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Results: 1 - 20 of 2298
  • 6 Jul 2020
    Municipality, VU and UvA open lab for social AI

    The Civic AI Lab (CAIL) is a collaboration between the City of Amsterdam, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU) and the University of Amsterdam (UvA). The Mayor and Executive Board of the City of Amsterdam have approved ...

  • 3 Jul 2020
    Eight UvA researchers test innovative ideas using Idea Generator funding

    Eight UvA researchers have had their proposals for out-of-the-box research ideas awarded funding from the Dutch Research Agenda’s Idea Generator programme. The researchers will each receive 50,000 euros to further ...

  • 2 Jul 2020
    Intreeweek 2020: a warm welcome - online and in the city

    A warm welcome to all new students, the perfect start to your time at the UvA and to your studies, getting to know the city and each other. These are the goals of Intreeweek at the UvA. The Intreeweek Board, ...

  • 29 Jun 2020
    Dick den Hertog appointed professor of Operations Research

    Professor Dick den Hertog has been appointed professor of Operations Research at the Faculty of Economics and Business of the University of Amsterdam. As a professor of Operations Research, Den Hertog will focus on ...

  • 16 Jun 2020
    Social safety top priority

    Social safety of students and staff is an absolute priority for the UvA and for us personally too. We are deeply ashamed by any case that surfaces. We must all be aware that there can be no place for sexism and ...

  • 16 Jun 2020
    Marcel Worring appointed professor of Multimedia Analytics

    Prof. Marcel Worring (1965) has been appointed professor of Multimedia Analytics at the Faculty of Science of the University of Amsterdam.

  • 10 Jun 2020
    UvA climbs to 61st place in QS World University Rankings

    The University of Amsterdam has climbed 3 places in the QS World University Rankings 2020-2021, moving from 64th to 61st place. The rankings list was published by QS on Wednesday, 10 June.

  • 9 Jun 2020
    Mari Mikkola appointed professor of Philosophy

    Dr Mari Mikkola has been appointed professor of Philosophy (Metaphysics) at the Faculty of Humanities at the University of Amsterdam (UvA).

  • 9 Jun 2020
    Shaul Shalvi appointed professor of Behavioural Ethics

    Dr Shaul Shalvi (1978) has been appointed professor of Behavioural Ethics at the Faculty of Economics and Business at the University of Amsterdam (UvA).

  • 9 Jun 2020
    Four new AI research proposals awarded funding

    The UvA’s Human(e) AI Research Priority Area (RPA) has announced a second round of seed funding, to be awarded to four teams looking at topics related to the pursuit of responsible, trustworthy and value-driven AI. ...

  • 2 Jun 2020
    New method for more accurate determination of time of death at crime scenes

    Researchers from Amsterdam UMC, the University of Amsterdam and the Netherlands Forensic Institute (NFI) - partners in the forensic research institution the Co van Ledden Hulsebosch Center - have developed a method ...

  • 29 May 2020
    UvA campuses smoke-free as of August 2020

    As of 1 August 2020, smoking will no longer be allowed on UvA premises. From that day, Dutch educational institutions, from primary schools to universities, will be obligated to keep their premises smoke-free.

  • 20 May 2020
    'The human side of law'

    'People often don't know what rights they have. In order to help them, we help them with their questions'. Initiator Anne Coppelmans founded Juridisch Advies-Covid-19 to help people during and after the corona crisis.

  • 19 May 2020
    Three UvA researchers receive grants from Science Diplomacy Fund

    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) is awarding funding to three UvA projects from the new Science Diplomacy Fund. The projects are led by Michael Kemper (European Studies), Valeria ...

  • 15 May 2020
    Now on display: digital exhibition ‘Corona in the City'

    The digital exhibition ‘Corona in the City’ set up by the Amsterdam Museum - in collaboration with, among others, the UvA - opened on Friday, 15 May. On coronaindestad.nl you can view, read and listen to stories of ...

  • 13 May 2020
    How did the old masters make their ultramarine?

    Researchers at the Rijksmuseum, the University of Amsterdam, VU Amsterdam and the European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (ESRF) have developed a method that reveals how the costly pigment ultramarine was prepared ...

  • 11 May 2020
    'The clinics can be a signboard for the UvA'

    Shortly before the coronacrisis took hold of the Netherlands, Linde Bryk started as Director Amsterdam Law Clinics at the Amsterdam Law School. In this position she will continue to put the five thematic clinics on ...

  • 7 May 2020
    The power of zero when selling a house

    When Amsterdam real estate buyers were competing for properties, sellers setting asking prices that ended in one or more zeroes achieved higher prices. That was the finding of a new paper, written by a team of ...

  • 6 May 2020
    Minne Fekkes, professor by special appointment of Social Skills and Resilience

    Dr M. Fekkes (1971) has been appointed professor by special appointment of Social Skills and Resilience at the University of Amsterdam's Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences. The chair was established on behalf ...

  • 29 Apr 2020
    Thomas Poell, professor of Data, Culture & Institutions

    Dr T. Poell (1973) has been appointed professor of Data, Culture & Institutions at the Faculty of Humanities at the University of Amsterdam.