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Results: 1881 - 1900 of 2885
  • 10 Oct 2012
    Daniel Bonn appointed new director of the Institute of Physics

    Daniel Bonn, professor of Complex Fluids, was appointed director of the Institute of Physics effective 1 October 2012. He has been a member of the Institute’s executive team, in which represents the Van der ...

  • 10 Oct 2012
    Side effects of chemotherapy less severe than anticipated

    People who have never undergone chemotherapy imagine most of its side effects to be worse than how they are in fact experienced by those who have actually been given chemotherapy. This is the main conclusion reached ...

  • 9 Oct 2012
    UvA retains position in Elsevier ranking

    In the annual ‘Best Studies’ list published by Dutch weekly business magazine Elsevier, professors have once again ranked the UvA number two in the list of best universities in the Netherlands in terms of offering a ...

  • 9 Oct 2012
    UvA archaeologist awarded Austrian cultural heritage prize

    UvA archeologist Joris Kilva has been awarded the Blue Shield Preis 2012 for his book titled Heritage under Siege: Military Implementation of the 1954 Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property. His book is ...

  • 8 Oct 2012
    ‘Room for Discussion’ hosts Bernard Wientjes

    Students of economics at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) invited Bernard Wientjes, chairman of the Confederation of Netherlands Industry and Employers (VNO-NCW) to join the discussion programme ‘Room for ...

  • 4 Oct 2012
    Theater Instituut Nederland collection to be transferred to the UvA

    The vast collection held by the Theater Instituut Nederland (TIN), which is to close at the end of 2012, will be transferred to the University of Amsterdam (UvA). This means that a collection of immense cultural and ...

  • 2 Oct 2012
    Positive assessment of UvA’s plans

    The Review Committee for Higher Education and Research has issued a positive assessment for the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) plans in the areas of teaching, research and valorisation.

  • 1 Oct 2012
    Daniel Bonn appointed new director Institute of Physics

    Daniel Bonn, professor of complex fluids, has been appointed the new director of the Institute of Physics from October 1st, 2012.

  • 28 Sep 2012
    Future Planet Studies now accredited as separate Bachelor's programme

    The UvA’s Future Planet Studies programme was recently accredited as a separate Bachelor's programme by the Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders (NVAO). The Future Planet Studies programme ...

  • 20 Sep 2012
    Electrons take a detour in superconductors

    Researchers from the Institute of Physics (IoP) of the University of Amsterdam have, together with colleagues at the Leibniz Institute for Solid State and Materials Research IFW Dresden (Germany), identified the ...

  • 18 Sep 2012
    Prominent figures to open new Amsterdam University College building

    Prominent figures from academia, the business world and the city of Amsterdam will open the new building of Amsterdam University College (AUC) – a prestigious joint institute of the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and ...

  • 17 Sep 2012
    Vigjilenca Abazi receives Fulbright Research Grant

    ACELG Ph.D. fellow will spend academic year 2013-2014 in the U.S.

  • 17 Sep 2012
    Kareljan Schoutens new dean of UvA’s Faculty of Science

    The Executive Board of the University of Amsterdam (UvA) has appointed Prof. Kareljan Schoutens as dean of the Faculty of Science (FNWI). The appointment will take effect on 1 October 2012. Schoutens is currently ...

  • 17 Sep 2012
    UvA and VU establish new centre of expertise for Archaeology and Antiquity

    Amsterdam has a new focal point for research and teaching on Classics and Ancient Civilisations, Classical Languages and Archaeology with the newly established Amsterdam Centre for Ancient Studies and Archaeology ...

  • 14 Sep 2012
    Dr. A.F Koenderink

    Dr. A.F Koenderink (1976) has been appointed professor by special appointment of Atomic and Molecular Physics at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Science. The chair was designated on behalf of the ...

  • 13 Sep 2012
    Dr J. H. van Zanten

    Dr J. H. van Zanten (1972) has been appointed Professor of Mathematical Statistics at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Science.

  • 13 Sep 2012
    Dr G.C.C Lewin

    Dr G.C.C Lewin (1966) has been named Professor by special appointment of Special aspects of Private Law at the Faculty of Law of the University of Amsterdam (UvA). The chair has been designated on behalf of the ...

  • 13 Sep 2012
    Dr D. van de Beek

    Dr D. van de Beek (1974) has been appointed Professor of Neurological Infectious Diseases at the University of Amsterdam’s Faculty of Medicine (UvA-AMC).

  • 12 Sep 2012
    European Starting Grants for three UvA researchers

    Social geographer Manuel Aalbers, anthropologist Alexander Edmonds and psychologist Birte Forstmann have all received a Starting Grant from the European Research Council (ERC). This will enable them to establish ...

  • 12 Sep 2012
    UvA best Dutch university in QS World University Rankings

    The University of Amsterdam (UvA) is the top Dutch university in the QS World University Rankings for the third year in a row.