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University of Amsterdam

A modern institution with a long and rich history, the UvA is one of Europe’s most prominent research-led universities.
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Astronomers capture first image of a black hole
A group of astronomers including the UvA's Prof. Sera Markoff have managed to take a photo of a supermassive black hole and its shadow. They used the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT), a worldwide network of eight radio telescopes, that together form a virtual telescope the size of the earth.


Climate goals cannot be met without far-reaching innovation and integrated policy

Realising the international climate goals requires transformative changes and an integrated approach. That's the message of a new Global GEO-6 report from the UN, co-chaired by UvA professor Joyeeta Gupta.

Negative emotions can reduce our capacity to trust

It is no secret that a bad mood can negatively affect how we treat others. But can it also make us more distrustful? Yes, according to a new study, which shows that negative emotions reduce how much we trust others, even if these emotions were triggered by events that have nothing to do with the decision to trust.

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