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Results: 141 - 160 of 299
  • 12 Nov 2015
    New method helps to reconstruct events at crime scenes

    It may be possible to reconstruct events at a crime scene by analysing bloodstain patterns. A new method makes it possible to determine the height of the source of blood droplets more accurately.

  • 10 Nov 2015
    UvA physicist Patrick Decowski among awardees of 2016 Breakthrough Prizes

    The 2016 Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics was awarded to five experiments investigating neutrino oscillation and will be shared equally among all five. UvA professor Patrick Decowski is among the awardees, ...

  • 2 Nov 2015
    Snellius Medal awarded to Dutch ATLAS Group

    The Society for the Advancement of Science, Medicine and Surgery of the University of Amsterdam (UvA) has awarded the 2015 Snellius Medal to the Dutch ATLAS Group. The ATLAS researchers will receive the medal, which ...

  • 20 Oct 2015
    Science Research at UvA-VU: Nikhef

    What happened after the Big Bang? Where did all the antimatter go? What is dark matter made of? These are some of the fundamental questions of subatomic physics. Gerhard Raven, Professor of Experimental High Energy ...

  • 10 Oct 2015
    Nominations for clever minds

    Three female scientists from the Faculty of Science (FNWI) have been nominated as 'clever minds' for a Viva400 award. The VIVA400, named after the eponymous journal, is an annual vote for successful and ...

  • 6 Oct 2015
    Amsterdam Science Talent Scholarship for 14 Faculty of Science students

    On Thursday 1 October, fourteen Faculty of Science students received the Amsterdam Science Talent Scholarship from Rector Magnificus Dymph van den Boom. The Amsterdam Science Talent Scholarship was founded by the ...

  • 29 Sep 2015
    NICAS: New research centre for Conservation, Art and Science

    On Friday 25 September the Dutch Minister of Education, Culture & Science Jet Bussemaker officially launched NICAS, the Netherlands Institute for Conservation, Art and Science. The University of Amsterdam is one of ...

  • 7 Sep 2015
    Science Research at UvA-VU: Amsterdam Soft-Bio Initiative

    'We’re great and we should take some credit for that,' says Daniel Bonn, Director of the Institute of Physics of the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and as Professor of Complex Fluids, one of the founders of the ...

  • 25 Aug 2015
    New XENON100 search method excludes dark matter detection claim

    A new analysis of the international experimental high-energy physics collaboration XENON100, to which UvA physicists contribute, refutes a long-standing claim of dark matter detection. The results were published in ...

  • 17 Jul 2015
    Veni grants awarded to 23 UvA and AMC researchers

    Twenty-three recent doctorate recipients have been awarded a Veni grant from the Dutch Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) for research at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and the UvA’s Academic Medical ...

  • 17 Jul 2015
    Veni grant for 10 Faculty of Science researchers

    Twenty-three recent doctorate recipients have been awarded a Veni grant from the Dutch Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) for research at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and the UvA’s Academic Medical ...

  • 7 Jul 2015
    Rubicon grant awarded to two young UvA researchers

    Economist Eszter Czibor and theoretical physicist Benjamin Mosk of the University of Amsterdam (UvA) have both been awarded a Rubicon grant by the Netherlands Organisation for Science Research (NWO). The grant will ...

  • 7 Jul 2015
    Rubicon grant for Benjamin Mosk

    A Rubicon grant was awarded to UvA PhD-candidate Benjamin Mosk for his research proposal ‘Gravity by Entanglement’, by the Netherlands Organisation of Scientific Research NWO. The grant provides funding for two years ...

  • 19 Jun 2015
    Science Research at UvA-VU: ARCNL

    Dr Stefan Witte is researcher at the Advanced Research Center for Nanolithography (ARCNL), where physicists from the University of Amsterdam and VU University Amsterdam cooperate closely in the field of ...

  • 9 Jun 2015
    PhD in the Spotlight: Rosemarie Aben

    Rosemarie Aben (1985) will be awarded her doctorate at the University of Amsterdam on 17 June. Her doctoral research was carried out at the Institute of Physics (IoP) and the Dutch National Institute for Subatomic ...

  • 1 Jun 2015
    Nick Laan and Karla de Bruin receive AmSIA 2015 Runner Up prize

    During the award ceremony of the Amsterdam Science & Innovation Award on Wednesday, 27 May 2015, Nick Laan and Karla de Bruin (Institute of Physics and Netherlands Forensic Institute) received the Runner Up prize of ...

  • 1 Jun 2015
    Start up grant for Katerina Dohnalová

    The Netherlands Special Envoy for startups Neelie Kroes awarded Katerina Dohnalová, tenure track assistant professor at the UvA’s Institute of Physics with a startup grant of €100,000. Neelie Kroes awarded in total ...

  • 30 May 2015
    Combined Higgs measurements ATLAS and CMS jointly published in Physical Review Letters

    The renowned journal Physical Review Letters recently published the first combined article by the ATLAS and CMS experiments at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) in Geneva, describing the measurements of the mass of the ...

  • 26 May 2015
    New FOM programme investigates the physical behaviour of everyday products

    On 1 June, the Foundation for Fundamental Research on Matter (FOM), NWO Earth and Life Sciences (ALW) and Unilever will start a strategic joint research programme into understanding hybrid soft materials. UvA ...

  • 18 May 2015
    Vidi grant for twenty UvA and AMC-UvA researchers

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