In honour of Data Privacy Day and the launch of the 2018 Amsterdam Privacy Conference , an interview with Nico van Eijk and Edo Roos Lindgreen.
The world is rapidly urbanising. How will city planners cope with larger populations? And how will future urban dwellers move about? These are some of the questions Luca Bertolini, professor of Urban and Regional Planning at the UvA, focuses on ...
As newly appointed head of the Amsterdam Institute for Global Health and Development (AIGHD), Prof. Frank Cobelens plans to build further on the institute's mission to provide sustainable solutions to major health problems.
How will large-scale data sets and artificial intelligence change our lives?
How do we ensure a better life for everyone on the planet without damaging the ecosystem on we all depend?
In 2013 the EU launched the Human Brain Project (HBP), the most comprehensive research project in the history of brain research. One of the HBP's sub-projects is being headed by Professor Cyriel Pennartz from the UvA's Swammerdam Institute for ...
Arian van Asten and Maurice Aalders
In 2013, the UvA took an important step in strengthening forensic research in the Netherlands by partnering in the creation of the Co van Ledden Hulsebosch Center (CLHC).
Is it possible to eliminate extreme anxiety? Merel Kindt, professor of Experimental Clinical Psychology at the UvA, is conducting research into a new form of therapy that promises to be a game-changer in the treatment of anxiety disorders
The process of urbanisation has increased noticeably in recent decades and has been accompanied by fundamental changes to urban areas as centres of economic activity. As professor of Economic Geography and Planning, Robert Kloosterman takes a ...
Are men more competitive than women? And if so, could this account for gender differences in career choices?
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What is it like to examine mass murder and genocide? And what do episodes of mass violence such as the Rwandan Genocide tell us about the human propensity for bloodshed?
Are our traits and behavioural predispositions the result of genetic hardwiring, or are we simply products of our environment?
Is journalism dead? By no means, says Mark Deuze, professor of Media Studies. According to Deuze, the changing journalism landscape might be in flux, but is also alive and kicking.
Illegal immigration dominates the political agenda of many developed and developing countries. Nevertheless, despite huge sums being invested in identifying, tracking down and deporting undocumented migrants, illegal immigration continues to ...
According to two of the UvA’s brightest minds, a simple prokaryotic microorganism might be the answer to one of the world’s most complex issues.