VOGON Real Estate Research Award winners announced
The 2019 VOGON Real Estate Research Award has been awarded to former MBA student Jeroen Beimer (MBA Big Data & Business Analytics 2018) and professor Marc Francke (UvA Professor of Real Estate Valuation). Their ...
18 Nov 2019
‘Solving problems in big cities using machine learning’
Maarten Sukel wants to improve the liveability of cities. To achieve this, he is working on machine learning models with various time frames. ‘For the city, I’m trying to solve day-to-day problems happening right ...
18 Nov 2019
Managers do not conform to the standard model of profit maximisation
People rely on emotions and moral standards, such as the consideration of fairness, in their financial decisions. This makes them less rational than classical economic models tend to assume. One of Professor Sander ...
13 Nov 2019
Siri Boe-Lillegraven appointed faculty Diversity Officer
The UvA Economics and Business faculty board has announced that Siri Boe-Lillegraven has been appointed as Faculty Diversity Officer (FDO). She is the successor to the previous FDO, Amsterdam School of Economics ...
30 Oct 2019
ABS alumnus chosen as Actuarial Talent of the Year 2019
Amsterdam Executive Programme in Actuarial Science (AEMAS) alumnus Linda Vos, has been chosen as Actuarial Talent of the Year for 2019. She was announced as the winner of this title by the Actuarial Podium on Actuary ...
30 Oct 2019
ABS alumnus named 2019 Actuary of the Year
Fellow actuaries and a jury of experts have selected MSc Actuarial Science alumnus Richard Plat as 2019 Actuary of the Year. The announcement was made on Actuaris Day 2019 which took place on 26 September.
23 Oct 2019
MBA students and VodafoneZiggo solve ethics and sustainability challenges together
Amsterdam Business School MBA students presented their project results during the ‘Ethics, Responsibility and Sustainability’ course to five VodafoneZiggo directors on Tuesday 15 October.
9 Oct 2019
Netherlands has Europe’s most competitive economy
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 ...