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Results: 51 - 90 of 90
Results: 51 - 90 of 90
  • 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).

  • 9 Oct 2017
    Science, Art and the Humanities at Worlding the Brain 2017

    IAS Associate Patricia Pisters is co-organising the Worlding the Brain Conference, from 2 till 4 November 2017 in Amsterdam.

  • 6 Oct 2017
    Burgemeester Van der Laan overleden

    Eberhard van der Laan, Burgemeester van Amsterdam en inspirerend lid van de Board of Trustees van het IAS is overleden.

  • 15 Sep 2017
    NPCS funding for workshop on host-microbiome research

    The Netherlands Platform Complex System (NPCS) has granted funding to organise a workshop: "Making sense of the data deluge: translating host-microbiome interaction data into systems level". The workshop will be ...

  • 11 Sep 2017
    Impression of the IAS Boards meeting and side events

    On the occasion of the first official meeting of its Scientific Advisory Board and Board of Trustees, the Institute for Advanced Study (IAS) organised several events on September 7-8, 2017.

  • 9 Sep 2017
    New IAS Associates on board!

    The Institute for Advanced Study is happy to announce that it has strengthened its Boards of Associates with six new members.

  • 4 Sep 2017
    Six postdoc positions for Origins of Life research

    The Institute for Advanced Study is one of the potential host organisations for research fellows (postdoc positions) in the Origins Center of the Netherlands.

  • 24 Aug 2017
    The Quantum Nature of Biology and Life

    IAS Scientific Director Peter Sloot will give a lecture on the quantum nature of biology and life at the symposium "Fundamentals of Life in the Universe" (Groningen, 31/08-01/09),

  • 19 Jun 2017
    Call for UBIAS Intercontinental Academia: Laws: Rigidity and Dynamics

    The international network of University-Based Institutes for Advanced Study (UBIAS) initiated the Intercontinental Academia where ‘scientific exchange’ between generations, disciplines, cultures and continents takes ...

  • 15 May 2017
    IAS Associate Patrica Pisters member Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences

    Patricia Pisters (Film Studies) has been appointed as a new member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences.

  • 24 Apr 2017
    IAS at the workshop ''Re-inventing Society in the Digital Age''

    On May 8-9, the Complexity Science Hub Vienna will organise a workshop to discuss the digital future of our society.

  • 3 Apr 2017
    TEDx Talk by Peter Sloot: The Fire of Life

    Professor Peter M.A. Sloot is scientific director of the Institute for Advanced Study (IAS) at the UvA.

  • 30 Mar 2017
    IAS Associate Henkjan Honing new academic director IIS

    As of March 2017, Henkjan Honing is the new academic director of the Institute for Interdisciplinary Studies (IIS). Honing is professor of Music Cognition at the University of Amsterdam and IAS Associate.

  • 11 Mar 2017
    Two workshops funded by NPCS

    The Netherlands Platform Complex System (NPCS) has granted funds for two workshops to be hosted by the IAS.

  • 10 Mar 2017
    Ten years of the European Research Council

    In 2017 the European Research Council will mark its 10th anniversary. The University of Amsterdam is the ‘top hosting organisation’ in the Netherlands with 71 ERC-grants.

  • 7 Mar 2017
    Short impression of the IAS Excellence Lounge

    On 23 February the first Excellence Lounge took place at the IAS. Students from the Amsterdam Excellence Scholarship and Amsterdam Science Talent Scholarship were invited for an academic discussion with IAS ...

  • 6 Jan 2017
    Nobel Laureate Alvin Roth on the IAS Board of Trustees

    The Institute for Advanced Study is honored to announce that Nobel Laureate Alvin Roth has accepted to join the Board of Trustees.

  • 20 Dec 2016
    David Krakauer on the IAS Scientific Advisory Board

    The Institute for Advanced Study is proud to present a new member of its Scientific Advisory Board: David Krakauer.

  • 22 Sep 2016
    Impression Inauguration UvA-IAS

    The inauguration of the UvA Institute for Advanced Study on 19 September drew a large enthousiastic audience to the Agnietenkapel, thanks to a varied programme and eminent speakers.