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Results: 1721 - 1740 of 1766
  • 1 Feb 2012
    Prestigious Vici grants for three UvA researchers

    Three scientists from the University of Amsterdam’s Faculty of Science have received a Vici grant from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO). They will each receive €1,500,000 to conduct research ...

  • 29 Jan 2012
    Strong role for HIMS in new Dutch research programme in Analytical Sciences

    The Analytical Chemistry Group of the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS) takes the lead in two of nine research projects within the framework of the so-called Technology Area Comprehensive Analytical ...

  • 28 Jan 2012
    Vici grant of 1,5 million euro for Jos Oomens

    The Netherlands Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded Jos Oomens of the FOM Institute for Plasma Physics Rijnhuizen a prestigious Vici grant. Oomens is a professor at the Van 't Hoff ...

  • 25 Jan 2012
    Bas de Bruin receives 1,5 million euro Vici grant

    The Netherlands Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded HIMS researcher Bas de Bruin a prestigious Vici grant.

  • 16 Jan 2012
    Black hole fires ‘gas bullets’ into space

    An international team of researchers including astronomers from the University of Amsterdam (UvA), Radboud University Nijmegen and ASTRON has captured a black hole in the Milky Way in the act of firing super fast ...

  • 8 Nov 2011
    Peter Schoenmakers receives NWO forensics grant

    HIMS Professor Peter Schoenmakers receives a grant from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research’s (NWO) Forensic Science programme, for his research into chemical profiling of complex natural materials.

  • 17 Oct 2011
    Kickoff meeting GRAPPA

    On Friday October 21st the GRAPPA research priority area of the UvA and the Faculty of Science / FNWI organises a kickoff meeting to highlight the arrival of four new faculty members: Shin'ichiro Ando, Gianfranco ...

  • 12 May 2011
    Illegal drugs and sedatives in surface water

    The Rhine and Meuse rivers contain very low concentrations of amphetamines, sedatives, opiates and cocaine. This conclusion comes from a study by the RIVM together with the University of Amsterdam, KWR Watercycle ...

  • 4 Apr 2011
    Court upholds appeal against demolition at BG-terrein

    The Amsterdam District Court has upheld the appeal that opponents had lodged against the listed building permit granted by Amsterdam city council for the construction of the new library at the Binnengasthuisterrein ...

  • 16 Mar 2011
    HIMS gives former director Rob Zsom a rousing send-off

    On March 11 the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences organised a farewell symposium for Rob Zsom, marking his departure as director of the institute.

  • 22 Dec 2010
    379th Dies Natalis: Monday, 10 January 2011

    Monday, 10 January 2011 marks the celebration of the 379th Dies Natalis (birthday) of the University of Amsterdam (UvA).

  • 3 Sep 2010
    Higher fines for late returns

    Fines for late returns will be increased. Persons who do not react to claims or invoices, may expect a visit from a debt-recovery agency.

  • 26 Aug 2010
    UvA and NASA astronomers discover first eclipsing X-ray pulsar

    The discovery will not only shed new light on the size and internal structure of such elusive neutron stars, but will also make it possible to test one of the fundamental predictions of Einstein's relativity theory.

  • 26 Aug 2010
    New perspective on gravity

    Professor Eric Verlinde lays the groundwork for a new way of thinking about gravity. Whereas Isaac Newton only told us that the apple fell from the tree, Prof. Verlinde has taken the first step towards finding out why.

  • 26 Aug 2010
    European parliamentarian Daniel Cohn-Bendit to speak at Academic Year Opening

    The official Opening of the 2010-2011 Academic Year of the University of Amsterdam (UvA) will be held on Monday, 6 September. Taking ‘Europe' as its central theme, Daniel Cohn-Bendit, chairman of the European ...

  • 21 May 2010
    Lodewijk Asscher to drive foundation pile for UvA Roeterseiland redevelopment

    The University of Amsterdam has begun the redevelopment of the Roeterseiland. On Tuesday, 25 May at 17.00, the symbolic first pile for the entire Roeterseiland construction project will be driven.

  • 23 Dec 2009
    Number of new UvA students up 20%

    The intake of new students by the University of Amsterdam (UvA) rose dramatically this year by as much as 20% in comparison with the previous year

  • 24 Nov 2009
    Dr T.E. Swierstra

    Dr T.E. Swierstra (1960) has been named professor by special appointment of Philosophy and Ethics in the Life Sciences, from a Humanistic Perspective, at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Science. The ...

  • 19 Nov 2009
    Dr P.J. de Jong

    Dr P.J. de Jong (1965) has been named professor by special appointment of Experimental High Energy Physics - a chair at the University of Amsterdam's Faculty of Science designated on behalf of the Society for the ...