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Results: 1 - 20 of 1788
  • Still taken from the simulation predicting gamma radiation from clashing neutron stars
    Improved model shows gamma rays and gold at merging neutron stars
    21 Oct 2020
    An international team of astrophysicists led by Philipp Mösta of the Anton Pannekoek Institute of the University of Amsterdam has demonstrated with an improved model that colliding neutron stars can emit gamma rays. ...
  • Small-scale diploma ceremonies for online PhD graduates
    21 Oct 2020
    In a series of small-scale diploma ceremonies over five Saturdays in a row, some 100 PhD graduates, who defended their theses online at the UvA, received their PhD certificates. The ceremonies took place between ...
  • Login failure on UvA services - update 5.10 pm
    20 Oct 2020
    Update 5.10 pm: Online exams will take place tomorrow. The login system is working properly again, so the expectation is that students will be able to log in to TestVision as normal tomorrow.
  • AI image recognition: Driving our cars, keeping us healthy, protecting our public spaces
    20 Oct 2020
    The past decade has seen great strides taken in the field of image recognition in video content. Artificial intelligence and machine learning have given us systems that can ‘watch’ video clips and identify activities ...
  • Research about restored brain function by using sleeping pills
    16 Oct 2020
    It has been all over the popular news: a Dutch man who has not been able to move or talk for eight years due to severe brain injury can once again function normally with the use of sleeping pills. Neurobiologists ...
  • Amsterdam coalition publishes special AI edition in New Scientist
    15 Oct 2020
    To highlight the importance of AI to a broader public, the Amsterdam coalition ‘AI technology for people’ has published a special AI edition in the October issue of the popular science magazine New Scientist. The ...
  • Dick Stufkens Prijs awarded to physical chemist Mark Koenis
    14 Oct 2020
    The Dick Stufkens Prize 2020 for the best PhD thesis of the Holland Research School of Molecular Chemistry has been awarded to Dr Mark Koenis. Koenis graduated this year with the distinction cum laude on his thesis ...
  • Robot Pepper gives go-ahead for construction LAB42
    13 Oct 2020
    Friday, 9 October, Robot Pepper gave the official go-ahead for the construction of LAB42. A live stream showed how Pepper, a future resident of the RoboLab in LAB42, symbolically put the pile driver into operation. ...
  • Collaboration between iGEM and ARTIS-Micropia with workshops 'Sustainable micro factories'
    12 Oct 2020
    You can follow the workshop 'Sustainable micro factories' in ARTIS-Micropia every day until Sunday 25 October. During these workshops, visitors discover how cyanobacteria, also known as blue-green algae, are grown ...
  • Climate change causing irreversible shifts in unique Asian ecosystem
    9 Oct 2020
    Thirty-four million years ago, sudden climate change caused ecological breakdown in Central Asia. Deserts spread across the lowlands, and biological diversity was permanently affected. These are the findings by an ...
  • Noushine Shahidzadeh appointed professor of Crystallization in Porous Media
    9 Oct 2020
    Dr Noushine Shahidzadeh has been appointed professor of Crystallization in Porous Media at the Faculty of Science at the University of Amsterdam (UvA).
  • Clarisa Sánchez Gutiérrez appointed Professor of AI and Health
    8 Oct 2020
    Dr Clarisa Sánchez Gutiérrez has been appointed Professor of AI and Health at the Faculty of Science at the University of Amsterdam (UvA).
  • Willem Renema appointed professor by special appointment of Marine Palaeobiodiversity
    7 Oct 2020
    Dr Willem Renema (1972) has been appointed professor by special appointment of Marine Palaeobiodiversity at the Faculty of Science of the University of Amsterdam (UvA). The chair was designated on behalf of the ...
  • Amsterdam Science Magazine #11 is out
    6 Oct 2020
    The new edition of Amsterdam Science magazine is out! Read it online or take a copy in the hall, and find out more about what scientists in Amsterdam are working on and inspired by.
  • Kaj van Vliet receiving his PhD certificate from Prof. Bas de Bruin
    Kaj van Vliet is first candidate to obtain PhD in HRSMC excellence track
    2 Oct 2020
    Two weeks ago, Dr Kaj van Vliet finally received his PhD certificate from Prof. Bas de Bruin of the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS). A remarkable moment, not only because of the current pandemic ...
  • QuSoft celebrates five years of cutting edge research on quantum algorithm
    1 Oct 2020
    This week, Jos Baeten, director of CWI and Peter van Tienderen, dean Faculty of Science have signed the agreement that continues the collaboration between CWI and the University of Amsterdam on quantum research.
  • Joanna Ellis-Monaghan appointed professor of Discrete Mathematics
    1 Oct 2020
    Professor Joanna Ellis-Monaghan has been appointed professor of Discrete Mathematics at the Faculty of Science at the University of Amsterdam (UvA).
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    Surfing the microwave oven learning curve
    1 Oct 2020
    In a publication in the Journal of Cleaner Production, Prof. Bob van der Zwaan of the Van 't Hoff Institute of Molecular Sciences presents the first example of a learning curve for microwave ovens, which follows a ...
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    UvA researchers collaborate on new Handbook of Porous Materials
    30 Sep 2020
    A group of authors including researchers and alumni from the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS) have just completed a four-volume reference work covering the fundamentals and key applications of ...
  • The IIS provides Pressure Cookers for six UvA programmes
    30 Sep 2020
    This semester, students from six different courses at the UvA will start working with the online Design Thinking Pressure Cooker. With a total participation of nearly 300 students, the IIS Pressure Cooker is now ...