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  • Start 17 Jun 2019
    End 23 Jun 2019
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    We Make The City Festival

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    We Make The City is the largest city festival in Europe, taking place from 17 to 23 June 2019, celebrating urban living whilst addressing important urban issues in the metropolitan region of Amsterdam. How can we ...

  • 19 Jun 2019
    Postlaryngectomy care, recovery and rehabilitation

    10:00 - 11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Liset Lansaat investigates recent developments in the treatment of advanced laryngeal carcinoma and hypopharyngeal carcinoma. She focuses specifically on aspects of post-operative care, recovery and rehabilitation.

  • 19 Jun 2019
    Studies with high dimensional omics data

    11:00 - 12:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    X. Zhang will defend the doctoral thesis ‘Studies with High Dimensional Omics Data: Pathways, Networks and Statistical Analysis’.

  • 19 Jun 2019
    The complex evolutionary behaviour of bacterial biofilms

    12:00 - 13:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Vivek Muniraj studies the response of biofilms to external stimuli. This is a cumulative response aggregated from individual bacteria residing within the biofilm. Any perturbation at a microscopic level manifests ...

  • 20 Jun 2019
    Breakfast workshop
    Breakfast workshop Patents

    08:30 - 10:30 | Workshop

    What is a patent? Why should I apply for it? What can I use it for? What’s in it for me?

  • 20 Jun 2019
    Haemodynamic MRI in Sickle Cell Disease

    10:00 - 11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    L. Václavů will defend the doctoral thesis ‘Haemodynamic MRI in Sickle Cell Disease’.

  • 20 Jun 2019
    Prevention of thromboembolism in adults with congenital heart disease

    12:00 - 13:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    H.Y. Yang defends the doctoral thesis ‘Prevention of Thromboembolism in Adults with Congenital Heart Disease’.

  • 20 Jun 2019
    Weibel-Palade body logistics

    14:00 - 15:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    M. Schillemans will defend the doctoral thesis ‘Weibel-Palade Body Logistics. Express Delivery in the Vasculature ’.

  • 20 Jun 2019
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    Explaining the 'black box'. Decisions in AI

    20:00 - 21:30 | Event

    Whether it’s a traffic fine, a court judgement or the price of your airline booking: increasingly, we leave decisions to algorithms. In the future, companies and institutions may not be able to explain what happens ...

  • 21 Jun 2019
    Host defense against bacterial pathogens

    10:00 - 11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    A.P.N.A. de Porto will defend the doctoral thesis ‘The Role of Bruton’s Tyrosine Kinase and the Spleen in Host Defense against Bacterial Pathogens’.

  • 21 Jun 2019
    Cognitive biases in problem drinkers

    11:00 - 12:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Denise van Deursen investigates how to measure and retrain cognitive biases in people with drinking problems. She evaluates three computer-based cognitive bias modification training programmes focusing specifically ...

  • 21 Jun 2019
    Febrile diseases in young children in Burkina Faso

    12:00 - 13:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    F. Kiemde will defend the doctoral thesis ‘Febrile Diseases in Young Children in Burkina Faso: Etiologies and the Value of Rapid Diagnostic Tests in Primary Healthcare Settings’.

  • 21 Jun 2019
    Curves, cover counts and central invariants

    13:00 - 14:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Renier Kramer focuses on three distinct but closely connected topics in mathematics: the moduli space of curves, Hurwitz numbers and integrable hierarchies.

  • 21 Jun 2019
    Women-specific models for risk assessment in thrombosis

    14:00 - 15:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    L.J.J. Scheres will defend the doctoral thesis ‘Sex, Hormones & Clots: Sex-Specific Mechanisms and Women-Specific Models for Risk Assessment & Management in Thrombosis’.

  • 21 Jun 2019
    Prof Karin Verweij, Professor Genetics in Psychiatry
    Genetic vulnerability to substance use and addiction

    16:00 - 17:00 | Inaugural lecture

    Why do some people start using substances such as alcohol, cigarettes and drugs, and why do some of them go on to develop an addiction to these substances? In her inaugural lecture Karin Verweij focuses on the role ...

  • 22 Jun 2019
    We make the city
    Governing Brooklyn

    10:00 - 12:30 | Event

    He is the first Mexican-American elected to the City Council in New York City and the first openly gay office holder in Brooklyn. Carlos Menchaca shares his personal experiences in serving and representing this very ...

  • Start 25 Jun 2019
    End 28 Jun 2019
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    People and the Sea Conference

    09:00 - 18:00 | Conference

    The theme of this international conference is ‘Learning from the Past, Imagining the Future’. The conference will host approximately 400 papers by scholars from various parts of Europe (50%), North America and ...

  • 25 Jun 2019
    Black holes and entanglement

    10:00 - 11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Sagar Lokhande's research focuses on the role of quantum entanglement in the physics of black holes.

  • 25 Jun 2019
    Visceral hypersensitivity in IBS

    12:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Mw. S.A. van Diest will defend the doctoral thesis ‘The Pain behind Visceral Hypersensitivity in IBS'.

  • 25 Jun 2019
    Management of lateral ankle injuries

    14:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Mw. S.A. van Diest will defend the doctoral thesis 'The Pain behind Visceral Hypersensitivity in IBS’.

  • 25 Jun 2019
    PPLE webinar for the class of 2022

    14:00 - 15:00 | Information event

    New students coming this September can join the PPLE webinar on 25 June. In this webinar, we will try to answer all your questions about deadlines, submitting documents, finding housing, and life as a student in ...

  • 25 Jun 2019
    Platform Imaginaries
    Platform imaginaries. Rethinking Airbnb and other dominant technologies

    17:00 - 18:30 | Event

    Platforms like Airbnb, Uber and Thuisbezorgd are amongst the most popular technologies that support urban living. They allow people to rent a room, hire a car, or have food delivered to their doorstep; they regulate ...

  • 26 Jun 2019
    Legal change after public health crises in China

    10:00 - 11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Annemieke van den Dool examines the processes behind and nature of post-crisis legal change in China. Her main aim is to investigate to what extent and under which conditions public health crises lead to legal change ...

  • 26 Jun 2019
    Complexity of groin injuries

    11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Dhr. R.F.H. Langhout will defend the doctoral thesis ‘The Complexity of Groin Injury. In search of the Injury Mechanism’.

  • 26 Jun 2019
    Costs and benefits of plant defence suppression by spider mites

    12:00 - 13:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Herbivores eat plants, and plants defend their tissues. To overcome these plant defences, herbivores have evolved a variety of offensive strategies. Bram Knegt studies the costs and benefits of a recently described ...

  • 26 Jun 2019
    Policy targets and aquatic ecosystem responses

    13:00 - 14:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    In response to the deterioration of aquatic ecosystems policy targets have been defined to prevent further biodiversity losses. The aim of Peter van Puijenbroek's research is to bridge the gap between these targets ...

  • 26 Jun 2019
    Fluorescence nanoscopy applications in tribology

    14:00 - 15:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Dina Petrova presents two new measurement methods that use fluorescence microscopy to go beyond the diffraction limit. She applies these to research in the field of friction and lubrication sciences.

  • 26 Jun 2019
    Trust and Its Influence on Advertising Processes and Effects – Computational Research Applying the Trust Scores in Social Media (TSM) Algorithm

    15:00 - 18:00 | Lecture

    This is a special lecture in the RPAs Communication & Personalised Communication, which is being given by Dr. Jisu Huh, Ph.D., who is Professor, Raymond O. Mithun Endowed Chair in Advertising, and Director of ...

  • 26 Jun 2019
    Indonesia decolonization
    Sexual Violence in Wars of Decolonization

    20:00 - 21:30 | Event

    NIAS Fellows Stef Scagliola and Natalya Vince compare their findings on sexual violence in wars of decolonization in Indonesia (1945-1949) and Algeria (1954-1962).

  • 27 Jun 2019
    ‘Niches’ in vascular bone marrow

    10:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Mw. M.J. Goedhart will defend the doctoral thesis ‘The Vascular Bone Marrow Niche as Immunological and Hematopoietic Hotspot’.

  • 27 Jun 2019
    Implementing structured data in electronic health records

    12:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Dhr. E. Joukes will defend the doctoral thesis ‘Implementing Structured Data in Electronic Health Records’.

  • 27 Jun 2019
    Preventing irritant contact dermatitis in health care workers

    14:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Mw. M. Soltanipoor will defend the doctoral thesis ‘Irritant Contact Dermatitis. A Strategy for Prevention in Dutch Health Care Workers’.

  • 28 Jun 2019
    Semantic accounts of expressions

    10:00 - 11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Nadine Theiler develops semantic accounts of a range of expressions: attitude verbs, discourse particles and additive particles.

  • 28 Jun 2019
    Innervation and intestinal inflammation

    11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Mw. R.A. Willemze will defend the doctoral thesis ‘Connecting Innervation and Intestinal Inflammation’.

  • 28 Jun 2019
    Essay writing and crisis

    12:00 - 13:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Thijs Witty investigates writers who have turned to essayistic composition in moments of crisis. One of his aims is to demonstrate how essays can be considered helpful measures for uncertainties that resist ...

  • 28 Jun 2019
    Commensals and pathogens in renal pathology

    13:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Mw. D. Emal will defend the doctoral thesis ‘Damage-Associated Molecular Patterns, Commensals and Pathogens in Renal Pathology’.

  • 28 Jun 2019
    The genetic architecture of substance use

    14:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Dhr. A.T. Marees will defend the doctoral thesis ‘The Genetic Architecture of Substance Use’.

  • 28 Jun 2019
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    Book launch: Contemporary institutional practices of adoption in the United States and the Netherlands

    17:00 - 18:00 | Event

    In this book launch, Sonja van Wichelen will be presenting from her new book Legitimating Life: Adoption in the Age of Globalization and Biotechnology, which was published by Rutgers University Press this year. She ...

  • Start 30 Jun 2019
    End 5 Jul 2019
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    15th World Congress on Parasitic Plants

    Event

    15th World Congress on Parasitic Plants (WCPP) organized by the University of Amsterdam in collaboration with the International Parasitic Plant Society (IPPS) and the European Weed Research Society (EWRS).

  • 3 Jul 2019
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    News from Germany: The History of Information Warfare and Why It Still Matters Today

    20:00 - 21:30 | Event

    Information warfare may seem like a new feature of our contemporary digital world. But it was just as crucial a century ago, when the great powers competed to control and expand their empires.