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Results: 1 - 18 of 18
  • 13 Dec 2016
    Science Education at UvA-VU: Master’s Bioinformatics & Systems Biology

    It has already been a joint Master’s programme for more than five years now, but as of 2018 Bioinformatics & Systems Biology will officially become a joint degree. Programme directors Jaap Heringa (VU Amsterdam) and ...

  • 6 Dec 2016
    Lecturer in the Spotlight: Jeroen van Dongen

    Physicist and science historian Jeroen van Dongen (IoP) conducts research into the history and philosophy of gravitation. Together with Rens Bod (ILLC) and Julia Kursell (Faculty of Humanities), he is co-director of ...

  • 8 Nov 2016
    Science Education at UvA-VU: Master's in Artificial Intelligence

    Maarten van Someren (UvA) and Evert Haasdijk (VU), programme director’s for the Master’s in Artificial Intelligence, talk about a new step in the collaboration between UvA and VU. As of the 2015-2016 academic year, ...

  • 1 Nov 2016
    Master’s student Yfke Dulek awarded Scriptieprijs KHMW

    Yfke Dulek, Master’s student Logic, has been awarded a Ngi-NGN Informatie Scriptieprijs voor Informatica en Informatiekunde. The prize of 5000 euro is awarded by the Koninklijke Hollandsche Maatschappij der ...

  • 1 Nov 2016
    Lecturer in the Spotlight: Renée van Amerongen

    Renée van Amerongen coordinates the Frontiers in Medical Biology I course in the third year of the Bachelor's in Biomedical Sciences, as well as the Master’s course Current Issues in Developmental Biology. In ...

  • 11 Oct 2016
    Science Education at UvA-VU: Master’s in Ecology and Evolution

    The Master's programme in Ecology and Evolution offered by VU Amsterdam and the track in Ecology and Evolution, which is part of the UvA Master's programme in Biological Sciences, had so many similarities that both ...

  • 4 Oct 2016
    Lecturer in the Spotlight: Stefania Grecea

    Stefania Grecea coordinates the first-year practical labs in the Chemistry Bachelor’s programme, and teaches courses on functional materials and catalysis for sustainable energy in the third year and in the Master’s. ...

  • 9 Sep 2016
    Science Education at UvA-VU: Mathematical Masters

    The Master’s degree programmes Mathematics and Stochastics and Financial Mathematics (SFM) offered by the University of Amsterdam and VU University Amsterdam have been collaborating for years. Programme directors Bob ...

  • 2 Sep 2016
    Lecturer in the Spotlight: Lex Kaper

    Astronomer Lex Kaper teaches Astrophysics in the second year of the Bachelor's in Physics and Astronomy and the Observation Project in the Master's programme, in which students spend ten nights working at the ...

  • 1 Jul 2016
    Lecturer in the Spotlight: Astrid Groot

    Astrid Groot gives lectures and practical training in Evolutionary Biology to second-year students of Biology, Psychobiology and Future Planet Studies. She also set up the Master’s course Current Trends in Evolution. ...

  • 14 Jun 2016
    Science Education at UvA-VU: Master’s in Computer Science

    The Master’s degree programme in Computer Science studies the technology-supported, worldwide dissemination of information. ‘This field explores the technology that has permeated every facet of our modern-day, ...

  • 26 May 2016
    Lecturer in the Spotlight: Leo Dorst

    Leo Dorst teaches a first-year linear algebra course for the Bachelor's programmes in Artificial Intelligence and Computing Science, as well as a second-year image processing course for the Bachelor's in Artificial ...

  • 22 Apr 2016
    Lecturer in the Spotlight: Sonja Cox

    Sonja Cox (KdVI) is researcher in the research group Stochastics. As a lecturer, she teaches first-year Mathematics Bachelor's students, as well as in the national MasterMath programme and at AUC.

  • 29 Mar 2016
    Lecturer in the Spotlight: Tonny Mulder

    Tonny Mulder is a lecturer for the Bachelor's programmes in Psychobiology and Biomedical Sciences. He left behind his career in cognitive neurophysiology research to devote himself to his passion: developing and ...

  • 8 Mar 2016
    Science Education at UvA-VU: Master's in Computational Science

    ‘Nature is a complex system that processes information. Computational Science aims to make the complexity of those systems traceable.’ So it says on the website of the Master’s in Computational Science, and it is the ...

  • 23 Feb 2016
    Lecturer in the Spotlight: Bas de Bruin

    Bas de Bruin, Lecturer of the Year 2015, teaches courses in the first and second year of the Bachelor’s in Chemistry as well as courses within various tracks of the Master’s in Chemistry. The professor Bio-inspired ...

  • 9 Feb 2016
    Science Education at UvA-VU: Bachelor’s in Physics and Astronomy

    This month the Bachelor's in Physics and Astronomy: an interview with Marcel Vreeswijk, programme director of the joint Bachelor’s degree in Physics and Astronomy at the UvA and VU. 'By working together with our ...

  • 19 Jan 2016
    Science Education at UvA-VU: Bachelor's in Chemistry

    ‘A field of science of key relevance to major social issues in areas such as food, medicine, energy and sustainability,’ that is how Sape Kinderman, programme director of the Bachelor's in Chemistry, describes his ...