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Results: 181 - 200 of 278
  • 4 Dec 2014
    IvI and IoP obtain FOM/Shell Computational Science grant

    The Computational Science Lab within the UvA's Informatics Institute (Prof. Alfons Hoekstra and Dr Eric Lorenz) and the Soft Matter group of the Institute of Physics (Prof. Daniel Bonn and Dr Rudolf Sprik) obtained a ...

  • 24 Nov 2014
    UvA physicists successful in 2014 call for FOM 'Vrije Programma's'

    The proposal for the FOM 'Vrije Programma' grant called 'Higgs as a probe and portal' by UvA professor Eric Laenen, has been granted in the 2014 round. Five other proposals have been selected for funding, including ...

  • 18 Nov 2014
    FOM 'Projectruimte' grant for UvA physicist Ben Freivogel

    The Foundation FOM has awarded a 'Projectruimte' grant to Dr Ben Freivogel for his proposal 'Quantifying violations of causality in quantum gravity'.

  • 7 Oct 2014
    Bert Vercnocke receives ASL Prize for Science and Technology

    Theoretical physicist Bert Vercnocke (UvA Institute of Physics) received the prize for his PhD thesis Hidden structures of black holes. Vercnocke worked on his thesis at the KU Leuven. The prize is granted once ...

  • 25 Sep 2014
    Physicist Nick de Jong receives Best Speaker award at E-MRS 2014

    At the recent Fall Meeting of the European Materials Research Society (E-MRS) in Warsaw, PhD student Nick de Jong (UvA Institute of Physics) won the Graduate Student Award for the Best Oral Presentation in the ...

  • 18 Sep 2014
    Paul Planken, professor of Nanophotonics

    Professor P.C.M. Planken (1964) has been appointed professor of Nanophotonics at the University of Amsterdam's (UvA) Faculty of Science.

  • 11 Aug 2014
    Lowlands University presents: Ewald Engelen, Frank Linde and Wouter Vansteelant

    Coolpolitics and Lowlands will give a stage to science at Lowlands 2014. At Lowlands University, UvA researchers Ewald Engelen, Frank Linde and Wouter Vansteeland will give lectures on global inequality, the Higgs ...

  • 29 Jul 2014
    Veni grant for Benjamin Pasquiou and Fabio Zandanel

    Two postdoctoral researchers from the Institute of Physics have received a prestigious Veni grant from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) in the 2014 call: Benjamin Pasquiou (experimental ...

  • 16 Jul 2014
    Rector magnificus inaugurates new physics labs of Florian Schreck

    On 15 July, UvA rector magnificus prof. Dymph van den Boom inaugurated the new lab facilities of prof. Florian Schreck at the Institute of Physics.

  • 10 Jul 2014
    NWO Astroparticle Physics grants for Berge and Markoff

    NWO Physical Sciences (EW) has awarded 1.5 million euros to various projects at the interface of astronomy and physics, where scientists will investigate high-energy objects, such as neutron stars and black holes. ...

  • 4 Jul 2014
    Theo Nieuwenhuizen announced Distinguished Visiting Professor at IIP

    Dr. Theo Nieuwenhuizen, associate professor at the UvA's Institute of Physics, has received a Distinguished Visiting Full Professorship from the International Institute of Physics (IIP) at Natal, Brazil. The ...

  • 3 Jul 2014
    Multi-million euro grant for large-scale research facilities

    Three teams of scientists, including several from the University of Amsterdam (UvA), have been awarded a total of €39.2 million to establish or improve large-scale research facilities. The investment, which is part ...

  • 2 Jul 2014
    NWO funds Nikhef contribution to upgrade LHC experiments

    State Secretary for Education, Culture and Science, Sander Dekker, and NWO Chair Jos Engelen, announced today that Nikhef has been awarded a grant of 15.2 million euros. This investment is part of the National ...

  • 26 Jun 2014
    Successful public symposium 'History and Future of Dark Matter'

    The public symposium on the History and Future of Dark Matter, held on Sunday June 22nd in the beautiful Koepelkerk, was a wonderful prelude to the Astroparticle Physics conference (23-28 June in Amsterdam). The ...

  • 24 Jun 2014
    Successful workshop on 'Crystallization in Porous media'

    The fourth international workshop on Crystallization in Porous media, CRYSPOM IV, was this year held in Amsterdam, organised and sponsored by the UvA’s Institute of Physics together with the Rijksmuseum. The goal of ...

  • 23 Jun 2014
    Two FOM 'Projectruimte' grants for UvA physicists

    The Foundation FOM has awarded the two proposals in the 'Projectruimte' call of Dr. Diego Hofman and Prof. Jean-Sébastien Caux. With two out of in total five grants in this national call, the Institute of Physics of ...

  • 26 May 2014
    Wim Beenakker, professor by special appointment of Experimental High-Energy Physics

    Dr W.J.P. Beenakker (1962) has been appointed professor by special appointment of Experimental High-Energy Physics at the University of Amsterdam's (UvA) Faculty of Science (FNWI). The chair was established on ...

  • 23 May 2014
    Rianne van den Berg (IoP) wins 2014 QM&QI Young Speaker's Prize

    During an interdisciplinary workshop organised by the UvA research priority area Quantum Matter & Quantum Information, on 23 May at CWI, Rianne van den Berg of the Institute of Physics has won the 2014 QM&QI Young ...

  • 19 May 2014
    Triple NWO Vidi success for IoP theoretical physicists

    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded a Vidi grant to an impressive total of three theoretical physicists at the Institute of Physics: Dr Alejandra Castro, Dr Christoph Weniger, and ...

  • 13 May 2014
    NWO ECHO grant for Fred Brouwer (HIMS) and Daniel Bonn

    Together with Fred Brouwer (HIMS), Daniel Bonn is awarded an NWO ECHO grant within the focus area "Chemistry in relation to Physics/Materials".