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Results: 1 - 20 of 66
  • 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 ...
  • First NWO Communication Award goes to the wall formula project by physicists from Amsterdam and Leiden
    1 Dec 2020
    Ivo van Vulpen and Sense Jan van der Molen have won the very first ENW Communication Award from research funder NWO for their wall formula project. The prize, that aims to encourage scientists to communicate about ...
  • New NWO Team Science award for Amsterdam Science Park Study group
    30 Nov 2020
    Dutch funding agency NWO has established five new awards, intended to reward scientists who develop special initiatives outside their research. The first Team Science awards were presented on Monday, November 30. One ...
  • Descartes-Huygens Prize for UvA astronomer Lex Kaper
    13 Dec 2019
    UvA astronomer Lex Kaper has won the 2019 Descartes-Huygens Prize for his research and his contribution to Franco-Dutch collaboration. The award ceremony will take place on 5 February 2020 at the residence of the ...
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    UvA honorary doctorate for medical geneticist and neonatologist Diana Bianchi
    19 Nov 2019
    The University of Amsterdam (UvA) is awarding American neonatologist and medical geneticist Diana Bianchi with an honorary doctorate. This honorary doctorate is awarded to Bianchi for her crucial contributions to ...
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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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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.
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    Ten researchers to conduct research at UvA with Marie Curie Fellowship
    28 Feb 2019
    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 ...
  • Prof Hall Caswell, professor Mathematical Demography and Ecology
    Hal Caswell wins Distinguished Lorentz Fellowship
    14 Jan 2019
    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 ...
  • Prestigious Armenian astronomy prize for Ed van den Heuvel
    7 Jan 2019
    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 ...
  • KHMW Young Talent 2018 - Prize winners Chemistry
    Young Talent awards for six UvA students
    4 Dec 2018
    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.
  • Prof Harro Bouwmeester, Plant Hormone Biology
    Harro Bouwmeester wins Sandmeyer Award 2018
    20 Sep 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 ...
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    Stefania Milan awarded ERC Proof of Concept Grant
    10 Sep 2018
    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 ...
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    ERC awards Starting Grant to four UvA researchers
    8 Aug 2018
    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 ...
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    UvA researcher Birte Forstmann awarded prestigious Proof of Concept (PoC) grant
    5 May 2018
    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.
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    Eight researchers to conduct research at UvA with Marie Curie Fellowship
    6 Mar 2018
    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 ...
  • Communication Science & Media Studies ranked 1st in the world in latest QS Rankings
    28 Feb 2018
    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 ...
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    How should alpha and gamma sciences produce impact?
    15 Dec 2017
    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.
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    Honorary doctorates awarded to Barbara Partee and Nora Volkow
    8 Nov 2017
    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 ...