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Results: 101 - 120 of 120
  • 29 Apr 2015
    UvA programmes rise in latest QS World University Rankings

    In the latest edition of the QS World University Rankings by Subject, Communication & Media Studies are ranked 8th globally. Last year these subject areas, which are bundled by QS, were ranked in 10th place. Several ...

  • 13 Apr 2015
    Eric Schliesser, professor of Political Science

    Dr E.S. Schliesser (1971) has been appointed professor of Political Science, with a focus on Political Theory, at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences.

  • 30 Mar 2015
    Geert-Jan Knoops, professor by special appointment of Politics of International Law

    Prof. G.G.J. Knoops (1960) has been appointed professor by special appointment of Politics of International Law at the University of Amsterdam's (UvA) Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences. This chair was ...

  • 11 Dec 2014
    ERC Starting Grants for nine UvA and AMC-UvA researchers

    The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded a Starting Grant to nine researchers from the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and Amsterdam Medical Center (AMC-UvA).

  • 22 Oct 2014
    UvA launches thematic series of MOOCs on Coursera

    Starting from the 2015-2016 academic year, the University of Amsterdam will be the first university in the Netherlands to offer a specialisation, a series of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) in a specific field, ...

  • 15 Oct 2014
    UvA-VU Europe platform designated a Centre of Excellence

    The Amsterdam Centre for Contemporary European Studies (ACCESS EUROPE), a joint initiative of the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and VU University Amsterdam (VU), has been designated a Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence ...

  • 26 May 2014
    UvA awarded record number of Vidi grants

    Nineteen UvA researchers have been awarded a Vidi grant as part of the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) Innovational Research Incentives Scheme. Having secured 19 of the 88 grant allocations for ...

  • 24 Apr 2014
    Rutgerd Boelens, professor by special appointment of the Political Ecology of Water in Latin America

    Dr R. A. Boelens (1965) has been appointed professor by special appointment of the Political Ecology of Water in Latin America at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences. The ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 28 Aug 2013
    Terrorism financing barely traceable using data analysis

    Doctoral research by Mara Wesseling has shown that the data analyses being performed as part of the European fight against terrorism financing are of little use for preventing terrorism. Wesseling will receive her ...

  • 30 May 2013
    Three UvA professors appointed to the KNAW

    The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) has appointed UvA professors Eveline Crone, Martin van Hees and Annemarie Mol as members. Membership of the KNAW, which includes leading academics from every ...

  • 1 Mar 2013
    Dr M. van Hees, professor of Political Theory

    Professor M. van Hees (1964) has been named Professor of Political Theory at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences.

  • 29 Jan 2013
    Dr M. E. Glasius, professor of Political Science

    Dr M. E. Glasius (1969) has been appointed professor of Political Science, with a particular focus on International Relations at the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences of the University of Amsterdam (UvA).

  • 17 Aug 2012
    University of Amsterdam one of top 150 universities in global ARWU rankings

    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 ...

  • 17 Aug 2012
    Attend inspiring lectures by renowned UvA professors in the Glass House of Science and Scholarship

    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 ...

  • 24 Jul 2012
    Veni grant for 19 researchers from the UvA and AMC-UvA

    Nineteen researchers who recently obtained their doctorates have been awarded a Veni grant from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO). Each researcher will receive up to 250,000 euros, which they ...

  • 20 Jun 2012
    'LAB': interdisciplinary centre for research

    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 – ...

  • 11 Apr 2012
    Grant for three UvA projects concerning sustainable urban areas

    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 ...