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Results: 41 - 60 of 228
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    Prestigious ERC Starting Grants awarded to 10 UvA researchers
    3 Sep 2019
    The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded Starting Grants to no fewer than 10 researchers from the University of Amsterdam (UvA). The laureates are Marija Bartl, Cristóbal Bonelli, Thomas Buser, Corentin ...
  • Gravitation grants for the study of mental disorders and artificial intelligence
    3 Sep 2019
    Alongside a Gravitation grant of 20 million euros for research into plant stress, conducted under the aegis of the UvA, two other consortia in which UvA scientists are participating have been awarded millions in ...
  • Plants, roots
    €20 million for plant stress research
    30 Aug 2019
    A consortium headed by the University of Amsterdam will receive a grant of over €20 million to study the relationship between plants and the microorganisms that live on their roots. In due course, this project is ...
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    Rubicon grant for three UvA researchers
    23 Jul 2019
    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 ...
  • Veni research grants for 23 UvA researchers
    16 Jul 2019
    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 ...
  • Open call for PhD projects connected to research priority area Urban Mental Health
    15 Jul 2019
    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 ...
  • Idea Generator programme funding for three UvA researchers
    9 Jul 2019
    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 ...
  • Share your views on the future objectives for EU-funded research and innovation
    4 Jul 2019
    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 ...
  • Horizon 2020 Work Programmes for 2020 published
    3 Jul 2019
    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 ...
  • Knowledge utilisation to create impact
    21 Jun 2019
    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 ...
  • New scientific integrity complaints procedure NWO
    21 Jun 2019
    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 ...
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    Registration open for Amsterdam Science & Innovation Award 2019
    20 Jun 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 ...
  • Fertilizer
    Enhancing the opportunities for bio-based fertilizers
    6 Jun 2019
    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 ...
  • Vidi grant awarded to 11 UvA and AMC-UvA researchers
    24 May 2019
    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 ...
  • Black rot, brassica crops,
    Why are Brassica crops so susceptible to Black Rot?
    22 May 2019
    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 ...
  • Confocal.nl en Kepler bij winnaars Academic Startup Competition 2019
    Two UvA spin offs among ten winners Academic Start up Competition
    15 May 2019
    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.
  • Essential contribution scientific field to new innovation policy of the topsectors
    18 Apr 2019
    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 ...
  • KNAW, NWO and ZonMw to sign DORA declaration
    18 Apr 2019
    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 ...
  • ERC Advanced Grant for UvA physicists Jan de Boer and Daniel Bonn
    28 Mar 2019
    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 ...
  • NWA invites research proposals from science and society
    20 Mar 2019
    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 ...