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  • 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).

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 5 Apr 2019
    ABS research: Does it pay for cities to be green?

    Air pollution is considered to be the greatest human health risk and over 60% of the world population has to deal with water scarcity. City governments are expected to take the lead in tackling these major issues. ...

  • 14 Mar 2019
    Reducing process variation is crucial

    Improving efficiency and reducing errors in processes is the common thread in the long career of UvA professor Ronald Does. He recently received two prestigious awards for his work. According to Does, the number of ...

  • 14 Mar 2019
    Organisational psychologist Berkers: ‘Nobody examines what employees actually do’

    Fixed work activities are a thing of the past. Hannah Berkers, who recently obtained her PhD as an organisational psychologist, discusses employees’ tasks, how these change and how this impacts employees, their ...

  • 13 Mar 2019
    Marketability of real estate as a price change predictor

    Rising prices on the property market are usually preceded by better marketability, or more ‘liquidity’. Even the number of clicks on property site Funda can be a precursor of rising prices. Researcher Dorinth van ...

  • 6 Mar 2019
    Fifty Years Nobel Prize in Economics

    Fifty years ago, in 1969, the first Nobel Prize in Economics was awarded to Jan Tinbergen and the Norwegian Ragnar Frisch. Economics journal TPEdigitaal released a special issue to celebrate the spirit of Jan ...

  • 1 Mar 2019
    Which employees have the best ideas?

    We all know people at work who express themselves frequently, quickly and fluently as well as people who express themselves less often. But which of them come up with the best ideas and how do they arrive at those ...

  • 27 Feb 2019
    Professor Ronald Does awarded the European Box medal 2019 for statistics

    Ronald Does, professor of industrial statistics at the Amsterdam Business School (ABS), has been awarded the Box Medal. He is the first Dutch national ever to win the Box medal, an award that has been presented ...

  • 6 Feb 2019
    Circle of Parents winner of Demo Day

    Second hand children’s clothing should be the standard according to students Lucas van Straalen, Julius van Dijk and David Soesan of the minor Entrepreneurship. They won the first prize of €1,000 for their start-up ...

  • 6 Feb 2019
    Amba Zeggen new APC programme director

    Amba Zeggen (AAG) is the new programme director of the Amsterdam Business School’s Actuarial Practice Cycle (APC) programme since January 2019. It’s her goal to further integrate developments and technological ...

  • 23 Jan 2019
    Lisanne van Bunderen wins 2018 Van der Schroeff Award

    The Van der Schroeff Award for the best lecturer at UvA Economics and Business was awarded to Lisanne van Bunderen. The winner was announced during the New Year’s event on 17 January. “It was really enjoyable to ...

  • 23 Jan 2019
    ABS Dissertation Award presented to Mario Schabus

    The ABS Dissertation Award was awarded to Mario Schabus by Marc Salomon during the New Year’s event on 17 January. The lecturer, currently at the University of Melbourne, won the award for his paper ‘Essays on ...

  • 23 Jan 2019
    Henk Volberda, professor of Strategic Management & Innovation

    Prof. H.W. Volberda (1964) has been appointed professor of Strategic Management & Innovation at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Business and Economics. The chair is part of the Amsterdam Business ...

  • 7 Jan 2019
    Professor Ronald Does awarded the Shewhart Medal 2019

    Ronald Does, professor of industrial statistics at the Amsterdam Business School (ABS) has been awarded the Shewhart Medal 2019 of the American Society for Quality (ASQ). Does will receive the award at the ASQ annual ...

  • 17 Dec 2018
    How ICOs work - the ins and outs of crypto fundraising

    On Friday, 23 November the Executive MSc in International Finance (MIF) together with Holland Fintech, organised a Speaker Event discussing the roadmap to a successful Initial Coin Offering (ICO). Bringing together ...

  • 5 Dec 2018
    Joris Ebbers awarded NWO KIEM Creative Industries Grant

    Associate professor Joris Ebbers (ABS, Entrepreneurship & Innovation Section) has been awarded a NWO KIEM Creative Industries grant for his research proposal ‘Motivations of artists for (not) starting a crowdfunding ...

  • 28 Nov 2018
    ASMF alumnus wins Johan de Witt thesis award 2018

    Ted van der Aalst, a cum laude graduate of the Actuarial Science and Mathematical Finance MSc programme was awarded the Johan de Witt thesis award on 22 November. He won the award for his thesis 'A network approach ...

  • 21 Nov 2018
    Arno Kourula MBA lecturer of the Year 2018

    Lecturer Arno Kourula has been voted Lecturer of the Year 2018 by MBA students. Students were able to vote for their favourite MBA lecturer one month before graduating.

  • 30 Oct 2018
    EventPay wins Startup Project Pitch Finals

    Students of the Master’s in Entrepreneurship had the opportunity to pitch their startup project during the Pitch Finals on 24 October. The students Joeri Stavleu, Pim Thijssen and Jekaterina Ivanova won the prize of ...

  • 24 Oct 2018
    MBA winning teams to pitch projects to VodafoneZiggo board

    Amsterdam Business School MBA students presented their project results during the ‘Ethics, Responsibility and Sustainability’ course to five VodafoneZiggo directors on Tuesday 16 October. The company directors picked ...

  • 24 Oct 2018
    Financial accounting balancing between predictive power and prudence

    By presenting alternative earnings, companies try to draw a better picture than the one emerging from the official results. Professor of Financial Accounting David Veenman from the University of Amsterdam ...

  • 24 Oct 2018
    Organisations make proactive employees

    Employees who are willing to do just a bit more than what they are asked isn’t something that happens automatically. It is mainly the organisation that determines whether employees are 'proactive’, says PhD graduate ...

  • 22 Oct 2018
    ABS student Maren Heumann wins the George Molenkamp Sustainability Thesis Award

    UvA Amsterdam Business School student Maren Heumann won the George Molenkamp Sustainability Thesis 2018 award. Dr. George Molenkamp presented the award during the UvA in Carré event on Friday 12 October.

  • 17 Oct 2018
    Successful edition Global Entrepreneurship and Innovation Conference

    The 5th Global Entrepreneurship and Innovation Conference (GEIC), hosted by ABS, was held at Roeterseiland and Science Park on 11 and 12 October. The theme of this year was Technology Entrepreneurship-The Driving ...

  • 10 Oct 2018
    New director of the Institute for Executive Programmes

    The Economics and Business Faculty Board is pleased to announce that Prof. E.E.O. (Edo) Roos Lindgreen has been appointed director of the Institute for Executive Programmes.

  • 18 Sep 2018
    ABS lecturers nominated for 2018 Actuary of the Year award

    The Actuary of the Year award is presented annually to actuaries who have made a special contribution to the visibility of this profession in society.

  • 10 Sep 2018
    Amsterdam Business School accredited by Institute of Management Accountants

    The Amsterdam Business School (ABS) has been accredited by the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) in recognition of the excellent quality of its education.

  • 5 Sep 2018
    Ans Kolk article ranked as most cited and downloaded

    An article authored by Ans Kolk (ABS, International Strategy and Marketing section) has received recognition as the 'most cited article' in the ranking just published by 'Journal of World Business'.

  • 4 Sep 2018
    The Analytics Academy provides De Persgroep with a Data Science programme

    De Persgroep (a leading publisher of national, regional and local media) is launching its own training programme for its data professionals in collaboration with The Analytics Academy (an initiative of the Amsterdam ...

  • 30 Aug 2018
    Top civil servant Hans Vijlbrief named professor by special appointment at UvA

    Dr Hans Vijlbrief, president of the Eurogroup Working Group in Brussels, has been named professor by special appointment of European Economic and Financial Policy at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of ...

  • 30 Aug 2018
    Sander Onderstal, professor of Strategy and Markets

    Dr A.M. Onderstal (1973) has been appointed professor of Strategy and Markets at the University of Amsterdam's (UvA) Faculty of Economics and Business.

  • 29 Aug 2018
    Article by Jan Bouwens published in Financial Times

    Jan Bouwens, Professor of Accounting at Amsterdam Business School, recently had an article published in the Financial Times. The article, 'Abandoning quarterly reporting would increase the cost of capital', explores ...

  • 28 Aug 2018
    Amsterdam Business School offers revamped state-of-the-art Digital Marketing programme

    The Amsterdam Business School is introducing a newly revamped post-graduate programme in Digital Marketing for marketing professionals. This brand new, Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) accredited programme will ...

  • 18 Jul 2018
    Veni research grants for three talented ABS researchers

    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded Veni grants worth up to €250,000 to three Amsterdam Business School researchers. The ABS researchers obtained three of the five grants awarded in ...

  • 16 Jul 2018
    Veni grant awarded to 27 UvA and AMC-UvA researchers

    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded Veni grants worth up to €250,000 to 27 UvA and AMC-UvA researchers who recently obtained their doctorate. The grants give promising young ...

  • 4 Jul 2018
    Mario Schabus wins AAA Best Manuscript Award

    Mario Schabus has won the American Accounting Association’s (AAA) 2018 Competitive Manuscript Award. Schabus obtained his doctorate last year at the Amsterdam Business School where he was supervised by Dr Peter Kroos ...

  • 27 Jun 2018
    Best published article award for ABS researchers

    Three Amsterdam Business School researchers have won the International Association for Business and Society’s (IABS) 2017 best published paper award for their article on the state of international research on ...

  • 20 Jun 2018
    AMBA Conference at Amsterdam Business School

    Since 2016 The Amsterdam MBA has the prestigious AMBA accreditation (Association of MBAs). On 2 and 3 July the AMBA organizes the Business School Professionals Conference at the Amsterdam Business School.

  • 15 Jun 2018
    Amsterdam Business School climbs in Financial Times Rankings of Best Post-experience Finance Programmes

    For the second time in a row, the Executive Master in International Finance (MIF) of Amsterdam Business School (ABS) is listed in the Financial Times ranking for best post-experience finance programmes worldwide. The ...

  • 15 Jun 2018
    Artificial intelligence needed to make sense of the heaps of big data information

    Big data is widely available these days. To help turn this into solutions, further progress in artificial intelligence is needed, says Evangelos Kanoulas, professor of Text Analytics & Information Retrieval. He ...

  • 15 Jun 2018
    Big data gets the right man or woman to the right place

    Assessing employees’ added value may help to optimize companies’ recruitment policies. A newly appointed assistant professor at the Amsterdam Business School, Colin Lee, has a special fascination for careers.

  • 12 Jun 2018
    Two ABS researchers to take part in sustainable development conference

    ABS researchers Ans Kolk and Michelle Westermann-Behaylo (both with the International Strategy & Marketing section) will convene a number of sessions during the two-day conference ‘Critical perspectives on governance ...

  • 12 Jun 2018
    ABS researchers published in ‘The Accounting Review’

    A study carried out by Amsterdam Business School researchers Frank Verbeeten and Peter Kroos (both from the ABS Accounting section) and Mario Schabus (former ABS Accounting section PhD student) of the University of ...

  • 5 Jun 2018
    Royal honour for Peter van Gool

    On 1 June 2018, Prof. Peter van Gool, professor of Real Estate Economics, was conferred a royal honour as a Knight in the Order of Oranje Nassau.

  • 4 Jun 2018
    Jan Bouwens, professor of Managerial Accounting

    Professor J.F.M.G. Bouwens (1962) has been appointed professor of Managerial Accounting at the University of Amsterdam's (UvA) Faculty of Economics and Business.

  • 30 May 2018
    P.C. Hooft Prize presented to Nachoem Wijnberg

    Nachoem Wijnberg, poet and professor of Cultural Entrepreneurship and Management (Entrepreneurship & Innovation section, Amsterdam Business School) was presented the P.C. Hooft Prize on Thursday, 24 May.