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Results: 321 - 340 of 350
  • Daniel Bonn
    Daniel Bonn appointed new director Institute of Physics
    1 Oct 2012
    Daniel Bonn, professor of complex fluids, has been appointed the new director of the Institute of Physics from October 1st, 2012.
  • STM-Experiment IoP-UvA
    Electrons take a detour in superconductors
    20 Sep 2012
    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 ...
  • Dhr. prof. dr. (Kareljan) Schoutens, decaan FNWI
    Kareljan Schoutens new dean of UvA’s Faculty of Science
    17 Sep 2012
    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 ...
  • Dhr. prof. dr. (Femius) Koenderink
    Dr. A.F Koenderink
    14 Sep 2012
    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 ...
  • How do you make the perfect sandcastle?
    7 Aug 2012
    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 ...
  • Michal Heller
    Physicist Michal Heller receives NWO Veni award
    24 Jul 2012
    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'.
  • CERN researcher Bentvelsen (UvA) overjoyed by observation Higgs boson
    9 Jul 2012
    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 ...
  • Vidi grants for two UvA theoretical physicists
    5 Jul 2012
    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.
  • Nine Vidi grants for researchers UvA and AMC
    3 Jul 2012
    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).
  • Dr J-S. Caux
    19 Jun 2012
    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.
  • Robbert Dijkgraaf receives honorary memberships from NNV and KNCV
    31 May 2012
    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 ...
  • UvA physicist wins Amsterdam Science & Innovation Award 2012
    23 May 2012
    Katerina Dohnalova, a researcher at the Institute of Physics of the University of Amsterdam(UvA), has won the Amsterdam Science & Innovation Award 2012. She will receive a prize worth 5000 euros.
  • E-MRS Young Scientist Award for Saba Saeed
    21 May 2012
    Saba Saeed, a PhD student in the Optoelectronic Materials group of the Institute of Physics, received the Young Scientist Award during the 2012 spring meeting of the European Materials Research Society.
  • UvA professor Albert Polman
    ENI Renewable Energy Prize 2012 for Albert Polman
    21 May 2012
    The prestigious ENI Renewable and Non-conventional Energy Prize 2012 has been awarded jointly to UvA professor Albert Polman and Harry Atwater (CalTech) for their research on high-efficiency solar cells based on ...
  • FOM 'Projectruimte' grant for UvA physicist Robert Spreeuw
    27 Apr 2012
    The Foundation for Fundamental Research on Matter (FOM) has awarded a 'Projectruimte' grant to UvA scientist Dr Robert Spreeuw (Institute of Physics) for his project Superatoms and entanglement in an array of atomic ...
  • Professor Gary Shiu appointed to Van der Waals chair
    23 Apr 2012
    Theoretical physicist prof. Gary Shiu of the University of Wisconsin will be appointed professor by special appointment to the ‘Johannes Diderik van der Waals’ chair. Shiu has many important contributions to his ...
  • Documentary on Higgs search receives film prize
    17 Apr 2012
    The documentary HIGGS: Into the heart of imagination has been awarded the Grand Prix of the second edition of the Film&Science festival. In this movie, UvA professor Stan Bentvelsen and his colleagues are filmed ...
  • Physicists observe the splitting of an electron
    17 Apr 2012
    An electron has been observed to decay into two separate particles, each carrying a particular property of the electron. This result is reported in a paper published in Nature by an international team of researchers ...
  • UvA starts trial run for more efficient production of biofuel
    22 Mar 2012
    On Friday, 23 March, the University of Amsterdam will open the first Photanol test production plant. The facility’s purpose is to test and design the best mass production method for the new biofuel Photanol.
  • Prof. A. Polman
    21 Mar 2012
    Prof. A. Polman has been named Professor of Photonic Materials in the Faculty of Science at the University of Amsterdam.