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Results: 681 - 700 of 712
  • 19 Dec 2013
    Frederico Gobbo, professor by special appointment of Interlinguistics and Esperanto

    Dr F. Gobbo (1974) has been appointed professor by special appointment of Interlinguistics and Esperanto at the University of Amsterdam's (UvA) Faculty of Humanities. The chair was established on behalf of the ...

  • 12 Dec 2013
    ERC Consolidator Grants awarded to six UvA and AMC-UvA researchers

    The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded prestigious Consolidator Grants to six researchers at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and Amsterdam Medical Center (AMC-UvA). The recipients are astronomer Joeri van ...

  • 18 Nov 2013
    UvA honorary doctorates for economist Alvin Roth and legal scholar James Crawford

    The University of Amsterdam (UvA) will award honorary doctorates to economist and Nobel Prize winner Alvin Roth and legal scholar James Crawford during the UvA Dies Natalis celebration on Wednesday, 8 January 2014.

  • 14 Nov 2013
    Beppie van den Bogaerde, professor of Sign Language of the Netherlands

    Dr E.M. van den Bogaerde (1953) has been appointed professor of Sign Language of the Netherlands at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Humanities.

  • 30 Oct 2013
    Hans Amman appointed vice-president of UvA-AUAS/HvA Executive Board

    The Supervisory Boards of the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (AUAS/HvA) have appointed Professor Hans Amman as member and vice-president of the UvA-AUAS/HvA Executive ...

  • 21 Oct 2013
    Giovanna Fossati, professor of Film Heritage and Digital Film Culture

    Dr G. Fossati (1971) has been appointed professor of Film Heritage and Digital Film Culture at the University of Amsterdam's (UvA) Faculty of Humanities. The part-time chair was made possible with the support of the ...

  • 15 Oct 2013
    Francesco Berto, professor of Philosophy

    Dr F. Berto (1973) has been appointed professor of Philosophy, with a special focus on Metaphysics and the History of Philosophy, at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Humanities.

  • 14 Oct 2013
    Elizabeth Buettner, professor of Modern History

    Dr E.A. Buettner (1967) has been appointed professor of Modern History at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Humanities (FGw).

  • 19 Sep 2013
    UvA annually invests in research into Amsterdam’s cultural industries

    What makes a city into a cultural success? And how is this success related to economic growth? Over the next five years, the University of Amsterdam will annually invest in research into the Dutch capital’s cultural ...

  • 16 Sep 2013
    Michel Bergh appointed director of pan-Amsterdam Technology Transfer Office

    Michel Bergh has been appointed the director of the pan-Amsterdam Technology Transfer Office (TTO) as of 1 November 2013. The TTO has been established as a joint centre of expertise to serve the University of ...

  • 16 Sep 2013
    Linguistic sound structure a product of language transmission

    Languages develop structure as they are passed down from generation to generation. The same is true for the sound structure of languages, according to UvA researcher Tessa Verhoef. Her work marks the first study into ...

  • 10 Sep 2013
    UvA top Dutch university in QS World University Rankings

    For the fourth consecutive year, the University of Amsterdam is the highest ranked Dutch university in the QS World University Rankings. Previously ranked 62nd, the UvA has moved up four places and is now ranked 58th ...

  • 9 Sep 2013
    Memories of Westerbork often differ from actual wartime experiences

    How did prisoners experience WWII transit and detention camp Westerbork? How did they report on these experiences in letters, diaries and eyewitness accounts? How did they look back on their time in the camp after ...

  • 14 Aug 2013
    Prestigious ERC Advanced Grants awarded to five UvA professors

    Neuropsychologist Edward de Haan, chemist Joost Reek, mathematician Lex Schrijver, cell biologist Hergen Spits and oncogeneticist Rogier Versteeg are each to receive a prestigious ERC Advanced Grant from the European ...

  • 8 Jul 2013
    Architects chosen for University Library

    MVSA Architects and Architectenbureau J. Van Stigt have been jointly contracted to design the new University Library for the University of Amsterdam (UvA).

  • 16 May 2013
    Ten UvA subject areas listed in QS World University Rankings worldwide top 50

    Ten subject areas taught at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) are listed among the QS World University Rankings by Subject worldwide top 50, published on Thursday, 8 May. UvA’s programmes in Communication Science and ...

  • 22 Apr 2013
    Dr M. Deuze, professor of Media Studies

    Dr M. Deuze (born in 1969) has been named professor of Media Studies, specialising in journalism, at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Humanities.

  • 8 Mar 2013
    Amsterdam Science & Innovation Award 2013: registration open

    Registration is now open for the 2013 Amsterdam Science & Innovation Award. Who will win the prize for the most innovative and feasible idea of commercial and/or social value? A jury chaired by Prof. Louise Fresco ...

  • 31 Jan 2013
    Dr J. Kursell, professor of Musicology

    Dr J. Kursell (1968) has been appointed professor of Musicology at the Faculty of Humanities of the University of Amsterdam (UvA).

  • 13 Dec 2012
    Rhesus monkeys cannot hear beat in music

    Beat induction, the ability to pick up regularity – the beat – from a varying rhythm, is not an ability that rhesus monkeys possess. These are the findings of researchers from the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and ...