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Results: 41 - 60 of 102
  • 25 Nov 2016
    Jacob de Zoete interviewed by Noordhollands Dagblad

    On 22 November 2016 Jacob de Zoete (UvA - Korteweg-de Vries Institute) was interviewed by 'Noordhollands Dagblad' about the importance of mathematics in forensic research.

  • 22 Nov 2016
    UvA scientists receive NWO TOP funding

    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded funding from its TOP-programme to six UvA-scientists in the fields of astronomy, informatics and mathematics.

  • 22 Nov 2016
    NWO TOP Grant for Rob Stevenson and Viresh Patel

    On 2 November 2016, Prof. Rob Stevenson and Dr. Viresh Patel were awarded a TOP Grant by the 'Nederlandse Organisatie voor Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek' (NWO). These Grants were awarded in the TOP Grants Science round ...

  • 21 Nov 2016
    IMAGINARY Amsterdam opens its doors

    IMAGINARY - through the eyes of mathematics' is an interactive travelling exhibition displaying the beauty of mathematics. On Monday 21 November Eric Opdam, director of the Korteweg - de Vries Institute for ...

  • 18 Nov 2016
    Arnoud den Boer wins INFORMS Revenue Management and Pricing Section Prize

    At the INFORMS Annual Meeting in Nashville, Arnoud den Boer (KdvI) has been awarded the INFORMS Revenue Management and Pricing Section Prize for his papers (joint with B. Zwart) on simultaneously learning and ...

  • 16 Nov 2016
    Madelon de Kemp wins ASML Graduation Prize

    Madelon de Kemp (KdVI) won the ASML Graduation Prize for Mathematics. This prize consists of an amount of €5000.- and will be awarded to her on 28 November 2016 by the Koninklijke Hollandsche Maatschappij der ...

  • 8 Nov 2016
    Theme Art and Mathematics represented at Science Park 904

    During the coming two months a number of activities representing the theme art and mathematics will take place. A symposium and an exhibition about this theme named ‘Ars et Mathesis’ will be hosted by the Korteweg-de ...

  • 3 Nov 2016
    Art meets science in Amsterdam Science #4

    The fourth edition of the popular science magazine Amsterdam Science is out now. This issue explores the interfaces where science and art meet.

  • 18 Oct 2016
    KdVI members interviewed about Eureka moment

    On 16 October 2016 Jan Wiegerinck, Jasper Stokman and Han Peters of the Korteweg-de Vries Institute were interviewed by Marie Beth van Egmond of Radio Swammerdam about their Eureka moments.

  • 26 Sep 2016
    Finance at the UvA introduced to partners in industry

    On Friday 23 September the first UvA Quants Event was held with dr. Asma Khedher from Korteweg de Vries Institute as the main organizer. 70 students and 20 representatives from the financial industry participated in ...

  • 9 Sep 2016
    Science Education at UvA-VU: Mathematical Masters

    The Master’s degree programmes Mathematics and Stochastics and Financial Mathematics (SFM) offered by the University of Amsterdam and VU University Amsterdam have been collaborating for years. Programme directors Bob ...

  • 18 Aug 2016
    Harry van Zanten named Fellow of Institute of Mathematical Statistics

    Harry van Zanten, professor of Mathematical Statistics, University of Amsterdam, has been named Fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics (IMS). An induction ceremony took place on 11 July 2016 at the World ...

  • 9 Aug 2016
    UvA students win nine medals at the International Mathematics Competition 2016

    The UvA delegation scored nine times at the International Mathematics Competition (IMC) 2016. For the first time in the competition a UvA student, Bastiaan Cnossen, won a gold medal. Besides two silver medals and six ...

  • 15 Jul 2016
    NWO Veni grant for Arno Kret

    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded a Veni grant to 22 recent doctorate recipients for research at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and the UvA’s Academic Medical Centre ...

  • 27 Jun 2016
    UvA and VU students hacked De Digitale Stad

    A team of UvA and VU students of the master Computer Science succeeded in accessing the digitale archives of the Amsterdam Digital City, from its first years of existence 1994-1996, and getting the software ...

  • 26 Jun 2016
    Lenny Taelman and Robben Riksen best teachers mathematical education 2016

    On Thursday, 23 June the Korteweg de Vries Institute -Teaching Awards were handed out to Lenny Taelman and Robben Riksen. Next to the honorable titles of ‘best lecturer’ and ‘best assistant teacher’ they received ...

  • 20 May 2016
    NETWORKS publishes 2nd Annual Report

    The second year of NETWORKS, since its start in 2014, has again been a prosperous one. The results are to be found in the Annual Report of 2015.

  • 22 Apr 2016
    Lecturer in the Spotlight: Sonja Cox

    Sonja Cox (KdVI) is researcher in the research group Stochastics. As a lecturer, she teaches first-year Mathematics Bachelor's students, as well as in the national MasterMath programme and at AUC.

  • 22 Apr 2016
    Networks subject of Summer Course for mathematics teachers 2016

    The huge importance of networks and the great mathematical aspects related to this subject are emphasized again by the fact that this year ‘Networks’ are the subject of the 70th Summer Course for mathematics ...

  • 12 Apr 2016
    Research quality of Mathematics Institute reviewed as excellent

    According to the national review committee Mathematics, the quality of the research at Korteweg de Vries Institute is excellent. The committee stated this in their report.