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Results: 1 - 20 of 36
  • 20 Sep 2019
    Challenges in Modeling Water Oxidation Reactions

    11:00 | Lecture

    Speaker: Prof. Dr. Rong-Zhen Liao (Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China)

  • 20 Sep 2019
    Global environmental changes in the high tropical Andes

    13:00 - 14:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Francisco Cuesta Camacho studies the patterns of summit plant communities across the tropical section of the Andes.He focuses specifically on environmental factors influencing plant community composition, species ...

  • 23 Sep 2019
    workshop
    Finding academic sources

    09:30 - 11:30 | Workshop

    How to search for relevant information on the internet and in library resources?

  • 26 Sep 2019
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    ONWAR career event

    09:00 - 17:00 | Event

    A free one-day career event for ONWAR neuroscience PhD students with talks from ONWAR alumni, personal coaching and career-building workshop.

  • 27 Sep 2019
    Fusing heterogeneous data sets

    11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Yipeng Song developed various data fusion approaches to tackle heterogeneity in multiple data sets.

  • 27 Sep 2019
    Purification of proteins and nanoparticles by continuous field-low fractionation

    13:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Maria Marioli investigated ways to increase sample loading and throughput in the separation technique asymmetrical flow field-flow fractionation (AF4). AF4 is a very flexible technique that separates nano-sized ...

  • 27 Sep 2019
    ABC colloquium - Stephen Fleming | the MetaLab, Wellcome Centre for Human Neuroimaging, University College London, UK

    16:00 - 17:00 | Lecture

    Knowing our own minds: Metacognitive drivers of belief change

  • 27 Sep 2019
    SEA: Search Engines Amsterdam

    16:00 - 17:00 | Event

    SEA features both industrial and academic talks on search engine algorithms. This issue will be about 'Elasticsearch and Journalism Content Recommendation': Georgios Tsatsaronis (Elsevier) - Topic Pages: From ...

  • 27 Sep 2019
    Tour through the domes: PhD student Jakob explains the inner workings of the telescopes.
    Stargazing night

    19:00 - 22:00 | Event

    Have you always wanted to look at the stars through a real telescope? You can do this at the Anton Pannekoek Institute for Astronomy! We organize several public stargazing events a year.

  • 3 Oct 2019
    Micro-structural characterization of glassy solids

    14:00 - 15:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Luka Gartner studies microscopic and micromechanical characterizations of glassy configurations. The first focus is on the mechanical properties of glasses in the context of yielding transition, which occurs as the ...

  • 3 Oct 2019
    'Unorthodox Interactions in Functional Systems

    15:00 | Lecture

    Speaker: Prof. Stefan Matile (University of Geneva)

  • 8 Oct 2019
    Learning for Top-N Recommendations; High-Dimensional and Heterogenous Information

    12:00 - 13:00 | Lecture

    Yifan Chen will defend his PhD thesis: “Learning for Top-N Recommendations; High-Dimensional and Heterogenous Information”. Supervisor: Prof. dr. M. de Rijke; Co-supervisor: dr. I. Markov.

  • 10 Oct 2019
    Breakfast workshop
    Introduction in valorisation

    08:30 - 10:30 | Workshop

    Somehow you might have heard that you need to valorise your research or you need to put in words a Knowledge Utilization paragraph for a proposal. But you don’t have a clue neither on how to approach or apply the ...

  • 10 Oct 2019
    The work behind data. A seminar on systems and perspectives

    13:00 - 15:30 | Event

    Data has become central to many aspects of our society. However, the social and technical work that lies behind data is often overlooked. This seminar will explore the challenges and state of the art in working with ...

  • 11 Oct 2019
    Publishing in the Nature Research journals

    13:30 | Lecture

    Speaker: Andrew Bissette, editor for the Nature publishing group

  • 12 Oct 2019
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    UvA Bachelor's Day

    09:00 - 17:00 | Information event

    Come to the UvA Bachelor’s Day on Saturday, 12 October 2019 to learn more about the UvA and explore which Bachelor’s programme might suit you best.

  • 17 Oct 2019
    Breakfast workshop
    Media training by Science on Air

    08:30 - 10:30 | Workshop

    Why should you put your precious time and energy in media appearances or social media? How do you get the attention of journalists? And what are the secrets of giving a good interview? An interview or a Twitter ...

  • 18 Oct 2019
    Improving Application Timing Predictability and Caching Performance on Multi-core Systems

    11:00 - 12:00 | Lecture

    Jun Xiao will defend his PhD thesis: "Improving Application Timing Predictability and Caching Performance on Multi-core Systems". Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Ir. C.T.A.M. de Laat, Co-Supervisor: Dr. A.D. Pimentel.

  • 23 Oct 2019
    Resource Scheduling for Quality-Critical Applications on Cloud Infrastructure

    12:00 - 13:00 | Lecture

    Yang Hu will defend his PhD thesis: “Resource Scheduling for Quality-Critical Applications on Cloud Infrastructure”. Supervisor: Prof. dr. ir. C.T.A.M. de Laat; Co-supervisor: Dr. Z. Zhao.

  • 23 Oct 2019
    Seamless Infrastructure Programming and Control for Quality-Critical Cloud Applications

    14:00 - 15:00 | Lecture

    Huan Zhou will defend his PhD thesis: “Seamless Infrastructure Programming and Control for Quality-Critical Cloud Applications”. Supervisor: Prof. dr. ir. C.T.A.M. de Laat; Co-supervisor: Dr. Z. Zhao.