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Results: 1 - 20 of 232
  • AmSIA 2021
    Arnon Lesage and Floris Roelofsen from FNWI in finale of Amsterdam Science & Innovation Award
    12 Oct 2021
    An expert jury, led by Gigi Wang, and the public have selected nine finalists for the Amsterdam Science & Innovation Award from the entries from the Amsterdam universities and research institutes.
  • Six UvA researchers NWO receive Rubicon grants
    4 Oct 2021
    Six UvA and Amsterdam UMC (location AMC) researchers who recently received their doctorates have been given Rubicon grants from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO). This allows them to conduct ...
  • UvA-led consortium wins NWO support for long-term programme on trustworthy AI
    20 Sep 2021
    A University of Amsterdam-led consortium which will focus on the development of trustworthy AI-based systems has been informed by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) that NWO will support the ...
  • Plant scientists will use artificial intelligence to make crops more resilient
    20 Sep 2021
    A revolutionary method to make crops more resilient to climate change and other threats is one step closer to becoming reality. A team of universities and companies has been given the green light by the Dutch ...
  • REC A (photo: Maartje Strijbis)
    New partnerships for UvA research into tax systems
    3 Sep 2021
    The UvA’s Amsterdam Centre for Tax Law has recently entered into a number of exciting new partnerships to help them conduct research into the design of fair, efficient and fraud-proof tax systems. Ernst & Young (EY), ...
  • Meet the Faculty of Science’s 3MT competitors
    30 Aug 2021
    For the first time the University of Amsterdam has joined the international 3MT pitch competition. Meet the three candidates that won our Faculty pre-round! On September 7 they will compete against the ...
  • NWO-Vidi grants worth €800,000 for 13 UvA researchers
    14 Jul 2021
    The Dutch Research Council (NWO) has awarded Vidi grants worth €800,000 each to 13 experienced researchers from the UvA and the Amsterdam UMC, location AMC. The grants will enable them to develop their own innovative ...
  • The UvA Honorary Medallion
    UvA kicks off first Medallion Day with six awards
    25 Jun 2021
    The UvA has started a new tradition: the annual Medallion Day. On this day each year, the UvA will award Honorary Medallions to individuals who have made a special contribution to the university. At the first ...
  • Jacco Vink to use large grant to seek out the sources of gamma rays
    21 May 2021
    Astrophysicists Jacco Vink has received an NWO Large Investment grant in the amount of 1.5 million euros from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO). The grant money will enable the Netherlands to ...
  • KNAW Early Career Partnerships for four UvA researchers
    19 May 2021
    UvA researchers Eddie Brummelman, Dimitri van den Meerssche, Fabiola Müller and Loes Pouwels have all been awarded KNAW Early Career Partnerships. They will each be given the opportunity to organise an ...
  • ASDI Grant 2020 for Debraj Roy to study the impact of climate change adaptation on poverty traps
    3 May 2021
    Dr. Debraj Roy of the University of Amsterdam's Informatics Institute heads one of the eight winning proposals of the ASDI 2020 call. ASDI stands for Accelerating Scientific Discovery and is an initiative of the ...
  • Tremendous Boost for Quantum Research in the Amsterdam Ecosystem
    14 Apr 2021
    Quantum Delta NL, the public-private foundation that was launched in 2020 with the mandate to coordinate and execute the Netherland’s National Agenda for Quantum Technology (NAQT), has been awarded €615 million from ...
  • Four UvA researchers receive NWO-Vici grants worth 1.5 million euros
    14 Apr 2021
    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded Vici grants worth 1.5 million euros to four prominent UvA researchers Rene Gerritsma, Erik Rietveld, Floris Roelofsen and Chris Slootweg. The ...
  • Research organisations and commercial parties start work on developing the new Amsterdam Data Exchange
    14 Apr 2021
    AMS-IX, deXes, SURF, the Amsterdam Economic Board and the University of Amsterdam have begun to develop the new Amsterdam Data Exchange (AMdEX): a neutral, non-commercial, digital infrastructure, which will allow ...
  • UvA 3MT® Competition for PhD students
    9 Apr 2021
    UvA PhD students from the Amsterdam Law School, Economics & Business, Faculty of Humanities and Faculty of Science are invited to take part in the 2021 UvA ‘Three Minute Thesis’ pitch Competition.
  • Millions for AI knowledge and investment consortium
    23 Mar 2021
    A knowledge and investment consortium made up of a large group of Dutch universities and a venture capitalist has been awarded an €8 million grant to accelerate the application and marketing of innovations in the ...
  • Marie Curie Fellowships for seven UvA researchers
    11 Feb 2021
    Seven talented UvA researchers have been awarded Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships by the European Commission. The amount awarded per fellowship ranges from around €175,000 to €280,000 euros per ...
  • From sticky mess to plant-based chair
    6 Jan 2021
    ‘Such a thing doesn't exist,’ UvA researchers Gadi Rothenberg and Albert Alberts repeatedly heard when they accidentally discovered 100% bioplastic in 2010. Now ten years later, in collaboration with furniture ...
  • ERC Consolidator Grants for Matthijs Brouwer and Philippe Corboz
    9 Dec 2020
    The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded Consolidator Grants to neurologist Matthijs Brouwer and physicist Philippe Corboz. The prestigious grants are awarded to individual researchers and amount to around 2 ...
  • Stairway to Impact Award and Rabo Sustainable Innovation Award for Chris Slootweg & SusPhos
    2 Dec 2020
    Chemist Chris Slootweg of the University of Amsterdam receives the very first Stairway to Impact Award from Dutch funding agency NWO. Slootweg developed a process to recover phosphate from waste streams, such as ...