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Results: 21 - 40 of 46
  • 22 May 2018
    UvA students win National Interuniversity Mathematical Olympiad 2018

    The UvA team ‘Mückenheim Transfinity’ has won the 14th edition of the National Interuniversity Mathematical Olympiad (LIMO). The team of the University of Amsterdam consisted of Mike Daas, Wouter Rienks, Siebe ...

  • 16 Apr 2018
    NWO TOP grant for Lenny Taelman and Ben Moonen

    An NWO TOP1-grant worth up to € 600,000 was awarded to Lenny Taelman (KdVI) and Ben Moonen (RU) for their project 'Geometry and arithmetic beyond Shimura varieties'. In the project, two PhD students and one postdoc ...

  • 10 Apr 2018
    ERC Advanced Grants awarded to Hal Caswell and Dennis Rodgers

    The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded prestigious Advanced Grants to UvA professors Hal Caswell and Dennis Rodgers. The grants, totalling 1.2 million euros and 2.5 million euros respectively, are awarded on ...

  • 3 Apr 2018
    Tim Dokchitser, professor by special appointment of Computer Algebra

    Prof. T. Dokchitser (1973) has been named professor by special appointment of Computer Algebra at the Faculty of Science at the University of Amsterdam (UvA). The chair was established on behalf of the Computer ...

  • 9 Jan 2018
    Jan van de Craats receives MAA Beckenbach Book Prize

    The book ‘The Riemann Hypothesis: A Million Dollar Problem’ has been elected by the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) as one of the best books on mathematics. On 13 January 2018 the authors Jan van de Craats ...

  • 22 Nov 2017
    Korteweg medal for Arnold Smeulders

    Het Genootschap ter bevordering van Natuur-, Genees- en Heelkunde awarded for the first time the Korteweg medal to computer scientist Arnold Smeulders.

  • 2 Oct 2017
    Gerard van der Geer receives Honorary Doctorate

    On Friday 29 September 2017 Gerard van der Geer received an Honorary Doctorate from Stockholm University for his contribution to the University's activities in research and education.

  • 13 Jun 2017
    More than 200 participants at first Networks Conference

    On June 7–9, 2017 the first international conference of the Gravitation programme NETWORKS took place. Over 200 participants found their way to Science Park Amsterdam.

  • 25 Jul 2016
    Two junior research positions awarded within QuSoft

    QuSoft, the new Dutch research center for quantum software, has awarded two junior research positions. After an internal call, the proposals were evaluated by an expert jury who selected the best two proposals.

  • 15 Jul 2016
    Veni grants for 22 UvA and AMC-UvA researchers

    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded a Veni grant to 22 researchers from the University of Amsterdam and Academic Medical Center. The grants – amounting to 250,000 euros for each ...

  • 3 Dec 2015
    QuSoft: new research center for quantum software

    QuSoft, the first research center dedicated to quantum software, will officially be launched later today. A joint initiative between Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI), the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and Vrije ...

  • 19 May 2015
    NETWORKS publishes first annual report

    NETWORKS proudly presents its first annual report. Read all about the NETWORKS activities in 2014: the programme’s first year.

  • 9 Dec 2014
    NWO Grant for Daan Crommelin, Harry van Zanten and Michiel Mandjes

    Prof. Daan Crommelin (UvA and CWI), Prof. Harry van Zanten (UvA) and prof. Michel Mandjes (UvA) received a grant in the NWO programme Mathematics of Planet Earth.

  • 5 Nov 2014
    New book by Prof. Jan van de Craats

    Prof. Jan van de Craats wrote an interesting book about symmetry.

  • 7 Sep 2014
    Sustainable Logistics Grant for Sindo Nunez Queija and Neil Walton

    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded the grants within the theme Sustainable Logistics. Dynafloat, the project of which Sindo Nunez Queija and Neil Walton (KdVI) are co-applicants, ...

  • 14 Aug 2014
    Lenny Taelman, professor of Algebraic Geometry

    Dr L. Taelman (1980) has been appointed professor of Algebraic Geometry at the University of Amsterdam's Faculty of Science (FNWI).

  • 24 Jul 2014
    Stieltjes PhD Prize 2013 for Pavel Zorin-Kranich

    Pavel Zorin-Kranich, has won the Stieltjes Phd Prize with his thesis 'Ergodic theorems for polynomials in nilpotent groups'. The Stieltjes Prize is an annual prize handed out by the Dutch research school WONDER for ...

  • 25 Jun 2014
    Jan van Mill, professor of Topology

    Professor J. van Mill (1951) has been appointed professor of Topology at the University of Amsterdam's (UvA) Faculty of Science.

  • 12 Jun 2014
    Jasper Stokman, professor of Lie Theory

    Prof. J.V. Stokman (1970) has been appointed professor of Lie Theory at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Science.

  • 23 May 2014
    Rianne van den Berg (IoP) wins 2014 QM&QI Young Speaker's Prize

    During an interdisciplinary workshop organised by the UvA research priority area Quantum Matter & Quantum Information, on 23 May at CWI, Rianne van den Berg of the Institute of Physics has won the 2014 QM&QI Young ...