Poppi: Telling the complete and unbiased story of drugs
The ChemicalYouth project is a proud supporter of Poppi, an Amsterdam based museum that aims provides the public with the complete and unbiased story of drugs in a creative and novel way.
8 Jun 2020
Digital infrastructure for research into all 17 million inhabitants of the Netherlands
An interdisciplinary consortium of the University of Amsterdam, Leiden University and Statistics Netherlands (CBS), receives €1 million to build an open digital infrastructure for safe network analysis of all ...
2 Jun 2020
Using data from ODISSEI for your research
ODISSEI (Open Data Infrastructure for Social Science and Economic Innovations) is the national research infrastructure for the social sciences in the Netherlands. ODISSEI brings together researchers with the ...
27 May 2020
New book: Het recht van de snelste
Marco te Brömmelstroet is Professor of Urban Mobility Futures. He recently published the book ‘Het recht van de snelste’ together with journalist Thalia Verkade.
18 May 2020
New research opens the black box of corporate tax avoidance
Corporate tax avoidance by multinational corporations is not too different from alchemy. The latter claims to transform metals into gold. The former aims to transform operating profits made in one country—say, by ...
30 Apr 2020
Prof. Maria Kaika new director Centre for Urban Studies
Professor Maria Kaika has been selected to lead the Centre for Urban Studies (CUS) as the CUS Director for the coming five-year period, 2020-2025. Kaika will be taking over from prof. Luca Bertolini.
16 Apr 2020
Anthropologists about Life after Corona
Anthropologists Danny de Vries, Jeanette Pols and Willy Sier have received funding for new research and data collection during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.
31 Mar 2020
In Memoriam Johan Goudsblom (1932-2020)
On March 17 of this year, Johan (Joop for friends) Goudsblom died at the age of 87 in his hometown Amsterdam. From 1968 until his retirement in 1997 he was a professor of sociology at the University of Amsterdam. ...
12 Mar 2020
New Faces of Science: twelve new researchers will blog about their lives in science
Twelve new researchers will blog about their lives in science, amongst them social geographer Afra Foli.
10 Mar 2020
Stigma in the Bijlmer: The best-known neighbourhood in The Netherlands
Researchers Fenne Pinkster, Marijn Ferier and Myrte Hoekstra conducted a study into resident experiences the Bijlmer stigma. The Bijlmer is a deprived neighborhood, developed in the 60s-70s in the southeast of ...
24 Feb 2020
Amade M'charek awarded the Emma Goldman Award
Amade M'charek has been awarded the Emma Goldman Award; the award is a recognition for scientific research on inequalities combined with public outreach.
13 Jan 2020
New grant for research: Protecting Migrants Against Violence
The Swedish Research Council has awarded a second major grant for collaborative research on migration between the Universities of Gothenburg and Amsterdam. This new grant will support Anja Karlsson Franck ...
8 Jan 2020
New consortium: Closing the housing gap in Australia
The University of Amsterdam is part of a consortium that has been awarded an Australian Research Council Discovery Grant to investigate unequal access to housing in Australia.