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Results: 1 - 20 of 2667
  • a man carries his child on his back in the midst of chaos
    When the village gets bombed
    16 Sep 2021
    Worldwide millions of parents and their children live in warzones or have fled their homes to look for safety elsewhere. How can parents raise their children when they have lost the resources they need to manage the ...
  • Tray full of wine glasses
    Alcohol consumption in an academic setting – a peculiar convention
    14 Sep 2021
    Having a glass of wine or a beer at a work reception or university event is regarded by many as the most natural thing in the world – but we would like to see the UvA break that mould. Our new alcohol policy will ...
  • young person is binge drinking
    Risk exposure explaining age differences in risk-taking
    14 Sep 2021
    Laboratory and real world observations of risk-taking behaviour among children and adolescents show conflicting results. In the real world adolescents take more risks than children, but in lab settings they engage in ...
  • Thilo Marauhn professor by special appointment International Arms Control Law
    13 Sep 2021
    Prof. Dr. Thilo Marauhn (58) has been appointed professor by special appointment of International Arms Control Law at Amsterdam Law School. Marauhn will conduct research on international arms control agreements and ...
  • Researchers from UvA and Sanquin unravel how white blood cells can crawl through blood vessel walls
    13 Sep 2021
    When a pathogen such as a bacteria invades our body, the immune system sends white blood cells to the site of the infection to clear the invader. These white blood cells first travel through our blood vessels, but at ...
  • The opening in the Aula
    Can we make a difference for Generation Alpha?
    8 Sep 2021
    ‘We’re opening a new academic year that once again provides more space for students and staff, more room for face-to-face teaching. I warmly welcome you to this new beginning,' said president of the Executive Board ...
  • 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 ...
  • conversations
    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).