The Netherlands has risen to 4th place in the Global Competitive Index, making it the most competitive economy in Europe according to the ‘The Global Competitiveness Report 2019’.
8 Oct 2019
Successful UvA Startup Market at new location
The UvA Startup Market organised annually by the UvA Minor Entrepreneurship is the moment where Amsterdam's student-startups show their first results and prototypes.
25 Sep 2019
Willem Davies wins George Molenkamp Sustainability Thesis award
Amsterdam Business School student Willem Davies has won the George Molenkamp Sustainability Thesis 2019 award. The prize is a collaborative initiative between KPMG and Amsterdam Business School and was awarded for ...
18 Sep 2019
Presentation of European Box Medal 2019 to Ronald Does
Ronald Does, Professor of Industrial Statistics at the Amsterdam Business School (ABS), received the European Box Medal 2019 during the awards ceremony of the European Network for Business and Industrial Statistics ...
18 Sep 2019
ABS Professor inducted into Accounting Research Hall of Fame
Brendan O’ Dwyer, professor of Accounting in the Accounting Group at the Amsterdam Business School, has been inducted into the Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal (AAAJ)’ Accounting Research Hall of Fame.
11 Sep 2019
EP alumni nominated for Actuarial Talent of the year 2019
The three nominees for Actuarial Talent of the Year 2019 have been announced by the Actuarial Podium. All three are alumni of the Amsterdam Executive Master in Actuarial Science (AEMAS). The nominees are Stephan van ...
5 Sep 2019
NWO grant for research project 'Data-inspired creativity' in collaboration with Talpa media
Under the leadership of Joris Ebbers affiliated with the University of Amsterdam section Entrepreneurship and Innovation, nine researchers received an NWO grant of € 630,000 for the research project 'Data-inspired ...
4 Sep 2019
AI Summer School for data scientists
In collaboration with the Amsterdam Business School, lecturers from the University of Amsterdam and the VU University Amsterdam gave young talented TomTom employees the opportunity to expand their knowledge of ...
1 Aug 2019
‘Our studies were the perfect moment for us to set up a business’
Their initial idea for a start-up was defined during brainstorm sessions at the University Library (UB). A few years later, these alumni successfully established their current business Dyme, via the UvA’s Startup ...
30 Jul 2019
ABS researcher and professor won Best Book Award 2019
Henk Volberda, Professor of Strategic Management and researcher Kevin Heij (section Inter. Strategy and Marketing) received the Best Book Award 2019 from the European Academy of Management for their book ‘Reinventing ...
9 Jul 2019
Machine learning may help managers to make better decisions
For his PhD research, Qingchen Wang investigated how machine learning can be used in operation management and digital marketing. Businesses are doing a great job to gather data, but not to use it. Wang takes the next ...
27 Jun 2019
VDL Groep wins Dutch Innovation Award
The VDL Groep received the Dutch Innovation Award 2019 during the television broadcast of De Wereld van Morgen on Wednesday 26 June. The VDL Groep consists of 104 high-end manufacturing companies.
26 Jun 2019
Dutch Innovation Monitor 2019
Many Dutch businesses see potentially disruptive issues such as Brexit and the energy transition as business opportunities, and they view investments in social development as more important than investments in ...
19 Jun 2019
Meet the nominees for the Dutch Innovation Awards
D2D Water Solutions, Hanskamp AgroTech and VDL Groep are the nominees for the Dutch Innovation Award 2019. The winner will be announced on Wednesday 26 June during the television broadcast of De Wereld van Morgen (NPO1).
18 Jun 2019
YAE survey: stress and long hours common among young researchers
In an opinion piece for nature.com, Dr Shaul Shalvi (ASE, microeconomics), Toma Susi (University of Vienna) and Mangala Srinivas (Radboud University Nijmegen) share the results of a survey held among the researchers ...
12 Jun 2019
All ABS MBA's maintain AMBA accreditation
An international AMBA (Association of MBAs) committee visited the Amsterdam Business School on 6 and 7 June to determine whether The Amsterdam MBA, the MBA in Big Data & Business Analytics, and the MBA in Healthcare ...
12 Jun 2019
The Dark Side of Personality
Social life entails countless situations in which people have to trust each other. From mundane family matters to profane issues such as trade negotiations among world leaders in a conflicted globalized world – all ...
27 May 2019
EB Lecturer of the Year 2019: Lisanne van Bunderen
After winning the Van der Schroeff Award in January, Lisanne van Bunderen has now been chosen by UvA Economics and Business students as faculty’s winner in the 2019 UvA Lecturer of the Year competition. The Faculty ...
9 May 2019
IBIS UvA celebrates 25th anniversary
The Institute for Business and Industrial Statistics of the University of Amsterdam (IBIS UvA) celebrated its 25th anniversary with a symposium on 1 May. Originally the institute was established to facilitate a ...
23 Apr 2019
Survey: The Dutch Innovation Monitor
How innovative are Dutch companies? How do they deal with current challenges such as the Brexit and the energy transition? To answer these questions the Amsterdam Centre for Business Innovation is conducting its ...