News and Events: Miscellaneous
These pages provide information about recent developments at or relevant to the ILLC. Please let us know if you have material that you would like to be added to the news pages, by using the online submission form. For minor updates to existing entries you can also email the news administrators directly. English submissions strongly preferred.
Major ICT maintenance during the weekend of 11 – 12 May
Major ICT maintenance work will be taking place during the weekend of 11 – 12 May. Several services may be unavailable.
Lorenzo Galeotti defends his thesis successfully
On 24 April 2019, Lorenzo Galeotti successfully defended his doctoral dissertation entitled "The theory of the generalised real numbers and other topics in logic" (written under supervision of Benedikt Löwe) at the Universität Hamburg. Lorenzo has been a guest Ph.D. student at the ILLC for several years and has taught several courses in the M.Sc. in Logic. He is a Lecturer & Tutor at AUC until the end of the academic year 2019/20.For more information, contact Benedikt Löwe at b.loewe at uva.nl.
Anne Troelstra (1939-2019)
Sadly, we have to inform you that Anne Troelstra, after a short illness, suddenly died on March 7th, aged 79. A world-renowned eminent researcher, a supportive colleague, a teacher who trained many students to become important scholars, is no longer with us.For more information, see https://www.illc.uva.nl/NewsandEvents/News/Obituaries/Anne-Troelstra-1939-2019-/ or contact illc at uva.nl.
UvA launches first podcast series about the Next Big Thing in the sciences
Rens Bod organises a free podcast. In the podcast episodes, nine prominent scientists look into the future by examining what they think is the next big step in their discipline.For more information, see http://iis.uva.nl/en/content/news/2019/02/podcast.html or contact Rens Bod at rens.bod at gmail.com.