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  • 26 Apr 2016
    UvA licenses novel molecules for hydrogen generation to French company PorphyChem

    Innovation Exchange Amsterdam (IXA), the UvA’s technology transfer office, recently licensed the rights for the commercialisation of novel molecules for hydrogen generation to the French company PorphyChem. ...

  • 25 Apr 2016
    New services for UvA-DARE: DOAI and altmetrics

    Recently two improvements have been made to UvA-DARE, the institutional repository of the UvA.

  • 25 Apr 2016
    UvA Startup Challenge Awards 2016

    In 2016, Innovation Exchange Amsterdam, university incubator ACE Venture lab and UvA Holding will organize the first UvA-wide startup pitching competition in collaboration with student organizations. Each UvA faculty ...

  • 21 Apr 2016
    Helmer Helmers and colleague discover origin of Texel gown

    Archival research by cultural historians Helmer Helmers (ASH) and Nadine Akkerman (UL) has revealed that the wardrobe discovered near Texel belonged to the royal court of the English queen Henrietta Maria. In March ...

  • 12 Apr 2016
    Topsector Chemie funds two projects of HIMS researchers

    Researchers of the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences at the University of Amsterdam have been awarded funding by 'TKI Chemie', which is part of the national chemistry platform 'Topsector Chemie'. Their ...

  • 8 Apr 2016
    Rubicon grant awarded to UvA linguist Konrad Rybka

    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded a Rubicon grant to UvA linguist Konrad Rybka, who will conduct research for a period of two years at the University of California, Berkley (US).

  • 8 Apr 2016
    Rubicon grant awarded to UvA linguist Konrad Rybka

    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded a Rubicon grant to UvA linguist Konrad Rybka, who will conduct research for a period of two years at the University of California, Berkley (US).

  • 4 Apr 2016
    Agreement with Elsevier on list of open-access journals

    The Dutch universities and Elsevier have reached an agreement on the package of journals in which researchers can publish open access without extra cost.

  • 31 Mar 2016
    Prestigious ERC Advanced Grants awarded to three UvA researchers

    The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded a prestigious Advanced Grant to Prof. Peter Schoenmakers, Prof. Albert Polman and Prof. Huib Bakker, all three of whom work at the University of Amsterdam (UvA). ...

  • 31 Mar 2016
    Prestigious ERC Advanced Grants awarded to three UvA researchers

    The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded a prestigious Advanced Grant to Prof. Peter Schoenmakers, Prof. Albert Polman and Prof. Huib Bakker, all three of whom work at the University of Amsterdam (UvA). ...

  • 24 Mar 2016
    China grants UvA patent for innovative bioplastic

    The Chinese Patent Office has granted patent rights to the University of Amsterdam (UvA) for the invention of the biodegradable polymer developed in 2011 by UvA researchers Dr Albert Alberts and Prof. Gadi Rothenberg.

  • 23 Mar 2016
    New start-up to introduce innovative microscope

    This summer, University of Amsterdam (UvA) start-up Confocal.nl will begin marketing the first-ever microscope with a plug-and-play feature. Specifically, its rescan module offers super-resolution imaging for an even ...

  • 15 Mar 2016
    Successful conference on state-of-the-art metal soap research

    The conference ‘Metal Soaps in Art’ held 14 and 15 March in the Rijksmuseum was a great success. Hundreds of scientists, art historians and conservators visited Amsterdam to explore metal soap related degradation ...

  • 14 Mar 2016
    New computational chemistry funded through CSER initiative

    Researchers of the Amsterdam Center for Multiscale Modeling (ACMM) have been awarded new funding through the ‘Computational Sciences for Energy Research' (CSER) public-private partnership, a multi-million euro ...

  • 9 Mar 2016
    Dutch universities strike open access deal with Wiley

    Dutch Universities have signed an agreement with the publisher Wiley regarding open access.

  • 9 Mar 2016
    UVA-DARE: 2.3 million downloads in 2015

    Worldwide, there were 2.3 million downloads from UvA-DARE in 2015. UvA-DARE is the repository of UvA publications, as well as a place to publish them. Heading the top ten is the report by UvA researchers Helberger ...

  • 8 Mar 2016
    Nederland verdient flink aan enorme Europese subsidiepot Horizon2020

    Nederlandse bedrijven en universiteiten haalden €340 mln meer op in Brussel dan de Nederlandse overheid heeft bijgedragen aan het Europese subsidieprogramma. De absolute uitblinker bij de Nederlandse ...

  • 7 Mar 2016
    Open-access deal with Springer continued

    The open-access deal between the VSNU organisations, of which the UvA is one, and Springer publishers has been renewed. In its first year, almost 2000 articles by Dutch researchers were published in open access, 229 ...

  • 1 Mar 2016
    Pilot at schools with learning environment for ‘systems thinking’

    Dynalearn Web, an interactive learning environment that helps students develop systems thinking, is being tested at secondary schools in the Amsterdam region as part of a feasibility study. Bert Bredeweg of the UvA ...

  • 16 Feb 2016
    UvA-researchers develop methods to determine the origin of roses

    Was a flower or food crop really grown in the Netherlands? Were the roses I bought for Valentine's Day produced in a 'fair' way? Researchers of the Swammerdam Institute for Life Sciences of the University of ...