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Results: 1 - 20 of 45
  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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.

  • 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 ...

  • 4 Feb 2020
    Joris Mooij, professor of Mathematical Statistics

    Dr Joris Mooij (1980) has been appointed professor of Mathematical Statistics at the Faculty of Science of the University of Amsterdam.

  • 27 Jan 2020
    More than 100 participants at the UvA Quants Career Event 2020

    On Thursday 23 January the fifth “UvA Quants Career Event” took place at the Science Park. This year the event was attended even better than in previous editions and more than 100 students and 9 partners from the ...

  • 10 Dec 2019
    ERC Consolidator Grant for Lenny Taelman and Anna Watts

    The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded Consolidator Grants to mathematician Lenny Taelman and astronomer Anna Watts. The prestigious grants are awarded to individual researchers and amount to around 2 ...

  • 2 Dec 2019
    ENW-KLEIN for Marcel Vonk: Solving unsolvable problems

    The mathematical problems that physicists encounter can rarely be solved exactly. The mathematical technique of resurgence can be a very useful tool to solve such 'unsolvable' problems. Mathematical physicist Marcel ...

  • 26 Aug 2019
    UvA mathematics students again highest ranked Dutch team at International Mathematics Competition 2019

    Mathematics students from the University of Amsterdam has won ten medals, including three gold medals, at the International Mathematics Competition 2019 for University Students in Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria.

  • 8 Jul 2019
    NWO KLEIN grant for Arnoud den Boer

    An NWO KLEIN-1 grant worth up to € 350,000 has been awarded to Arnoud den Boer for his project on self-learning price algorithms that learn to form a cartel. In the project, one PhD student will be involved.

  • 24 May 2019
    Vidi grant awarded to 11 UvA and AMC-UvA researchers

    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded a Vidi grant worth 800,000 euros to eleven researchers from the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and the Academic Medical Center (AMC-UvA, part of ...

  • 25 Feb 2019
    And the secret ingredient is… the network

    In a recent publication in Scientific Reports, researchers from the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences show how the mathematical theory of random graphs is vital for rational ...

  • 4 Feb 2019
    'NETWORKS goes to school' introduces school students to networks science

    In 2018 NETWORKS organised a very succesful masterclass on networks and their applications for secondary school students with the title 'NETWORKS goes to school'. This week, NETWORKS published the collection of ...

  • 26 Nov 2018
    Special issue of Journal of Statistical Physics devoted to Complex Networks

    A special issue of the Journal of Statistical Physics that has been published recently is devoted to Complex Networks. The idea for this special issue arose from the outreach activities of the Gravitation Programme ...

  • 25 Oct 2018
    150 Participants at the KNAW Symposium on Networks

    In the framework of the Gravitation Programme NETWORKS a wonderful symposium on Networks took place in the public library of Amsterdam on 16 October. The symposium was organized by Michel Mandjes (UvA, KdVI), Ella ...

  • 9 Aug 2018
    UvA team highest Dutch team at International Mathematics Competition 2018

    A student delegation from the University of Amsterdam has won nine medals, including two gold medals, at the 25th International Mathematics Competition in Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria.

  • 10 Jul 2018
    NWO TOP Grant for Han Peters and Guus Regts

    An NWO TOP1-grant worth up to € 500,000 has been awarded to Han Peters and Guus Regts for their project ‘Methods from complex dynamics for locating zeros of graphs polynomials'. In the project, two PhD students will ...

  • 2 Jul 2018
    Lecturers Jan Brandts and Jeremy van der Heijden win Teaching Awards

    On 28 June the Korteweg de Vries Institute - Teaching Awards were handed out to Jan Brandts for best lecturer and to Jeremy van der Heijden for best assistant teacher. Next to the honorable titles of ‘best lecturer’ ...

  • 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 ...