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Results: 1 - 20 of 543
  • Green light for public space design Matrix One and LAB42
    19 Apr 2021
    At the beginning of February, the UvA, together with the City of Amsterdam, established the final design for the Matrix One and LAB42 public space. It will be a meeting place with plenty of space for greenery and ...
  • Last call: Will there be a student council next year?
    15 Apr 2021
    The Faculty Student Council is urgently looking for new members. Without a student council, the interests of the faculty's students cannot be represented next year.
  • 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 ...
  • Faces of Science Park: Marwa Ahmed
    12 Apr 2021
    The Faculty Diversity Office (FDO) interviews an employee of the Faculty of Science on a monthly basis about a book, a film or something else that has inspired them on the theme of Diversity. This month in Faces of ...
  • Reflecting on the IIS elective course Pandemic
    1 Apr 2021
    After the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic in March 2020, throughout the UvA several initiatives arose to contribute the fight against it. Esther Quaedackers and a few others came up with the idea of developing ...
  • Overview of initiatives for strengthening social safety
    31 Mar 2021
    A memo has been drawn up, with an overview of initiatives taken to strengthen social safety from 2019 to 2021 and improvement actions to be implemented in 2021.
  • 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 ...
  • 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.
  • Snapshots from professional life. Design: Rosie Zheng
    Women in the Faculty of Science - Snapshots from professional life
    9 Mar 2021
    This poster shows some female researchers within the context of working in times of Covid-19. The poster is created for the International Women's Day on 8 March 2021 and is an initiative of the Women in the Faculty ...
  • 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 ...
  • ‘Diversity and inclusion are everybody's responsibility’
    2 Mar 2021
    The Faculty of Science has published the Diversity and Inclusion Policy Document which sets out its ambitions for the next three years.
  • 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 ...
  • Over 20% of students have already filled out the National Student Survey!
    15 Feb 2021
    Of all UvA students, 20.3% have already filled out the National Student Survey! Have you given your opinion on your degree programme and the university yet? If not, do so before March 10. It only takes around 15 ...