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Results: 401 - 412 of 412
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    Prestigious ERC Advanced Grant for six UvA scientists
    19 Nov 2012
    The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded Advanced Grants to enable six scientists from the University of Amsterdam (UvA) to conduct groundbreaking, new research. The grant amounts to 2.5 million euros per ...
  • Multi-million euro grant for UvA Physics research into matter
    15 Nov 2012
    Physics research at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) has received an enormous boost with the award of a new grant worth 18.3 million euros from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO ) as part of ...
  • UvA Psychology research best in Netherlands
    9 Nov 2012
    Psychology research at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) is the best in the Netherlands. These are the findings of a report by the review committee of Quality Assurance Netherlands Universities (QANU) for the period ...
  • UvA judged top Dutch university by international students
    9 Nov 2012
    The University of Amsterdam (UvA) has been judged the best overall Dutch university by international students. Eighty per cent of international students would recommend the UvA, an increase of 10% compared to 2011.
  • Gunning en Zijlstra
    UvA signs performance agreements for universities
    2 Nov 2012
    Seventeen universities signed the so-called performance agreements with the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science (OCW) on 29 October 2012. These agreements establish concrete measures for improving ...
  • Alexander Rinnooy Kan appointed University Professor of Economics and Business Studies
    16 Mar 2012
    The University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Executive Board has appointed Dr A.H.G. Rinnooy Kan University Professor of Economics and Business, specifically focusing on change processes at the micro and macro level. The ...
  • Louise Gunning appointed president of Executive Board UvA and HvA
    10 Feb 2012
    Prof. Louise Gunning-Schepers has been appointed president of the Executive Board of the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and the Hogeschool van Amsterdam, Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (HvA) by the ...
  • Sensor protein uncovered
    9 Feb 2010
    Using sophisticated computer simulations, chemists at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) have managed to shed light on the unfurling process of a sensor protein.
  • UvA signs Talent to the Top Charter
    11 Jun 2009
    The University of Amsterdam recently signed the Talent to the Top Charter. The goal of this charter is to increase the number of talented people – especially women – moving into and staying in top jobs in both ...
  • Quality of day nurseries continues to decline
    4 Jun 2009
    The educational quality of childcare in Dutch day nurseries has continued to drop, according to a nationwide survey by the Netherlands Consortium for Childcare Research (NCKO).
  • UvA has appointed two new honorary professors on University Day
    7 Jun 2002
    The Universiteit van Amsterdam (UvA) has appointed two internationally renowned scientists as honorary professors on University Day, Saturday 15 June 2002, American professor of Jurisprudence Pamela Samuelson and ...
  • Amsterdam Ranks High in International Comparison of Metropolises
    15 May 2002
    Harry Grosveld from the Universiteit van Amsterdam has examined the competitive profiles of thirty-two international cities.