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Results: 61 - 90 of 102
  • 1 Mar 2016
    New book by Jan van de Craats and Roland van der Veen

    All nontrivial zeroes of the zeta function lie on the critical line.

  • 26 Jan 2016
    NWO TOP II Grant for Han Peters and Mingmin Shen

    On 4 November 2015, Han Peters and Mingmin Shen were awarded a TOP II Grant by the 'Nederlandse Organisatie voor Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek' (NWO).

  • 20 Jan 2016
    Peter Spreij appointed professor by special appointment

    On 1 November 2015 the Radboud University Nijmegen appointed Peter Spreij Professor (by special appointment) of Financial Mathematics at the Faculty of Science . He is housed at the Institute for Mathematics, ...

  • 11 Jan 2016
    NICAS grant for Marjan Sjerps on preservation on cultural heritage

    Within the first call for proposals by NICAS (Netherlands Institute for Conservation, Art and Science), six full proposals and five seed money proposals have been granted. Marjan Sjerps is co-applicant of the awarded ...

  • 5 Jan 2016
    Article of Han Peters in Annals of Mathematics

    On 23 October 2015 the article: 'A two-dimensional polynominal mapping with a wandering Fatou component' written by Han Peters was accepted for publication by the Annals of Mathematics. Co-authors are: Matthieu ...

  • 16 Dec 2015
    NETWORKS launches new website

    As part of the NETWORKS project a 'the Network Pages' has been launched.

  • 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 ...

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 14 Apr 2015
    KdVI chess tournament

    Jacob de Zoete wins KdVI Equalizing Chess Tournament

  • 27 Mar 2015
    Botond Szabó (UvA-KdVI) receives 'Willem R. van Zwet Award'

    On Thursday, 26 March 2015 Botond Szabó (UvA-KdVI ) received the 'Willem R. van Zwet Award' at the Annual Meeting of the Netherlands Society of Statistics and Operations Research.

  • 25 Feb 2015
    New Scientific Advisory Board

    As of 1 February 2015 the KdVI has a new Scientific Advisory Board consisting of the following members:

  • 25 Feb 2015
    Miranda Cheng in the spotlights with Umbral Moonshine theory

    In the past months, Miranda Cheng (KdVI and IoP) got a lot of attention on her Umbral Moonshine theory. Her discovery led to an ERC Grant, an interview in the NRC and an invited talk at the next European Women in ...

  • 12 Feb 2015
    NETWORKS second off-campus meeting

    On Friday 30 January 2015 the NETWORKS project organized its second off-campus meeting at Boerhaave Museum in Leiden.

  • 9 Feb 2015
    Eric Opdam appointed new institute director of KdVI

    As of 1 August 2015, Prof. Eric Opdam will succeed Jan Wiegerinck as director of the Kortweg-de Vries Institute for Mathematics (KdVI). Eric Opdam has already assumed several tasks associated with the position, ...

  • 3 Feb 2015
    UvA student publishes two books

    Simon Koolstra, student of mathematics at the University of Amsterdam published two books in the series "... for in bed, on the loo or in bath. In July 2013 appeared "Wiskunde voor in bed, op het toilet of in ...

  • 20 Jan 2015
    NETWORKS launches new website

    A year after being awarded a grant in the Gravitation (Zwaartekracht) programme, NETWORKS proudly presents its new website.