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Results: 1 - 40 of 53
  • 26 Feb 2020
    Forensic radiology in the Netherlands

    14:00 - 15:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    H.M. de Bakker will defend the dissertation ‘Forensic Radiology in the Netherlands. Results of a Symbiotic Collaboration in the Pathological-Radiological Field’.

  • 27 Feb 2020
    Caring for children with disabilities in Ecuador

    10:00 - 11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Lourdes Huiracocha studies the way Children with disabilities are cared for in distinctive socio-cultural context of Ecuador’s Azuay province. There are no programs that support the families of children with ...

  • 27 Feb 2020
    Using filamentous fungi to produce plastics

    14:00 - 15:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Fungi have the remarkable ability to grow in acidic environments and produce organic acids, which resemble the chemical building blocks that are used in the chemical industry for making common household products, ...

  • 27 Feb 2020
    Tim Bartley
    AMCIS Seminar Tim Barley

    15:30 - 16:45 | Lecture

    In this AMCIS seminar, Tim Bartley talks about global supply chains as structures of extreme inequality. He asks how voluntary responsibility-taking by companies shapes public opinion about state regulation of global ...

  • 27 Feb 2020
    Brands involved in socio-political issues: What does brand activism involve and is it seeking positive social change?

    16:00 - 17:30 | Lecture

    This ASCoR Talk is being given by Dr. Joya Kemper. Dr. Joya Kemper is a lecturer in Marketing at the University of Auckland Business School in New Zealand. She is passionate about social and environmental issues in ...

  • 27 Feb 2020
    Faculty Lecture: ‘Image and Reality: English Businesswomen in Literature and History in the Long-eighteenth Century’

    17:00 - 18:00 | Event

    P.C. Hoofthuis 1.04 Spuistraat 134 Abstract Shop owners as procuresses preying on the innocent, and their assistants as willing or unwilling prostitutes are stock characters of literature in the long-eighteenth ...

  • 28 Feb 2020
    Machine learning for language understanding

    10:00 - 11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    The success of today’s data-driven machine learning models is often strongly correlated with the amount of available high quality labeled data. For many applications, large-scale, high-quality training data is not ...

  • 28 Feb 2020
    Sex, drugs and mental health

    11:00 - 12:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    R.C.A. Achterbergh will defend the dissertation ‘Sex, Drugs and Mental Health among Men Who Have Sex with Men.’

  • 28 Feb 2020
    Red cell transfusion in critically ill patients

    12:00 - 13:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    M.E. van Hezel will defend the dissertation ‘Effect of Red Cell Transfusion on the Host Immune Response in Critically Ill Patients’.

  • 28 Feb 2020
    Quantitative assessment of liver function

    13:00 - 14:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    F. Rassam will defend the dissertation ‘Quantitative Assessment of Liver Function Using Hepatobiliary Scintigraphy’

  • 28 Feb 2020
    UvA in Carré: ‘The Future of Retail​’

    13:00 - 15:00 | Event

    The Amsterdam Business School once again presents UvA in Carré, with 3 sessions organised for this February-March 2020 edition. Entry to the event is free, but registration for your ticket is required in advance.

  • 28 Feb 2020
    Optimising strategies in pancreatic and hepato-biliary surgery

    14:00 - 15:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    T.H. Mungroop will defend the dissertation ‘Optimizing Strategies in Pancreatic and Hepato-Biliary Surgery’.

  • 28 Feb 2020
    Sustainable solutions: Plastics

    17:00 - 18:30 | Event

    In times of climate change and ecological crisis we often think and speak about problems. Meanwhile, scientists are working on solutions for a more sustainable future. In a new series of events we shed light on their ...

  • 2 Mar 2020
    Can ethnic tolerance curb self-reinforcing school segregation?

    14:00 - 15:00 | Event

    Lecture by Andreas Flache, University of Groningen, Department of Sociology / ICS. Visiting research fellow at IAS.

  • 3 Mar 2020
    Obstructive lung diseases at an outpatient clinic

    10:00 - 11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    G.N. Rootmensen will defend the dissertation ‘Obstructive lung diseases at an outpatient clinic: phenotypes and non-pharmacological treatment outcomes’.

  • 3 Mar 2020
    Benthic macroninvertebrates in lowland streams

    14:00 - 15:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    In lowland streams, spatiotemporal heterogeneity of habitat structures and flow together shape the physical environment that affects biota on different scales. Jan de Brouwer aims to identify the scales at which ...

  • 4 Mar 2020
    Uncertainty quantification of multiscale models.

    10:00 - 11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Anna Nikishova investigates how Uncertainty Quantification algorithms can be made more efficient for multiscale models.

  • 4 Mar 2020
    Precision medicine for head and neck cancer

    14:00 - 15:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    David Vossen explores ways of using genetic profiles of squamous cell carcinoma to develop better treatment strategies for patients affected by this cancer in the head and neck area.

  • 5 Mar 2020
    Breakfast workshop
    Breakfast workshop: 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 ...

  • 5 Mar 2020
    Inclusive development of water governance

    10:00 - 11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Shakeel Hayat focuses on transboundary water management, investigating how regional hydro-politics and institutions can be transformed at multiple levels of governance through development objectives.

  • 5 Mar 2020
    Clinical Implications of innovative pacemaker and defibrillator options

    12:00 - 13:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    V.F. van Dijk will defend the dissertation ‘Clinical Implications of Innovative Pacemaker and Defibrillator Options’.

  • 5 Mar 2020
    Martyrdom: Canonisation, Contestation and Afterlives

    20:00 - 21:30 | Event

    The phenomenon of martyrdom is more than 2000 years old but, as contemporary events show, still very much alive. During the launch of ‘Martyrdom’ we examine the canonization, contestation and afterlives of martyrdom ...

  • 6 Mar 2020
    Miltonathon

    10:00 - 18:00 | Event

    Mark your calendars: the English department’s 5th annual Miltonathon will take place on Friday, March 6th from 10:00-18:00(ish) in PCH 5.25. Everyone is welcome to this all-day reading of John Milton’s epic poem ...

  • 6 Mar 2020
    Unexplained subfertility and its interventions

    10:00 - 11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    N.A. Danhof will defend the dissertation ‘Unexplained Subfertility and its Interventions; a Reappraisal’.

  • 6 Mar 2020
    Ecological and evolutionary consequences of individual variability

    11:00 - 12:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Louise Lassalle studies the consequences of individual phenotypic variability on ecological and evolutionary dynamics.

  • 6 Mar 2020
    Patient journey from symptoms to treatment of spondyloarthritis

    12:00 - 13:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    H.M.Y. de Jong will defend the dissertation ‘Spondyloarthritis: Accelerating the Patient Journey from First Symptoms to Adequate Treatment’.

  • 6 Mar 2020
    The hot and dusty interstellar medium

    13:00 - 14:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Daniele Rogantini focuses on the characterisation of hot coronal gas and interstellar dust in the interstellar medium.

  • 6 Mar 2020
    UvA in Carré: in Carré: ‘Digital Strategy​’

    13:00 - 15:00 | Event

    The Amsterdam Business School once again presents UvA in Carré, with 3 sessions organised for this February-March 2020 edition. Entry to the event is free, but registration for your ticket is required in advance.

  • 6 Mar 2020
    Dropout in chronic pain management

    14:00 - 15:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Janke Oosterhaven identified predictors for dropout in an interdisciplinary pain management programmes and explores patient perspectives on pain, treatment and health information in this programme.

  • 6 Mar 2020
    Sex, gender and race in Europe’s 'Muslim Question'

    16:00 - 17:00 | Inaugural lecture

    The systematic problematisation of Muslims in current-day Europe takes the form of a 'Muslim Question', in which gender and sexuality play a central role. As Sarah Bracke argues in her inaugural lecture, to ...

  • 12 Mar 2020
    Skin and fuel. Two episodes in the history of fossilized whiteness

    17:00 - 18:30 | Event

    What links between whiteness and fossil fuels does history display? Renowned environmental scholar Andreas Malm suggests that the ongoing surge of an anti-climate, pro-fossil-fuel far right is bringing deep ...

  • 12 Mar 2020
    Social groups in conflict

    18:00 - 21:00 | Lecture

    In this introductory first lecture of the "Making sense of mass violence" seminar series on social groups in conflict, the following questions will be addressed: how do social conflicts become violent? How does ...

  • 12 Mar 2020
    EU, Israel and Turkey relations in the age of right-wing populism

    20:00 - 21:30 | Event

    In and outside the European Union right-wing populist movements share commonalities, differences and connections. This evening, Ayhan Kaya and Sharon Pardo shed light on these movements and discuss their impact on EU ...

  • 14 Mar 2020
    Students at Master's Day REC M
    UvA Bachelor's Day

    09:00 - 17:00 | Information event

    Come to the UvA Bachelor’s Day on Saturday, 14 March 2020 to learn more about the UvA and explore which Bachelor’s programme might suit you best.

  • 17 Mar 2020
    FameLab 2020. Science communication competition

    18:00 - 21:30 | Event

    During FameLab 2020 young international scientists compete in science communication. This evening the 16 selected contestants take the stage to pitch their research. A professional jury of scientists and science ...

  • 18 Mar 2020
    BètaBreak: Extraterrestrial life: Is anybody out there?

    12:00 - 13:00 | Debate

    With next-generation telescopes, tiny space probes, and more, we continue our search for life beyond our solar system to answer the intriguing question: is there life out there? Here at the UvA's Faculty of Science ...

  • 19 Mar 2020
    Who is ‘the perpetrator’?

    18:00 - 21:00 | Lecture

    This second seminar in the "Making sense of mass violence" series will focus on the perpetrator. Is the perpetrator a common man? A specialist in the use of violence? A fanatic? A man with a psychological ...

  • 23 Mar 2020
    I Shall not Hate
    I Shall Not Hate. The politics of trauma, revenge and hope

    20:00 - 21:30 | Event

    After having lost his wife in Gaza, and three daughters and a niece by a rocket fired right into their bedroom, Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish, a Palestinian fertility expert, told himself: I shall not hate. This evening the ...

  • 24 Mar 2020
    Who becomes a 'victim' and how?

    18:00 - 21:00 | Lecture

    This third seminar in the "Making sense of mass violence" series will focus on the 'victim.' Who is the 'victim'? Is this a self-evident or a contested status? How do specific groups become victims of violence and ...

  • 26 Mar 2020
    Breakfast workshop
    Breakfast workshop: How to fund your idea

    08:30 - 10:30 | Workshop

    You have an idea for a research project or an innovative idea for a product/ service you want to develop but in both cases no money lying around to explore it. In this workshop you will learn about grants and funds ...