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  • Protests at the UvA

    Current information on the protests at the UvA
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  • Where you work becoming increasingly important for wage cap

    Sociologist Christoph Janietz is studying how and why such inequalities exist in the labour market.
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  • Research shows a preference for happy politicians

    Political scientist Maaike Homan discovered that voters appreciate happy expressions more than angry ones, but also that we respond differently to politicians we know than to those we don’t.
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  • Fast radio bursts

    No one knows what causes them, but they may help us map the universe down to its furthest reaches.
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