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Results: 1 - 20 of 745
  • 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 ...
  • Marilena Laskaridis Visiting Research Fellows in Greek Studies 2021-2022
    13 Jul 2021
    Dr. Alexander Kazamias and Dr. Dimitris Soudias are the Laskaridis Visiting Research Fellows at the Faculty of Humanities for the academic year 2021-2022.
  • New PhD candidates for ACLC and ILLC
    12 Jul 2021
    The research schools of the Faculty of Humanities (ACLC, AHM, ARTES, ASCA, ASH, and the interfaculty institute ILLC) have been working on recruiting new PhD candidates – one for each school. The two remaining ...
  • Three talented new PhD's in Humanities receive NWO funding
    9 Jul 2021
    Anna-Rose Shack, Jasmijn Leeuwenkamp and Heleen de Vries have received funding for their doctoral research at the UvA through the NWO programme PhDs in the Humanities. Financiers are the Programme Office Sustainable ...
  • Amsterdam council approves plan for University Quarter
    9 Jul 2021
    The Amsterdam municipal council has approved the UvA’s plans for the renovation of the University Quarter. Over the next ten years, the UvA will be restoring and preserving its monumental buildings on and around the ...
  • Cyber-attack evaluation: crisis organisation worked well
    7 Jul 2021
    In February, AUAS and UvA were hit by a serious cyber-attack. Both institutions successfully repelled the attack, and were able to declare the situation ‘under control’ on 10 March. In order to learn from this event, ...
  • Giovanna Fossati, professor of Film Heritage and Digital Film Culture (photo: Jeroen Oerlemans)
    Giovanna Fossati joins the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (Oscars)
    6 Jul 2021
    Giovanna Fossati, UvA professor of Film Heritage and Digital Film Culture, has become one of the new members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, better known as the Oscars. Fossati, who is also the ...
  • two hands are holding a digitally illustrated network
    The UvA launches new Bachelor's programme in Computational Social Science
    2 Jul 2021
    The University of Amsterdam has been given the go-ahead for the new Bachelor's programme in Computational Social Science. In this programme, students will learn to develop sustainable digital interventions that ...
  • ‘Rhetoric and Writing’ wins Humanities Education Award 2021
    1 Jul 2021
    On Thursday, 1 July, the Humanities Education Award was handed out. The course Rhetoric and Writing taught by Imogen Cohen in the Bachelor’s in English Language and Culture, was announced as winner by the jury. The ...
  • Ghent University awards two medals to Rens Bod
    1 Jul 2021
    Rens Bod, Professor of Digital Humanities at the University of Amsterdam, recently received two academic awards: the Francqui Medal and a medal from Ghent University. He is awarded the honours as holder of the ...
  • Huub Dijstelbloem (photo: Kirsten van Santen)
    Huub Dijstelbloem named new director of Institute for Advanced Study
    30 Jun 2021
    Huub Dijstelbloem, professor of Philosophy of Science, Technology and Politics, will be the new scientific director of the UvA's Institute for Advanced Study (IAS). His appointment will take effect on 1 September and ...
  • 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 ...
  • UvA ranked number one Dutch university in QS World University Rankings
    9 Jun 2021
    The University of Amsterdam (UvA) has climbed six spots in this year’s QS World University Rankings, and is now 55th in the world. This places the UvA as the top Dutch university on the list and within the top 5% ...
  • Bushuis Onderwijsprijs
    Six courses nominated for Faculty of Humanities Education Award 2021
    27 May 2021
    Four Bachelor's and two Master's courses are in the running to win the Faculty of Humanities Education Award 2021. The jury chose the shortlist from 29 submissions. The award for the best course will be handed out on ...
  • DSC awards funding for Data-Driven Research at the Faculty of Humanities
    25 May 2021
    Through the Accelerate Programme, the UvA Data Science Centre (DSC) has awarded funding for three proposals at the Faculty of Humanities. This is to enhance research into cultural data collection and linking, ...
  • Repair Lab to experiment with models of ownership of colonial heritage
    21 May 2021
    Many museums in Europe and beyond are wrestling with their colonial collections. What should happen with these objects that were acquired in the colonial past? And which role can this heritage play in improving ...
  • How good is your Eurovision knowledge?
    17 May 2021
    From 18 - 22 May, the Netherlands will play host to the Eurovision Song Contest. You may still remember some of the songs that have triumphed in the competition over the years, but would you recognise other, less ...
  • Nelleke Noordervliet talks about the courage of the writer in the State of European Literature
    11 May 2021
    On Saturday, 19 June, the University of Amsterdam will be hosting the second edition of the State of European Literature, an annual lecture in which a renowned European writer examines the significance of literature ...
  • Public lectures Laskaridis Fellows in Modern Greek Studies
    6 May 2021
    The Faculty of Humanities hosts three Marilena Laskaridis Visiting Research Fellow in Modern Greek Studies in the academic year 2020/2021. On 9 April, 28 May and on a third day (t.b.a.) each Research Fellow will give ...
  • 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 ...