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05 October 2017

Professor Cees de Laat of System and Network Engineering (Informatics Institue of UvA's Faculty of Science) is one of the initiators to set up a national Big Data infrastructure. In order to unlock...

04 October 2017

Het onderzoek, geïnitieerd door de recente winnaars van de Nobelprijs voor de Natuurkunde waarbij ook het op Amsterdam Science Park gevestigde Nikhef nauw betrokken was, maakt bij het meten van...

03 October 2017

Physicists at Nikhef at Amsterdam Science Park made major contributions to the instrumentation and data analysis behind the Nobel Prize in Physics 2017, which has been awarded to Rainer Weiss, Barry...

29 September 2017

De Virgo Collaboration en de LIGO Scientific Collaboration hebben met drie detectoren een eerste gezamenlijke ontdekking gedaan van zwaartekrachtgolven. Het resultaat benadrukt het wetenschappelijk...

28 September 2017

Amsterdam is an AI forerunner in many respects. The city’s two universities offer a joint masters programme, and Amsterdam is also home to many academic labs that work closely with industry, such as...

27 September 2017

Mechanical metamaterials, which exhibit unusual properties such as shape morphing and programmability, have been found to display further surprising features. When the materials are a step in size...

25 September 2017

Start ups and scale ups are of great value to the economy, but only when they realize their growth ambitions. In order to support them, the Amsterdam Center for Entrepreneurship Venture Lab, THE...

21 September 2017

The Internet Society (ISOC) announced that Jaap Akkerhuis of NLnet Labs was to be admitted to the Internet Hall of Fame. Akkerhuis began his career at the Mathematical Centre, which is now CWI,...

15 September 2017

Chemists at the University of Amsterdam`s (UvA) Sustainable Chemistry research priority area, together with colleagues from the Copernicus Institute of Sustainable Development of Utrecht University,...

13 September 2017

A programme for potato cultivation, in which the group of UvA-SILS researcher Timo Breit participates, has been awarded a funding of 1.5 million euros by OPZuid and the Province Zeeland. The funding...