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Results: 1 - 20 of 647
  • 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.

  • 5 Sep 2019
    The Dutch Method Unfolded

    The Department of Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Heritage of the University of Amsterdam is pleased to announce that Dr. Emilie Froment has been awarded a grant by the Getty Foundation under its Conserving ...

  • 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
    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 ...

  • 30 Aug 2019
    Ihab Saloul appointed professor by special appointment of Memory Studies and Narrative at the University of Bologna

    From September 2019 until September 2022, Ihab Saloul will hold the chair 'Memory Studies and Narrative' at the International Centre for the Humanities Studies ‘Umberto Eco' (ex Scuola Superiore di Studi Umanistici), ...

  • 22 Aug 2019
    Launch Alumni Network Conservation and Restoration

    On Tuesday, 3 September, the UvA's Alumni Network Conservation and Restoration will be launched. Both the board and the future plans for those who want to join the network and participate will be introduced.

  • 15 Aug 2019
    Two Laskaridis Visiting Research Fellows in Modern Greek to be hosted at the UvA in 2019-2020

    The Faculty of Humanities will host two visiting researchers in 2019-2020 via the Marilena Laskaridis Visiting Fellowships. The fellowships are sponsored by the Aikaterini Laskaridis Foundation, which is also the ...

  • 30 Jul 2019
    Cutting Edge Research Fund | Call for proposals

    The UvA Faculty of Humanities offers the funding scheme 'Cutting Edge Research Fund' that fosters (inter)national collaboration aimed at innovative, cutting edge research. The call for proposals for the Cutting Edge ...

  • 29 Jul 2019
    Call for Proposals | Research Innovation and Sustainability Fund

    The UvA Faculty of Humanities offers the Research Innovation and Sustainability (RIS) Fund that aims to support research staff in their career development and to expand their opportunities to conduct research. The ...

  • 18 Jul 2019
    UvA students restore 'total loss' globe from 1700

    Andra Danila and Santje Pander, two students from the UvA programme Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Heritage, have restored a seventeenth-century globe that had been declared a 'total loss' by experts. A ...

  • 16 Jul 2019
    VENI for Esther Weltevrede: Apps and data infrastructures

    Apps have become an important part of our everyday life. However, how they operate is still largely unknown. This project develops novel digital methods to study how apps recombine, valorize and distribute data from ...

  • 16 Jul 2019
    Veni research grants for 23 UvA researchers

    The Dutch Research Council (NWO) has awarded a Veni grant worth up to 250,000 euros to 166 highly promising young scientists. The grant provides the laureates with the opportunity to further elaborate their own ideas ...

  • 15 Jul 2019
    Conservation and Restoration hands-on during Operation Night Watch

    The UvA programme Conservation and Restoration is prominently represented in Operation Night Watch, the largest research project ever for Rembrandt’s masterpiece. The project, which was kicked off this summer, is ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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
    Publication launch 'Van Gogh's Sunflowers Illuminated. Art Meets Science'

    During a symposium organised by the Van Gogh Museum on 21 June, the publication 'Van Gogh’s Sunflowers Illuminated. Art Meets Science' was presented. This publication contains the most significant results of an ...

  • 27 Jun 2019
    Humanities Education Award goes to 'Games' and 'Zorgen voor het zelf'

    Toni Pape's course 'Games' was named best Bachelor's course during the award ceremony of the Humanities Education Award. The title of best Master's course went to Justyna Wubs-Mrozewicz's 'Zorgen voor het zelf'. For ...