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Research at the UvA

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13 January 2020
When salty water evaporates, the salt can crystallize and creep over a long distance. This effect, which can cause serious problems in for example outdoor electronics, was investigated in detail by a team of ...
8 January 2020
Amsterdam Business School scholars have studied who benefits financially from working for a multinational enterprise (MNE), and in which situations we see a wage premium.
18 December 2019
The price of houses located within 2 kilometres of a large wind turbine (higher than 150 metres) do not increase at the same rate as average house prices. These findings come from a study conducted by researcher ...
Artificial intelligence
Find out about UvA research in the field of artificial intelligence: new algorithms, practical applications and their impact on society.
Research priority areas

Academic integrity

All those involved in university education and academic research at the UvA have a responsibility for maintaining academic integrity.

Professorial appointments

Approximately 50 professors are annually appointed at the University of Amsterdam. An overview of the most recent appointments.

Research awards and grants

A number of organisations in the Netherlands and abroad promote scientific research by allocating awards and grants to scientists and academics to enable them to continue their research.