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Results: 21 - 40 of 1718
  • 30 Apr 2020
    AI-BSc Marleen de Jonge publishes work on evolutionary algorithms at EvoStar

    Marleen de Jonge has published a part of her BSc-thesis, even before finishing the project, as a Late Breaking Abstract on the top-knotch conference EvoStar2020.

  • 30 Apr 2020
    Harry Buhrman joins Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences

    Quantum researcher Harry Buhrman joins the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW). The KNAW is the most relevant Dutch society of top scientists. Together with seventeen other researchers, Buhrman will ...

  • 30 Apr 2020
    Over 18 million euros to identify the full breadth of biodiversity in the Netherlands

    An organized overview of all multicellular flora and fauna in the Netherlands and the infrastructure to identify them semi-automatically. This is what the ARISE megaproject wants to achieve in five to ten years’ ...

  • 28 Apr 2020
    Famelab Amsterdam 2020 winners

    The jury has chosen the two winners of our local Amsterdam heat of Famelab 2020: Valeria Guglielmi and Maria Alejandra Murcia Valderrama!

  • 28 Apr 2020
    20 years Faculty of Science: the past, present and future of Information Studies

    Brightly coloured, somewhat weather-beaten containers, concrete slabs, rustic benches and planters; cool companies everywhere – not what you’d call a typical university environment Programme director for Information ...

  • 28 Apr 2020
    Nathalie Degenaar awarded NWO XS grant

    Dr Nathalie Degenaar of the Anton Pannekoek Institute, has been awarded an NWO XS grant for the maximum amount of 50.000 euros. She will use the money to investigate if jets from neutron are destructed by ...

  • 28 Apr 2020
    72 participants in the e-Winter course in Mathematics obtain certificate

    From 3 February to 15 April 2020, the Korteweg - de Vries Institute for Mathematics (KdVI) organized the e-Winter Course in Mathematics for the very first time; an online course intended for high school pupils and ...

  • 24 Apr 2020
    Think small, learn fast might be the way to go for novel energy technologies

    In a paper just published in the journal Joule, scientists from the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and TNO Energy Transition present an analysis of learning curves in energy technology and conclude that a focus on ...

  • 24 Apr 2020
    New method for constructing 8-membered ring compounds

    In a current paper in Angewandte Chemie, researchers at the University of Amsterdam’s Van ’t Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS) present a new method for the generation of 8-membered ring compounds based on ...

  • 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 ...

  • 22 Apr 2020
    Two ENW-KLEIN grants for IoP physicists

    The Board of the NWO Domain Science has awarded sixteen applications in the Open Competition Domain Science - KLEIN. Two of the awarded grants involve UvA-IoP physicists. Michael Walter received a grant for his ...

  • 22 Apr 2020
    The impact of cascading effects on financial systems

    Researchers from the Informatics Institute of the University of Amsterdam have developed data-driven methods that can be used to estimate contagion effects, and incorporated these in computational models for pricing ...

  • 21 Apr 2020
    A new approach to the restoration of ecosystem complexity

    How can we best protect the Earth's biodiversity and ecosystems? Long-term ecosystem restoration strategies should be looking more closely at the complexity of ecosystems, including species interactions and ...

  • 21 Apr 2020
    Analytical scientist Saer Samanipour appointed as assistant professor "Intelligent Interpretation of Spectral Data"

    As part of the Connecting Science program of the UvA Faculty of Science, Dr Saer Samanipour has been appointed as assistant professor "Intelligent Interpretation of Spectral Data" at the Van 't Hoff Institute for ...

  • 20 Apr 2020
    Black holes may shed light on dark matter

    In a paper that appeared in the journal Physical Review Letters this week, astrophysicists from the University of Amsterdam propose a new way of potentially detecting dark matter.

  • 20 Apr 2020
    NWO KLEIN grant for Michael Walter

    An NWO KLEIN-1 grant worth up to € 350,000 has been awarded to Michael Walter (KdVI and IoP) for his project 'Taming tensors – an optimization approach to computational invariant theory'. In the project, one PhD ...

  • 20 Apr 2020
    Han Peters, professor of Analysis

    Dr Han Peters (1977) has been appointed professor of Analysis at the Faculty of Sciences at the University of Amsterdam.

  • 16 Apr 2020
    Root microbiome can make crops more resistant to drought

    In the new issue of Science, an international team of biologists, led by Franciska de Vries of the University of Amsterdam, urges the scientific community to spend more time researching the interaction of food crops ...

  • 9 Apr 2020
    €1.5 million European grant for mathematics consortium NETWORKS

    Gaining a better understanding of complex, volatile networks such as energy and communication networks to achieve optimisation and smarter management: that is the goal of NETWORKS, a partnership between ...

  • 8 Apr 2020
    Corkscrew-shaped jet appears near black hole in Virgo constellation

    The international team of researchers that previously captured the first image of a black hole has now discovered a corkscrew-shaped jet of plasma near a supermassive black hole in a galaxy in the Virgo ...