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Results: 161 - 180 of 278
  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 7 May 2015
    Researchers identify way electrons form crystals within crystals

    Researchers from the UvA's Institute of Physics (IoP), together with international collaborators, have identified the way in which electrons form crystals within crystals. Their findings, described in two recent ...

  • 4 May 2015
    Physicists develop efficient calculation method for particle collisions

    Theoretical physicists Eric Laenen, Kasper Larsen and Robbert Rietkerk of the University of Amsterdam, FOM Institute Nikhef and the ETH Zurich have developed a method to efficiently compute relevant information about ...

  • 29 Apr 2015
    STW grant for UvA physicists Gregorkiewicz and Sinke

    UvA professors Tom Gregorkiewicz (Institute of Physics, IoP) and Wim Sinke (IoP and Energy Research Centre for the Netherlands, ECN) have received a grant in the Open Technology programme of the Dutch Technology ...

  • 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
    Patrick Decowski, professor of Experimental Astroparticle Physics

    Dr M.P. Decowski has been appointed professor of Experimental Astroparticle Physics at the University of Amsterdam's (UvA) Faculty of Science.

  • 13 Feb 2015
    Getting 2 for 1: 'bonus' electrons in germanium nanocrystals can lead to better solar cells

    Researchers of the UvA's Institute of Physics, Foundation FOM, the Delft University of Technology and the University of the Algarve have discovered that when light hits germanium nanocrystals, the crystals produce ...

  • 13 Feb 2015
    Vici grant awarded to five UvA researchers

    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded a prestigious Vici grant worth 1.5 million euros to five researchers from the University of Amsterdam (UvA).

  • 10 Feb 2015
    Joost Frenken appointed professor of Nanoscale Surface Physics at VU and the UvA

    Prof. Joost Frenken (director of the ARCNL) has been appointed professor of Nanoscale Surface Physics at both VU University Amsterdam (VU) and the University of Amsterdam (UvA).

  • 9 Feb 2015
    First proof of dark matter in innermost region of Milky Way

    An international team of researchers, which includes UvA physicist Gianfranco Bertone, has obtained the first observational proof of the presence of dark matter in the innermost part of the Milky Way, where our own ...

  • 29 Jan 2015
    Molecules shed light on the secrets of friction

    Researchers at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and Foundation for Fundamental Research on Matter (FOM) have developed a new microscopy method that enables the visualization of nanoscale contacts between two ...

  • 25 Jan 2015
    Jan de Boer new member of FOM's Executive Board

    As per 1 January 2015 IoP professor Jan de Boer has taken up a seat as member of the Executive Board of the FOM Foundation. He was already member of the Board of Directors as of 1 May 2014. He succeeds professor ...

  • 22 Jan 2015
    Peter Schall, professor of Soft Condensed Matter Physics

    Dr P. Schall (1971) has been appointed professor of Soft Condensed Matter Physics at the University of Amsterdam's (UvA) Faculty of Science.

  • 12 Jan 2015
    New app lets you swipe through dark matter

    What is dark matter actually? Chances are that the answer to this question – and a lot more information – can be found in the new app ‘Dark Matter - Behind the Scenes of the Universe’. Developed by UvA researcher ...

  • 3 Jan 2015
    MISTI Global Seed Fund for physicist Waalewijn and colleagues

    UvA physicist Dr Wouter Waalewijn, together with his colleagues Prof. Iain Stewart (MIT) and Dr Frank Tackmann (DESY), received a grant from the MISTI Global Seed Fund. The grant is aimed at promoting and supporting ...

  • 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).