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Results: 1681 - 1700 of 1766
  • 13 Sep 2012
    Dr J. H. van Zanten

    Dr J. H. van Zanten (1972) has been appointed Professor of Mathematical Statistics at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Science.

  • 12 Sep 2012
    UvA scientist looks back at record-breaking space flight

    Dutch ESA-astronaut André Kuipers enjoyed a national welcome at the beach of Noordwijk on the 30th of August. His homecoming followed a successful and record-breaking stay of 193-days on board the International Space ...

  • 12 Sep 2012
    UvA best Dutch university in QS World University Rankings

    The University of Amsterdam (UvA) is the top Dutch university in the QS World University Rankings for the third year in a row.

  • 6 Sep 2012
    NWO gives financial boost to PhD research at University of Amsterdam

    Three research schools of the University of Amsterdam (UvA), or in which the UvA actively participates, will each receive €800,000 from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) to train young ...

  • 20 Aug 2012
    UvA chemists turn biodegradable construction plates into artwork

    Construction plates made from 100% biodegradable material invented at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) were turned into a piece of art and presented to Louise Gunning-Schepers, president of the University of ...

  • 17 Aug 2012
    Attend inspiring lectures by renowned UvA professors in the Glass House of Science and Scholarship

    This year marks the 380th anniversary of the University of Amsterdam (UvA). In honour of this 76th ‘lustrum’ (anniversary occurring every five years), the UvA will be celebrating the opening of the academic year on a ...

  • 7 Aug 2012
    How do you make the perfect sandcastle?

    All children who build sandcastles on the beach know that in addition to sand you also need to add a little water to prevent the structure from collapsing. But why is this? In an article which appeared today in ...

  • 30 Jul 2012
    The brightest stars do not live alone according to UvA astronomers

    A new study using the European Southern Observatory’s (ESO) Very Large Telescope (VLT) has shown that most bright high-mass stars, which drive the evolution of galaxies, do not live alone. These are the findings of ...

  • 26 Jul 2012
    UvA computer scientists present smile database

    What exactly happens to your face when you smile spontaneously, and how does that affect how old you look? Computer scientists from the University of Amsterdam's (UvA) Faculty of Science recorded the smiles of ...

  • 24 Jul 2012
    Physicist Michal Heller receives NWO Veni award

    Theoretical physicist dr. Michal Heller (Institute of Physics) has received an NWO Veni award in the spring round for his proposal 'The gauge-gravity duality and its applications to the physics of strong interactions'.

  • 23 Jul 2012
    STW grant for ‘Robust design of cyber-physical systems’ research programme

    Technology Foundation STW has awarded a grant worth 6 million euros to 'Robust design of cyber-physical systems' (CPS), a research programme in which scientists from the University of Amsterdam’s Informatics ...

  • 18 Jul 2012
    UvA scientist Dr Cees Snoek wins Dutch Prize for ICT research

    Dr Cees Snoek of the University of Amsterdam (UvA) has won the Dutch Prize for ICT research 2012. The prizewinner also receives €50,000. Computer scientist Snoek leads a research team working on the development of a ...

  • 12 Jul 2012
    Now hiring: five scientists with a passion for studying biodiversity and ecosystem dynamics

    To further strengthen its research, the Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics is currently seeking five scientists at assistant, associate or full professor level who share its passion for the study of ...

  • 9 Jul 2012
    CERN researcher Bentvelsen (UvA) overjoyed by observation Higgs boson

    The observation of the Higgs boson supplies new insights that go beyond all discoveries in particle physics over the past 30 years, according to University of Amsterdam (UvA) professor Stan Bentvelsen, who is also ...

  • 4 Jul 2012
    Inspired by nature: Nanoparticles combat marine fouling

    The Biocatalysis research group of the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences has made a strong contribution to the discovery that tiny vanadium pentoxide nanowires can inhibit the growth of bacteria and algae ...

  • 3 Jul 2012
    Two young UvA researchers to go abroad with assistance of Rubicon grant

    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded a Rubicon grant to two promising young UvA researchers. This grant enables researchers who have recently obtained their doctorate to gain ...

  • 3 Jul 2012
    Nine Vidi grants for researchers UvA and AMC

    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded a Vidi grant to nine researchers from the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and the Amsterdam Medical Center (AMC-UvA).

  • 19 Jun 2012
    Dr J-S. Caux

    Dr J-S. Caux has been appointed Professor of Theory of low-dimensional quantum condensed matter at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Science.

  • 13 Jun 2012
    Arian van Asten appointed professor in Forensic Analytical Chemistry

    Dr A.C. (Arian) van Asten has been appointed professor by special appointment of Forensic Analytical Chemistry at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Science as of 1 June 2012. The chair has been ...

  • 5 Jun 2012
    UvA Thesis Prize 2012 for astronomer Thijs van Putten

    Thijs van Putten is the winner of the University of Amsterdam (UvA) Thesis Prize 2012. He was presented with the award during the annual University Day on Saturday, 2 June. The winning thesis is about magnetars, ...