 2021
    On 29 January, the way in which staff and students with a UvAnetID log into WorldCat Discovery (the national library catalogue) will change. After that date, the system will automatically create a new Interlibrary ...
  • Highlighted: IIS electives Sexology and Big History
    4 Jan 2021
    Do you have your curriculum complete for the 2nd semester? If not: A few interdisciplinary electives that will start soon still have room for some extra students! For example, enrol to Sexology (6 EC) or Big History ...
  • Independent reporting point for undesirable conduct to remain open
    4 Jan 2021
    The availability of the temporary external reporting point for undesirable conduct has been extended. The independent reporting point was set up in July 2020 and offers an additional and accessible opportunity for ...
  • Jacqueline Schoone stays on until the appointment of a new ombudsperson
    17 Dec 2020
    Parties like representative advisory bodies and deans are currently still discussing a document about the embedding of the ombudsperson. The recruitment of the permanent ombudsperson will start as soon as decision ...
  • The impact of the second corona wave on studying and working at the UvA
    15 Dec 2020
    The experiences of students and staff of the UvA during the second wave of corona have been in some ways similar: study and work pressure is high, and the lack of social contact and time outdoors has also been ...
  • Two UvA students receive ECHO Award 2020
    9 Dec 2020
    Of the four UvA finalists, Priscilla Maria and Marwa Ahmed were the two to win an ECHO Award 2020. Every year, the ECHO Award is presented to outstanding students from non-western backgrounds who actively demonstrate ...
  • Paris Proof by 2040: our route to Paris
    9 Dec 2020
    In November, the University of Amsterdam (UvA) published an Energy Transition Road Map. It sets out the sustainability measures that are required to enable the UvA to meet the targets of the UN’s Paris climate ...
  • The Wish Tree is a creation of Crasborn Communicatie Vormgevers.
    Share your New Year wishes in the Library's digital wish tree
    7 Dec 2020
    The holiday season is almost upon us. As in previous years, the Library has decorated a wish tree. This time, though, it’s a digital version, rather than the physical variety at one of the Library’s locations. Every ...