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Results: 1 - 20 of 1033
  • 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 ...

  • 17 Sep 2019
    ‘You will be expected to have an opinion on everything’

    This past year, Roeland Voorbergen (20) served as chair of the Central Student Council (CSR), the council that represents the interests of all University of Amsterdam (UvA) students. This academic year, Pjotr van der ...

  • 12 Sep 2019
    UvA in 62nd place in Times Higher Education World University Rankings

    The University of Amsterdam is ranked 62nd in the 2019-2020 Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings, the same position that it occupied in last year’s list. The rankings were published on 11 September.

  • 11 Sep 2019
    EP alumni nominated for Actuarial Talent of the year 2019

    The three nominees for Actuarial Talent of the Year 2019 have been announced by the Actuarial Podium. All three are alumni of the Amsterdam Executive Master in Actuarial Science (AEMAS). The nominees are Stephan van ...

  • 5 Sep 2019
    NWO grant for research project 'Data-inspired creativity' in collaboration with Talpa media

    Under the leadership of Joris Ebbers affiliated with the University of Amsterdam section Entrepreneurship and Innovation, nine researchers received an NWO grant of € 630,000 for the research project 'Data-inspired ...

  • 4 Sep 2019
    AI Summer School for data scientists

    In collaboration with the Amsterdam Business School, lecturers from the University of Amsterdam and the VU University Amsterdam gave young talented TomTom employees the opportunity to expand their knowledge of ...

  • 3 Sep 2019
    Prestigious ERC Starting Grant awarded to ASE researcher

    The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded Starting Grant to ASE researcher Thomas Buser (section Microeconomics) for his project 'Competition, Time Pressure, Public Speaking and Multitasking: The Role of ...

  • 3 Sep 2019
    Opening of the academic year 2019-2020: What inspires academia?

    The ivory tower is a thing of the past, as these days scientists and students play an active and outspoken role in public debate. During the opening of the 2019-2020 academic year, staff and students talked about how ...

  • 3 Sep 2019
    Prestigious ERC Starting Grants awarded to 10 UvA researchers

    The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded Starting Grants to no fewer than 10 researchers from the University of Amsterdam (UvA). The laureates are Marija Bartl, Cristóbal Bonelli, Thomas Buser, Corentin ...

  • 3 Sep 2019
    Fourth AI University Professor appointed

    The University of Amsterdam has appointed Prof. Natali Helberger as a new University Professor to the chair in Law and Digital Technology, with a special emphasis on Artificial Intelligence. Her appointment will ...

  • 28 Aug 2019
    Maarten Pieter Schinkel to present sustainability research at European policy events

    Maarten Pieter Schinkel (professor of Competition economics and regulation) will present his research into the effects of allowing horizontal agreements with anticompetitive effects (‘cartels’) for the purpose of ...

  • 8 Aug 2019
    MSc in Economics alumnus wins IPPR Economics Prize

    MSc in Economics alumnus Agata Makowska (graduated in 2017) and her colleagues at the London Economics consultancy have won the IPPR Economics Prize. The IPPR Economics Prize is one of the biggest cash prizes in ...

  • 1 Aug 2019
    ‘Our studies were the perfect moment for us to set up a business’

    Their initial idea for a start-up was defined during brainstorm sessions at the University Library (UB). A few years later, these alumni successfully established their current business Dyme, via the UvA’s Startup ...

  • 30 Jul 2019
    ABS researcher and professor won Best Book Award 2019

    Henk Volberda, Professor of Strategic Management and researcher Kevin Heij (section Inter. Strategy and Marketing) received the Best Book Award 2019 from the European Academy of Management for their book ‘Reinventing ...

  • 30 Jul 2019
    NWO Open Competition grant awarded to ASE researcher

    Prof. dr. Erik Plug (ASE, section Microeconomics) has been awarded a NWO Open Competition grant. The organisation makes funding available for the best research proposals in the humanities and social sciences, without ...

  • 11 Jul 2019
    Plans for ‘student loan funds’ officially adopted

    On Wednesday 10 July, the Executive Board officially adopted the plans for the allocation of the student loan funds. These funds, which are granted by the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science, are derived from ...

  • 9 Jul 2019
    Machine learning may help managers to make better decisions

    For his PhD research, Qingchen Wang investigated how machine learning can be used in operation management and digital marketing. Businesses are doing a great job to gather data, but not to use it. Wang takes the next ...