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Results: 1 - 40 of 50
  • 28 Jan 2020
    Hybridization of open photonic resonators

    10:00 - 11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    The control of the interaction between light and matter is of paramount importance in many modern technologies, with applications ranging from sensing to telecommunication and quantum information. Nanophotonic ...

  • 28 Jan 2020
    Amsterdam Green Campus event: Personalized Food

    12:30 - 17:30 | Symposium

    Do we need personal chef-cooks to overcome Crohn’s - disease? Or a Colitis - Hello Fresh - box? Can we influence ‘Happy Aging’ by adjusting the taste and texture of products? And what about behavior and food uptake ...

  • 28 Jan 2020
    Why adolescents with ADHD take risks

    14:00 - 15:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    The aim of Tycho Dekkers' research is to better understand why adolescents with ADHD demonstrate higher levels of risk-taking behaviour compared to typically developing adolescents. He looks at underlying biological, ...

  • 29 Jan 2020
    Contemporary practices of calligraphy in China

    10:00 - 11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Laura Vermeeren studies practices of calligraphy in contemporary China. She starts by locating calligraphy, approached as both an act of writing and an art-form endowed with cultural and historical significance, in a ...

  • 29 Jan 2020
    New mathematical framework for analysing complexity

    11:00 - 12:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Complexity can have many forms, yet there is no single mathematical definition of complexity that they all adhere to. Jouke Witteveen introduces a mathematical framework for the analysis of multiple forms of ...

  • 29 Jan 2020
    Self-assembling colloidal systems

    12:00 - 13:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Colloids mimic biological matter in their bottom-up hierarchical organisation, making them an interesting platform for developing self-assembling designer materials. Simon Stuij presents a colloidal system for ...

  • 29 Jan 2020
    Chinese miniatures as a cultural phenomenon

    14:00 - 15:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Koos de Jong asks how the concept of the early Chinese can be defined. Some of the aspects he looks at are the function of early Chinese miniatures, the materials and techniques used to make them, how their ...

  • 29 Jan 2020
    The future of porn

    17:00 - 18:30 | Event

    This event explores the future of porn. What are the challenges the adult entertainment industry faces in the coming decade? How can we create a more inclusive, female-and-nonbinary-friendly industry, and what do we ...

  • 29 Jan 2020
    Border Deaths: Causes, Dynamics and Consequences

    20:00 - 21:30 | Event

    What is known about border deaths: statistics, causes, identity? How are the bodies of migrants treated? How are the dead, the missing and the unidentified mourned by familiars and strangers?

  • 30 Jan 2020
    Quantum and stochastic processes

    10:00 - 11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Tom Bannink presents results for various quantum and stochastic processes. First, he looks at nonlocal t-player games, showing that for many general classes of such games, the entangled winning probability can not be ...

  • 30 Jan 2020
    Searching for a job

    12:00 - 13:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    The first aim of Loes Kreemers' research is to examine ways in which job seekers can search for a job to increase the likelihood of employment or reemployment, and uncover factors that facilitate this. Her second aim ...

  • 30 Jan 2020
    Acquired brain injury and work participation

    14:00 - 15:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    B.H.P.M. Donker-Cools will defend the dissertation 'Acquired Brain Injury and Work Participation’.

  • 31 Jan 2020
    Platelet transfusions for preterm neonates

    10:00 - 11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    S.F. Fustolo-Gunnink will defend the dissertation ‘Not All That Glitters Is Gold. Platelet Transfusions for Preterm Neonates’.

  • 31 Jan 2020
    Evidence based otolaryngology

    12:00 - 13:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Nina Kaper investigates evidence-based otolaryngology, focusing on research into and the practice of managing patients with chronic rhinosinusitis.

  • 31 Jan 2020
    Mongols in Mamluk eyes

    13:00 - 14:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Josephine van den Bent investigates, analyses and contextualises the representation of the Mongols in Mamluk Syria, c. AH 656-761/1260-1360 AD. There was a basic image of the Mongols as ‘violent infidels’, but a ...

  • 31 Jan 2020
    Deconstructing B cell responses

    14:00 - 15:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    P. Tuijnenburg will defend the dissertation ‘Deconstructing B Cell Responses. Lessons Learned from Development, Drugs and Deficiencies’.

  • 31 Jan 2020
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    Trends in the economic evaluation of hospital care

    16:00 - 17:00 | Inaugural lecture

    Safe, effective, efficient and affordable care: that's the mantra these days in the media, policy, science and healthcare itself. Behind the scenes, healthcare researchers are constantly weighing up how improvements ...

  • 4 Feb 2020
    Mitochondria and cardiometabolic health

    10:00 - 11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    N.M. Held will defend the PhD dissertation ‘Exploring Cellular Metabolism to Improve Cardiometabolic Health’.

  • 4 Feb 2020
    Hypertension in people of Ghanaian descent

    14:00 - 15:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    G.N. Nyaaba will defend the dissertation ‘Exploring the Factors for the Poor Control of Hypertension Among People of Sub-Saharan African Descent; the Case of Ghanaians’.

  • 5 Feb 2020
    Strontium gas machine with gas microscope capability

    10:00 - 11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Oleksiy Onishchenko describes the design and construction of a new versatile strontium gas machine with envisioned quantum gas microscope capability.

  • 5 Feb 2020
    CD44 isoforms in intestinal cancer

    11:00 - 12:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    J. Zeilstra will defend the dissertation ‘CD44 Isoforms in Intestinal Cancer. Identity and Functions’.

  • 5 Feb 2020
    Automating network security

    12:00 - 13:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Ralph Koning shows that it is possible to build Secure Autonomous Response NETworks (SARNETs), networks that are capable of protecting themselves against attacks.

  • 5 Feb 2020
    Brain circuitries in control of feeding behaviors

    14:00 - 15:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    M.C.R. Gumbs will defend the dissertation ‘Brain Circuitries in Control of Feeding Behaviors: Focus on Neuropeptide Y’.

  • 6 Feb 2020
    Legal personality of international organizations

    10:00 - 11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Christiane Ahlborn analyzes the legal personality of international organizations based on the concept of the corporate veil. The corporate veil is a legal device that is employed in domestic law to describe the ...

  • 6 Feb 2020
    A quantum view on convex optimisation

    14:00 - 15:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Joran van Apeldoorn investigates whether quantum computers can solve convex optimisation problems faster. To answer this question he considers a few different types of problem encountered in convex optimisation, ...

  • 6 Feb 2020
    Secrecy and Methods in Security Research: Book Launch

    17:00 - 18:30 | Event

    What are the challenges when doing research in secretive places, like security institutions, detention centers, and digital spaces? How can students and researchers deal with those challenges? This meeting launches ...

  • 7 Feb 2020
    Thermonuclear burst oscillations and ocean waves

    10:00 - 11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Neutron stars are fascinating and mysterious. Every so often, an explosion will occur on the surface of a neutron star and be observed as a thermonuclear X-ray burst. The brightness measured from these bursts can ...

  • 7 Feb 2020
    Diagnosis and treatment of non-allergic rhinitis

    11:00 - 12:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    C.L. Segboer will defend the dissertation ‘Etiology, Diagnosis and Treatment of Non-Allergic Rhinitis’.

  • 7 Feb 2020
    Contextual and individual explanations for the timing of leaving home

    12:00 - 13:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Lonneke van den Berg investigates the timing of young adults’ leaving home in different countries. She looks at personal factors and structural facors, such as the level of state support and employment.

  • 7 Feb 2020
    Teaching translation within secondary Latin education

    13:00 - 14:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Dutch students in upper secondary education generally struggle to show their comprehension of a Latin source text when they translate it into Dutch, even though this is a requirement formulated fort he final ...

  • 7 Feb 2020
    Applying rationalisation strategies to health care systems

    14:00 - 15:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    A.M. Rotar will defend the dissertation ‘Bricks & Bridges in Healthcare. A Series of International Comparative Studies on How Rationalization Strategies Are Applied across Different Levels of Health Care Systems’.

  • 11 Feb 2020
    Exploring the trinity of risks in abdominal aortic aneurysms

    14:00 - 15:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    R. Indrakusuma will defend the dissertation ‘Exploring the Trinity of Risks in Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms’.

  • 11 Feb 2020
    ASE NEXT! 2020 with Minister Koolmees (Social Affairs and Employment)

    18:00 - 22:00 | Event

    For the 5th year in a row, the Amsterdam School of Economics (ASE) and the student associations SEFA and VSAE organise ASE NEXT!

  • 11 Feb 2020
    Visions of Europe: Brexit. What happened and where are we headed?

    20:00 - 21:30 | Event

    In this new episode of the Visions of Europe lecture series, ACES invited EU-expert Anand Menon to discuss the future of UK-EU relations after Brexit.

  • 12 Feb 2020
    Using the mouse to study Barrett's esophagus

    12:00 - 13:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    D. Straub will defend the dissertation ‘Using the Mouse to Study Barrett's Esophagus. We ain't that different after all’.

  • 13 Feb 2020
    Cardiovascular risk in women with uterine fibroids

    12:00 - 13:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Y.C.L. Haan will defend the dissertation ‘Cardiovascular Risk in Women with Uterine Fibroids of Different Ethnic Groups’

  • 13 Feb 2020
    Shared decision-making and risk communication in vascular surgery

    14:00 - 15:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    S.M.L. de Mik will defend the dissertation ‘Improving Shared Decision-making and Risk Communication in Vascular Surgery’.

  • 13 Feb 2020
    Life after English

    17:00 - 18:30 | Event

    'Life after English' is a careers and networking session, aimed at students and graduates of English Language and Culture.

  • Start 14 Feb 2020
    End 16 Feb 2018
    UvA Master's Week

    Information event

    Which Master's programme are you interested in? Come to the UvA Master's Week from 10-14 February and discover nearly 200 English-taught programmes.

  • 14 Feb 2020
    Acute hepatitis C virus infection among men who have sex with men

    14:00 - 14:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    A.M. Newsum will defend the dissertation ‘Acute Hepatitis C Virus Infection among Men Who have Sex with Men. Epidemiology, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Outcomes’.