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Results: 1 - 20 of 2033
  • 29 Nov 2019
    De Boer, Coster van Voorhout and De Bakker winners of 2019 Innovation Award

    Marissa de Boer (UvA), Jill Coster van Voorhout (UvA) and Bernadette de Bakker (Amsterdam UMC), together with their teams, are the winners of the 2019 Science & Innovation Awards. The three researchers will each ...

  • 27 Nov 2019
    Gianfranco Bertone
    Gianfranco Bertone, professor of Theoretical Astroparticle Physics

    Prof. Gianfranco Bertone (1975) has been appointed professor of Theoretical Astroparticle Physics at the Faculty of Science of the University of Amsterdam (UvA).

  • 22 Nov 2019
    Geert ten Dam and Karen Maex reappointed to the Executive Board

    Geert ten Dam and Karen Maex have been reappointed by the Supervisory Board of the University of Amsterdam (UvA) as, respectively, chairperson of the Executive Board and Rector Magnificus of the university. This ...

  • 22 Nov 2019
    UvA'er van het Jaar: Erik van Halewijn & Sennay Ghebreab
    Members of AUC community nominated for 'UvA'er of the Year'

    On Wednesday 20 November 2019, AUC’s Head of Studies of the Social Sciences Dr. Sennay Ghebreab and AUC alumnus Erik van Halewijn (Class of 2018) were both named nominees for Folia’s UvA'er of the Year award.

  • 21 Nov 2019
    Bertus van Rooy
    Bertus van Rooy, professor of English Linguistics

    Prof. Bertus van Rooy (1972) has been appointed professor of English Linguistics at the Faculty of Humanities of the University of Amsterdam (UvA).

  • 21 Nov 2019
    Finishing Fellowships awarded to seven Humanities PhD candidates

    UvA's Faculty of Humanities has awarded a Finishing Fellowship to seven of its PhD candidates: Hongmei Fang and Thom Westveer (Amsterdam Centre for Language and Communication), Özge Calafato, Wouter Capitain and ...

  • 21 Nov 2019
    Johan Rockström (photo: M. Axelsson/Azote)
    Honorary UvA doctorate for sustainability expert Johan Rockström

    The University of Amsterdam (UvA) is bestowing an honorary doctorate on the Swedish earth scientist and sustainability expert Johan Rockström. Rockström will receive the honorary doctorate for his pioneering ...

  • 19 Nov 2019
    Map of Europe containing pushpins
    Horizon 2020 financing for UvA projects in three major research consortia

    The European Union has allocated funding under the auspices of the Horizon 2020 programme to three major consortia in which the UvA is a partner. The research subjects involve the digital maturity of children, the ...

  • 19 Nov 2019
    Diana Bianchi
    UvA honorary doctorate for medical geneticist and neonatologist Diana Bianchi

    The University of Amsterdam (UvA) is awarding American neonatologist and medical geneticist Diana Bianchi with an honorary doctorate. This honorary doctorate is awarded to Bianchi for her crucial contributions to ...

  • 14 Nov 2019
    Nicholas Till, professor
    Nicholas Till, professor by special appointment of Music Theatre and Opera

    Nicholas Till, internationally renowned professor of Opera Studies, will, as of November 2019, hold the first Music Theatre and Opera Chair in the Netherlands. Till will combine the chair at the UvA with his ...

  • 14 Nov 2019
    Nicholas Till, professor
    Nicholas Till to hold Pierre Audi Chair in Music Theatre and Opera

    Nicholas Till, internationally renowned professor of Opera Studies, will, as of November 2019, hold the first Music Theatre and Opera Chair in the Netherlands. Till will combine the chair at the UvA with his ...

  • 13 Nov 2019
    Atlas lab, TomTom
    UvA and TomTom to open new research lab for autonomous driving

    Location technology specialist, TomTom (TOM2), and the University of Amsterdam (UvA), today announced the launch of a new public-private research lab. Atlas Lab will focus on using Artificial Intelligence (AI) for ...

  • 13 Nov 2019
    Much-needed new approach to recognising and rewarding the work of academics

    Today the Association of Universities in the Netherlands (VSNU), the Netherlands Federation of University Medical Centres (NFU), Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW), the Dutch Research Council (NWO) ...

  • 12 Nov 2019
    UvA Green Office, Satyam Kathpalia en Julia Dalibor
    'Sustainability is so important that it's vital we make it fun too!'

    To Satyam Kathpalia (21) and Julia Dalibor (25) at the UvA Green Office, sustainability isn't just about recycling more or eating less meat. 'There's nothing wrong with occasionally eating meat or flying as long as ...

  • 12 Nov 2019
    European Social Survey
    Social rights for European citizens?

    Does the European Union devote sufficient attention to social developments? Many people feel that it does not; they consider Europe to be anything but socially minded. The new President of the European Commission, ...

  • 12 Nov 2019
    2019 UvA Scholarship recipients
    Warm welcome for UvA scholarship students

    'Having a scholarship has given me the breathing space to enjoy the city a little more and be inspired by it enough to effect change back home.' Jacqueline Tizora, a Research Master’s student in Communication ...

  • 6 Nov 2019
    2019 Impact Awards: honourable mention for Willem Bouten

    Jaap Bonjer (Amsterdam UMC), Erwin Peterman and Gijs Wuite (VU) and Roeland van Geuns (HvA) have received a 2019 Impact Award. Willem Bouten received an honourable mention for his work on developing lightweight GPS ...

  • 5 Nov 2019
    Beeldmerk-Urban-Mental-Health
    How do we help city dwellers psychologically?

    People who live in the city experience mental health problems such as depression, anxiety and addiction at greater rates than those who live outside urban areas. More than 50% of the world’s population currently live ...

  • 4 Nov 2019
    Winners AUV Alumni Award 2019
    AUV Alumni Awards for international projects

    The AUV Alumni Awards ceremony was held during the AUV Day on Saturday 2 November. First prize was awarded to Antonia McGrath and Lisa van Holsteijn. Through educate. they provide poor young people in Honduras with ...

  • 27 Oct 2019
    AUV Alumni Awards
    AUC alumni Erik van Halewijn and Lisa van Holsteijn nominated for AUV Alumni Awards 2019

    On Wednesday, 16 October 2019, AUC alumni Erik van Halewijn (Class of 2018) and Lisa van Holsteijn (Class of 2018) were announced as two of the eight nominees for the AUV Alumni Awards 2019 for their work on their ...