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Results: 51 - 100 of 100
Results: 51 - 100 of 100
  • UBIAS
    UBIAS Topic of the Year 2019: Migration
    24 Dec 2018
    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 ...
  • Call for proposal Interdisciplinary research and education
    17 Dec 2018
    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 ...
  • Impressions of CCS 2018 by Wim Hordijk
    4 Dec 2018
    IAS fellow-alumnus Wim Hordijk has written a short report on the Conference on Complex Systems 2018, which took place in Thessaloniki, Greece.
  • IAS welcomes a new research fellow
    19 Nov 2018
    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.
  • ias
    IAS on the AT5 news
    12 Nov 2018
    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 ...
  • ias
    Call for excellent students to join the IAS research community!
    2 Nov 2018
    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 ...
  • ABC
    Call for proposals: ABC-IAS fellowship grant
    15 Oct 2018
    The IAS and Amsterdam Brain & Cognition (ABC) join forces to facilitate grant writing by offering special fellowships.
  • Photo by Joel Filipe on Unsplash
    Computational model clarifies immune response during cardiac surgery
    11 Oct 2018
    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 ...
  • Photo: William Bout, Unsplash
    Complexity & Creative Industry: prepare your proposal at the IAS
    11 Oct 2018
    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. ...
  • Photo: Clint Adair, Unsplash
    Simulation-based Science @UvA continues in 2018-2019
    9 Oct 2018
    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 ...
  • Interview: How to build the Virtual Human
    21 Sep 2018
    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 ...
  • Partnership between UvA IAS and TNO to get a grip on complexity
    31 Aug 2018
    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 ...
  • IAS welcomes three new research fellows
    27 Aug 2018
    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. ...
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    IAS welcomes another NWO Research Talent
    31 Jul 2018
    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 ...
  • IAS fellow Sacha Epskamp receives NWO Veni grant
    25 Jul 2018
    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 ...
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    IAS welcomes two NWO Research Talents
    26 Jun 2018
    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 ...
  • Do the best universities collaborate with the best ones only?
    6 Jun 2018
    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 ...
  • New method predicts emergent behaviour in complex systems
    24 Apr 2018
    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 ...
  • UvA Simulation-based Science community established
    3 Apr 2018
    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 ...
  • ias
    New research fellow: Antonio Cappuccio
    26 Mar 2018
    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.
  • UBIAS
    UvA IAS joins the international UBIAS network
    21 Mar 2018
    On 21 March 2018, our membership application has been approved during the UBIAS Directors' Conference in São Paulo, Brazil.
  • IAS
    Funding for research on socio-economic inequalities in health
    7 Mar 2018
    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 ...
  • ABC
    A new type of fellowship grant in collaboration with the Amsterdam Brain and Cognition centre (ABC)
    26 Feb 2018
    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 ...
  • IAS Associate Jelle Bruineberg receives ABC Talent Grant
    14 Feb 2018
    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 ...
  • IAS fellow Sacha Epskamp wins dissertation prize
    14 Feb 2018
    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".
  • IAS
    Unexpected visitor at the IAS
    12 Feb 2018
    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 ...
  • New data yields deeper understanding of poverty in India
    23 Jan 2018
    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 ...
  • Seed funding for computational origins of life research
    13 Jan 2018
    The Origins Center of the Netherlands has recently granted seed funding to explore the first steps towards establishing a Computational Origins of Life Simulator.
  • IAS
    Get to know the IAS research fellows!
    20 Dec 2017
    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 ...
  • D'Arcy Thompson
    Exhibition "Bio-inspired Art and Architecture" at UvA Special Collections
    14 Nov 2017
    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 ...
  • IAS NPCS
    NPCS call for proposals for mini-workshops on Complex Systems
    6 Nov 2017
    The NPCS funds mini-workshops on complex systems aiming at encouraging new scientists to the field of complexity.
  • Associates IAS
    Santa Fe: Complex Systems Summer School 2018
    23 Oct 2017
    Apply now for the 2018 Complex Systems Summer School at Santa Fe Institute (New Mexico).
  • prof. P.P.R.W. (Patricia) Pisters
    Science, Art and the Humanities at Worlding the Brain 2017
    9 Oct 2017
    IAS Associate Patricia Pisters is co-organising the Worlding the Brain Conference, from 2 till 4 November 2017 in Amsterdam.
  • Burgemeester Van der Laan overleden
    6 Oct 2017
    Eberhard van der Laan, Burgemeester van Amsterdam en inspirerend lid van de Board of Trustees van het IAS is overleden.
  • IAS NPCS
    NPCS funding for workshop on host-microbiome research
    15 Sep 2017
    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 ...
  • IAS
    Impression of the IAS Boards meeting and side events
    11 Sep 2017
    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.
  • Miranda de Meijer
    New IAS Associates on board!
    9 Sep 2017
    The Institute for Advanced Study is happy to announce that it has strengthened its Boards of Associates with six new members.
  • IAS
    Six postdoc positions for Origins of Life research
    4 Sep 2017
    The Institute for Advanced Study is one of the potential host organisations for research fellows (postdoc positions) in the Origins Center of the Netherlands.
  • IAS
    The Quantum Nature of Biology and Life
    24 Aug 2017
    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),
  • UBIAS
    Call for UBIAS Intercontinental Academia: Laws: Rigidity and Dynamics
    19 Jun 2017
    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 ...
  • prof. P.P.R.W. (Patricia) Pisters
    IAS Associate Patrica Pisters member Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences
    15 May 2017
    Patricia Pisters (Film Studies) has been appointed as a new member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences.
  • IAS
    IAS at the workshop ''Re-inventing Society in the Digital Age''
    24 Apr 2017
    On May 8-9, the Complexity Science Hub Vienna will organise a workshop to discuss the digital future of our society.
  • IAS
    TEDx Talk by Peter Sloot: The Fire of Life
    3 Apr 2017
    Professor Peter M.A. Sloot is scientific director of the Institute for Advanced Study (IAS) at the UvA.
  • Henkjan Honing
    IAS Associate Henkjan Honing new academic director IIS
    30 Mar 2017
    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.
  • IAS NPCS
    Two workshops funded by NPCS
    11 Mar 2017
    The Netherlands Platform Complex System (NPCS) has granted funds for two workshops to be hosted by the IAS.
  • IAS ERC
    Ten years of the European Research Council
    10 Mar 2017
    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.
  • IAS
    Short impression of the IAS Excellence Lounge
    7 Mar 2017
    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 ...
  • Alvin Roth IAS
    Nobel Laureate Alvin Roth on the IAS Board of Trustees
    6 Jan 2017
    The Institute for Advanced Study is honored to announce that Nobel Laureate Alvin Roth has accepted to join the Board of Trustees.
  • Krakauer UvA IAS
    David Krakauer on the IAS Scientific Advisory Board
    20 Dec 2016
    The Institute for Advanced Study is proud to present a new member of its Scientific Advisory Board: David Krakauer.
  • Opening UvA-IAS
    Impression Inauguration UvA-IAS
    22 Sep 2016
    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.