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  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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.

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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.

  • 6 Mar 2018
    Eight researchers to conduct research at UvA with Marie Curie Fellowship

    Eight talented researchers have been awarded a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship to conduct research at the University of Amsterdam (UvA). The awarded projects include research on border control within the ...

  • 28 Feb 2018
    Communication Science & Media Studies ranked 1st in the world in latest QS Rankings

    The University of Amsterdam (UvA) is ranked best in the world in the field of Communication Science and Media Studies in the 2018 QS World University Rankings by Subject. In the latest QS Rankings, which were ...

  • 13 Feb 2018
    Registration open for Amsterdam Science & Innovation Award 2018

    Do you have an innovative idea with commercial or societal impact? Then register your idea before 22 March for a chance to win € 10,000.

  • 15 Dec 2017
    How should alpha and gamma sciences produce impact?

    That was the focus of the conference on 'De Maatschappelijke Impact van Alfa- en Gammawetenschappen', which took place at the UvA on Thursday 7 December.

  • 8 Nov 2017
    Honorary doctorates awarded to Barbara Partee and Nora Volkow

    The University of Amsterdam (UvA) will award honorary doctorates to Prof. Barbara Partee, an internationally influential linguist and philosopher of language, and Prof. Nora Volkow, a globally respected expert in the ...

  • 2 Oct 2017
    Barlaeus dinner Amsterdam Green Campus

    On Monday, 18 September 2017 the Barlaeus dinner about the Amsterdam Green Campus took place in the Allard Pierson Museum of Amsterdam. During the dinner various topics were discussed, such as Green Environment, ...

  • 2 Oct 2017
    ERC 10 Year’s Anniversary Event

    On Thursday, 7 September 2017 the European Research Council 10 year’s anniversary event took place in the Koninklijke Groote Industrieele Club in Amsterdam. This festive event was jointly organised by Innovation ...

  • 6 Sep 2017
    ERC awards Starting Grant to six UvA researchers

    The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded Starting Grants to six researchers from the University of Amsterdam (UvA). A Starting Grant is a personal grant of about 1.5 million euros and gives talented ...

  • 31 Jul 2017
    Zeventien UvA- en AMC-onderzoekers ontvangen Veni-subsidie

    De Nederlandse Organisatie voor Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek (NWO) heeft aan zeventien pas gepromoveerde onderzoekers van de UvA en het AMC een Veni-subsidie toegekend. Het gaat om een subsidie van maximaal 250.000. ...

  • 22 Jun 2017
    Nathalie de Vent wins Amsterdam Science & Innovation Award 2017

    Nathalie de Vent and Joost Agelink van Rentergem of the University of Amsterdam, PHDs at Faculty of Social and Behavioral Sciences (Brain & Cognition), are the winners of the Amsterdam Science & Innovation Award ...

  • 30 May 2017
    Vidi grant awarded to nine UvA and AMC-UvA researchers

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

  • 30 May 2017
    Ten finalists selected for the Amsterdam Science & Innovation Award 2017

    The jury, chaired by Mirjam van Praag, had the difficult task to select ten finalists from all entries of the Amsterdam universities and research institutes. On June 21, the winner of the Amsterdam Science & ...

  • 9 May 2017
    UvA Startup Challenge 2017 winner announced

    Student startup Stairway to Travel took home a €5.000 cash prize from UvA Holding at the UvA Startup Challenge 2017 finale.