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  • 27 Nov 2012
    Martí Perarnau Llobet (UvA) wins Lorentz Thesis Prize for Theoretical Physics

    On November 30, Martí Perarnau Llobet (University of Amsterdam) will receive the Lorentz Thesis Prize of 2000 euros for Theoretical Physics from the 'Koninklijke Hollandsche Maatschappij der Wetenschappen' (Royal ...

  • 21 Nov 2012
    New FOM Program funded: The Missing Universe - What is the subatomic constituent of Dark Matter?

    A “Vrije Programma” grant of 2.0M€ from Foundation FOM will allow several UvA faculty members at the Institute of Physics, all associated to the UvA research priority area GRAPPA, to carry out a research program to ...

  • 19 Nov 2012
    Kickoff workshop Solardam: new Amsterdam solar energy initiative

    On November 16th, 2012, around thirty scientists from the University of Amsterdam (UvA), VU University and FOM-institute AMOLF met for a kickoff workshop in which they decided to establish a new joint solar energy ...

  • 15 Nov 2012
    Multi-million euro grant for UvA Physics research into matter

    Physics research at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) has received an enormous boost with the award of a new grant worth 18.3 million euros from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO ) as part of ...

  • 6 Nov 2012
    Kristian Holsheimer announced tutor of the year 2012

    During a dedicated graduation night, in which 34 bachelor students physics and astronomy received their diplomas, Kristian Holsheimer (PhD student at IoP-ITFA) was elected the tutor of the year 2012.

  • 5 Nov 2012
    Successful symposium 'Quantum Gases' in honour of retirement Jook Walraven

    On 26 October, the Institute of Physics organised a successful scientific symposium entitled 'Quantum Gases: from Hydrogen to Heavy Metal' on the occasion of the retirement of Prof. Jook Walraven.

  • 29 Oct 2012
    New 'UvA in the spotlight' interview with theoretical physicist Erik Verlinde

    'UvA in the spotlight' features interviews with groundbreaking reseachers and professors of international allure from the University of Amsterdam (UvA) who are conducting inspiring research. The second interview with ...

  • 23 Oct 2012
    FOM 'Projectruimte' grant for UvA physicist Gregorkiewicz

    The Foundation for Fundamental Research on Matter (FOM) has awarded a 'Projectruimte' grant to UvA physicist prof. dr. Tom Gregorkiewicz (Institute of Physics) for his project proposal 'Hot charge carriers in cool ...

  • 9 Oct 2012
    IoP installs cloud chamber on permanent display in main hall

    The Institute of Physics has installed a brand new diffusion cloud chamber in the main hall of the Faculty of Science Building. The cloud chamber will be on permanent display near the elevators.

  • 1 Oct 2012
    Daniel Bonn appointed new director Institute of Physics

    Daniel Bonn, professor of complex fluids, has been appointed the new director of the Institute of Physics from October 1st, 2012.

  • 20 Sep 2012
    Electrons take a detour in superconductors

    Researchers from the Institute of Physics (IoP) of the University of Amsterdam have, together with colleagues at the Leibniz Institute for Solid State and Materials Research IFW Dresden (Germany), identified the ...

  • 17 Sep 2012
    Kareljan Schoutens new dean of UvA’s Faculty of Science

    The Executive Board of the University of Amsterdam (UvA) has appointed Prof. Kareljan Schoutens as dean of the Faculty of Science (FNWI). The appointment will take effect on 1 October 2012. Schoutens is currently ...

  • 14 Sep 2012
    Dr. A.F Koenderink

    Dr. A.F Koenderink (1976) has been appointed professor by special appointment of Atomic and Molecular Physics at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Science. The chair was designated on behalf of the ...

  • 7 Aug 2012
    How do you make the perfect sandcastle?

    All children who build sandcastles on the beach know that in addition to sand you also need to add a little water to prevent the structure from collapsing. But why is this? In an article which appeared today in ...

  • 24 Jul 2012
    Physicist Michal Heller receives NWO Veni award

    Theoretical physicist dr. Michal Heller (Institute of Physics) has received an NWO Veni award in the spring round for his proposal 'The gauge-gravity duality and its applications to the physics of strong interactions'.

  • 9 Jul 2012
    CERN researcher Bentvelsen (UvA) overjoyed by observation Higgs boson

    The observation of the Higgs boson supplies new insights that go beyond all discoveries in particle physics over the past 30 years, according to University of Amsterdam (UvA) professor Stan Bentvelsen, who is also ...

  • 5 Jul 2012
    Vidi grants for two UvA theoretical physicists

    In this year's NWO Vidi round, two theoretical physicists of the UvA's Institute of Physics have been awarded this prestigious personal grants: Shin'ichiro Ando and Geoffrey Compère.

  • 3 Jul 2012
    Nine Vidi grants for researchers UvA and AMC

    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded a Vidi grant to nine researchers from the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and the Amsterdam Medical Center (AMC-UvA).

  • 19 Jun 2012
    Dr J-S. Caux

    Dr J-S. Caux has been appointed Professor of Theory of low-dimensional quantum condensed matter at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Science.

  • 31 May 2012
    Robbert Dijkgraaf receives honorary memberships from NNV and KNCV

    University Professor Robbert Dijkgraaf has been appointed honorary member of the Dutch physics and chemistry societies NNV and KNCV. Dijkgraaf is celebrated for his groundbreaking scientific work, his ambassadorship ...