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Read the latest UvA news related to sustainability.

Results: 21 - 30 of 30
Results: 21 - 30 of 30
  • UvA, AUAS/HvA and Pantar launch new work placement company
    10 Jul 2013
    At the end of July, the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (AUAS/HvA) will be signing a collaborative agreement with Pantar Amsterdam, an employment rehabilitation agency, ...
  • Helias Andriessen wins the Amsterdam Sustainable Research Award 2013
    1 Jul 2013
    Helias Andriessen, Master’s student in Chemistry at the Faculty of Science, received the Amsterdam Sustainable Research Award during a ceremony held on Wednesday, 26 June 2013.
  • Students ask for ‘fossil-free’ UvA and HvA
    13 May 2013
    On Thursday, 2 May, on behalf of the UvA-HvA Executive Board, Vice-President Paul Doop took delivery of a letter in which students ask the Executive Board to cease investing in fossil-fuel energy companies.
  • L.O. Fresco
    Louise Fresco named honorary member KIVI NIRIA
    25 Mar 2013
    Prof. Louise Fresco has been appointed honorary member of the Royal Institute of Engineers in the Netherlands (KIVI NIRIA). In his speech, Martin van Pernis, president of KIVI NIRIA, expressed his appreciation for ...
  • Prof Louise Fresco, University Professor, sustainable development in an international perspective
    Louise Fresco criticises European distrust of genetic modification
    27 Feb 2013
    The leading scientific journal 'Science' has published an editorial by University Professor Louise Fresco. In the article, Fresco argues that Europe has a lack of confidence in genetically modified (GM) food. This ...
  • Invitation to participate in ‘Combining disciplines in sustainability research’ seminar
    23 Oct 2012
    Solving the issues of sustainability is one of the key areas of focus for the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and the city of Amsterdam. It is also a key area globally, with the European Union identifying ...
  • Grant for three UvA projects concerning sustainable urban areas
    11 Apr 2012
    Three research projects of UvA academics will receive a grant as part of the research programmes Urban Regions in the Delta and Sustainable Accessibility of the Randstad organised by the Netherlands Organisation for ...
  • UvA starts trial run for more efficient production of biofuel
    22 Mar 2012
    On Friday, 23 March, the University of Amsterdam will open the first Photanol test production plant. The facility’s purpose is to test and design the best mass production method for the new biofuel Photanol.
  • 'Energy from an unexpected angle' wins Sustainable University Award
    21 Mar 2012
    On 19 March 2012, UvA employee Theo van Lieshout won the Sustainable University Award 2011-2012 for his project Energie uit onverwachte hoek (Energy from an unexpected angle). The winning idea seeks to utilise heat ...
  • What is the best sustainable idea of 2011-2012?
    12 Mar 2012
    On Monday, 19 March, University Professor Louise Fresco will present the Sustainable University Award 2011-2012 to the employee or student responsible for the best and most creative idea in terms of promoting ...