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
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
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
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
'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
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: 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!
12 Dec 2018
Interview Daan Crommelin at the Mathematics of Planet Earth Day
In a new podcastseries 'The follower of fascinations' Judith Lengkeek interviews scientists about the role of curiosity and fascination in their work.
26 Nov 2018
Special issue of Journal of Statistical Physics devoted to Complex Networks
A special issue of the Journal of Statistical Physics that has been published recently is devoted to Complex Networks. The idea for this special issue arose from the outreach activities of the Gravitation Programme ...
5 Nov 2018
50 Participants found their way to the Mathematics Alumni-Meeting
On Thursday November 1st the Korteweg – de Vries Institute for Mathematics (KdVI) organized the first Alumni-meeting in 10 years for alumni, staff and students in Mathematics at the UvA.
25 Oct 2018
150 Participants at the KNAW Symposium on Networks
In the framework of the Gravitation Programme NETWORKS a wonderful symposium on Networks took place in the public library of Amsterdam on 16 October. The symposium was organized by Michel Mandjes (UvA, KdVI), Ella ...
11 Oct 2018
An impression of the Open Day Science Park
Last Saturday October 6th the Korteweg-de Vries Institute (KdVI) participated in the yearly Open Day of the Amsterdam Science Park.
9 Aug 2018
UvA team highest Dutch team at International Mathematics Competition 2018
A student delegation from the University of Amsterdam has won nine medals, including two gold medals, at the 25th International Mathematics Competition in Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria.
10 Jul 2018
NWO TOP Grant for Han Peters and Guus Regts
An NWO TOP1-grant worth up to € 500,000 has been awarded to Han Peters and Guus Regts for their project ‘Methods from complex dynamics for locating zeros of graphs polynomials'. In the project, two PhD students will ...
2 Jul 2018
Lecturers Jan Brandts and Jeremy van der Heijden win Teaching Awards
On 28 June the Korteweg de Vries Institute - Teaching Awards were handed out to Jan Brandts for best lecturer and to Jeremy van der Heijden for best assistant teacher. Next to the honorable titles of ‘best lecturer’ ...
4 Jun 2018
Vidi Grants awarded to Miranda Cheng and Mingmin Shen
The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded a Vidi grant worth 800,000 euros to 11 experienced researchers from the University of Amsterdam and Academic Medical Center (AMC-UvA). The grant ...
22 May 2018
UvA students win National Interuniversity Mathematical Olympiad 2018
The UvA team ‘Mückenheim Transfinity’ has won the 14th edition of the National Interuniversity Mathematical Olympiad (LIMO). The team of the University of Amsterdam consisted of Mike Daas, Wouter Rienks, Siebe ...
16 Apr 2018
NWO TOP grant for Lenny Taelman and Ben Moonen
An NWO TOP1-grant worth up to € 600,000 was awarded to Lenny Taelman (KdVI) and Ben Moonen (RU) for their project 'Geometry and arithmetic beyond Shimura varieties'. In the project, two PhD students and one postdoc ...