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  • 10 Jan 2019
    FameLab: Pitch your research!

    Are you a PhD student or postdoc, between 21 - 40 years old, and would you like to learn how to explain your research to a general public ... in just three minutes? Join FameLab!

  • 15 Oct 2018
    Dick Stufkens Prijs 2018 awarded to chemical physicist Stefan Vuckovic

    The Dick Stufkens Prize 2018 for the best PhD thesis of the Holland Research School of Molecular Chemistry will be awarded to Dr Stefan Vuckovic.The School honours with this prize innovative PhD-research in chemistry.

  • 31 Jan 2017
    Erratic pattern of bursts of neutron star Rapid Burster explained

    A team of Dutch and English astronomers, including Jakob van den Eijnden of the University of Amsterdam, has discovered why the neutron star Rapid Burster exhibits such irregular bursts. The gas the neutron star ...

  • 9 Jan 2017
    Learn to build your high-tech company

    In February 2017 UvA startup incubator ACE Venture Lab organizes a five day intensive training program for students, researchers and industry specialists who want to turn their science or high-tech idea into a ...

  • 11 Nov 2016
    UvA researcher Tomas Stolker aims telescope on protoplanetary disk

    A team of astronomers led by Tomas Stolker at the University of Amsterdam's (UvA) Anton Pannekoek Institute for Astronomy have published fascinating new observations of a protoplanetary disk.

  • 13 Sep 2016
    Biology teachers receive doctoral scholarship

    On 12 September 2016 State Secretary of Education, Sander Dekker, awarded Biology Teachers Nienke Wieringa and Rob Kroes a doctoral scholarship.

  • 5 Jul 2016
    Digital 'footnotes' for TV viewers

    Serving up the right information at the right moment – that’s what’s Daan Odijk’s PhD research is about. He and his research group have designed a second screen for television audiences. Daan Odijk’s area of ...

  • 31 May 2016
    Gauging age outside the lab: tricky business

    A webcam on the door of a club that can automatically tell whether a young adult is old enough to enter and buy a beer. A webcam that sees what a woman is looking at in a shop window. If it is up to UvA postdoc Fares ...

  • 9 Jun 2015
    PhD in the Spotlight: Rosemarie Aben

    Rosemarie Aben (1985) will be awarded her doctorate at the University of Amsterdam on 17 June. Her doctoral research was carried out at the Institute of Physics (IoP) and the Dutch National Institute for Subatomic ...

  • 19 May 2015
    PhD in the Spotlight: Petr Dunin-Barkovskiy

    On 29 May, Petr Dunin-Barkovskiy (1988) will be awarded his doctorate at the UvA. During his doctoral research at the Korteweg Institute for Mathematics (KdvI) he conducted fundamental research on theoretical models ...

  • 13 Apr 2015
    Phd in the Spotlight: Magdalena Julkowska

    Magdalena Julkowska (1986) will be awarded her doctorate degree at the University of Amsterdam on 30 April. During her doctoral research at the Swammerdam Institute for Life Sciences (SILS) she learned more about how ...

  • 3 Mar 2015
    PhD in the spotlight: Sander Oldenhof

    Sander Oldenhof (1985) will be awarded his doctorate degree at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) on 10 March. As part of his doctoral research at the Van ’t Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS), Oldenhof ...

  • 3 Feb 2015
    PhD in the spotlight: Jamie McLaren

    Canadian national Jamie McLaren will be awarded his doctorate degree at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) on 4 February. McLaren studied bird migration as a part of his doctoral research at the Institute for ...

  • 20 Jan 2015
    PhD in the spotlight: Peter Demaeght

    Peter Demaeght (1984) will be awarded his doctorate degree at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) on 23 January. During his doctoral research at the Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics (IBED), he studied ...

  • 8 Dec 2014
    Spotlight on PhD: Janaina Gianfelice de Castro

    On 11 December, Janaina Gianfelice de Castro (1982) will be awarded her doctorate at the University of Amsterdam (UvA). During her research at the Institute of Physics (IoP), she explored the breakage behaviour of ...

  • 13 Oct 2014
    Phd in the spotlight: Jesse Veenvliet

    Jesse Veenvliet (1983) will be awarded his doctorate degree at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) on 31 October. Focusing on the characteristics of dopamine neurons, his doctoral research at the Swammerdam Institute ...

  • 22 Aug 2014
    PhD in the Spotlight: Priscilla Pani

    On 10 September, Priscilla Pani (b. 1986) will be awarded her doctorate at the UvA. As part of her doctoral research at the Institute of Physics (IoP) and the Dutch National Institute for Subatomic Physics (Nikhef), ...

  • 19 Jun 2014
    Phd in the Spotlight: Joris Borgdorff

    Joris Borgdorff (1984) will be awarded his doctorate degree at the UvA on 3 July. During his doctoral research at the Informatics Institute (IvI), he researched what is needed to enable supercomputers to carry out ...

  • 11 Jun 2014
    Phd in the Spotlight: Hanneke Brust

    Hanneke Brust (1986) will be awarded her doctorate degree at the UvA on 25 June. As part of her doctoral research at the Van ’t Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS), Brust made chemical profiles of ...

  • 1 May 2014
    PhD in the Spotlight: Merrin Whatley

    The New Zealander Merrin Whatley (born 1980) will be receiving her doctorate at the UvA on 13 May. Her doctoral research at the Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics (IBED) found that the plants and ...