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  • 24 Mar 2020
    UvA provides lab coats and gloves to healthcare workers

    The Faculty of Science is taking action in the fight against the corona virus. Staff and students arranged for lab coats and gloves to be made available to healthcare workers, providing them with much-needed ...

  • 20 Mar 2020
    Libraries Get Unlimited Access to eBooks

    Both EBSCO and ProQuest are partnering with several publishers to offer unlimited user access to eBooks, starting March 23. ProQuest offers unlimited access to all owned titles through mid-June 2020, helping ...

  • 12 Mar 2020
    Positive reviews for Security and Network Engineering and Software Engineering

    The Master's programmes Security and Network Engineering and Software Engineering received positive reviews in the new Universities Study Guide. In this guide students find independent advice about the Master's ...

  • 10 Mar 2020
    'We're all guardians of our own academic integrity'

    Real science requires integrity by definition, according to Ed van Bavel, one of the UvA's five Confidential Advisers for Academic Integrity. His colleague Annette Groot couldn't agree more: 'If you don't act with ...

  • 6 Mar 2020
    New course offering: the Citing Sources online course

    The Library is offering a new course called Citing Sources. This course is made up of two modules, is available online and everyone can take it at their own pace.

  • 2 Mar 2020
    Readers to go to Canvas

    During the summer of 2020 the UvA is switching to a new reader system. Lecturers wishing to offer their students readers will soon have an easy way of doing this within Canvas, the UvA's digital learning environment.

  • 28 Feb 2020
    Update 28-02-2020: Consequences of coronavirus for UvA students and staff

    The UvA is following developments around the Coronavirus closely. See uva.nl/coronavirus for updates.

  • 24 Feb 2020
    20 years Faculty of Science: the past, present and future of Biology

    Where there used to be shelves piled high with jars of formaldehyde full of unusual animals, we now see tourists coming and going, well wrapped up against the cold and pulling their suitcases behind them. Among all ...

  • 24 Feb 2020
    Open Access Milestone reached in the Netherlands

    This February the 10.000th open access article is administered that was published without any additional costs by Dutch researchers in 2019 under the national open access agreements with publishers. Also this year ...

  • 24 Feb 2020
    UvA and AUAS contribute to clean drinking water

    On Thursday, 13 February, Facility Services accepted a certificate from MAAS, the coffee supplier of the AUAS and the UvA.

  • 11 Feb 2020
    Share your view on electives

    What kind of topics and themes are interested in? Share your view on electives and win a voucher worth of €15!

  • 10 Feb 2020
    Have your say on the UvA’s ambitions and next steps

    The University’s ambitions for the coming years have been formulated in the document ‘Outlines for the 2021 - 2026 strategic plan’. You are invited to join in thinking about the UvA’s next steps and to voice your ...

  • 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
    Digital security requires quick and adequate actions

    Digital threats are rapidly increasing, which requires us to take extra security measures. Just in the last few weeks, Maastricht University fell victim to a large Ransomware attack, our University dealt with a range ...

  • 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
    EPICUR strengthens cooperation in a partnership agreement

    On January 10, Rector Magnificus Karen Maex signed an agreement on behalf of the UvA which strengthens the cooperation between EPICUR partners.

  • 21 Jan 2020
    Executive Board members Jan Lintsen (UvA) and Hanneke Reuling (AUAS) with students from the AUAS and UvA Green Offices.
    Sustainability at the UvA: from Warm Sweater Day to Warm Sweater Week

    We will be dialling down the thermostat in UvA buildings from Monday 3 to Friday 7 February. This article explains why UvA is taking part in National Warm Sweater Day and why we are taking the initiative to extend ...

  • 21 Jan 2020
    Minister approves UvA plans for ‘quality agreements’

    Minister of Education, Culture and Science Ingrid van Engelshoven has approved the UvA's plans for the use of student loan funds, in the context of the so-called ‘Higher Education Quality Agreements’. The minister ...

  • 21 Jan 2020
    Student behind desk working on laptop
    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 ...