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Results: 1 - 20 of 1674
  • 31 Mar 2020
    20 years Faculty of Science: the past, present and future of Artificial Intelligence

    A long corridor through the National Institute for Subatomic Physics (Nikhef), up three flights of stairs, then a spiral staircase, then push open a stubborn door, and you’re there: an empty roof. Information ...

  • 30 Mar 2020
    Amanda Garcia
    Amanda Garcia joins HIMS with NWO-ECCM tenure-track grant

    Dr Amanda Garcia has been awarded a highly competitive tenure-track grant of 950,000 euros from the NWO program on electrochemical conversion and materials (ECCM). Focussing on electrocatalysis and electro-organic ...

  • 25 Mar 2020
    Follow UvA Science on Twitter and Instagram

    Uva Science now has an Instagram and a Twitter account. On both channels you can follow the latest news and the best facts about UvA Science.

  • 25 Mar 2020
    26 types of microplastics and rubbers detected in Dutch rivers

    Researchers from Utrecht University, Wageningen University and the University of Amsterdam have analysed microplastics and rubbers in Dutch rivers the Dommel, the Maas and Dutch sewage treatment plants in a precise ...

  • 25 Mar 2020
    Renewable energy facilities threaten many important biodiversity areas

    New research has revealed that thousands of renewable energy facilities are located within globally important biodiversity areas - degrading habitats and threatening species. The international research team, ...

  • 24 Mar 2020
    UvA biologists develop technique for more precise live cell fluorescence microscopy

    A multidisciplinary team coordinated by biologist Stanley Brul of the University of Amsterdam’s Swammerdam Institute for Life Sciences has improved a technique to study live cells in time with the help of ...

  • 19 Mar 2020
    Front Cover of Advanced Synthesis & Catalysis
    Synthesis of chiral amines in neat organic solvents using immobilised enzymes in a continuous flow reactor

    Researchers from the Biocatalysis group at the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences present the first account of applying immobilised ω-aminotransferase enzymes in neat organic ...

  • 19 Mar 2020
    UvA students look beyond lithium-ion batteries

    UvA chemistry master students Peter Jungbacker and Tess van Teijlingen, working at the Research Priority Area Sustainable Chemistry of the Van ‘t Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences, have studied the pros and cons ...

  • 15 Mar 2020
    Robert Spreeuw's "donut modes" paper chosen as classic by PRA

    The 1992 paper on the orbital angular momentum of light by Les Allen, Marco Beijersbergen, Robert Spreeuw (UvA-IoP) and Han Woerdman has been chosen as one of three "classic" papers by the journal Physical Review A.

  • 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
    Positive reviews for Security and Network Engineering and Software Engineering

    The Master's programmes Security and Network Engineering and Software Engineering received positive reviews in the new Universities Study Guide. In this guide students find independent advice about the Master's ...

  • 11 Mar 2020
    Westerbork telescoop
    Westerbork telescope records first cosmic radio bursts

    One of the world's largest and most sensitive radio telescopes was completed in Westerbork in 2019. The team of Dutch and international researchers using the telescope discovered major variations in the behaviour of ...

  • 10 Mar 2020
    Eiichiro Komatsu appointed Physics and Astronomy Visiting Professor

    In the context of the Visiting Professorship programme of the institutes of Physics and Astronomy of the UvA and the VU, Prof. Eiichiro Komatsu will visit Amsterdam for four weeks starting late February 2020. Prof. ...

  • 9 Mar 2020
    DNA
    How does the accessibility of DNA affect the expression of genes?

    Dr Jocelyne Vreede of the Computational Chemistry group at the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences has received an NWO KLEIN-2 grant for a four-year project investigating how the shape and compactness of DNA ...

  • 4 Mar 2020
    Maarten de Rijke Fireside chat
    Fireside chat with Maarten de Rijke

    Microsoft Research AI (MSR AI) aspires to contribute foundational breakthroughs, master Human-AI collaboration, empower organizations to effectively leverage AI and think deeply about societal challenges and ...

  • 4 Mar 2020
    UvA Communication & Media Studies once again number 1 in world: QS ranking

    The University of Amsterdam (UvA) has been ranked best in the world for Communication Science & Media for the third year in a row. The UvA ranks among the top 100 worldwide in 27 out of the 47 subject areas measured ...

  • 3 Mar 2020
    Serie opnames door de MeerKAT-, VLA-, en eMERLIN-radiotelescopen van MAXI J1820+070 op verschillende tijden (deltaT in dagen) na het begin van de uitbarsting. De witte lijn markeert de positie van het zwarte gat.
    Extremely powerful long-lived superluminal ejection from black hole MAXI J1820+070

    Black holes in binary systems execute patterns of outburst activity where two characteristic X-ray states are associated with different behaviours observed at radio wavelengths. The hard state is associated with ...

  • 28 Feb 2020
    4.5 million euros to make complex computer-controlled systems more robust

    The aim of the international project, ADMORPH, is to make various types of complex systems that are controlled by computers more resistant to defects and more secure. The new consortium has received a grant of 4.5 ...

  • 27 Feb 2020
    Visualization Lab

    The facilities of the FNWI Visualization Lab of Robert Belleman have been used, among other things, to develop an AR application in which 3D reconstructions of archaeological objects can be placed in a learning ...