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Results: 1 - 20 of 989
  • 6 Nov 2019
    2019 Impact Awards: honourable mention for Willem Bouten

    Jaap Bonjer (Amsterdam UMC), Erwin Peterman and Gijs Wuite (VU) and Roeland van Geuns (HvA) have receieved a 2019 Impact Award. Willem Bouten received an honourable mention for his work on developing lightweight GPS ...

  • 30 Oct 2019
    ABS alumnus chosen as Actuarial Talent of the Year 2019

    Amsterdam Executive Programme in Actuarial Science (AEMAS) alumnus Linda Vos, has been chosen as Actuarial Talent of the Year for 2019. She was announced as the winner of this title by the Actuarial Podium on Actuary ...

  • 30 Oct 2019
    ABS alumnus named 2019 Actuary of the Year

    Fellow actuaries and a jury of experts have selected MSc Actuarial Science alumnus Richard Plat as 2019 Actuary of the Year. The announcement was made on Actuaris Day 2019 which took place on 26 September.

  • 23 Oct 2019
    MBA students and VodafoneZiggo solve ethics and sustainability challenges together

    Amsterdam Business School MBA students presented their project results during the ‘Ethics, Responsibility and Sustainability’ course to five VodafoneZiggo directors on Tuesday 15 October.

  • 23 Oct 2019
    Presenting the finalists of 2019 Amsterdam Science & Innovation Award

    The finalists of the Amsterdam Science & Innovation Award have been announced. The nine finalists will pitch their innovative ideas during a festive award ceremony in NEMO Science Museum on Tuesday 26 November.

  • 16 Oct 2019
    UvA response to email sent to Turkish student

    The UvA has received many responses with regard to a message on social media, which was posted by a Turkish student about an internship rejection from a UvA staff member.

  • 16 Oct 2019
    Increase in total number of students at UvA

    The total number of students currently enrolled at the UvA has increased by 4% this year, from 34,183 to 35,511. The intake of Master’s students has increased slightly, by 2%, with 5,578 students last year rising to ...

  • 15 Oct 2019
    This student takes part in weekly Executive Board meetings

    ‘It's not like I'm exchanging texts with Karen, Geert or Jan every morning, though’, she says with a laugh. Still, as a student assessor, Master's student in Sociology Iris Kingma (25) sits down with the UvA ...

  • 9 Oct 2019
    EB Alumni show the way

    This past summer, 9 of our alumni gave us a behind the scenes look at the businesses and organisations where they work. This resulted in a collection of three video portraits that show in a personal and entertaining ...

  • 9 Oct 2019
    Netherlands has Europe’s most competitive economy

    The Netherlands has risen to 4th place in the Global Competitive Index, making it the most competitive economy in Europe according to the ‘The Global Competitiveness Report 2019’.

  • 8 Oct 2019
    NVAO assessment panel positive about UvA quality agreements

    The UvA's plans for using the student loan funds, in the context of the so-called Higher Education Quality Agreements, have been positively assessed by the Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders ...

  • 8 Oct 2019
    Successful UvA Startup Market at new location

    The UvA Startup Market organised annually by the UvA Minor Entrepreneurship is the moment where Amsterdam's student-startups show their first results and prototypes.

  • 8 Oct 2019
    2020 draft budget: investing in teaching and research

    In 2020, the UvA will have more money to spend. The University’s income is expected to be 4% higher than in the 2019 budget, giving greater scope for both short-term and long-term investments in teaching and ...

  • 2 Oct 2019
    UvA Economics professors highly critical of PostNL-Sandd merger

    In an article published on 2 October in both 'Het Financieele Dagblad' and 'Economisch Statistische Berichten', UvA Economics professors Maarten Pieter Schinkel and Sander Onderstal weigh in heavily on the Dutch ...

  • 1 Oct 2019
    UvA to introduce extra holiday week from next academic year

    Starting from the 2020-2021 academic year, an additional teaching-free week (holiday week) will be introduced in all the faculties of the University of Amsterdam. The Executive Board took the official decision on ...

  • 25 Sep 2019
    Willem Davies wins George Molenkamp Sustainability Thesis award

    Amsterdam Business School student Willem Davies has won the George Molenkamp Sustainability Thesis 2019 award. The prize is a collaborative initiative between KPMG and Amsterdam Business School and was awarded for ...

  • 18 Sep 2019
    Presentation of European Box Medal 2019 to Ronald Does

    Ronald Does, Professor of Industrial Statistics at the Amsterdam Business School (ABS), received the European Box Medal 2019 during the awards ceremony of the European Network for Business and Industrial Statistics ...

  • 18 Sep 2019
    Reforms needed for Eurozone fiscal rules

    ASE professor Roel Beetsma, a member of the European Fiscal Board (EFB) advisory body, was involved in drafting a recommendation for the European Commission.

  • 18 Sep 2019
    ABS Professor inducted into Accounting Research Hall of Fame

    Brendan O’ Dwyer, professor of Accounting in the Accounting Group at the Amsterdam Business School, has been inducted into the Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal (AAAJ)’ Accounting Research Hall of Fame.

  • 17 Sep 2019
    ASE researcher wins European research award

    Dr Shaul Shalvi (Amsterdam School of Economics, Microeconomics section) was presented with the Jane Beattie Award during the biannual European Association for Decision Making (EADM) meeting held in Amsterdam this ...