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Results: 1 - 20 of 49
  • UvA drones are now allowed to fly almost anywhere
    16 Sep 2020
    Great news: the UvA recently became certified drone operator. This means that UvA researchers are now allowed to fly drones in areas where they are normally prohibited and that they can use heavier equipment than ...
  • Interesting 3D vacancies
    27 Aug 2020
    The following positions are open to be filled for 34 months:
  • One of the victims
    Mass graves provide new evidence of violence against women in Franco's Spain
    7 Aug 2020
    Women suffered gender-specific violence during the Spanish Civil War and Franco's dictatorship, says archaeologist and forensic anthropologist Laura Muñoz-Encinar in a recent publication. The researcher excavated ...
  • Julia Noordegraaf and Bernhard Rieder receive PDI-SSH funding
    10 Jun 2020
    The Platform Digital Infrastructure SSH has granted funding to Humanities researchers Julia Noordegraaf (professor of Digital Heritage) and Bernhard Rieder (Associate Professor of New Media and Digital Culture) for ...
  • Webinar Troy 01
    19 May 2020
    The Amsterdam Troy Project is dedicated to researching the archaeology of archaeology. But what exactly is this field of study, and how do we go about looking in to the excavations and publications of past research ...
  • CfP - Sharing Practices: Archaeological 3D Visualisation in the Netherlands
    17 Oct 2019
    The 2020 Archon Winter School 'Sharing Practices: 3D visualisation in Dutch archaeology' aims to move beyond traditional research boundaries, and seeks to establish a cross-disciplinary community of practice of young ...
  • Archaeologic research site future University Library
    Archaeological findings on University Library construction site
    16 Aug 2019
    Recently, an archaeological dig was undertaken in the courtyard between the former Zusterhuis and Tweede Chirurgische Kliniek buildings as part of realising the new University Library. This investigation was carried ...
  • prof. I.J.F. de Jong
    Irene de Jong appointed as Norwegian Academy member
    25 Mar 2019
    Irene de Jong, professor of Ancient Greek at the UvA, has been selected as a member of The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters.
  • PhD vacancies in HERILAND-project
    18 Feb 2019
    Project on cultural heritage and spatial development offers 15 vacancies. Deadline for application is 1 April 2019.
  • Logo 4D Research Lab UvA
    Augmented reality project Blending Past and Present
    7 Feb 2019
    In the Blending Past and Present project by the 4D Research Lab, augmented reality technology is used to add a virtual layer to reality. ACASA and Art History students apply this technology during city tours to look ...
  • NWO
    Three PhD candidates in the humanities awarded grants
    19 Jun 2018
    Pamela Jordan (Archaeology), Antonia Weiss (History) and Dean McHugh (ILLC) have each been awarded a grant as part of the NWO’s PhDs in the Humanities programme. The latest round of grants comprised no less than € ...
  • Findings below the surface of the Noord-Zuidlijn: telephones
    Archaeologists find 700,000 objects along Noord-Zuidlijn route
    15 Jun 2018
    Led by city archaeologist and UvA professor Jerzy Gawronski, archaeologists have made roughly 700,000 finds during the construction of the Noord-Zuidlijn. The results of fifteen years of archaeological research can ...
  • 4D Research Lab: Call for Proposals
    19 Apr 2018
    To celebrate the launch of the new 4D Research Lab, the team have launched a call for proposals, offering their expertise and facilities to the best research proposal with a 3D or 4D research objective.
  • The UvA and the Faculty of Humanities produce strong showing in latest International Student Barometer
    4 Apr 2018
    International students have ranked the University of Amsterdam (UvA) first in the Netherlands for being 'a good place to be'. With a rating above 97%, the Faculty of Humanities scores particularly high in this ...
  • Kristin Kleber
    Kristin Kleber, Professor of Ancient Near Eastern Studies
    2 Feb 2018
    Kristin Kleber has been appointed Professor of Ancient Near Eastern Studies at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam as of 1 February 2018.
  • Vacancies OIKOS Anchoring Innovation
    18 Sep 2017
    UvA currently has two vacant PhD positions and one postdoc project as part of the NWO-funded Gravitaton Programme Anchoring Innovation.
  • Patricia Lulof
    KIEM Grant for Patricia Lulof
    18 Sep 2017
    Dr. Patricia Lulof has been awarded a KIEM grant of € 15,000 by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) for her project ‘Living in the Past. Reconstructing Etruscan Houses in Acquarossa’.
  • Rianne Hermans co-winner of ASH dissertation award 2016-2017
    7 Jul 2017
    This prize was awarded to Rianne Hermans for her PhD dissertation Latin Cults through Roman Eyes. Myth, Memory and Cult Practice in the Alban Hills, which she carried out from 2011 until 2016 under the supervision of ...
  • NWO
    More than 100 million euros for Dutch top science 
    8 May 2017
    Two research teams, which include UvA researchers, have each received 18.8 million euros to jointly set up excellent scientific research programmes in the coming years. The Dutch Minister of Education Culture and ...
  • Acmes
    ACMES Thesis Prize - Awards Ceremony
    10 Dec 2016
    On 15 December, the Amsterdam Centre for Middle Eastern Studies Amsterdam (ACMES) will award two prizes for Best BA thesis and Best MA thesis in Middle Eastern Studies for work completed at the UvA during the ...