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  • These UvA students and alumni are competing in the Paris Olympics

    The UvA helps Olympians by making it possible to combine studies with high-level competitive sports. Each year about 60 top-class athletes combine university studies at the UvA with their sports career.
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  • Would you like to update? The problem with storing digital art

    How do you ensure that that the art still ‘works’ years later? And does a digital work of art still look as originally intended after a software update?
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  • Beauty is in the iris: bigger irises make people more attractive

    UvA researcher Martina Cossu and her colleagues explored how people’s eyes affect their perceived attractiveness.
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  • Democracy, technology & social media

    Over the years, technology has revolutionised the media. Has the growing number of information sources led to increased distrust?
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