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Below, you find all news published by the Amsterdam Business School. Find an overview of external media publications (Dutch only) of our researchers on the page ABS in de media. Also see a list of our events and seminars and learn more about UvA in Carré, our seminar series for Business Administration students.

Results: 1 - 20 of 405
Results: 1 - 20 of 405
  • Deep learning networks study images of Amsterdam’s streets to improve quality of life
    21 Apr 2021
    A partnership of nine cities and three universities has resulted in an initiative that uses geographic information about existing city objects to develop a data set with panoramic images of Amsterdam. This may sound ...
  • WFP team with Dick den Hertog wins Franz Edelman award
    14 Apr 2021
    The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) was named the winner of the 2021 Franz Edelman Award on 13 April. This prestigious award recognises analytics and operations research work that has a meaningful global ...
  • Netherlands climbs 7 places in Global Gender Gap Index
    7 Apr 2021
    The Netherlands climbed 7 places in the Global Gender Gap Index, but the global trend show that inequalities between men and women are growing. These were some of the findings in the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) ‘The ...
  • Go Smart Award 2021 for City of Amsterdam and ABS researchers
    30 Mar 2021
    The City of Amsterdam has won the 2021 GO SMART Award 2021 for the Object Detection Kit project. Maarten Sukel received the award on behalf of the city's Chief Technology Office and the project team during the GO ...
  • MIF pioneers virtual study trip to South Africa
    24 Mar 2021
    How do we create a meaningful virtual learning experience about finance in emerging markets? The Executive MSc in International Finance (MIF) sales and recruitment team realised that its annual study trip to Cape ...
  • MIF Roundtable Talk on Real Estate Direct Investing
    16 Mar 2021
    On Thursday evening 18 February, the new Alumni Board or the Executive Masters in International Finance (MIF) kicked off the first ever Roundtable Talk. The event focused on Real Estate Direct Investing.
  • AI in law: language model can speed up the work of lawyers
    15 Mar 2021
    The use of AI models can help legal practitioners understand complex legal texts. Julien Rossi, Amsterdam Business School researcher, is trying to find out how such a solution might work. He does this by means of ...
  • What kind of work do the Sales & Recruitment Managers do at UvA EB?
    10 Mar 2021
    There are quite a few sections and departments at Economics and Business. While we usually know what our direct colleagues do, what kind of work are the other teams doing? This week we asked Sales & Recruitment ...
  • How do you organise safe elections during a pandemic?
    3 Mar 2021
    In less than two weeks we will once again be casting our votes during the parliamentary elections. These are the first elections to ever take place during a pandemic. We asked ABS doctoral candidate Maarten Sukel, ...
  • ‘The combination of operations research and data science is like a happy marriage’
    3 Mar 2021
    Dr Ilker Birbil is taking up a position as Professor of Artificial Intelligence & Optimisation Techniques for Business and Society at UvA’s Amsterdam Business School starting 1 May. This position will combine his ...
  • Fostering migrant entrepreneurship in Europe
    3 Mar 2021
    Amsterdam Business School researcher Vittoria Scalera will lead the first phase of the 3-year MIG.EN.CUBE project that aims to develop tools and best practices to foster the growth of migrant entrepreneurs in the EU.
  • Housing market contagion: do higher prices there mean higher prices here?
    2 Mar 2021
    Do changing prices in the US housing market mean similar shifts will be seen in house prices in the Netherlands? Will rising house prices in Amsterdam mean the same will be seen across the country? These are the ...
  • ABS research on queues and waiting lists featured on RTL4
    17 Feb 2021
    Dr Anouar El Haji, a former PhD student at the Amsterdam Business School, was interviewed by Editie NL, a Dutch television programme on the RTL4 network. His research on queues and waiting lists carried out with ...
  • Fertile ground for entrepreneurial talent
    3 Feb 2021
    The Amsterdam Business School is fertile ground for innovative, entrepreneurial talent. This was demonstrated last week when both the Bachelor’s students of the Minor in Entrepreneurship and The Startup Project’s ...
  • ‘Improving the world through analytics’
    27 Jan 2021
    Dr Joaquim dos Santos Gromicho has been appointed Professor of Business Analytics at Amsterdam Business School (ABS), making him the the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) most recent acquisition. The Portuguese-born ...
  • Ronald Does wins Lancaster Medal for international contributions to quality improvement
    27 Jan 2021
    ABS Industrial Statistics professor Ronald Does is the first Dutch winner of the Lancaster Medal. This prestigious medal is awarded by the American Society for Quality to individuals who have made an outstanding ...
  • Ilker Birbil appointed professor of Artificial Intelligence & Optimisation Techniques for Business and Society
    27 Jan 2021
    Professor Ilker Birbil (1973) has been appointed professor of Artificial Intelligence & Optimisation Techniques for Business and Society at the Faculty of Economics and Business at the University of Amsterdam (UvA).
  • UvA lecturer Henk Volberda addresses the king concerning digital infrastructure in the COVID period
    20 Jan 2021
    On Wednesday 20 January, King Willem-Alexander spoke to representatives of businesses and organisations - including UvA lecturer Henk Volberda - about the development of our digital infrastructure in the COVID ...
  • World Food Programme finalist for Franz Edelman award
    20 Jan 2021
    UvA professor Dick den Hertog (UvA EB Professor of Operations Research) is a member of the World Food Programme (WFP) team that has been selected as one of the finalists for the 2021 INFORMS Franz Edelman Competition ...
  • Call for papers: Competition Law and Inequality Conference
    14 Jan 2021
    The Amsterdam Center for Law & Economics and the Amsterdam Centre for European Law and Governance are issuing a call for papers for their joint conference to be held on 20 and 21 May at the University of Amsterdam.