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  • 3 Dec 2015
    QuSoft: new research center for quantum software

    QuSoft, the first research center dedicated to quantum software, will officially be launched later today. A joint initiative between Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI), the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and Vrije ...

  • 3 Dec 2015
    Bastiaan Cnossen wins Young Talent Incentive Prize

    On 30 November, four excellent students in exact and technical subjects at the UvA received the “Young Talent Incentive Prize” of five hundred euros at the Royal Holland Society of Sciences and Humanities ...

  • 18 Nov 2015
    Bachelor's in Mathematics top programme according to the 'Keuzegids Hoger Onderwijs'

    The 'Keuzegids Hoger Onderwijs' (Options Guide for Higher Education) for 2016 has awarded the Bachelor's in Mathematics at the UvA the title of 'top programme'. The Keuzegids states: 'Almost all universities offer a ...

  • 17 Nov 2015
    KdVI establishes PhD/Postdoc council

    Since 12 November 2015 the institute has a PhD/Postdoc council, which will serve as a port of call for PhD students and Postdocs to address their wishes and as a platform to organize activities with the PhD students ...

  • 20 Oct 2015
    NETWORKS forges new international relationships

    In the past year, NETWORKS has forged connections with the University of Bath (United Kingdom) and with ACEMS (Australia) in the interest of advancing international collaboration. Last Tuesday representatives of ...

  • 13 Oct 2015
    Michel Mandjes guest editor for 'Nieuw Archief voor Wiskunde'

    The September edition of 'Nieuw Archief voor Wiskunde' with the theme of 'Netwerken' (Networks) was realized by guest editors Michel Mandjes (UvA and project leader of the NETWORKS programme) and Johan van ...

  • 6 Oct 2015
    Amsterdam Science Talent Scholarship for 14 Faculty of Science students

    On Thursday 1 October, fourteen Faculty of Science students received the Amsterdam Science Talent Scholarship from Rector Magnificus Dymph van den Boom. The Amsterdam Science Talent Scholarship was founded by the ...

  • 22 Sep 2015
    High Tea at KdVI in honor of Jan Wiegerinck

    Jan Wiegerinck, after having been a director of the Korteweg-de Vries Institute for 10 years (2005-2015), was succeeded in this position by Eric Opdam in August 2015. In order to thank Jan for his great merits as ...

  • 25 Aug 2015
    UvA wins nine medals at the International Mathematics Competition for University Students 2015

    The UvA delegation scored nine times at the 22nd edition of the International Mathematics Competition for University Students. Josha Box (Master student of mathematics) won a silver medal. Bronze medals were awarded ...

  • 4 Aug 2015
    Veni grant for Sonja Cox and Guus Regts

    Twenty-three recent doctorate recipients have been awarded a Veni grant from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) for research at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and the UvA’s Academic Medical ...

  • 22 Jul 2015
    Eric Opdam new director of KdVI

    As of 1 August 2015, Prof. Eric Opdam will succeed Jan Wiegerinck as director of the Korteweg-de Vries Institute for Mathematics (KdVI)

  • 16 Jul 2015
    Lex Schrijver (UvA) receives EURO Gold Medal 2015

    Researcher Lex Schrijver (UvA - Korteweg-de Vries Institute and CWI) has been awarded the EURO Gold Medal 2015.

  • 1 Jul 2015
    KdVI Teaching Awards 2015

    On Thursday, 25 June 2015 the KdVI-Teaching Awards have been awarded for the first time. The prizes handed to the best lecturer and the best assistant-teacher consisted of gold-plated chalks with their names engraved.

  • 9 Jun 2015
    Science Research at UvA-VU: NETWORKS

    Unpredictable, large-scale and complex. Familiar words to members of the NETWORKS consortium; these are the characteristics of the networks that they study and improve.

  • 9 Jun 2015
    Short movie shows history of Dutch computer

    On Thursday 4 June, the premiere of the short internet movie ‘Remembering ARRA: A pioneer in Dutch Computing’ took place at Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI). The Computer science historian Gerard Alberts UvA-KdVI ...

  • 2 Jun 2015
    UvA bachelor mathematics listed among ten best rated science programmes in NSE 2015

    Just as last year, the results of the 2015 National Student Survey (NSE) show that the satisfaction of UvA students about their programmes has increased.

  • 19 May 2015
    Nanang Susyanto (UvA) winner of Best Student Paper at WIC symposium

    During the 36th WIC symposium in Brussels Nanang Susyanto, PhD student at UvA, Korteweg-de Vries Institute for Mathematics, was awarded Best Student Paper for his paper 'Semiparametric Score Level Fusion: Gaussian ...

  • 19 May 2015
    NETWORKS publishes first annual report

    NETWORKS proudly presents its first annual report. Read all about the NETWORKS activities in 2014: the programme’s first year.

  • 19 May 2015
    PhD in the Spotlight: Petr Dunin-Barkovskiy

    On 29 May, Petr Dunin-Barkovskiy (1988) will be awarded his doctorate at the UvA. During his doctoral research at the Korteweg Institute for Mathematics (KdvI) he conducted fundamental research on theoretical models ...

  • 23 Apr 2015
    Event 'Leve de Wiskunde' was great succes

    With 175 visitors a record attendance was reached this year at this mathematical congress in Amsterdam, which is organized for both high school teachers and students.