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  • 13 Feb 2019
    Apply for Marie Curie Postdoctoral Fellowship with ACELG

    Have you recently finished your PhD? Are you interested in a postdoc position to further pursue your research in European law and governance? We would like to invite you to apply for a Marie Curie grant together with ...

  • 21 Jan 2019
    Open Access Agreement with the Oxford University Press

    This year researchers will be able to profit from the agreement the Dutch universities made with the Oxford University Press (OUP).

  • 14 Jan 2019
    Hal Caswell wins Distinguished Lorentz Fellowship

    Ecologist Hal Caswell of the University of Amsterdam (UvA) has been awarded the Distinguished Lorentz Fellowship 2019/20 for his research on mathematical models of population dynamics. “The models we currently use ...

  • 11 Jan 2019
    New NWO Open Competition on Digitalisation

    NWO is making 6 million euros available for digitalisation in the Social Sciences and Humanities. A new funding instrument will be opened for this, to strengthen inter- and multidisciplinary collaboration between ...

  • 8 Jan 2019
    Faculty of Science offers six tenure track positions for women in science

    The Faculty of Science at the University of Amsterdam has opened a new round of the MacGillavry Fellowship, the recruitment programme for talented female scientists. There are six tenure track positions available for ...

  • 7 Jan 2019
    Prestigious Armenian astronomy prize for Ed van den Heuvel

    Astronomer Ed van den Heuvel, emeritus professor at the University of Amsterdam, has been awarded the '2018 Viktor Ambartsumian International Science Prize'. He received the prize together with the Russian ...

  • 18 Dec 2018
    Booking.com supports research into renewable jet fuel from waste

    Dr Shiju Raveendran of the University of Amsterdam's research priority area Sustainable Chemistry has acquired a 150,000 euro grant from Booking.com. He conducts research into the manufacture of renewable jet fuel ...

  • 17 Dec 2018
    Three NWO grants for fundamental chemical research

    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded three ECHO grants to UvA researchers working at the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS), the Swammerdam Institute for Life ...

  • 14 Dec 2018
    First-ever body language recognition software

    During his inaugural lecture on video intelligence on Friday, 14 December, Cees Snoek, professor of Intelligent Sensory Information Systems, gave a preview of the world’s first-ever body language recognition ...

  • 12 Dec 2018
    Guidelines for the implementation of Plan S have been announced

    In November Coalition S announced the guidelines for implementing Plan S, the transition to complete open access.

  • 4 Dec 2018
    Young Talent awards for six UvA students

    On November 26, six UvA students received a Young Talent Incentive Award of 500 euros from the Royal Holland Society of Sciences (KHMW) in Haarlem.

  • 9 Nov 2018
    ERC Synergy Grant for Gerard Wiegers

    The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded a Synergy Grant to an international team of researchers, including prof. Gerard Wiegers, professor of Comparative Study of Religion at the Faculty of Humanities.

  • 29 Oct 2018
    Five million euros for European research to increase agricultural and horticultural yields

    The 'Boostcrop' consortium with researchers from the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences and Swammerdam Institute for Life Sciences has been awarded nearly 5 million euros from the ...

  • 23 Oct 2018
    'Behind the scenes' at Amsterdam Chemistry Innovation Day

    Last Friday 19 October, the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS), the Innovation Lab Chemistry Amsterdam (ILCA) and the Port of Amsterdam hosted the annual Amsterdam Chemistry ...

  • 17 Oct 2018
    Public consultation on the future of the EIT

    The European Commission has opened a public consultation on the future of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology. The consultation is open until 5 December 2018.

  • 15 Oct 2018
    NWO changes course for ERA-NETs and JPIs

    NWO will no longer use its own funds to enter into new financial obligations for joint calls via ERA-NETs and JPIs. ZonMw will continue to co-fund JPIs en ERA-NETs.

  • 2 Oct 2018
    NWO Domains will assess cross-domain proposals Talent Scheme

    In the Talent Scheme, there will no longer be a separate committee for cross-domain proposals. In future rounds of Vici and Vidi (call opens 2019) and Veni (call opens 2020), NWO will assess all proposals, including ...

  • 27 Sep 2018
    Open access has been kicked up a notch with ‘Plan S’

    From 1 January 2020 onwards, all publications resulting from NWO financing and other national and European research financiers must find publication in fully open access journals.

  • 26 Sep 2018
    Physics2Market grant for promising research to improve cold-stress tolerance of plants

    UvA researchers have found a way to improve the plant's resilience to low temperature stress. The first results are promising and the agricultural sector has already expressed its interest. For the further ...

  • 20 Sep 2018
    Harro Bouwmeester wins Sandmeyer Award 2018

    On 6 September 2018, Prof. Harro Bouwmeester (Plant Hormone Biology), received The Sandmeyer Award 2018. Bouwmeester, together with three scientists of Syngenta Crop Protection AG in Switzerland, were rewarded ...

  • 11 Sep 2018
    UvA spin-off Confocal secures investment

    UvA spin-off company Confocal.nl has secured a vital investment from Value Creation Capital. The investment will give Confocal.nl the opportunity to grow further.

  • 10 Sep 2018
    Stefania Milan awarded ERC Proof of Concept Grant

    The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded a Proof of Concept Grant to Stefania Milan, associate professor of New Media and Digital Culture at the UvA. Milan will receive €150,000 for her research on deciphering ...

  • 7 Sep 2018
    Photanol to build demonstration plant at AkzoNobel site in Delfzijl

    Photanol BV, Amsterdam, has closed a substantial new financing round to demonstrate its industrial capabilities to produce chemicals from CO2 and sunlight. Photanol BV is a spin-off company established in 2008 by UvA ...

  • 5 Sep 2018
    Public research funders commit to making Open Access a reality by 2020

    On 4 September 2018, 11 national research funding organisation, with the support of the European Commission including the European Research Council (ERC), announced the launch of cOAlition S, an initiative to make ...

  • 28 Aug 2018
    Biocatalysis project showcased in magazine 'EU Research'

    The European research project Biosusamin and its principal investigator Dr Francesco Mutti are featured in the current edition of the magazine 'EU Research'. Mutti is assistant professor at the University of ...

  • 24 Aug 2018
    Colet te Grotenhuis receives NWO Rubicon grant

    Dr Colet te Grotenhuis, who recently obtained her PhD with professors Bas de Bruin and Joost Reek of the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences, has received an NWO Rubicon grant. This provides her with the ...

  • 21 Aug 2018
    Veni grants for Joen Hermans and Andrew Jupp

    Dr Joen Hermans and Dr Andrew Jupp have been awarded NWO Veni grants to perform research at the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences. The grants of € 250.000 each provide them with the opportunity to further ...

  • 8 Aug 2018
    ERC awards Starting Grant to four UvA researchers

    The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded Starting Grants to Silke Allman, Jayne Birkby, Wouter van den Bos and Alfrid Bustanov from the University of Amsterdam (UvA). A Starting Grant is a personal grant of ...

  • 31 Jul 2018
    NWO opens Crossover call

    The Crossover call aims to strengthen the Dutch knowledge and innovation system with outstanding scientific research that contributes to solving societal challenges.

  • 20 Jul 2018
    Veni grants for two ASCoR members

    The Dutch Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) awarded dr. G.L.A. (Toni) van der Meer and dr. M. (Mark) Boukes with a veni grant, allowing them to further develop their personal research agendas.

  • 16 Jul 2018
    Veni grant awarded to 27 UvA and AMC-UvA researchers

    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded Veni grants worth up to €250,000 to 27 UvA and AMC-UvA researchers who recently obtained their doctorate. The grants give promising young ...

  • 16 Jul 2018
    Veni grant for astronomers Emily Petroff and Alexander Mushtukov

    Dr. Emily Petroff and Dr. Alexander Mushtukov have both been awarded a Veni grant to continue their research at the Anton Pannekoek Institute for Astronomy.

  • 9 Jul 2018
    Blog Harry Kraaij about the Oostvaardersplassen

    Harry Kraaij (ASH PhD candidate) published part one of his blog series about the Oostvaardersplassen on Wetenschap.nu. He describes our alienation from nature and our way of thinking about (wild) animals. He urges to ...

  • 5 Jul 2018
    Over de Muur and Josephine van den Bent win the ASH Valorisation Award

    The joint first prizewinners of the ASH Valorisation Award 2017-2018 are Over de Muur and Josephine van den Bent, as announced on 2 July at the ASH end of term event and awards ceremony.

  • 22 Jun 2018
    New Open Competition across NWO Domain Science

    From 1 August 2018 onwards, researchers can submit proposals for curiosity-driven, fundamental research in two new instruments in the open competition of the NWO Domain Science: one instrument for small-scale ...

  • 20 Jun 2018
    New NWO Open Competition in Social Sciences and Humanities

    NWO has published the call for proposals for the new NWO Open Competition programme in Social Sciences and Humanities (SGW).

  • 11 Jun 2018
    European Commission publishes proposal for next research and innovation programme

    The European Commission has published its proposal for HorizonEurope, an ambitious €100 billion research and innovation programme that will succeed Horizon2020.

  • 1 Jun 2018
    Vidi grant awarded to 11 UvA and AMC researchers

    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded a Vidi grant worth 800,000 euros to 11 experienced researchers from the University of Amsterdam and Academic Medical Center (AMC-UvA). The grant ...

  • 28 May 2018
    NWO Open Competition in the social sciences and humanities opens in June

    At the start of June, the NWO Domain Social Sciences and Humanities will launch a new funding instrument: the NWO Open Competition – SSH for free, curiosity-driven research.

  • 24 May 2018
    NWO launches first call for the NWA programme

    NWO has launched the first funding round for the Dutch National Research Agenda (NWA) programme. The programme encourages broad-based multidisciplinary consortia to submit research proposals that are compatible with ...

  • 15 May 2018
    Sparkling launch for new HIMS spin-off 'Spark904'

    Spark904, a new spin-off company of the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences, provides analytical and spectroscopic services on demand. On 9 May the company was officially launched ...

  • 7 May 2018
    UvA alumni win international Sustainability Challenge

    UvA Earth Sciences alumni made it to the finals of DigitalGlobe's international GBDX for Sustainability Challenge. Their winning project, Global Green City Watch, makes it possible to monitor the quality of green ...

  • 5 May 2018
    UvA researcher Birte Forstmann awarded prestigious Proof of Concept (PoC) grant

    The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded an ERC Proof of Concept grant to Birte Forstmann, professor of Neuroimaging in Cognitive Neuroscience at the UvA.

  • 4 May 2018
    ACE named top incubator in Netherlands

    On Friday, 4 May, the magazine Emerce published its list of best e-businesses, the Emerce100. The Amsterdam university incubator ACE has been awarded the top spot in the category Incubators.

  • 26 Apr 2018
    Innovation Center for Artificial Intelligence officially launched

    Science and business in the Netherlands are joining forces in the field of artificial intelligence. Today, the Innovation Center for Artificial Intelligence (ICAI) will be officially launched at Amsterdam Science ...

  • 23 Apr 2018
    Amsterdam University Fund supports 'The Story of Proteomics'

    Prof. Garry Corthals and Dr Monalisa Goswami of the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences have received a 10,000 euro project grant from the Amsterdam University Fund, for their ...

  • 22 Apr 2018
    SimPhospho: a user-friendly tool to enhance phosphopeptide analysis

    Analytical chemists including Garry Corthals from the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff for Molecular Sciences (the Netherlands) and Veronika Suni of the University of Turku's Center for Biotechnology (Finland) ...

  • 17 Apr 2018
    CLARIAH PLUS receives 13.8 million from the National Roadmap

    The humanities consortium consisting of more than 20 institutions, headed by Huygens ING, was awarded EUR 13.8 million for the development of CLARIAH PLUS, a national digital infrastructure for the Humanities, within ...

  • 27 Mar 2018
    Sophisticated free app for molecular visualization

    A team of computational chemists including Dr David Dubbeldam from the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences has just launched a freely available, sophisticated app for molecular ...

  • 13 Mar 2018
    UvA and the City of Amsterdam commit to Artificial Intelligence hub at Amsterdam Science Park

    The University of Amsterdam (UvA) will create a world-class hub in the field of Artificial Intelligence at Amsterdam Science Park. The new co-creation space will be the premier place for education, research and ...