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15 Oct 2018
Dick Stufkens Prijs 2018 awarded to chemical physicist Stefan Vuckovic
The Dick Stufkens Prize 2018 for the best PhD thesis of the Holland Research School of Molecular Chemistry will be awarded to Dr Stefan Vuckovic.The School honours with this prize innovative PhD-research in chemistry.
31 Jan 2017
Erratic pattern of bursts of neutron star Rapid Burster explained
A team of Dutch and English astronomers, including Jakob van den Eijnden of the University of Amsterdam, has discovered why the neutron star Rapid Burster exhibits such irregular bursts. The gas the neutron star ...
9 Jan 2017
Learn to build your high-tech company
In February 2017 UvA startup incubator ACE Venture Lab organizes a five day intensive training program for students, researchers and industry specialists who want to turn their science or high-tech idea into a ...
11 Nov 2016
UvA researcher Tomas Stolker aims telescope on protoplanetary disk
A team of astronomers led by Tomas Stolker at the University of Amsterdam's (UvA) Anton Pannekoek Institute for Astronomy have published fascinating new observations of a protoplanetary disk.
13 Sep 2016
Biology teachers receive doctoral scholarship
On 12 September 2016 State Secretary of Education, Sander Dekker, awarded Biology Teachers Nienke Wieringa and Rob Kroes a doctoral scholarship.
5 Jul 2016
Digital 'footnotes' for TV viewers
Serving up the right information at the right moment – that’s what’s Daan Odijk’s PhD research is about. He and his research group have designed a second screen for television audiences. Daan Odijk’s area of ...
31 May 2016
Gauging age outside the lab: tricky business
A webcam on the door of a club that can automatically tell whether a young adult is old enough to enter and buy a beer. A webcam that sees what a woman is looking at in a shop window. If it is up to UvA postdoc Fares ...