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Results: 1 - 20 of 52
  • New PhD candidates for ACLC and ILLC
    12 Jul 2021
    The research schools of the Faculty of Humanities (ACLC, AHM, ARTES, ASCA, ASH, and the interfaculty institute ILLC) have been working on recruiting new PhD candidates – one for each school. The two remaining ...
  • Three talented new PhD's in Humanities receive NWO funding
    9 Jul 2021
    Anna-Rose Shack, Jasmijn Leeuwenkamp and Heleen de Vries have received funding for their doctoral research at the UvA through the NWO programme PhDs in the Humanities. Financiers are the Programme Office Sustainable ...
  • Four UvA researchers receive NWO-Vici grants worth 1.5 million euros
    14 Apr 2021
    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded Vici grants worth 1.5 million euros to four prominent UvA researchers Rene Gerritsma, Erik Rietveld, Floris Roelofsen and Chris Slootweg. The ...
  • Marie Curie Fellowships for seven UvA researchers
    11 Feb 2021
    Seven talented UvA researchers have been awarded Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships by the European Commission. The amount awarded per fellowship ranges from around €175,000 to €280,000 euros per ...
  • Imme Lammertink wins the AVT/Anéla Dissertation Prize 2020
    2 Feb 2021
    Imme was awarded the prize for her dissertation 'Detecting patterns: Relating statistical learning to language proficiency in children with and without developmental language disorder'.
  • MIND Project winner of the LOT Populariseringsprijs 2020
    2 Feb 2021
    The ACLC researchers working in the MIND project have been awarded the LOT Populariseringsprijs 2020 to develop a 'Toolbox on Multilingualism' for educational staff at daycare centers.
  • Vacant PhD position at the ACLC
    1 Feb 2021
    The Amsterdam Center for Language and Communication (ACLC) invites applications for a PhD position at the Faculty of Humanities, tenable from 1 September 2021 (4 years, 1 FTE). Deadline for applications is 31 March 2021.
  • Vidi grant awarded to Josje Verhagen (ACLC)
    5 Nov 2020
    Dr Josje Verhagen has been awarded a Vidi grant from the Dutch Research Council (NWO) for research that she will carry out at the UvA.
  • NWO Vidi grants for 10 experienced UvA and Amsterdam UMC researchers
    4 Nov 2020
    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded Vidi grants to ten researchers from the UvA and the Academic Medical Center (AMC-UvA, part of Amsterdam UMC). The recipients are: Camiel Boon, ...
  • Antal van den Bosch appointed professor by special appointment of Language and Artificial Intelligence
    8 Sep 2020
    Prof. A.P.J. van den Bosch (1969) has been appointed professor by special appointment of Language and Artificial Intelligence at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Humanities. The special chair was ...
  • Lani Freeborn
    New PhD candidate for ACLC
    10 Aug 2020
    The new PhD candidate for the Amsterdam Center for Language and Communication (ACLC) has been announced. Lani Freeborn will soon start her project on foreign language aptitude.
  • Four talented Humanities PhD candidates receive NWO funding
    24 Jul 2020
    Amir Taha (ARTES), Nadica Denić (ASCA), Evgeniia Khristoforova and Harriet Reynolds (both ACLC) have received funding for their doctoral research at the UvA through the NWO programme PhDs in the Humanities. ...
  • Cindy van Boven
    New PhD project on reduplication in Sign Language of the Netherlands
    11 Feb 2020
    PhD student Cindy van Boven recently started her research project on reduplication in Sign Language of the Netherlands (NGT). Reduplication is a process in which (part of) a sign or word is repeated, in order to ...
  • What do conditional clauses look like in Sign Language of the Netherlands?
    10 Feb 2020
    Ulrika Klomp investigates several grammatical phenomena in Sign Language of the Netherlands (NGT), as part of the descriptive grammar that she is writing. Her article on the manual and non-manual markers that are ...
  • Blog by Imme Lammertink in the media
    2 Dec 2019
    Imme Lammertink's latest blog has been published on wetenschap.nu and nu.nl. Her blog describes the positive effect that writing Sinterklaas poems has on language development in children.
  • Finishing Fellowships awarded to seven Humanities PhD candidates
    21 Nov 2019
    UvA's Faculty of Humanities has awarded a Finishing Fellowship to seven of its PhD candidates: Hongmei Fang and Thom Westveer (Amsterdam Centre for Language and Communication), Özge Calafato, Wouter Capitain and ...
  • Funding for four talented Humanities PhD candidates
    21 Jun 2019
    Media scholars Jori Snels and Sal Hagen, historian Rosa de Jong and sign linguistics scholar Cindy van Boven have received funding for their doctoral research at the UvA through the NWO programme PhDs in the ...
  • Vidi grant awarded to 3 Humanities researchers
    27 May 2019
    Chiara de Cesari (European Studies), Helmer Helmers (Dutch Literature/History) and Eva van Lier (Linguistics) have been awarded a Vidi grant by The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO). With the ...
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    Four humanities researchers to conduct research at UvA with Marie Curie Fellowship
    28 Feb 2019
    Four talented researchers in the humanities have been awarded a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship to conduct research at the University of Amsterdam (UvA): Giulia Frezza (Amsterdam Center for Language and ...
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    More than half of now living languages endangered
    13 Dec 2018
    Just more than half of now living languages – about 3660 – are currently threatened, endangered, moribund or nearly extinct. This is the finding of a new study by an international team of linguists, which includes ...