Dr E. M. Hol (1966) has been named Professor by Special Appointment of Biology of Glial and Neural Stem Cells at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Science. The special chair was designated on behalf of ...
3 Feb 2012
UvA communication researchers start research on chemotherapy awareness
On World Cancer Day, 4 February, communication researchers at the University of Amsterdam will start research on chemotherapy awareness in the Netherlands. The research, ‘Chemotherapy: How much do you know about ...
24 Jan 2012
Hendrik Casimir-Ziegler Research Grant for Alfred Zerres
The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) and the Nordrhein-Westfälische Akademie der Wissenschaften und der Künsten (The North Rhine-Westphalia Academy for Sciences and Arts ) have awarded a Hendrik ...
6 Jan 2012
Sociologist Gerben Moerman named UvA Lecturer of the Year 2011
Sociologist Gerben Moerman has been named UvA Lecturer of the Year 2011 for his dynamic and innovative teaching. The award was presented by jury chairwoman Tessa van Ligten, a Dentistry student and member of the ...
1 Dec 2011
Dr M.E.J. Raijmakers
Dr M.E.J. Raijmakers (1967) has been named Professor by Special Appointment of Cognitive Developmental Psychology, specialising in science learning in non-formal environments, at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) ...
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 ...
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
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.
25 Nov 2009
Three UvA professors awarded millions in European grants
Prof. Patti Valkenburg, Prof. Annemarie Mol and Prof. André Nollkaemper of the University of Amsterdam (UvA) received an ERC Advanced Grant from the European Research Council (ERC).
24 Nov 2009
Prof. E. G. Smit
Prof. E.G. Smit (1967) has been named professor of Media & Advertising at the University of Amsterdam's (UvA) Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences.
24 Nov 2009
Prof. J.D. Sidaway
Prof. J.D. Sidaway (1964) has been named professor of Political and Cultural Geography at the University of Amsterdam’s Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences.