Hogeschool van Amsterdam

Forensic investigators at a crime scene
Apr 29 '19 08:16

New software will give the police access to Netherlands forensic institute NFI's database. The so-called 'DNA success meter' will help forensic investigators to immediately see which trace evidence they can send in for quick results, various employees of the organizations involved told De Telegraaf.

The DNA success meter was developed by the NFI, the police, the Public Prosecutor, and Hogeschool van Amsterdam. The goal is to ensure that the correct trace evidence is investigated and collected at a crime scene, so that the available capacity is optimally used. 

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May 26 '17 13:50

The student housing shortage in Amsterdam is getting worse and worse, and if nothing is done about it, students will start opting for universities in other Dutch cities, a group of Amsterdam universities, colleges and housing corporations said in an urgent call to the municipality. According to them, Amsterdam needs at least 2 thousand new student homes per year, Het Parool reports. 

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Apr 25 '17 14:50

The Dutch police are collaborating with scientists to better analyze data on smartphones seized from criminals, Trouw reports. The police is launching the Police Lab in which three scientists will be employed from next month. They will work on software that can give a summary of data on devises seized in an investigation at the push of a button, according to the newspaper.

The Hogeschool van Amsterdam and the Center for Mathematics and Informatics are working with he police on this project. 

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Feb 28 '17 11:50

The Dutch university and college courses with limited space received more than twice as many applications than they have space. The limited enrollment courses at Dutch tertiary education institutions have space for about 20 thousand students. They've received almost 47 thousand applications, the Telegraaf reports. 

Children and technology, digital skills
Dec 2 '16 11:05

The municipality of Amsterdam is investing 2 million euros into Amsterdam 021 - a program that aims to prepare children for the future by teaching them digital skills like coding and engineering, Het Parool reports.

The program is a collaboration between Amsterdam's public library, the Hogeschool van Amsterdam, Pakhuis de Zwijger and Waag Society/Fablab Amsterdam. The program is intended to make sure that no child falls behind in the development of digital and technical skills, which are vital for jobs in the future. 

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Sep 9 '16 10:09

The University of Amsterdam (UvA) and the Hogeschool van Amsterdam (HvA) are making an end to their joint administration. From January 1st next year, the two higher education institutions will stand completely separately from each other again. The past 13 years of administrative cooperation yielded too benefits, the Executive Board announced

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Mar 14 '16 11:00

The editorial board of student magazine Folia wants a meeting with the board of the Amsterdam University of Applied Science, known locally as the Hogeschool van Amsterdam (HvA), over the institution's decision to block distribution of the latest magazine issue because it depicts students with bare breasts

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Jan 15 '16 08:45

Hogeschool van Amsterdam lecturer Walther Ploos van Amstel sees an end to free package delivery in the near future. According to him, it costs loads of money and is an untenable situation

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Dec 14 '15 07:53

The VVD and PvdA want to give students the option to pay for their studies per subject, instead of the current "one size fits all" method of study financing in which students pay per year of studying.

Amsterdam Business School at the Universiteit van Amsterdam in the Netherlands
Dec 4 '15 15:45

The University of Amsterdam and Hogeschool van Amsterdam will be placing 2,563 solar panels on the roofs of five buildings next year, the UvA announced on Friday.

Apr 19 '15 12:44

Just over three years after taking her leadership role at the University of Amsterdam, Louise Gunning resigned from the university’s Executive Board on Sunday. She took charge on April 1, 2012, and was a key target for university protesters who occupied the Humanities faculty building, Bungehuis, and the administration building, Maagdenhuis, over a two-month stretch.

Runners during the Dam to Dam Photo by Daniel Hamada
Nov 24 '14 22:43

The 30th Annual Dam to Dam race, a ten-mile course from Amsterdam to Zaandam, yielded a 3.3-million euro impact on the economy this year, according to the Center for Applied Research on Economics and Management.

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