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Results: 1 - 20 of 1771
  • 19 Sep 2019
    IBED article in The American Naturalist: Why do phytoplankton evolve large size in response to grazing?

    IBED researchers Jef Huisman, Martijn Egas, Pedro Branco and co-author Spencer Hall from the Indiana University Bloomington published a paper in The American Naturalist, in which they present a new explanation for ...

  • 18 Sep 2019
    Klaas Jan Schouten Appointed as Research Assistant Professor in Electrocatalysis and Applied Electrochemistry

    Dr Klaas Jan Schouten has been appointed Research Assistant Professor in Electrocatalysis and Applied Electrochemistry at the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences of the University of Amsterdam. The position ...

  • 17 Sep 2019
    Final version of 2020 Framework Letter

    Following the consent of the Joint Meeting (GV), the Executive Board (CvB) adopted the definitive version of the 2020 Framework Letter on 10 September. Covering the outlines of the budget, the framework letter will ...

  • 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 ...

  • 16 Sep 2019
    National Agenda for Quantum Technology: the next step for the Netherlands

    The Netherlands is a leading centre for the development of quantum hardware and software, as well as the accompanying algorithms and applications. To retain this position, it is important for the country to keep ...

  • 16 Sep 2019
    EC funds Innovative Training Network for quantum clocks

    The European Commission has announced that it will support the new MoSaiQC Innovative Training Network for quantum clocks. The new network will be coordinated by prof. Florian Schreck at the University of Amsterdam. ...

  • 13 Sep 2019
    Rollie Lamberson Award for Prof. Hal Caswell

    The Rollie Lamberson Award recognized a paper on which Hal Caswell of IBED collaborated with a group of mathematicians from the University of Louisiana.

  • 12 Sep 2019
    Leon Gommans, professor by special appointment of Data Exchange Systems

    Dr L.H.M. Gommans (1957) has been named professor by special appointment of Data Exchange Systems at the University of Amsterdam's (UvA) Faculty of Science. The chair was designated on behalf of the Bèta Plus ...

  • 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.

  • 10 Sep 2019
    Kick-off of new AI4Science lab

    The new AI4Science lab starts off this month, by appointing Patrick Forré as its lab manager and as an assistant professor. The AI4Science lab is a joint initiative of the institutes for astronomy (API), biology ...

  • 10 Sep 2019
    Molecular dynamics simulation sheds new light on methane hydrate formation

    In a paper published this week in PNAS, researchers at the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences and the Amsterdam Center for Multiscale Modeling provide atomistic insight in the ...

  • 9 Sep 2019
    Tenure track position for analytical chemist Alina Astefanei

    Dr Alina Astefanei has been appointed as tenure track researcher in the Analytical Chemistry group of the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS). Her research focuses on the development and ...

  • 6 Sep 2019
    Franciska de Vries and Crystal McMichael receive ERC Starting Grant

    Franciska de Vries and Crystal McMichael were both awarded the prestigious Starting Grant by the European Research Council (ERC). This grant allows them to further their research and hire supporting staff on their ...

  • 6 Sep 2019
    Breakthrough Prize for EHT collaboration, New Horizons Prize for Nissanke

    The Breakthrough Prize Foundation announced the recipients of the prestigious 2020 Breakthrough Prizes and 2020 New Horizons Prizes in recognition of important achievements in the Life Sciences, Fundamental Physics, ...

  • 5 Sep 2019
    Modelling the influence of regional identity on human migration

    Scientists of the Informatics Institute Willem R.J. Vermeulen, Debraj Roy and Rick Quax did research about the influence of regional identity on human migration. The results were published in Urban Science.

  • 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
    Prestigious ERC Starting Grants awarded to 10 UvA researchers

    The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded Starting Grants to no fewer than 10 researchers from the University of Amsterdam (UvA). The laureates are Marija Bartl, Cristóbal Bonelli, Thomas Buser, Corentin ...

  • 3 Sep 2019
    Prestigious ERC Starting Grant awarded to Corentin Coulais

    The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded a €1.5 million Starting Grant to UvA-IoP physicist Corentin Coulais. Coulais will use the grant to study the properties of metamaterials, used in e.g. prosthetics and ...

  • 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 ...

  • 3 Sep 2019
    Gravitation grants for the study of mental disorders and artificial intelligence

    Alongside a Gravitation grant of 20 million euros for research into plant stress, conducted under the aegis of the UvA, two other consortia in which UvA scientists are participating have been awarded millions in ...