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Results: 1 - 20 of 660
  • 24 Jul 2020
    Four talented Humanities PhD candidates receive NWO funding

    Amir Taha (ARTES), Nadica Denić (ASCA), Evgeniia Khristoforova and Harriet Reynolds (both ACLC) have received funding for their doctoral research at the UvA through the NWO programme PhDs in the Humanities. ...

  • 14 Jul 2020
    European research institutes advocate a more ambitious EU budget

    More than 800 universities are calling on the European Council to come up with more far-reaching ambitions for European research, innovation and education. The current budget is insufficient, in their view.

  • 7 Jul 2020
    Interviews in Conservation research: datasets accessible via DANS

    Research output of the NWO-funded KIEM project Interviews in Conservation Research is now available for research. The datasets are made accessible by Digital Archiving Network Services (DANS), part of the Royal ...

  • 3 Jul 2020
    Eight UvA researchers test innovative ideas using Idea Generator funding

    Eight UvA researchers have had their proposals for out-of-the-box research ideas awarded funding from the Dutch Research Agenda’s Idea Generator programme. The researchers will each receive 50,000 euros to further ...

  • 2 Jul 2020
    Intreeweek 2020: a warm welcome - online and in the city

    A warm welcome to all new students, the perfect start to your time at the UvA and to your studies, getting to know the city and each other. These are the goals of Intreeweek at the UvA. The Intreeweek Board, ...

  • 2 Jul 2020
    New PhD candidates for the Humanities research schools

    The research schools of the Faculty of Humanities (ACLC, AHM, ARTES, ASCA, ASH and the interfaculty institute ILLC) have been working on recruiting new PhD candidates – one for each school. Five out of six positions ...

  • 18 Jun 2020
    Update on social safety from dean and department chairs

    The attention devoted to the inappropriate behaviour of a lecturer from our Faculty has stirred up lots of reactions in the past week. To begin with, we want to emphasise that a safe study environment for students ...

  • 16 Jun 2020
    Social safety top priority

    Social safety of students and staff is an absolute priority for the UvA and for us personally too. We are deeply ashamed by any case that surfaces. We must all be aware that there can be no place for sexism and ...

  • 12 Jun 2020
    UvA reaction to NRC article

    The NRC has published an article about undesirable behaviour, focused on a teacher from the UvA's Faculty of Humanities. The article paints a stark picture of the behaviour of this employee and of the general ...

  • 10 Jun 2020
    Julia Noordegraaf and Bernhard Rieder receive PDI-SSH funding

    The Platform Digital Infrastructure SSH has granted funding to Humanities researchers Julia Noordegraaf (professor of Digital Heritage) and Bernhard Rieder (Associate Professor of New Media and Digital Culture) for ...

  • 10 Jun 2020
    UvA climbs to 61st place in QS World University Rankings

    The University of Amsterdam has climbed 3 places in the QS World University Rankings 2020-2021, moving from 64th to 61st place. The rankings list was published by QS on Wednesday, 10 June.

  • 9 Jun 2020
    Four new AI research proposals awarded funding

    The UvA’s Human(e) AI Research Priority Area (RPA) has announced a second round of seed funding, to be awarded to four teams looking at topics related to the pursuit of responsible, trustworthy and value-driven AI. ...

  • 3 Jun 2020
    Mario Damen awarded fellowship at Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study

    Mario Damen, senior lecturer in medieval history, has been selected for a stay at the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities and Social Sciences (NIAS-KNAW) in Amsterdam. The NIAS Fellowship ...

  • 29 May 2020
    UvA campuses smoke-free as of August 2020

    As of 1 August 2020, smoking will no longer be allowed on UvA premises. From that day, Dutch educational institutions, from primary schools to universities, will be obligated to keep their premises smoke-free.

  • 26 May 2020
    Stephan Besser awarded fellowship at NIAS-KNAW

    Stephan Besser (senior lecturer Modern Dutch Literature, ASCA) has been selected for a stay at the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities and Social Sciences (NIAS-KNAW) in Amsterdam. The ...

  • 19 May 2020
    Three UvA researchers receive grants from Science Diplomacy Fund

    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) is awarding funding to three UvA projects from the new Science Diplomacy Fund. The projects are led by Michael Kemper (European Studies), Valeria ...

  • 19 May 2020
    Webinar Troy 01

    The Amsterdam Troy Project is dedicated to researching the archaeology of archaeology. But what exactly is this field of study, and how do we go about looking in to the excavations and publications of past research ...

  • 18 May 2020
    SIGN-HUB's documentary: 'We were there – we are here'

    The 40-minute documentary movie 'We were there – we are here' includes short fragments from the 137 interviews that were conducted in Germany, Italy, The Netherlands, Spain, and Turkey in the context of the SIGN-HUB ...

  • 15 May 2020
    Now on display: digital exhibition ‘Corona in the City'

    The digital exhibition ‘Corona in the City’ set up by the Amsterdam Museum - in collaboration with, among others, the UvA - opened on Friday, 15 May. On coronaindestad.nl you can view, read and listen to stories of ...

  • 13 May 2020
    How did the old masters make their ultramarine?

    Researchers at the Rijksmuseum, the University of Amsterdam, VU Amsterdam and the European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (ESRF) have developed a method that reveals how the costly pigment ultramarine was prepared ...