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Results: 1 - 20 of 1015
  • 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 ...

  • 9 Jul 2019
    Monetary policy might be able to limit bubbles in financial markets

    Experiments by behavioural economist Myrna Hennequin suggest that an interest rate hike, combined with a transparent interest rate policy, might dampen expectations that drive bubbles in financial markets. ‘We wanted ...

  • 9 Jul 2019
    Measuring preferences through virtual choice questions

    Sophisticated choice questions and statistical methods are a way to obtain a good insight into people’s preferences. Statistical researcher Roselinde Kessels of the University of Amsterdam uses such methods to study ...

  • 5 Jul 2019
    UvA places 20th in Europe Teaching Rankings 2019

    The University of Amsterdam is in 20th place in the Europe Teaching Rankings 2019. In this ranking, published on Thursday 4 July, Times Higher Education (THE) assesses teaching at European universities.

  • 4 Jul 2019
    New projects on societal implications of AI

    Seven interdisciplinary, innovative projects are launched to investigate the societal implications of AI. Highlighting the breadth and the depth of AI research at the University of Amsterdam, these projects showcase ...

  • 3 Jul 2019
    UvA and University of Birmingham intensify collaboration

    The Universities of Amsterdam and Birmingham have intensified their collaboration with a strategic partnership. Both universities have worked together for a number of years in the area of staff and student exchange. ...

  • 27 Jun 2019
    VDL Groep wins Dutch Innovation Award

    The VDL Groep received the Dutch Innovation Award 2019 during the television broadcast of De Wereld van Morgen on Wednesday 26 June. The VDL Groep consists of 104 high-end manufacturing companies.

  • 26 Jun 2019
    Dutch Innovation Monitor 2019

    Many Dutch businesses see potentially disruptive issues such as Brexit and the energy transition as business opportunities, and they view investments in social development as more important than investments in ...

  • 26 Jun 2019
    EPICUR Alliance receives five million euro grant from European Commission

    The European Partnership for Innovative Campus Unifying Regions (EPICUR) alliance has secured the support of the European Commission for € 5 million over three years to become an attractive, innovative European ...

  • 19 Jun 2019
    Meet the nominees for the Dutch Innovation Awards

    D2D Water Solutions, Hanskamp AgroTech and VDL Groep are the nominees for the Dutch Innovation Award 2019. The winner will be announced on Wednesday 26 June during the television broadcast of De Wereld van Morgen (NPO1).

  • 18 Jun 2019
    UvA ranked 64th in 2019-2020 QS World University Rankings

    The University of Amsterdam has been ranked 64th this year in the 2019/2020 QS World University Rankings. This is a drop of seven places compared to last year when the UvA was in 57th place. The ranking was published ...

  • 18 Jun 2019
    YAE survey: stress and long hours common among young researchers

    In an opinion piece for nature.com, Dr Shaul Shalvi (ASE, microeconomics), Toma Susi (University of Vienna) and Mangala Srinivas (Radboud University Nijmegen) share the results of a survey held among the researchers ...

  • 12 Jun 2019
    All ABS MBA's maintain AMBA accreditation

    An international AMBA (Association of MBAs) committee visited the Amsterdam Business School on 6 and 7 June to determine whether The Amsterdam MBA, the MBA in Big Data & Business Analytics, and the MBA in Healthcare ...

  • 12 Jun 2019
    The Dark Side of Personality

    Social life entails countless situations in which people have to trust each other. From mundane family matters to profane issues such as trade negotiations among world leaders in a conflicted globalized world – all ...

  • 11 Jun 2019
    Jan van de Streek wins Saskia J Stuiveling Prize 2018

    Professor of Corporate Tax Law Jan van de Streek has won the Saskia J Stuiveling Prize 2018. It is exceptional for an academic to receive the Stuiveling prize.

  • 27 May 2019
    EB Lecturer of the Year 2019: Lisanne van Bunderen

    After winning the Van der Schroeff Award in January, Lisanne van Bunderen has now been chosen by UvA Economics and Business students as faculty’s winner in the 2019 UvA Lecturer of the Year competition. The Faculty ...

  • 27 May 2019
    Vidi grant awarded to ASE researcher

    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded a Vidi grant worth 800.000 euros per project to Dr Shaul Shalvi (Amsterdam School of Economics, section Microeconomics). With the grant, Shalvi ...

  • 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 ...

  • 23 May 2019
    UvA appoints third University Professor AI

    The University of Amsterdam (UvA) has appointed Prof. Tobias Blanke as University Professor of Humanities and AI, effective 1 August 2019. Tobias Blanke is the third of four new University Professors at the UvA and ...