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Results: 1 - 20 of 194
  • 23 Jul 2019
    Rubicon grant for three UvA researchers

    Three researchers who recently received their PhD at the University of Amsterdam have been awarded a Rubicon grant from the Dutch Research Council (NWO) to conduct research abroad. Marie Deserno, Sylvie Lesuis and ...

  • 16 Jul 2019
    Veni research grants for 23 UvA researchers

    The Dutch Research Council (NWO) has awarded a Veni grant worth up to 250,000 euros to 166 highly promising young scientists. The grant provides the laureates with the opportunity to further elaborate their own ideas ...

  • 15 Jul 2019
    Open call for PhD projects connected to research priority area Urban Mental Health

    The UvA research priority area awards grants for research into fundamental, neurobiological, psychological, epidemiological and translational research within the central framework of mental health in an urban ...

  • 9 Jul 2019
    Idea Generator programme funding for three UvA researchers

    Research proposals submitted by three UvA researchers have been granted funding from the National Science Agenda’s Idea Generator programme. The three proposals were submitted by forensic youth care researcher ...

  • 4 Jul 2019
    Share your views on the future objectives for EU-funded research and innovation

    What do you think are the most pressing challenges that EU-funded research and innovation should tackle? What are the most important impacts – scientific, technological, economic, societal – that EU-funded research ...

  • 3 Jul 2019
    Horizon 2020 Work Programmes for 2020 published

    The European Commision has published the updated Work Programmes for 2020. The Work Programmes contain detailed information on all actions and specific challenges for the final year of Horizon 2020, their scope and ...

  • 21 Jun 2019
    Knowledge utilisation to create impact

    Researchers increasingly carry out their studies within public-private or public-public partnerships. Research manuals have been developed to help social sciences and humanities researchers set up collaborative ...

  • 21 Jun 2019
    New scientific integrity complaints procedure NWO

    As a research council and an employer at the NWO institutes, NWO shares responsibility for the scientific integrity of the research it finances, and it makes efforts to prevent and detect violations of integrity. The ...

  • 20 Jun 2019
    Registration open for Amsterdam Science & Innovation Award 2019

    Do you have an innovative idea for a service or a product that can make a difference to society? Then participate with your idea. Three prizes, each €7.500, will be awarded in the categories Alpha/ Gamma, Beta and ...

  • 6 Jun 2019
    Enhancing the opportunities for bio-based fertilizers

    The new European research project LEX4BIO sets out to optimize the use of nutrient rich-side streams in agriculture. The project, which will kick-off with a meeting to be held 12 and 13 June in Helsinki, aims to ...

  • 24 May 2019
    Vidi grant awarded to 11 UvA and AMC-UvA researchers

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

  • 22 May 2019
    Why are Brassica crops so susceptible to Black Rot?

    V-shaped yellow sectors on the leaf edges and blackening of the leaf veins in Brassica crops such as broccoli, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, radishes or watercress are typical disease symptoms of Black Rot, a major ...

  • 15 May 2019
    Two UvA spin offs among ten winners Academic Start up Competition

    On Tuesday 14 May 2019, the jury of the Academic Startup Competition announced ten winners, from 28 nominated university startups. Two of those ten winners originate from the University of Amsterdam.

  • 18 Apr 2019
    Essential contribution scientific field to new innovation policy of the topsectors

    NWO and ZonMw want the scientific field to be involved in drawing up the Knowledge & Innovation Agendas (KIAs) of the topsectors. That is why they will ask researchers about scientific issues related to the societal ...

  • 18 Apr 2019
    KNAW, NWO and ZonMw to sign DORA declaration

    KNAW (Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences), NWO (Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research) and ZonMw (Netherlands Organisation for Health Research and Development) will sign the San Francisco ...

  • 28 Mar 2019
    ERC Advanced Grant for UvA physicists Jan de Boer and Daniel Bonn

    The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded prestigious Advanced Grants to UvA professors Jan de Boer and Daniel Bonn. The grant, which totals 2.5 million euros for each project, is awarded on the basis of the ...

  • 20 Mar 2019
    NWA invites research proposals from science and society

    The Dutch National Research Agenda (NWA) invites researchers from all fields of science to come up with proposals for research that connects science and society. The second round of the NWA-ORC programme has been ...

  • 28 Feb 2019
    Ten researchers to conduct research at UvA with Marie Curie Fellowship

    Ten 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 public support for ...

  • 26 Feb 2019
    Three UvA researchers receive NWO Vici grants worth 1.5 million euros

    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded a Vici grant of 1.5 million euros to UvA researchers Denny Borsboom and Jaap van Buul and AMC-UvA researcher Diederik van de Beek. The Vici grant ...

  • 22 Feb 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 ...