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Results: 1 - 20 of 654
  • 3 Jun 2020
    Mario Damen awarded fellowship at Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study

    Mario Damen, senior lecturer in medieval history, has been selected for a stay at the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities and Social Sciences (NIAS-KNAW) in Amsterdam. The NIAS Fellowship ...

  • 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.

  • 26 May 2020
    Stephan Besser awarded fellowship at NIAS-KNAW

    Stephan Besser (senior lecturer Modern Dutch Literature, ASCA) has been selected for a stay at the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities and Social Sciences (NIAS-KNAW) in Amsterdam. The ...

  • 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 ...

  • 19 May 2020
    Webinar Troy 01

    The Amsterdam Troy Project is dedicated to researching the archaeology of archaeology. But what exactly is this field of study, and how do we go about looking in to the excavations and publications of past research ...

  • 18 May 2020
    SIGN-HUB's documentary: 'We were there – we are here'

    The 40-minute documentary movie 'We were there – we are here' includes short fragments from the 137 interviews that were conducted in Germany, Italy, The Netherlands, Spain, and Turkey in the context of the SIGN-HUB ...

  • 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 ...

  • 12 May 2020
    Stefania Milan starts ‘COVID-19 from the margins’ blog

    Many social groups and geographical areas are virtually absent from the narration of the COVID-19 emergency. They are given a voice in a new blog co-organised and co-edited by Stefania Milan, Associate Professor of ...

  • 30 Apr 2020
    PhD Position Oncology-Related Communication Disorders

    The ACLC and Netherlands Cancer Institute (NKI) are looking for a PhD student to work on a project funded by Atos Medical AB (Sweden). The overall goal of the project is to develop a predictive framework for speech ...

  • 27 Apr 2020
    Sheikh Zayed Book Award for Richard van Leeuwen

    The Sheikh Zayed Book Award, and its associated accolades, are presented annually to outstanding writers, intellectuals, and publishers, as well as young talent whose writing and translation in humanities objectively ...

  • 23 Apr 2020
    UvA students and researchers compete in AI Song Contest

    Can artificial intelligence help compose a successful Eurovision hit? Team Can AI Kick It, consisting for the most part of staff and students from the University of Amsterdam and the University of Utrecht as well as ...

  • 18 Apr 2020
    Imagining institutions otherwise: Art, Politics, and State Transformation

    Vacancies for two PhD researchers and a postdoc in the Vidi project led by Chiara de Cesari

  • 16 Apr 2020
    UvA researchers document how citizens experience corona times

    Tobias Blanke (professor of Humanities and AI) and Julia Noordegraaf (professor of Digital Heritage) have taken the initiative to collect sources related to the COVID-19 crisis. This mainly involves collecting and ...

  • 16 Apr 2020
    NWO funding for research into scientists’ behaviour during ‘coronavirus infodemic’

    Digital humanities scientist Giovanni Colavizza has been granted NWO funding for a research project that seeks to provide scientists and governments with reliable information in the battle against COVID-19. The World ...

  • 3 Apr 2020
    Postponed: 2020 Student Council elections

    The student council elections will be postponed by three weeks and will now be held in the week of 8-12 June. The processes surrounding the elections have also been adjusted in such a way that any moments requiring ...

  • 13 Mar 2020
    Cancelled events due to Corona virus

    A number of events advertised by the ACSGA have been cancelled in response to the Dutch government's call to limit the number of large events and social gatherings to curb the spread of the Corona-virus.

  • 12 Mar 2020
    All teaching on location suspended until the end of March

    The new measures announced by the cabinet to limit the consequences of the coronavirus also have major implications for the UvA. It has been decided that for the rest of this month teaching activities will be ...

  • 12 Mar 2020
    UvA Bachelor’s Day cancelled

    After consulting with experts the UvA has regretfully had to decide that the Bachelor’s Day scheduled for this Saturday, 14 March cannot go ahead, to prevent the further spread of the coronavirus. The most important ...

  • 12 Mar 2020
    Four researchers receive support from UvA FGw Aspasia Fund

    Annet Dekker (ASCA), Tatiana Markaki (ARTES), Leonie Schmidt (ASCA) and Katrin Schulz (ILLC) have been awarded a temporary release from teaching duties to enable them to strengthen their CV and/or prepare ...