Vrije Universiteit

Type: Organization
Name: Vrije Universiteit
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated Apr 20 2014 - 1 reports

Lawyers vow to sue PH, US over bases bid

HUMAN rights lawyers have vowed to contest in international courts the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement or EDCA between the United States and the Philippines, saying both countries could be held liable for threatening the peace and stability in ... [Published Manila Standard Today - Apr 20 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Climate change cult has to shout louder to be heard amid public skepticism

(Thinkstock Image)The cult centered on “ global warming ” alarmism is getting hot under the collar. People seem to have stopped paying attention, and polls show “climate change” barely registers on a list of voters' concerns.This can only mean, as losing ... [Published Washington Examiner - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Neuberger Berman names lead European high yield portfolio manager

Investment manager Neuberger Berman Group has expanded its global high yield team with the appointment of Andrew Wilmont as lead European high yield portfolio manager, based in London. Wilmont, a veteran portfolio manager who most recently served as head ... [Published Asset Magazine - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Now Available: ‘Scholarship’ by Abraham Kuyper

“What should be the goal of university study and the goal of living and working in the sacred domain of scholarship?” –Abraham KuyperChristian’s Library Press has just released a new translation of Abraham Kuyper’s Scholastica I and II, two convocation ... [Published Acton Commentary - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

York academics to lead research into European film and television drama

The success of Danish crime series such as The Killing and The Bridge has left many people wondering, why some European film and television dramas ‘travel’ better than others?Now academics at the University of York are to lead a €1 million research project ... [Published University of York - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

2014 world conference on complex systems (WCC 2014)

Dear Colleague,You are invited and highly encouraged to consider submitting your high quality original manuscripts toÂthe IEEE WCC14: The 2014 World Conference on Complex Systems ; Agadir, MoroccoÂNovember 10-13,2014 (Submissions are due May 15).For more ... [Published Eventseer.net - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Algae-eating Robot

Nach kackenden Bots und Automaten, die sich von Pisse, Mücken und Mäusen ernährenden (siehe unten), hier nun die vegetarische Variante: Ivan Henriques hat einen Roboter gebaut, der in einem Aquarium lebt und sich von Algen ernährt, die in seinem „Verdauungstrakt“ ... [Published Nerdcore - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

Bio-Robot sustains itself through photosynthesis

It floats on the water’s surface to hunt algaeThe Symbiotic Machine is an autonomous and self-sustained bio-machine that engages in photosynthesis after consuming photosynthetic algae. Conceived by the collaborative effort of transdisciplinary artist ... [Published Electronic Products - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

Avoiding the Next Crisis: Breaking Down the Risks of Financial Firms | Blog Atomium culture

By Julia Schaumburg, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam Let us assess the breakdown risk of a building. Most of us would consider specific individual factors such as engineering statics and the age of the building, and others would also include environmental ... [Published Blogs EL PAÍS - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

New Flood Risk Management Study Findings Reported from Vrije University

By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Journal of Technology -- A new study on Flood Risk Management is now available. According to news reporting out of Amsterdam, Netherlands, by VerticalNews editors, research stated, "A survey of German public officials ... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

Former ESRI economist describes climate change report as ‘too alarmist’

Former ESRI economist ProfRichard Tol has described the findings of IPCC as “too alarmist”. He was one of 70 authors of the draft UN report published yesterday.Last week he asked that his name be removed from the summary but not from the chapter of which ... [Published Irish Times - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 1 reports

Mining text for new insights

A consortium of Dutch companies and universities is going to develop a text analysis tool to systematically analyse worldwide scientific literature for food-related knowledge. This gives access to known and unveils hidden links and will provide new insights ... [Published LabOnline - Mar 19 2014]

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The summary report, titled "Climate Change 2014: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability, from Working Group II of the IPCC" , details the impacts of climate change to date, the future risks from a changing climate, and the opportunities for effective action to reduce risks...

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Lawyers vow to sue PH, US over bases bid [Published Manila Standard Today - Apr 20 2014]
Climate change cult has to shout louder to be h... [Published Washington Examiner - Apr 16 2014]
Neuberger Berman names lead European high yield... [Published Asset Magazine - Apr 15 2014]
Neuberger Berman expands global high yield team... [Published PE Hub Blog - Apr 14 2014]
Andrew Wilmont Joins Neuberger Berman To Lead H... [Published PR Newswire - Apr 14 2014]
Now Available: ‘Scholarship’ by Abraham Kuyper [Published Acton Commentary - Apr 11 2014]
York academics to lead research into European f... [Published University of York - Apr 11 2014]
2014 world conference on complex systems (WCC 2... [Published Eventseer.net - Apr 10 2014]
Algae-eating Robot [Published Nerdcore - Apr 10 2014]
Bio-Robot sustains itself through photosynthesis [Published Electronic Products - Apr 07 2014]
Avoiding the Next Crisis: Breaking Down the Ris... [Published Blogs EL PAÍS - Apr 03 2014]
New Flood Risk Management Study Findings Report... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Apr 03 2014]
Rebecca Olsen Named Chief Counsel in the Office... [Published SEC US Press Releases - Apr 02 2014]
Blogger in search of a better city [Published Helsinki Times - Apr 02 2014]
Former ESRI economist describes climate change ... [Published Irish Times - Apr 01 2014]
Richard Tol dissents on climate change report [Published FinFacts - Mar 31 2014]
Investigators at Vrije University Detail Findin... [Published NewsRX - Mar 21 2014]
Mining text for new insights [Published LabOnline - Mar 19 2014]
External advisory board to help Chr. Hansen cap... [Published Nutra Ingredients - Mar 18 2014]
Remembering Dr Akhtar Hameed Khan [Published Pakistan Today - Mar 15 2014]
Academics Against Mass Surveillance [Published Wired: Beyond the Beyond - Jan 17 2014]
The latest EDRi-gram [Published Wired: Beyond the Beyond - Jan 16 2014]
CPDP 7th International Conference - "Reformimg ... [Published SCL.org - Nov 26 2013]
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Neuberger Berman expands global high yield team... [Published PE Hub Blog - Apr 14 2014]
Neuberger Berman Group said Monday that it has hired Andrew Wilmont as a senior member of its global high yield team. Previously, Wilmont, who is based in London, worked at Alcentra Ltd, where he headed European high yield investments. PRESS RELEASE ...
Algae-eating Robot [Published Nerdcore - Apr 10 2014]
Nach kackenden Bots und Automaten, die sich von Pisse, Mücken und Mäusen ernährenden (siehe unten), hier nun die vegetarische Variante: Ivan Henriques hat einen Roboter gebaut, der in einem Aquarium lebt und sich von Algen ernährt, die in seinem „Verdauungstrakt“ ...
Avoiding the Next Crisis: Breaking Down the Ris... [Published Blogs EL PAÍS - Apr 03 2014]
By Julia Schaumburg, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam Let us assess the breakdown risk of a building. Most of us would consider specific individual factors such as engineering statics and the age of the building, and others would also include environmental ...
Academics Against Mass Surveillance [Published Wired: Beyond the Beyond - Jan 17 2014]
So, a Dutch initiative, is it? Well, into the hopper with it. Presumably there are more of these petitions out there; like with mice, you’re never going to find just two petitions against mass surveillance. http://academicsagainstsurveillance.net ...
The latest EDRi-gram [Published Wired: Beyond the Beyond - Jan 16 2014]
You just don’t know digital Europe unless you’re reading EDRi. And how ticked-off is EDRi this week? About 7.4 on a scale of ten, I think, which is milder thanI’ve seen EDRi in a while. ====================================================================== ...
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Rebecca Olsen Named Chief Counsel in the Office... [Published SEC US Press Releases - Apr 02 2014]
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