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  • Start 10 Oct 2019
    End 10 Nov 2019
    Vacancy at the CSDS- Research Promotion Internship

    Event

    The Center for Sustainable Development Studies is a venture of the Amsterdam Institute of Social Science Research. We are the primary promotor of sustainable development research at the University of Amsterdam. As ...

  • 23 Oct 2019
    Literary tropes in translations of Dutch novels

    10:00 - 11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    When texts are translated into other languages, idiosyncratic features of the source text are sometimes normalised to make them conform to the features of the target language. Imogen Cohen studies normalisation in ...

  • 23 Oct 2019
    Resource scheduling for cloud applications

    12:00 - 13:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Yang Hu investigates how we can effectively program and control resources to satisfy quality-critical constraints of applications on cloud infrastructure.

  • 23 Oct 2019
    Chinese religion and philosophy in print in the Dutch Republic

    13:00 - 14:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Trude Dijkstra examines how Chinese religion and philosophy were represented in printwork created in the Dutch Republic between 1595 and 1700.

  • 23 Oct 2019
    Effectively controlling quality-critical cloud applications

    14:00 - 15:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Cloud computing allows developers to operate applications without maintaining physical infrastructures. it does involve a number of challenges, however, including performance uncertainty, as cloud resources are ...

  • 23 Oct 2019
    1989
    1989. A concept challenged

    20:00 - 21:30 | Event

    Thirty years after the fall of the Iron Curtain in 1989, historian James Mark challenges the idea of 1989 revolutions as simply a turn to a liberal West. At this public launch, he will present and discuss his new ...

  • 24 Oct 2019
    Coronary artery disease and new stent technology

    10:00 - 11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    P. Woudstra will defend the doctoral thesis ‘Coronary Artery Disease and New Stent Technology’.

  • 24 Oct 2019
    Fighting war without violence

    12:00 - 13:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Bart van den Bosch studies the rules of international humanitarian law regulating military cyber operations below the threshold of attack.

  • 24 Oct 2019
    Role of creatine kinase in hypertension

    14:00 - 15:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    F.A. Karamat will defend the doctoral thesis ‘The Role of Creatine Kinase in Hypertension: Therapeutic Perspectives’.

  • 25 Oct 2019
    ARIAS
    The Shadow of Knowledge. ARIAS network meet-up

    10:00 - 17:30 | Event

    Autumn arrived. It’s bronze light casts long shadows that bring another kind of being of things, less tangible but not less real. Let’s meet there, in the shadow of what is known, and stay for a while… In this ...

  • 25 Oct 2019
    Treatment of early stage non-small cell lung cancer

    10:00 - 11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    M.H. van Gool will defend the doctoral thesis ‘Response Monitoring during Neoadjuvant Targeted Treatment in Early Stage Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer’.

  • 25 Oct 2019
    Social identification and political participation among immigrants

    12:00 - 13:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Maria Kranendonk investigates to what extent origin-country and religious identification relate to the political participation of immigrants from predominantly Muslim countries and their children in Western Europe.

  • 25 Oct 2019
    Towards a steady-state pure Bose-Einstein Condensate

    14:00 - 15:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    The first achievement of a pure Bose-Einstein Condensate (BEC) in 1995 was the first time a pure quantum mechanical state of matter was realised. This new ability to control matter sparked the revolution in ultracold ...

  • 25 Oct 2019
    M.B.M. van der Klis
    Truth in Science

    16:00 - 17:00 | Lecture

    In his valedictory lecture, Michiel van der Klis will explore why we find it so hard to face the truth as humans, and how science helps us to overcome this. He will focus on the counter-intuitive reality that the ...

  • 28 Oct 2019
    Algorithms
    Algorithms of violence

    17:00 - 18:30 | Event

    We are growing familiar with the use of algorithmic systems in the field of security through state-of-the-art visual technologies, such as face recognition, autonomous weapons, and situational awareness displays. ...

  • 29 Oct 2019
    Breakfast workshop ontbijt
    The next step in valorisation

    08:30 - 10:30 | Workshop

    With your research activities you generate ideas constantly. That’s not too difficult. But to turn an idea into a business case is usually more complicated. In this workshop the experts from IXA share different ...

  • 29 Oct 2019
    Effects of exposure to immigration news

    10:00 - 11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Ivo Bosilkov investigates how media reporting on the migrant crisis has influenced citizens' political attitudes to migration.

  • 29 Oct 2019
    Unit-aware organization modeling

    12:00 - 13:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Paul Griffioen combines knowledge from the fields of computing and auditing to investigate he possibilities of unit-aware organization modeling.

  • 29 Oct 2019
    Forensic medicine and radiology

    14:00 - 15:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    M. Vester will defend the doctoral thesis ‘Forensic Medicine and Radiology. Never Judge a Body by Its Cover’.

  • 30 Oct 2019
    Complexities of the human innate immune system

    10:00 - 11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    The aim of Louella Presbitero's research is to understand the complexities, intricate details and underlying mechanisms of how the human innate immune system functions. She explores his through in-silico studies.

  • 30 Oct 2019
    Exploring black hole accretion

    11:00 - 12:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    M.T.P. Liska will be defending the doctoral thesis 'Exploring Black Hole Accretion in Unexplored Regimes Using GRMHD Simulations' .

  • 30 Oct 2019
    3D modelling of in-stent restenosis

    12:00 - 13:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Pavel Zun develops a fully-coupled 3D multiscale computational model of in-stent restenosis, which describes tissue growth after a stent has been placed to treat coronary artery disease.

  • 30 Oct 2019
    Emergent laws of spacetime mechanics

    13:00 - 14:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Irfan Ilgin investigates the hypothesis that gravity is an emergent phenomenon.

  • 30 Oct 2019
    Biochar-soil amendment for low-emission agriculture

    14:00 - 15:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Biochar (pyrogenic organic matter) has emerged as an innovative way to improve soil fertility, increase soil carbon sequestration and reduce emission of carbon dioxide, methane and nitrous oxide from agricultural ...

  • 31 Oct 2019
    Effect of high fat diet on hepatic drug metabolism

    10:00 - 11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    R. Achterbergh will defend the doctoral thesis ‘Nutritional Conditioning: The Effect of A Short-Term High Fat Diet on Hepatic Drug Metabolism’.

  • 31 Oct 2019
    Sectional approach to pelvic floor anatomy

    12:00 - 13:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Y. Wu will defend the doctoral thesis ‘A Sectional approach to pelvic floor anatomy. Differences with the dissectional technique’.

  • 31 Oct 2019
    Protective antibody responses against Hepatitis C infections in high-risk populations

    14:00 - 15:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    S. Merat will defend the doctoral thesis ‘Protective Antibody Responses Against HCV E1E2 in High-Risk Populations’.

  • 1 Nov 2019
    Metaphor in Herodotus' histories

    10:00 - 11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Aniek van den Eersten examines the deliberate use of metaphors in Herodotus' Histories. She argues that Herodotus uses metaphors to structure his work, to characterise his protagonists, to implicitly give judgements ...

  • 1 Nov 2019
    Comics and the dynamics of WWII remembrance

    11:00 - 12:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Rik Spanjers considers the causes and effects of the success of Art Spiegelman's Maus (1980-1991) and chart the formal directions in which WWII comics have moved since. he does so by analysing Peter Pontiac's ...

  • 1 Nov 2019
    Quantum platforms on atom chips

    12:00 - 13:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    David Davtyans investigates different challenges encountered on the way to developing a quantum platform based on an atom chip with Rydberg atoms.

  • 1 Nov 2019
    Institutional group portraits in Amsterdam

    13:00 - 14:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Norbert Middelkoop studies Amsterdam's institutional group portraits dating from 1525-1850. He considers these group portraits of civic guards, governing boards and guilds in their shared context, bringing them back ...

  • 1 Nov 2019
    Diagnosis and treatment of mucopolysaccharidose

    14:00 - 15:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    G.A. Kuiper will defend the doctoral thesis ‘Capturing MPS I: From Early Diagnosis to Late Complications’.

  • 5 Nov 2019
    Fien Lindelauff
    Activism and veganism. A conversation with Earthling Ed

    20:00 - 21:30 | Event

    Why do we turn our heads away from the challenging reality of our food’s origins? Speaker, educator and entrepreneur Ed Winters, also known as ‘Earthling Ed’, will engage in a conversation with Federico Savini, ...

  • 6 Nov 2019
    High risk cardiovascular disease: from insight to therapy

    12:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    R.M. Stoekenbroek will defend the doctoral thesis ‘High Risk Cardiovascular Disease From Insight to Therapy’.

  • 7 Nov 2019
    Breakfast workshop ontbijt
    How to engage in a successful collaboration with non-academic parties

    08:30 - 10:30 | Workshop

    With your research activities you generate ideas constantly. That’s not too difficult. But to turn an idea into a business case is usually more complicated. In this workshop the experts from IXA share different ...

  • 7 Nov 2019
    Evaluating the therapeutic potential of CD40 in low-grade chronic inflammation

    10:00 - 11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    P.J.H. Kusters will defend the doctoral thesis 'Evaluating the Therapeutic Potential of CD40 in Low-Grade Chronic Inflammation'.

  • 7 Nov 2019
    Graphic image of a person with a big head thinking of career (LinkedIn, networking, career path, etc.) and in the background green and blue lines.
    UvA Career Day

    10:30 - 17:00 | Event

    If you’re already figuring out your next step after graduation, or have choices to make within your study programme: the UvA Career Day offers you inspiration, insights and practical tips. Open to all Dutch and ...

  • 7 Nov 2019
    From violence and hatred to reconciliation and peace making

    19:15 - 21:15 | Event

    How can people of different faith come together and live in peace?

  • 7 Nov 2019
    Fashion theories
    Fashion theories. A sartorial salon

    20:00 - 21:30 | Event

    What hides underneath the garments we wear? What runs deeper than tread? And wherein lies the essence of the style references we see on the runway today?

  • 8 Nov 2019
    Preventive antibiotic therapy in patients with acute stroke

    10:00 - 11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    J. Vermeij will defend the doctoral thesis ‘Preventive Antibiotic Therapy in Patients with Acute Stroke’.