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Ever wonder how someone’s ‘race’ influences your attitude towards them? UvA anthropologist Amade M’charek is researching the relationship between forensic facial reconstruction and ‘race’. Find out about M’charek’s research: [ Go.uva.nl Link ]

Keep an eye out each Friday for a new face and discover the University of Amsterdam’s most fascinating research topics.
Meet our researchers 1 Ever wonder how someones race influences your attitude
Did you know the UvA is one of the top 20 universities in Europe? We are #18 on the THE Ranking's list of best universities in Europe. Find out more about studying at the University of Amsterdam:
Did you know the UvA is one of the top 20 universities

University of Amsterdam: Top 20 in Europe

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Laura Van Proosdij
Stefan Laarkamp
Emily Ann
How are you celebrating the arrival of summer? If you study or work at our Roeterseiland Campus, you’re invited to join the Summer Festival REC 2017 next Thursday, 29 June from 16:30-23:30. Bonus: it’s free!
How are you celebrating the arrival of summer If you study or
Ulas Karasu
Coming to study at the University of Amsterdam? Step into the shoes of a Dutch cyclist and discover some of Amsterdam's beautiful streets and sights.
Max Mallon
Willeke Vrolijks Law
Maarten de Jong
How do you search for a 'primordial' black hole? UvA researchers have devised a new strategy that involves studying the X-ray and radio emission that these objects produce as they wander through the galaxy and accrete gas from the interstellar medium.
How do you search for a primordial black hole UvA researchers have

UvA researchers devise new strategy to search for ancient black holes - University of Amsterdam

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Marten Teiko Eleveld
Jasper Nobelen
Vandaag namen Karen Maex en Geert ten Dam in bijzijn van de CSR (Centrale Studentenraad) de toffe peer award in ontvangst. De UvA ontving de prijs van het LOF (Landelijk Overleg Fracties) voor de goede online zichtbaarheid van de medezeggenschap. Bekijk de website van de Centrale Studentenraad: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Vandaag namen Karen Maex en Geert ten Dam in bijzijn van de
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Moet er een 'artist in residence' worden aangesteld op het Science Park? Op de UvA BètaBreak eerder deze week bespraken hoogleraar Mark Golden en kunsthistoricus Rosa Kieft hoe kunst en wetenschap onlosmakelijk met elkaar verbonden zijn, en wederzijds voordeel hebben van uitwisseling. Volgens hen kunnen kunstenaars de wetenschap uit de abstractie tillen, en kan wetenschap diepgang bieden aan...
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Moet er een artist in residence worden aangesteld op het Science Park
The UvA is the highest ranked Dutch university in the 2017 THE World Reputation Rankings, sharing first place with TU Delft. As of this year, we are in the top 60 worldwide!
The UvA is the highest ranked Dutch university in the 2017 THE

UvA rises in latest THE World Reputation Ranking - University of Amsterdam

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Ahmed Rafat
Romy Jong
Demi van der Plas
How do we combat climate change and work towards a sustainable future? Join Nobel prize winner Steven Chu on 22 June at the UvA Science Park for a science colloquium. Bonus: stay for an interview and discussion with Chu and the BètaBreak panel. Register for free: [ Bit.ly Link ]
How do we combat climate change and work towards a sustainable future

Climate change and innovative paths to a sustainable future - University of Amsterdam

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Melissa Wijngaarden
Roan van Scheppingen
Start preparing for your studies at the UvA by learning some unique Dutch words and phrases. Discover the meaning of quirky Dutch utterances such as 'uitbuiken', 'voorpret' and 'gezellig'.
Start preparing for your studies at the UvA by learning some unique

15 Beautiful Dutch Words and Phrases We Need in English

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Daniel H. Spitz
Adriana Falisova
Vivi  Weng
Kom woensdagmiddag 21 juni (de langste dag van het jaar) naar de speciale zonnekijkmiddag bij het Anton Pannekoek Instituut! ☀ Tussen 13.00 en 17.00 uur kun je de zon bestuderen met speciale zonnetelescopen en kun je binnen genieten van de voorstellingen in het mobiel planetarium van NOVA. Ook zullen er korte lezingen zijn over het zonnestelsel en laten we je zien hoe je een solargraph kunt...
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Kom woensdagmiddag 21 juni de langste dag van het jaar naar de

API - Press: 21 juni zonnekijkmiddag

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Tjalling Janssen
Lynda Joanna
The results are in: the University of Amsterdam is ranked 58th in the world and 15th in Europe according the 2018 QS World University Rankings.
The results are in the University of Amsterdam is ranked 58th in

UvA placed 58th in QS World University Rankings - University of Amsterdam

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Inke Chitoe
Martijn Hoogeland
Jessica Besch Szalay
Are you coming to study in the cycling capital of the world? Ian, one of our UvA International Student Ambassadors shares his best tips for bike trips across the Netherlands.
Are you coming to study in the cycling capital of the world
Jacob Jan Kleibergen
Kyoshia Mcgee-Osuagwu
Gaia Poloni
Morgenavond organiseert SPUI 25 alweer de laatste Bèta in de Binnenstad! Ga in gesprek met UvA-hoogleraren over aantrekkingskracht tussen moleculen, en ontdek de wetenschap achter 'plantencommunicatie'.
Morgenavond organiseert SPUI 25 alweer de laatste Bèta in de Binnenstad Ga

Aantrekkingskracht op moleculair niveau

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Op maandag 5 juni (Tweede Pinksterdag) is de UvA gesloten. Kijk voor aangepaste openingstijden van studiecentra en gebouwen op de studentensite: [ Bit.ly Link ]
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The UvA is closed on Monday, 5 June (Whit Monday). Check the student website to see the adjusted opening hours of our study centres and buildings: [ Bit.ly Link ]
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Ken jij Sybren Spit al? Deze jonge taalwetenschapper aan de UvA blogt sinds deze week op Faces of Science: over zijn onderzoek naar of kleuters zich bewust zijn van de taal die ze leren. Maar dat bewaart hij voor later, want zijn eerste blog gaat over zijn kat Ronnie!
Ken jij Sybren Spit al Deze jonge taalwetenschapper aan de UvA blogt

Bekijk alle blogs van Sybren Spit op NEMO Kennislink

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We wish UvA student Rianne Strik all the best at the 2017 European Universities Table Tennis Championships in the Czech Republic. She will compete individually and as a team alongside VU student Simone Broersen and AUAS students Romy Gielings & Christel Petiet. They’re aiming to make it to 8th place but with the luck of the draw they may be able to hope for more! There are 24 teams in total...
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We wish UvA student Rianne Strik all the best at the 2017
Brian Van Blair
Fredrik Ringholm
Did you know that people have a ‘GPS’ neuron? UvA researchers have discovered a new type of neuron which could potentially lead to new treatment strategies for people with impaired topographical orientation like Alzheimer’s patients.
Did you know that people have a GPS neuron UvA researchers have

UvA researchers discover new ‘GPS’ neuron - University of Amsterdam

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Erin Kuipers
Dro Rodrigo Castillo Flores
Ben Iris
This year’s Opening of the Academic Year will take place on Monday, 4 September, in the Aula. The theme is that of the UvA’s 385th anniversary celebrations: Inspiring generations.

The programme will include:
• Geert ten Dam, president of the UvA’s Executive Board on inspiring education
• Robbert Dijkgraaf, director of the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, on inspiring research...
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This years Opening of the Academic Year will take place on Monday

UvA Opening of the 2017-2018 Academic Year

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Joanna Karamitrousi
Joanna Karamitrousi
Joanna Karamitrousi