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Results: 1 - 20 of 328
  • This PhD student won with his pitch on Artificial Intelligence to cure cancer
    16 Sep 2021
    Last week, 12 PhD candidates competed in UvA's first 3MT® pitch competition ever and were challenged to convey their PhD research to a lay audience through a three-minute video.
  • Why we are investigating the problem of an overflowing 'shopping bag of legal issues’
    14 Sep 2021
    There are many vulnerable groups in our society who ask for (legal) assistance and carry a literal and figurative 'shopping bag of judicial papers' with them every day. This shopping bag symbolises the complexity of ...
  • Thilo Marauhn professor by special appointment International Arms Control Law
    13 Sep 2021
    Prof. Dr. Thilo Marauhn (58) has been appointed professor by special appointment of International Arms Control Law at Amsterdam Law School. Marauhn will conduct research on international arms control agreements and ...
  • Amsterdam's first women's legal advice centre is a fact
    8 Sep 2021
    Wednesday 8 September was the official opening of the first women's legal advice centre of Amsterdam. Women are immediately invited to visit the store for free legal advice.
  • Interested in watching UvA's best PhD pitches? Join here!
    6 Sep 2021
    Whether you’re networking, interviewing for a job, or just having a conversation with a friend, it is essential to have an ‘elevator pitch’ to describe your dissertation work. Tomorrow, 7 September 2021, 12 PhD ...
  • REC A (photo: Maartje Strijbis)
    New partnerships for UvA research into tax systems
    3 Sep 2021
    The UvA’s Amsterdam Centre for Tax Law has recently entered into a number of exciting new partnerships to help them conduct research into the design of fair, efficient and fraud-proof tax systems. Ernst & Young (EY), ...
  • Everyday acts of cooperation around the world
    1 Sep 2021
    Scientific research particularly studies costly cooperation, yet most everyday acts of cooperation require very little effort or cost. What explains such common acts of benevolence, and where are they more or less ...
  • Kasper Krzemiński (photo: Kirsten van Santen)
    Kasper Krzemiński named professor by special appointment of Enforcement and Attachment Law
    31 Aug 2021
    Dr Kasper Krzemiński has been named professor by special appointment of Enforcement and Attachment Law, with a particular focus on the position of court bailiffs, at the University of Amsterdam Law School, as per 1 ...
  • Daniël Smit (photo: Kirsten van Santen)
    Daniël Smit named professor by special appointment of the Taxation of the Digital Economy
    30 Aug 2021
    Prof. dr. Daniël Smit LLM., head of the Scientific Tax Knowhow department at Ernst & Young (EY), has been named professor by special appointment of the Taxation of the Digital Economy at the University of Amsterdam. ...
  • UvA appoints 3 new assistant professors to research on how tax systems should be designed for a cashless, platform-based and technology-driven society
    30 Aug 2021
    The University of Amsterdam (UvA) has appointed Dr. Giorgio Beretta, Dr. Claudio Cipollini and Ms. Svitlana Buriak as assistant professors in the field of tax law. The incoming experts will join the Amsterdam Centre ...
  • Agnes Akkerman (photo: Kirsten van Santen)
    Agnes Akkerman appointed professor of Regulation of Labour
    25 Aug 2021
    Prof. Agnes Akkerman has been appointed professor of Regulation of Labour at the Amsterdam Law School of the University of Amsterdam (UvA).
  • Juan Manuel Vazquez
    How do you audit Uber drivers and Airbnbers?
    23 Aug 2021
    Citizens who earn money through online platforms, such as Airbnb and Uber, often do not pay taxes on this income by themselves. To combat this fraud, governments are imposing increasingly strict reporting rules on ...
  • 'African and Proud' by Nathalie Dijkman
    Our latest expo African and Proud shows the underexposed side of Uganda
    2 Aug 2021
    At the Amsterdam Law Hub we believe in the power of art and culture, so from now on you can also visit us for exhibitions within our theme: justice. Director of the Law Hub, Nathalie Dijkman, kicks off with her ...
  • AI, Media & Democracy Lab receives ELSA Lab status
    12 Jul 2021
    The Dutch AI Coalition (NL AIC) has awarded the NL AIC Label to the AI, Media & Democracy Lab, a collaboration between the UvA, HvA, CWI, media partners, social partners and the municipality of Amsterdam. The Label ...
  • Want to become a Justice Entrepreneur? Sign up now!
    8 Jul 2021
    Do you agree that legal procedures could be clearer, simpler, but above all fairer? Do you think that judicial solutions should be examined for a better society? And would you like to stimulate that change yourself?
  • These FdR researchers represent us in UvA's first pitch competition ever
    7 Jul 2021
    We are proud to present our three PhDs who will be shining in the finals.
  • The law as a determining factor in improving our health
    6 Jul 2021
    The coronavirus pandemic has shown us the many ways laws and regulations can have an impact on our health and our everyday lives: from mandatory quarantines and contact tracing apps, to the availability of vaccines ...
  • Marten Zwanenburg named professor of Military Law, in particular the Law of Military Operations
    5 Jul 2021
    Professor Marten Zwanenburg has been appointed professor of Military Law, in particular Law During Military Operations at the Faculty of Law at the University of Amsterdam (UvA). The chair was established in ...
  • For women by women
    1 Jul 2021
    Together with Bureau Clara Wichmann and the City of Amsterdam, we are opening the first Women's Legal Advice Centre in Amsterdam to promote equal access to the law for all women.
  • Artist Saša Ostoja creates special artwork for the Law Hub
    14 Jun 2021
    Due to the corona measures, it has been quiet in the Law Hub lately. Therefore we seized this period to upgrade our location. We have joined forces with the Amsterdam artist Saša Ostoja, who allows you with his ...