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Results: 1 - 20 of 239
  • 1 Apr 2020
    Flexible education building on Roeterseiland Campus comes a step closer

    The UvA has decided to further elaborate the design of the REC V education building with a contractor yet to be selected. Depending on the outcome of this process, it will be decided whether a contract for the ...

  • 25 Mar 2020
    Façade repairs to REC buildings BCD postponed

    The necessary repairs to the façade of REC BCD on the Roeterseiland Campus are being postponed.

  • 20 Mar 2020
    Coronavirus and the consequences for construction and University Quarter news

    Currently, the COVID-19 coronavirus is active in the Netherlands. As an organisation, the UvA follows the guidelines set out by the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (Rijksinstituut voor ...

  • 3 Mar 2020
    LAB42 the Talent Hub at Science Park

    'LAB42 should be a Talent Hub – the place to be for students, researchers and businesses that are active in the field of AI and informatics.' This is the view of Esther Smit, whose responsibilities as business ...

  • 3 Mar 2020
    Director of Operational Management FNWI
    LAB42 offers competitive environment

    'We're hard at work selecting a contractor for the construction of LAB42. As soon as we've found one, construction will commence.' An interview with the Faculty of Science's new director of Operational Management, ...

  • 28 Feb 2020
    Watch the video on the construction of the new University Library!

    If you're curious about how the construction of the new University Library is progressing, watch the first time-lapse video, which was made in part using drone images. We will continue to update the time-lapse until ...

  • 27 Feb 2020
    Scheduled building works around Science Park 904 due to preparations for construction of LAB42

    Because of the need to do preparatory work for the construction of LAB42 we will be making some modifications to the area surrounding Science Park 904. The following is an overview of the scheduled building works.

  • 10 Feb 2020
    Begin of the University Library restoration process

    The University of Amsterdam feels it is important to preserve the monumental character of its buildings. Construction is currently taking place in two nationally listed buildings: the Tweede Chirurgische Kliniek and ...

  • 10 Feb 2020
    Ten interesting facts about the University Library's new foundation

    The last few months have seen a lot of hard work to place the new foundation piles and sheet pile walls of the future University Library on the Binnengasthuis site. This involved a complex operation, requiring a ...

  • 6 Feb 2020
    The story behind BG5

    Everyone knew the Binnengasthuis Hospital. 'We attended lectures on white wooden kitchen chairs, which were very uncomfortable. We’re talking about 1960 to 1965', says Jan Jager, retired anaesthesiologist/medical ...

  • 30 Jan 2020
    Milestone for the new University Library: foundations completed

    With the installation of 650 new piles and 250 metres of sheet pile wall round the building, the new foundations for the future University Library in the University Quarter have been completed.

  • 7 Jan 2020
    New Year's Drinks: come raise a glass with us on 21 January

    As a good neighbour, we would like to invite you to the New Year's Drinks in the University Quarter. We hope you will join us in a toast to the new year and to the progress of the University Quarter. The event will ...

  • 19 Dec 2019
    Availability UB-team during the holiday period

    After a year of hard work, the UB project team is also in need of a holiday. In the period from Monday 23 December 2019 until Friday 3 January 2020 (week 52 and week 01), no work will be carried out on the University ...

  • 10 Dec 2019
    Start construction works for new study spaces

    Next week preparations will start for the construction of an internal rearrangement in Building D of Science Park 904. The large hall for experimental setups will undergo some reconstruction to create more study ...

  • 4 Dec 2019
    Date for removal of sheet piling facilities changed to 5 December

    In the Neighbourhood News message dated 29 November, it was announced that the sheet piling facilities on Binnengasthuisstraat would be removed on Wednesday, 4 December. Unfortunately, an underground obstacle was ...

  • 25 Nov 2019
    Artist Impression entrance bicycle parking facility Roetersstraat on Roeterseiland Campus
    New canopy over ramp to bicycle parking facility Roetersstraat entrance on Roeterseiland Campus

    Over the next few weeks, the UvA will be installing a canopy over the ramp to the bicycle parking facility at the site of the new Roetersstraat entrance on REC. This is to minimise noise nuisance for local residents ...

  • 25 Nov 2019
    IDFA volunteers in BG5 during film festival

    The International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA) will take place in Amsterdam from 18 November to 1 December 2019 and will temporarily transform the city into a paradise for documentary lovers. This year, ...

  • 25 Nov 2019
    Update University Library and invitation guided tour on 27 November

    Today, we distributed a Neighbourhood News message with an update on the progress of the construction work in and around the University Library. We are pleased to announce that the contractor (VSF-VHB) has also ...

  • 19 Nov 2019
    Entrance Lab42
    Take a virtual tour of LAB42

    Are you curious to see the interior of the new Faculty of Science building LAB42? Last Tuesday, 12 November, design studio Groen+Schild revealed their design during a presentation for students and staff of the ...

  • 7 Nov 2019
    The VIA Faculty Student Council thinks along during workshops interior trajectory LAB42

    We attended all workshops we were invited to, along with the Faculty Student Council, and clearly explained the students' perspective.