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Results: 701 - 720 of 739
  • 17 Mar 2014
    Huub Dijstelbloem, professor of Philosophy of Science and Politics

    Dr H.O. Dijstelbloem (1969) has been appointed professor of Philosophy of Science and Politics at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Humanities.

  • 10 Mar 2014
    Reading lists of 19th century Dutch reading groups remarkably international

    Little patriotic literature was read in reading groups in the North Netherlands (the present-day Netherlands) during the period of the United Kingdom of the Netherlands (1815-1830). In fact, a large part of the ...

  • 10 Mar 2014
    UvA rises in THE World Reputation Rankings

    Following up on last year’s strong performance, the University of Amsterdam has risen in the latest THE World Reputation Rankings 2014.

  • 27 Feb 2014
    Nine UvA subject areas listed in QS World University Rankings top 50

    In the QS World University Rankings by Subject, published on Wednesday 26 February, nine of the University of Amsterdam's (UvA) subject areas are in the top 50. Communication & Media Studies is the highest ranked ...

  • 24 Feb 2014
    Martin Stokhof appointed member of ERC Scientific Council

    The European Commission has appointed Martin Stokhof, professor of Philosophy of Language at the University of Amsterdam (UvA), as a member of the Scientific Council of the European Research Council (ERC). Stokhof, ...

  • 8 Jan 2014
    UvA and VU pool knowledge on Europe

    The new Amsterdam Centre for Contemporary European Studies (ACCESS EUROPE), run jointly by VU University Amsterdam (VU) and the University of Amsterdam (UvA), has been set up to gain a better understanding of the ...

  • 2 Jan 2014
    Differences in rhythm perception between human and non-human primates

    Despite their genetic proximity, human and non-human primates differ in their capacity for beat induction, which is the ability to perceive a regular pulse in music or auditory stimuli and accordingly align motor ...

  • 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 ...