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  • 4 Feb 2020
    Joris Mooij. Photo Dirk Gillissen
    Joris Mooij, professor of Mathematical Statistics

    Dr Joris Mooij (1980) has been appointed professor of Mathematical Statistics at the Faculty of Science of the University of Amsterdam.

  • 27 Jan 2020
    More than 100 participants at the UvA Quants Career Event 2020

    On Thursday 23 January the fifth “UvA Quants Career Event” took place at the Science Park. This year the event was attended even better than in previous editions and more than 100 students and 9 partners from the ...

  • 10 Dec 2019
    Seven UvA researchers receive ERC Consolidator Grants

    The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded Consolidator Grants to neuroscientist Birte Forstmann, Eastern Europe researcher Artemy Kalinovsky, clinical hematologist Arnon Kater, behavourial scientist Shaul ...

  • 10 Dec 2019
    ERC Consolidator Grant for Lenny Taelman and Anna Watts

    The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded Consolidator Grants to mathematician Lenny Taelman and astronomer Anna Watts. The prestigious grants are awarded to individual researchers and amount to around 2 ...

  • 7 Oct 2019
    An impression of the Open Day Science Park

    Last Saturday October 5th the Korteweg-de Vries Institute (KdVI) participated in the yearly Open Day of the Amsterdam Science Park.

  • 13 Sep 2019
    Jan Brandts appointed programme director Mathematical Masters

    As of 1 September, Jan Brandts has been appointed programme director for the Master's programmes in Mathematics, Stochastics and Financial Mathematics, and Mathematical Physics. He succeeds Jasper Stokman in this role.

  • 26 Aug 2019
    IMC team 2019
    UvA mathematics students again highest ranked Dutch team at International Mathematics Competition 2019

    Mathematics students from the University of Amsterdam has won ten medals, including three gold medals, at the International Mathematics Competition 2019 for University Students in Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria.

  • 10 Jul 2019
    Prof Daan Crommelin
    Daan Crommelin (KdVI & CWI) interviewed in the podcastseries ' The follower of fascinations'

    In the podcastseries 'The follower of fascinations' Judith Lengkeek interviews scientists about the role of curiosity and fascination in their work.

  • 8 Jul 2019
    Arnoud den Boer
    NWO KLEIN grant for Arnoud den Boer

    An NWO KLEIN-1 grant worth up to € 350,000 has been awarded to Arnoud den Boer for his project on self-learning price algorithms that learn to form a cartel. In the project, one PhD student will be involved.

  • 1 Jul 2019
    The winners of the 2019 Golden Chalk: Ronen Brilleslijper (left) and Lenny Taelman (right)
    Lecturers Lenny Taelman and Ronen Brilleslijper win Teaching Awards

    On 27 June the Korteweg de Vries Institute - Teaching Awards were handed out to Lenny Taelman for best lecturer and to Ronen Brilleslijper for best assistant teacher. Next to the honorable titles of ‘best lecturer’ ...

  • 24 Jun 2019
    Networks annual report 2018
    Networks publishes 5th Annual Report

    2018 has been quite a remarkable year for NETWORKS, with great scientific progress and many highlights. In this fifth year of the funding period, the program continues to be in full swing.

  • 3 Jun 2019
    Vidi grant awarded to Maris Ozols

    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded a Vidi grant worth 800,000 euros to eleven researchers from the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and the Academic Medical Center (AMC-UvA, part of ...

  • 21 May 2019
    Wiskunde Eerstejaars Pubquiz-2019
    Impression of the pubquiz for first year students

    On Thursday 18 May a pubquiz for our first year students took place. In total eleven teams participated: eight student teams, a teacher's team, a TA's (teaching assistants) team and a NSA team.

  • 8 May 2019
    Raf-Bocklandt-Universiteit van Nederland-2019
    Watch Raf Bocklandt's lecture at the Universiteit van Nederland

    On 13 March five Dutch mathematicians talked at the Universiteit van Nederland about the importance of mathematics in society. Raf Bocklandt was one of the speakers of the programme entitled 'Van Pi tot Pythagoras'. ...

  • 6 May 2019
    Eric Opdam interviewed in the podcastseries ' The follower of fascinations'

    In the podcastseries 'The follower of fascinations' Judith Lengkeek interviews scientists about the role of curiosity and fascination in their work.

  • 18 Apr 2019
    Music night Mathematics 2019
    An evening to remember: interesting talks, good food and great music!

    On Thursday April 11th an Alumni-meeting and the annual KdVI Evening of Music were organised for alumni, staff and students in Mathematics.

  • 8 Apr 2019
    A sunny and interactive edition of Leve de Wiskunde! 2019

    On April 5th the 17th edition of 'Leve de Wiskunde!' took place at Science Park 123.

  • 4 Feb 2019
    Cover Networks Goes To School 2018
    'NETWORKS goes to school' introduces school students to networks science

    In 2018 NETWORKS organised a very succesful masterclass on networks and their applications for secondary school students with the title 'NETWORKS goes to school'. This week, NETWORKS published the collection of ...

  • 28 Jan 2019
    UvAQuants Career Event 2019
    Fourth Quants Career Event at the UvA

    On Friday 25 January the fourth “UvA Quants Career Event” was held at the Roeterseiland campus. During this event the financial industry and students and staff in finance related master programmes and research groups ...

  • 10 Jan 2019
    Famelab web 2018
    FameLab: Pitch your research!

    Are you a PhD student or postdoc, between 21 - 40 years old, and would you like to learn how to explain your research to a general public ... in just three minutes? Join FameLab!