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Results: 101 - 120 of 182
Results: 101 - 120 of 182
  • 3 Sep 2015
    New Assistant Professor in Governance of Urban Infrastructure to Enhance Adaptive Capacity

    The Centre for Urban Studies warmly welcomes Eric Chu as new research member. Chu will be Assistant Professor in a new research project ‘Governance of Urban Infrastructure to Enhance Adaptive Capacity,’ in which he ...

  • 2 Sep 2015
    How to plan a cycling city: short review of the summer school provided by the Urban Cycling Institute

    ‘How to plan a cycling city?’ is a unique summer course at the University of Amsterdam that seeks to give students insight into the roots and world of the Dutch cycling tradition. The main goal of the course was to ...

  • 31 Aug 2015
    Shanghai Ranking: UvA’s Social Sciences once again best in the Netherlands

    The Social Sciences at the University of Amsterdam have once again risen in the field ranking conducted by the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), also known as the Shanghai Ranking, advancing from 39th to ...

  • 30 Jul 2015
    NWO-VENI grant for Willem Boterman

    Willem Boterman has received a VENI for his research proposal ‘Placing educational inequalities: Socio-spatial strategies for access to primary education’.

  • 13 Jul 2015
    Start of Summer School ‘Planning the Cycling City’

    Starting this week, the Urban Cycling Institute - an initiative launched by the Centre for Urban Studies - organizes a graduate summer school programme ‘Planning the Cycling City’. Cycling is a simple means of ...

  • 2 Jul 2015
    Highlighted CUS publication 'Welcome to the neighbourhood: The spatial dimensions of legitimacy for voluntary leisure organisations'

    With an understanding that organisations in a city are spatially located and that the geographical distribution of their resources is uneven, this paper examines how neighbourhood characteristics affect the spatial ...

  • 2 Jul 2015
    New publication 'Younger Adults and Homeownership in Europe Through the Global Financial Crisis'

    In the context of poorly performing national economies and sustained employment insecurity since the Global Financial Crisis of 2007–2008, various UK and US studies have suggested that the transitions of younger ...

  • 16 Jun 2015
    Who Makes the City? – New online platform for young urban talent

    In cooperation with the research master students in Urban Studies, The Proto City has launched a new online platform titled ‘Who Makes the City’. Aimed at early-career urban researchers and enthusiast, and crossing ...

  • 10 Jun 2015
    Master Studio Magazine on 'Urban Metabolism'

    The Master Studio Magazine on 'Urban Metabolism' gives a full overview of the course Innovative International Planning Practices - with contributions from the best students, interviews with speakers and authors.

  • 11 May 2015
    Research Master Urban Studies: Open for Applications

    The 21st century is an urban century. Cities are engines of economic growth and generate social, cultural and political opportunities, but they are also places with concentrations of specific problems and ...

  • 28 Apr 2015
    Latest issue #kijkSW on Urban Studies

    #kijkSW is a triennial publication of the College of Social Sciences (CSW) and the Graduate School of Social Sciences (GSSS) of the University of Amsterdam. The magazine informs its readers about the current state of ...

  • 23 Apr 2015
    Get a quick impression of CUS’ two-day joint symposium with IIT Mumbai

    On the 26th and 27th of March 2015, the Centre for Urban Studies and the Indian Institute of Technology organized a symposium on ‘Sustainable Urban Development: Practices, Problems and Prospects’ in the Victor ...

  • 23 Apr 2015
    WoON thesis prize for UvA alumna Lydia Hofman

    Human Geography / Development Studies alumna Lydia Hofman recently won the WoON thesis prize for her Master's thesis on eco-friendly living behaviour.

  • 16 Apr 2015
    The Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai signs Memorandum of Understanding with the University of Amsterdam

    The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) promotes the enrichment of educational and research programmes of both universities. It establishes constructive relationships between researchers of the two universities, ...

  • 2 Mar 2015
    Cycling in Amsterdam: a joyful, daily occurrence, but also complex

    Cycling is such an integral part of daily life in Amsterdam, that we don't give it a second thought. However, from a scientific standpoint, it's a subject that raises numerous planning, cultural and social geography ...

  • 24 Feb 2015
    Official Opening LAB

    What are the spatial patterns and trends of urban housing market transformations? What are the infrastructural relations between the city and its hinterland? How can we best assess water quality and manage water ...

  • 12 Jan 2015
    The Contemporary City: Call for Proposals

    In recent decades cities have been variously impacted by neoliberalism, economic crisis, climate change, post-industrialization and increasing inequalities. What is it like to live in a city today? What are the key ...

  • 8 Jan 2015
    Urban Cycling Institute

    At the start of the new year, the Centre for Urban Studies launches a new ‘Urban Cycling Institute’ (UCI); an interdisciplinary research platform with a scientific and policy-oriented agenda. In cities around the ...

  • 5 Jan 2015
    Wendy Tan wins the Georges Allaert Prize

    Former CUS PhD student Wendy Tan, has won the Georges Allaert prize with her dissertation 'Pursuing Transit Oriented Development'. The prize is named after the Belgium professor in Human Geography and Planning ...

  • 5 Jan 2015
    Joyeeta Gupta wins ASLI Book Choice Award

    Joyeeta Gupta, Professor of Environment and Development in the global south at the AISSR and member of CUS, has won the Atmospheric Science Liberians International (ASLI) Book Choice Award.