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Results: 101 - 113 of 113
Results: 101 - 113 of 113
  • Prof Rivke Jaffe
    Rivke Jaffe, professor of Cities, Politics and Culture
    14 Apr 2016
    Dr R.K. Jaffe (1978) has been appointed professor of Cities, Politics and Culture at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences. This concerns a new chair.
  • Amsterdam By Night
    Joining forces to look at big data and urban issues
    25 Jun 2014
    As part of the Amsterdam Academic Alliance (the collaborative partnership between VU University Amsterdam, the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (AUAS/HvA)), the UvA and ...
  • QS World University Rankings
    Nine UvA subject areas listed in QS World University Rankings top 50
    27 Feb 2014
    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 ...
  • star map
    Four UvA researchers receive ERC Starting Grants
    16 Jul 2013
    Anthropologists Rivke Jaffe and Barak Kalir and astronomers Saskia Hekker and Jason Hessels are to receive Starting Grants from the European Research Council (ERC). The grants open the way for the recipients to ...
  • QS World University Rankings Humanities
    Ten UvA subject areas listed in QS World University Rankings worldwide top 50
    16 May 2013
    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 ...
  • Prof Veronique Schutjens, professor Ethnic Entrepreneurship
    Dr V.A.J.M. Schutjens, professor by special appointment of Ethnic Entrepreneurship
    20 Mar 2013
    Dr V.A.J.M. Schutjens (1963) has been named professor by special appointment of Ethnic Entrepreneurship at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences. The chair was designated on ...
  • European Starting Grants for three UvA researchers
    12 Sep 2012
    Social geographer Manuel Aalbers, anthropologist Alexander Edmonds and psychologist Birte Forstmann have all received a Starting Grant from the European Research Council (ERC). This will enable them to establish ...
  • University of Amsterdam one of top 150 universities in global ARWU rankings
    17 Aug 2012
    The University of Amsterdam (UvA) is ranked, just as previous years, in the top 150 of the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU). This ranking of the 500 best universities in the world is published annually ...
  • Attend inspiring lectures by renowned UvA professors in the Glass House of Science and Scholarship
    17 Aug 2012
    This year marks the 380th anniversary of the University of Amsterdam (UvA). In honour of this 76th ‘lustrum’ (anniversary occurring every five years), the UvA will be celebrating the opening of the academic year on a ...
  • UvA six times best in the Netherlands in QS World University Rankings by Subject 2012
    12 Jul 2012
    The University of Amsterdam (UvA) is the best Dutch university in six subjects according to the QS World University Ranking by Subject 2012. In the rankings for Communication and Media Studies, the UvA occupies 13th ...
  • 'LAB': interdisciplinary centre for research
    20 Jun 2012
    All the research facilities and advanced equipment of the University of Amsterdam’s Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences (FMG) – including a sleep lab, baby lab, fMRI brain scanner and virtual reality lab – ...
  • Grant for three UvA projects concerning sustainable urban areas
    11 Apr 2012
    Three research projects of UvA academics will receive a grant as part of the research programmes Urban Regions in the Delta and Sustainable Accessibility of the Randstad organised by the Netherlands Organisation for ...
  • Rubicon grant for six UvA talents
    10 Apr 2012
    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded three promising international researchers a Rubicon grant, which will enable them to conduct research at the University of Amsterdam (UvA).