PhD in the Spotlight: Clemens Heilmann
1 Feb 2013
On 15 February Clemens Heilmann (1984) will be awarded his doctorate degree at the UvA . During his research at the Swammerdam Institute for Life Sciences (SILS) he mapped out the cell wall of the pathogenic Candida ...
New ‘PhD in the Spotlight’ section
22 Jan 2013
A new section entitled ‘PhD in the Spotlight’ has been launched on the Faculty of Science (FNWI) website this month. It features an FNWI scientist who explains the research for which he or she will obtain a PhD that ...
PhD in the Spotlight: Wieteke de Boer
15 Jan 2013
On 30 January, Wieteke de Boer (1983) will defend her doctoral thesis at the UvA, presenting the finding that silicon nanocrystals are capable of emitting visible light. De Boer did her research at the Institute of ...
Youngest PhD student to receive doctorate
13 Dec 2012
On Thursday, 13 December 2012, Floor Sietsma defended her PhD thesis at the University of Amsterdam (UvA). At age 20, she is the youngest person in the Netherlands to ever receive the doctorate.