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Results: 41 - 60 of 2665
  • Virág Molnár appointed professor of Sociology, in particular Cultural Sociology
    3 Sep 2021
    Dr Virág Molnár has been appointed Sociology, in particular Cultural Sociology at the Faculty of Social and Behavourial Sciences at the University of Amsterdam (UvA).
  • REC A (photo: Maartje Strijbis)
    New partnerships for UvA research into tax systems
    3 Sep 2021
    The UvA’s Amsterdam Centre for Tax Law has recently entered into a number of exciting new partnerships to help them conduct research into the design of fair, efficient and fraud-proof tax systems. Ernst & Young (EY), ...
  • Helma Koomen (photo: Kirsten van Santen)
    Helma Koomen appointed Professor of Professional Pedagogical Relationships
    2 Sep 2021
    Dr Helma Koomen has been appointed professor of Professional Pedagogical Relationships, the Kohnstamm Chair, at the University of Amsterdam’s Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences.
  • UvA in 65th place in Times Higher Education World University Rankings
    2 Sep 2021
    The University of Amsterdam has risen one place from last year in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings and now occupies 65th place worldwide. This makes the UvA the second highest ranked Dutch ...
  • New Roeterseiland health centre offers care for body and mind
    31 Aug 2021
    The UvA’s GP practice will be officially opening a new health centre on the Roeterseiland campus on 1 September. The centre will house branches of the UvA general practitioners office, Studentist dental practice, ...
  • Kasper Krzemiński (photo: Kirsten van Santen)
    Kasper Krzemiński named professor by special appointment of Enforcement and Attachment Law
    31 Aug 2021
    Dr Kasper Krzemiński has been named professor by special appointment of Enforcement and Attachment Law, with a particular focus on the position of court bailiffs, at the University of Amsterdam Law School, as per 1 ...
  • Jaco de Swart - credit: Sander Nieuwenhuys
    Jaco de Swart receives first AIP Robert H.G. Helleman Memorial Postdoctoral Fellowship
    30 Aug 2021
    Jaco de Swart, a PhD candidate in the history of physics at the Institute of Physics, is the first recipient of a brand new fellowship of the American Institute of Physics: the AIP Robert H.G. Helleman Memorial ...
  • Sisters in Science are featured on Dutch television
    30 Aug 2021
    PhD students Mimi den Uijl and Noor Abdulhussain of the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences together with junior lecturer Lotte Schreuders of the College of Sciences launched the Instagram account ...
  • Daniël Smit (photo: Kirsten van Santen)
    Daniël Smit named professor by special appointment of the Taxation of the Digital Economy
    30 Aug 2021
    Prof. dr. Daniël Smit LLM., head of the Scientific Tax Knowhow department at Ernst & Young (EY), has been named professor by special appointment of the Taxation of the Digital Economy at the University of Amsterdam. ...
  • Photo by Nathana Rebouças on Unsplash.
    UvA Library debuts with its own mobile app
    30 Aug 2021
    A new app offered by the UvA Library, in collaboration with Ex Libris, allows UvA students and staff to access the library services more easily from their mobile devices. The features on the app have been developed ...
  • Mayke Kaag (photo: Kirsten van Santen)
    Mayke Kaag named professor by special appointment of the Anthropology of Islam in Africa and its Diaspora
    27 Aug 2021
    Dr Mayke Kaag has been named professor by special appointment of the Anthropology of Islam in Africa and its Diaspora at the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences of the University of Amsterdam (UvA). The chair ...
  • Study visit delegates from the U.S. observing a busy intersection during a guided bike tour. Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Cycling cities: how can cities build capacity to reshape urban transport
    27 Aug 2021
    Cities all over the world increasingly position bicycling as a key ingredient to achieve sustainable mobility goals, yet grapple with finding the right way how. Visiting ‘best practice’ places with high rates of ...
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    Conversations on quantum gravity
    26 Aug 2021
    ‘Conversations on quantum gravity’ is physicist Jay Armas’ new book on the ongoing search for a theory of everything. In the book, Armas talks to 37 researchers – inlcuding five Nobel laureates and two Fields ...
  • Monique de Haan appointed professor of Empirical Microeconomics
    26 Aug 2021
    Dr Monique de Haan (1982) has been appointed professor of Empirical Microeconomics at the Faculty of Economics and Business at the University of Amsterdam (UvA).
  • Agnes Akkerman (photo: Kirsten van Santen)
    Agnes Akkerman appointed professor of Regulation of Labour
    25 Aug 2021
    Prof. Agnes Akkerman has been appointed professor of Regulation of Labour at the Amsterdam Law School of the University of Amsterdam (UvA).
  • Bart Wallet (photo: Bob Bronshoff)
    Bart Wallet appointed professor of Jewish Studies
    24 Aug 2021
    Dr Bart Wallet has been appointed professor of Jewish Studies: Early Modern and Modern Jewish History, with a special focus on Amsterdam, at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Humanities. The chair was ...
  • Juan Manuel Vazquez
    How do you audit Uber drivers and Airbnbers?
    23 Aug 2021
    Citizens who earn money through online platforms, such as Airbnb and Uber, often do not pay taxes on this income by themselves. To combat this fraud, governments are imposing increasingly strict reporting rules on ...
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    Carbon capture and utilisation in context
    13 Aug 2021
    Dr Amanda Garcia of the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS) has been awarded a competitive top-up grant for Responsible Innovation of 325,000 euros, as part of the program on ElectroChemical ...
  • Miša Džoljić (photo: Kirsten van Santen)
    Miša Džoljić appointed professor of Healthcare Management
    29 Jul 2021
    Prof. Miša Džoljić has been appointed professor of Healthcare Management at the Faculty of Economics and Business at the University of Amsterdam (UvA).
  • strange metals
    From quantum gravity to strange metals
    28 Jul 2021
    What does a quantum theory of gravity have in common with electrons in a ’strange’ metal? At first sight: not much, but this week in Nature a Dutch NWO consortium, including researchers Jake Ayres, Maarten Berben and ...