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Results: 1 - 20 of 640
  • 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
    Three Laskaridis Visiting Research Fellows in Modern Greek to be hosted at the UvA in 2019-2020

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

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 21 Jun 2019
    Funding for four talented Humanities PhD candidates

    Media scholars Jori Snels and Sal Hagen, historian Rosa de Jong and sign linguistics scholar Cindy van Boven have received funding for their doctoral research at the UvA through the NWO programme PhDs in the ...

  • 20 Jun 2019
    HERA grant for research project The European Spa as a public space and social metaphor

    Academics from the University of Amsterdam, Lund University, Freie Universität in Berlin and Queen Mary University of London embark on a pan-European research project examining the European spa as a transnational ...

  • 20 Jun 2019
    Digital Methods

    Justus Uitermark is an Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Amsterdam. In our interview he reflected on some of his most recent work, which looks into the geographical dimension of social media ...

  • 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 ...

  • 17 Jun 2019
    UvA alumnus wins Theodore Roosevelt American History Award

    Queeny van der Spek, who completed the American Studies master's programme at the UvA last year, won the Theodore Roosevelt American History Award 2019. The Roosevelt Institute for American Studies awards this annual ...

  • 13 Jun 2019
    Sanders Prize in Metaethics for UvA philosophers Incurvati and Schlöder

    Luca Incurvati and Julian J. Schlöder, attached to the Department of Philosophy and the Institute for Logic, Language and Computation, have won the Sanders Prize in Metaethics 2019 for their paper 'Inferential ...

  • 13 Jun 2019
    Close Reading

    Hanneke Stuit is an Assistant Professor of Literary and Cultural Analysis at the University of Amsterdam. She is interested in the central logic of inclusion and exclusion in how communities come together, are ...

  • 6 Jun 2019
    Ethnography

    Rachel Spronk is an Associate professor at the anthropology department of the University of Amsterdam. She is trained as an anthropologist and doing interdisciplinary research on culture, gender and sexuality. Her ...