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Results: 381 - 400 of 406
  • 1 Apr 2016
    UvA contemplation rooms in use

    The UvA contemplation rooms opened on 1 April 2016. The contemplation rooms are neutral spaces and are open to all UvA staff and students.

  • 30 Mar 2016
    Wealth of input for new 'Blackboard'

    Over the past five weeks, lecturers and students at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) had the chance to provide input for the new virtual learning environment (VLE). And they seized the opportunity.

  • 24 Mar 2016
    Test your health and receive customised feedback

    Now that we are midway through the academic year, it might be a good idea to take stock of your health. Do you have enough energy to successfully round off this academic year?

  • 15 Feb 2016
    Taking part in the National Student Survey: why?

    You received an invitation by email with a link to the National Student Survey (NSE) questionnaire. You can still participate until 6 March. Why take part? Lecturer of the Year, Bas de Bruin, explains in this video.

  • 9 Feb 2016
    Amsterdam Science & Innovation Award 2016
    Take part in the 2016 Amsterdam Science and Innovation Award

    Do you have an innovative idea with social and/or commercial potential? Send in your idea for a chance to win €10,000. The competition is open to students and staff of all Amsterdam universities and universities of ...

  • 8 Feb 2016
    Share your views on catering services at the UvA

    Information meetings will be held between 8 and 11 February in order to offer students and employees the latest information on the new catering plans. At these meetings you can also share your views on the future of ...

  • 5 Feb 2016
    Share your ideas about a new 'Blackboard'

    The UvA's user agreement for Blackboard is due to expire soon. That means this is the moment to seriously consider what kind of virtual learning environment we need and want for the future. Which is why we are asking ...

  • 5 Feb 2016
    Pictures on Reality Sousanis IIS 2015
    Travelling exhibition on thesis in form of graphic novel

    Researcher and cartoonist Nick Sousanis recently published a special thesis in the form of a graphic novel, parts of which will be on show in the meeting space De Brug at the Roeterseiland Campus. After this, the ...

  • 3 Feb 2016
    Improving your pronunciation with Google Glass

    When learning a language, getting the pronunciation right is often a challenge.The University of Amsterdam recently conducted an experiment in which students practiced their pronunciation using a special application.

  • 2 Feb 2016
    UvA App MyUvA
    New version of My UvA app includes news and notifications about your study programme

    Have you downloaded the My UvA app yet? The app gives you direct access to your Blackboard, timetable, grades, and more. Download the app in the App Store or Play Store and give us your feedback: this will help us to ...

  • 25 Jan 2016
    Grassroots: help improve education

    Do you have an idea of how to improve education with the help of ICT? Start 2016 on a good note by taking part in the winter rounds of UvA Grassroots and submit your proposal before 29 January.

  • 19 Jan 2016
    White papers published on blended learning and knowledge exchange

    Last September, the Executive Board asked the academic community for feedback on two advisory reports, so-called green papers.

  • 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.

  • 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 ...

  • 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.

  • 11 Sep 2014
    7th Burgerhartlecture: Divine Fury. A History of Genius

    The John Adams Institute and the Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies have joined forces to organize the annual Burgerhart lecture, in which an eminent scholar reflects on the Enlightenment.

  • 23 Jul 2014
    Vlag half stok
    Day of National Mourning at the UvA

    Today, the Netherlands mourns for the victims of the Malaysia Airlines disaster. This tragic event has also robbed the UvA of two of its researchers, a student and, as far as is known, one of its graduates. To ...

  • 8 Aug 2013
    University of Amsterdam to open 2013-2014 academic year with an eye on China

    The UvA will officially open the 2013-2014 academic year on Monday, 2 September. During the opening ceremony, a number of speakers will expatiate on the theme ‘Amsterdam in the wider world: China’. Staff, students ...

  • 11 Jun 2013
    2013 UvA Thesis Prize awarded to Vicky Breemen

    The 2013 UvA Thesis Prize was awarded to Information Law graduate Vicky Breemen. She received the first prize for her research master’s thesis on the copyright aspects of library digitisation.