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  • 12 Jan 2016
    Corals fuel sponge engine in tropical and deep-sea reefs

    In 2013 an international research team, including Jasper de Goeij from the University of Amsterdam's Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics, found an answer to Darwin's reef paradox: how one of the world’s ...

  • 5 Jan 2016
    Publication of Crystal McMichael in Proceedings of the Royal Society B

    Comment on Clement et al. 2015 ‘The domestication of Amazonia before European conquest’ was published on 23 December 2015 (authors: C. H. McMichael, D. R. Piperno, M. B. Bush)

  • 5 Jan 2016
    New Year’s Eve fireworks cause mass exodus of birds

    Birds flee to unusual heights on the most noisy night of the year. Judy Shamoun-Baranes, of the Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics, wrote a blog post about this specific bird’s behaviour on New Year’s ...

  • 22 Dec 2015
    Bart Nolet, professor by special appointment of Waterfowl Movement Ecology

    Dr B.A. Nolet (1961) has been named professor by special appointment of Waterfowl Movement Ecology at the University of Amsterdam’s Faculty of Science. The chair was established by the Netherlands Institute for ...

  • 9 Nov 2015
    Amsterdam Water Science to hold international water management symposium

    Amsterdam Water Science, a new initiative by the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU), will hold its inaugural launch during a two-day water management symposium on 25 and 26 November 2015.

  • 9 Nov 2015
    Launch of website AWS

    Amsterdam Water Science, the new water research collaboration between VU Amsterdam and University of Amsterdam proudly announces the launch of its new website.

  • 3 Nov 2015
    Science Research at UvA-VU: Amsterdam Water Science

    The water in and around Amsterdam – that's the focus of the new Amsterdam Water Science consortium (AWS). On 25 and 26 November, the consortium will be officially launched with a symposium. The decision to fund AWS ...

  • 27 Oct 2015
    IBED-researchers co-author winning book Jan Wolkersprijs

    UvA researchers Gerard Oostermeijer, Sheila Luijten and Koos Biesmeijer, all part of the Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics, made a large contribution to the book ‘Not without each other – flowers and ...

  • 15 Oct 2015
    Griffon vultures measure the weather

    Data generated by GPS tracking devices used in the University of Amsterdam (UvA) Bird Tracking System (UvA-BiTS) to study bird behaviour have such a high level of accuracy that they can be used to deduce weather ...

  • 6 Oct 2015
    Amsterdam Science Talent Scholarship for 14 Faculty of Science students

    On Thursday 1 October, fourteen Faculty of Science students received the Amsterdam Science Talent Scholarship from Rector Magnificus Dymph van den Boom. The Amsterdam Science Talent Scholarship was founded by the ...

  • 1 Oct 2015
    Coral’s Delayed Reaction to Devastating Effects of an Oil Spill

    Oil spills prevent larvae of Caribbean corals from attaching to the reef bottom well after spills are cleaned up

  • 21 Sep 2015
    Joint research on Water Sciences in the Netherlands

    Amsterdam Water Science is a joint research programme of the UvA and VU on Water Sciences in the Netherlands. This initiative integrates research from more than 110 fulltime researchers at the Amsterdam-based ...

  • 18 Aug 2015
    Evolution peaks on tropical mountain

    Mount Kinabalu in Malaysian Borneo has an exceptionally high biodiversity. During an expedition, organised by Naturalis Biodiversity Center and Sabah Parks, experts, including Katja Peijnenburg (UvA-IBED) discovered ...

  • 18 Aug 2015
    Smart Monitoring grant for Piet Verdonschot and Michiel Kraak

    Piet Verdonschot and Michiel Kraak (UvA-IBED) received a grant of €320.000 from the Dutch water boards, united in the STOWA (Foundation for Applied Water Research). The to-be appointed PhD student will focus on the ...

  • 11 Aug 2015
    Jasper de Goeij on BNR Radio

    On Thursday August 13, BNR Radio will broadcast an interview of Jasper de Goeij

  • 1 Aug 2015
    Marc Davidson appointed Endowed Chair at the University of Maastricht

    Marc Davidson has been appointed, per 1 August 2015, Endowed Chair of Philosophy of sustainable development from a humanistic perspective at the International Centre for Integrated assessment and Sustainable ...

  • 17 Jul 2015
    Veni grant for 10 Faculty of Science researchers

    Twenty-three recent doctorate recipients have been awarded a Veni grant from the Dutch Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) for research at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and the UvA’s Academic Medical ...

  • 1 Jul 2015
    NWO open competition grant for Daniel Kissling

    W. Daniel Kissling (UvA-IBED) received a €230,000 grant from the open competition programme of the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO), which will be used to fund a 3-year postdoc position. The ...

  • 5 Jun 2015
    Abrupt cooling in Europe

    A new reconstruction of past climate change shows that a warm climate in northern Europe can be hit by a sudden cooling associated with an interruption of the North Atlantic Ocean circulation. An international team ...

  • 4 Jun 2015
    Wastewater analysis – New data multi-city study on drug wastewater analysis released

    New findings of the largest European study on illicit drugs in wastewater analysis will be published today by the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) in Lisbon as part of the EMCDDA ...