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  • 30 Aug 2019
    Visit from the Mayor of Amsterdam

    On 30 August 2019 we were honoured by a visit from Femke Halsema, Mayor of Amsterdam and member of our Board of Trustees.

  • 2 Aug 2019
    IAS thesis prize winners

    From January until August 2019 nine selected Master's students have worked on their final thesis at the IAS. They competed for a prize for the best and most original thesis.

  • 13 Jul 2019
    IAS Associate Han van der Maas appointed Faculty Professor

    Professor Han van der Maas has been appointed Faculty Professor at the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences (FMG) of the University of Amsterdam to work on complexity research and build bridges between various ...

  • 11 Jul 2019
    Kees Hengeveld appointed to the Academia Europaea

    Professor Kees Hengeveld, who leads the Cultural Transition theme at the IAS, was recently appointed as new member of the Academia Europaea.

  • 21 Jun 2019
    UvA invests substantially in interdisciplinary research on urban mental health

    Urban living is on the rise. Urban environments, like Amsterdam, are characterized by features that make city life not only attractive and exciting, but also more challenging and stressful than rural environments, ...

  • 21 Jun 2019
    Perspective paper on causality in climate sciences

    The climate sciences are riddled with competing models and hardly any options for experimental validation. A broad consortium took on the challenge to see if the field could benefit from applying causality inference ...

  • 19 Jun 2019
    Interview with Luc Coffeng about his IAS Fellowship

    IAS visiting fellow Luc Coffeng about his experience at the UvA Institute for Advanced Study, and how his fellowship inspired him to start exploring new research fields.

  • 12 Jun 2019
    Launch of a new Research Priority Area of the UvA: Urban Mental Health

    Don’t miss the international ABC symposium “The Emergent Disturbed Mind: From Complex Systems to Action”, June 27th, with highly esteemed speakers and the launch of a new Research Priority Area of the UvA: Urban ...

  • 3 Jun 2019
    Complexities of Adverse Behaviour at CCS 2019 in Singapore

    IAS research fellow Sacha Epskamp will be organising a satellite event on Complexities of Adverse Behaviour at the Conference on Complex Systems (CCS) 2019 in Singapore.

  • 22 May 2019
    Educators' Challenge Award for IAS guest researcher Roland Kupers

    Roland Kupers and Sara Heinrich have won an Educators' Challenge Award from the Global Challenges Foundation for their high school complexity curriculum.

  • 6 May 2019
    Nobel Laureate Ben Feringa on the IAS Scientific Advisory Board

    We are proud to present a new member of the IAS Scientific Advisory Board: professor Ben Feringa.

  • 6 May 2019
    School choice dynamics and segregation: new research collaboration

    The University of Amsterdam, the University of Groningen, the Dutch Inspectorate of Education, and the City of Amsterdam have recently joined forces in a new research project on school segregation. The research aims ...

  • 25 Apr 2019
    Two IAS Associates appointed as new KNAW members

    Professor Natali Helberger and professor Henkjan Honing have been appointed as new members of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW).

  • 28 Feb 2019
    Complexity analysis of antimicrobial resistance

    In the past year, a team of researchers at the IAS has been working on a project on antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in close collaboration with the Amsterdam Institute for Global Health and Development (AIGHD). They ...

  • 26 Feb 2019
    The Dutch Road to Reality starts at the IAS

    On the occasion of the Dutch translation of Sir Roger Penrose's monumental book "The Road to Reality: A Complete Guide to the Laws of the Universe", the UvA Institute for Advanced Study (IAS) and Meromorf Press ...

  • 31 Jan 2019
    Barlaeus dinner on Complexity

    On Monday January 28th 2019, Innovation Exchange Amsterdam (IXA office UvA-HvA) and the UvA Institute for Advanced Study (IAS) jointly organised the 6th Barlaeus dinner at the Allard Pierson Museum. The central ...

  • 28 Jan 2019
    Call for proposal Interdisciplinary research and education conference

    From 24-26 October 2019, the annual AIS conference will be hosted for the first time in Europe, by the Institute for Interdisciplinary Studies (IIS) at the University of Amsterdam (UvA), The Netherlands. This ...

  • 24 Dec 2018
    UBIAS Topic of the Year 2019: Migration

    Each year the international network of University-based Institutes for Advanced Study (UBIAS) selects a ‘Topic of the Year’; a topic of global importance that is explored through different activities and formats. In ...

  • 22 Dec 2018
    Master's students selected to write their thesis at the IAS

    With much pleasure we present nine Master's students who will join our multidisciplinary research community and compete for the IAS thesis prize!

  • 17 Dec 2018
    Call for proposal Interdisciplinary research and education

    From 24-26 October 2019, the annual AIS conference will be hosted for the first time in Europe, by the Institute for Interdisciplinary Studies (IIS) at the University of Amsterdam (UvA), The Netherlands. This ...

  • 4 Dec 2018
    Impressions of CCS 2018 by Wim Hordijk

    IAS fellow-alumnus Wim Hordijk has written a short report on the Conference on Complex Systems 2018, which took place in Thessaloniki, Greece.

  • 19 Nov 2018
    IAS welcomes a new research fellow

    The IAS Board of Associates has recently selected Dr. Maarten Marsman as research fellow. He will join the IAS community part-time for the duration of one year.

  • 12 Nov 2018
    IAS on the AT5 news

    At the UvA Institute for Advanced Study (IAS) researchers from various disciplines collaboratively develop new methods to get a grip on complex challenges (e.g. health, crime, market stability, inequality). AT5, the ...

  • 2 Nov 2018
    Call for excellent students to join the IAS research community!

    The Institute for Advanced Study (IAS) of the University of Amsterdam (UvA) offers 10 outstanding students the opportunity to join the IAS research community. You will get a place to work on your final thesis in a ...

  • 15 Oct 2018
    Call for proposals: ABC-IAS fellowship grant

    The IAS and Amsterdam Brain & Cognition (ABC) join forces to facilitate grant writing by offering special fellowships.

  • 11 Oct 2018
    Complexity & Creative Industry: prepare your proposal at the IAS

    NWO has recently opened a call for proposals ‘Complexity & Creative Industry’ to stimulate research on complex, persistent societal problems that cannot be solved by traditional governance or design approaches. ...

  • 11 Oct 2018
    Computational model clarifies immune response during cardiac surgery

    An interdisciplinary research team of computational scientists, biologists, medical scientists, and mathematicians, led by Peter Sloot, professor of Complex Adaptive Systems at the UvA and Scientific Director of the ...

  • 9 Oct 2018
    Simulation-based Science @UvA continues in 2018-2019

    With much pleasure we announce that the UvA Simulation-based Science community will continue to meet regularly at the IAS in the academic year 2018-2019. This year we will organise five thematic meetings, besides the ...

  • 21 Sep 2018
    Interview: How to build the Virtual Human

    Alfons Hoekstra (Professor of Computational BioMedicine) and Peter Sloot (Professor of Computational Science and IAS Scientific Director) are involved in a large European research consortium that aims to create the ...

  • 31 Aug 2018
    Partnership between UvA IAS and TNO to get a grip on complexity

    On 29 August 2018, the University of Amsterdam and TNO signed a Letter of Intent to establish a new partnership: “Policy by Simulation”. They join forces to get a better understanding of complex phenomena, and create ...

  • 27 Aug 2018
    IAS welcomes three new research fellows

    With the start of the new academic year, the Institute for Advanced Study welcomes three new research fellows. Luc Coffeng, Claudi Bockting and Paul Duijn will join the IAS part-time for the duration of one year. ...

  • 31 Jul 2018
    IAS welcomes another NWO Research Talent

    Julian Burger, postgraduate student (Psychology) from the University of Amsterdam, has been awarded an NWO Research Talent grant to carry out PhD research on implementing network modelling in clinical practice. His ...

  • 25 Jul 2018
    IAS fellow Sacha Epskamp receives NWO Veni grant

    Sacha Epskamp, assistant professor at the Psychological Methods department of the University of Amsterdam and research fellow at the Institute for Advanced Study, has received an NWO Veni grant for his project on ...

  • 26 Jun 2018
    IAS welcomes two NWO Research Talents

    Maartje Eijlander and Casper Hesp, postgraduate students from the University of Amsterdam, have both been awarded an NWO Research Talent grant to carry out PhD research. Both projects will be (partly) hosted by the ...

  • 6 Jun 2018
    Do the best universities collaborate with the best ones only?

    Although one might expect that university rankings would steer scientific collaboration towards ‘working with the best only’, a recent study shows that geographical vicinity is one of the strongest indicators of the ...

  • 24 Apr 2018
    New method predicts emergent behaviour in complex systems

    An international team of researchers from the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and the University of Geneva has shown that information processing features can accurately predict the emergent behaviour of complex ...

  • 3 Apr 2018
    UvA Simulation-based Science community established

    Did you know that at the UvA more than 100 researchers, spread across all faculties, apply advanced computational modelling and simulation methods in their research? They have recently established the UvA ...

  • 26 Mar 2018
    New research fellow: Antonio Cappuccio

    Antonio Cappuccio (computational biologist and data scientist) joined the Institute for Advanced Study (IAS) as research fellow. He will be working at IAS until June and from December until March 2019.

  • 21 Mar 2018
    UvA IAS joins the international UBIAS network

    On 21 March 2018, our membership application has been approved during the UBIAS Directors' Conference in São Paulo, Brazil.

  • 7 Mar 2018
    Funding for research on socio-economic inequalities in health

    A newly formed interdisciplinary IAS consortium on health systems complexity, under the leadership of IAS Associate Karien Stronks (Academic Medical Center/University of Amsterdam, Public Health), recently received a ...

  • 26 Feb 2018
    A new type of fellowship grant in collaboration with the Amsterdam Brain and Cognition centre (ABC)

    ABC members who wish to create and write a novel interdisciplinary research proposal on one of ABC's research themes, can apply for an ABC-IAS grant that allows them to spend time at the IAS and work in a small team ...

  • 14 Feb 2018
    IAS Associate Jelle Bruineberg receives ABC Talent Grant

    IAS Associate Jelle Bruineberg (Philosophy) is awarded an ABC (Amsterdam Brain and Cognition) Talent Grant. With this grant, Bruineberg aims to submit a NWO VENI-proposal on the topic of ‘explanation in adaptive ...

  • 14 Feb 2018
    IAS fellow Sacha Epskamp wins dissertation prize

    IAS research fellow Sacha Epskamp has won the Psychometric Society Dissertation Prize for his thesis ‘Network Psychometrics’. Epskamp: "Receiving this prize is a great honour for me".

  • 12 Feb 2018
    Unexpected visitor at the IAS

    Last Wednesday, the Institute for Advanced Study received an unexpected visitor: a tourist from Germany knocked on our door. She read about the IAS building in BauNetz, a German magazine on architecture and decided ...

  • 23 Jan 2018
    New data yields deeper understanding of poverty in India

    A new international study led by UvA researchers Peter Sloot and Michael Lees has yielded extensive data on slums in Bangalore and provides a detailed insight into the problem of poverty in India. The highly granular ...

  • 13 Jan 2018
    Seed funding for computational origins of life research

    The Origins Center of the Netherlands has recently granted seed funding to explore the first steps towards establishing a Computational Origins of Life Simulator.

  • 20 Dec 2017
    Get to know the IAS research fellows!

    We are pleased to announce that the IAS Board of Associates has recently awarded fellowships to a selection of talented researchers, both from the University of Amsterdam as well as from other universities and ...

  • 14 Nov 2017
    Exhibition "Bio-inspired Art and Architecture" at UvA Special Collections

    As part of a scientific workshop, we have organised a special exhibition inspired by D'Arcy Thompson's famous book “On Growth and Form”. You can visit this temporary exhibition at the UvA Special Collections until 8 ...

  • 6 Nov 2017
    NPCS call for proposals for mini-workshops on Complex Systems

    The NPCS funds mini-workshops on complex systems aiming at encouraging new scientists to the field of complexity.

  • 23 Oct 2017
    Santa Fe: Complex Systems Summer School 2018

    Apply now for the 2018 Complex Systems Summer School at Santa Fe Institute (New Mexico).