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Results: 41 - 60 of 74
  • 8 Mar 2017
    Communication & Media Studies at UvA 2nd worldwide in QS Ranking

    The UvA has surged to 2nd place amongst universities worldwide in Communication & Media Studies, according to the QS World University Rankings by Subject published on Wednesday, 8 March 2017. Last year, the UvA ...

  • 8 Mar 2017
    Communication and Media Studies pleased with latest jump in QS Rankings by Subject

    The UvA’s Communication and Media Studies programmes have risen to second spot in the latest 2016-17 QS World University Rankings by Subject. With this, both programmes are only one spot away from being recognised as ...

  • 7 Feb 2017
    Thirteen researchers to visit UvA with Marie Curie Fellowship

    Thirteen promising researchers have received a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship to conduct research at the University of Amsterdam (UvA). The projects focus, among other things, on the formation of ...

  • 13 Jun 2016
    Career Achievement Award for University Professor Patti Valkenburg

    On Saturday, 11 June, Prof. Patti Valkenburg, University Professor of Media, Youth and Society at the University of Amsterdam was honoured with the 2016 Steven H. Chaffee Career Achievement Award.

  • 7 Apr 2016
    UvA to receive subsidy for Open and Online Learning

    The Ministry of Education, Culture and Science (OCW) has awarded a subsidy to the University of Amsterdam for four projects in the field of Open and Online Learning. The subsidy forms part of the Open and Online ...

  • 11 Feb 2016
    Media violence only affects teens growing up in an aggressive social environment

    Teens only become more aggressive as a result of exposure to violent games and television programmes when they are also exposed to aggression in their social environment, such as conflict in their family or ...

  • 3 Feb 2016
    ERC Consolidator Grant awarded to five UvA/AMC researchers

    The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded a prestigious ERC Consolidator Grant to five researchers from the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and the Academic Medical Center (AMC-UvA). The recipients are ...

  • 17 Jul 2015
    Veni grants awarded to 23 UvA and AMC researchers

    Twenty-three recent doctorate recipients have been awarded a Veni grant from the Dutch Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) for research at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and the UvA’s Academic Medical ...

  • 29 Jun 2015
    Ed Peelen, professor by special appointment of Content Marketing

    Professor E. Peelen (1960) has been named professor by special appointment of Content Marketing at the University of Amsterdam's (UvA) Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences. The chair was designated on behalf of ...

  • 23 Jun 2015
    Julia van Weert, professor of Health Communication

    Dr J.C.M. van Weert (1962) has been named professor of Health Communication at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences effective 1 april 2015.

  • 18 May 2015
    Vidi grant for twenty UvA and AMC-UvA researchers

    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded a Vidi grant to twenty researchers from the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and the Academic Medical Center (AMC-UvA). Each researcher will receive ...

  • 8 Apr 2015
    Rubicon grant for three young UvA researchers

    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NOW) has awarded a Rubicon grant to three UvA researchers who recently obtained their doctorates. This will allow them to conduct research at a leading institute ...

  • 25 Mar 2015
    ERC Consolidator Grant awarded to five UvA and AMC-UvA researchers

    The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded a prestigious Consolidator Grant to five researchers from the University of Amsterdam and the Academic Medical Center (AMC-UvA). The recipients are rheumatologist ...

  • 29 Jan 2015
    Provocative selfie influences adolescents’ sexual behaviour and self-concept

    The sexual content produced by adolescents themselves on social media predominantly seems to influence their own sexual behaviour and sexual self-concept, but does not increase their stereotypical sexual beliefs. ...

  • 27 Nov 2014
    Amsterdam School of Communication Research rated among the world's top institutes

    The Amsterdam School of Communication Research, or ASCoR, ‘is one of the top Communication Science institutions in the world’. This was the conclusion of the independent international committee charged with ...

  • 24 Nov 2014
    Media consumption and parenting need not clash

    Why are so many young people glued to their smartphones? Does gaming have a negative impact on adolescent development? Are the effects of sex in the media necessarily all bad? Many parents wonder whether they should ...

  • 26 May 2014
    UvA awarded record number of Vidi grants

    Nineteen UvA researchers have been awarded a Vidi grant as part of the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) Innovational Research Incentives Scheme. Having secured 19 of the 88 grant allocations for ...

  • 10 Apr 2014
    ‘This message is brought to you by the UvA’

    Sponsorship disclosure in television programmes – such as displaying the words ‘this programme contains product placement’ – is by no means always effective. But if it is noticed by viewers, the side effects include ...

  • 24 Feb 2014
    Advertising spurs materialism in children

    Children who watch a lot of commercials attach more value to money and things. This does not, however, decrease their happiness. Unhappy children do become more materialistic, but only if they watch a lot of ...

  • 5 Sep 2013
    University of Amsterdam and Coursera form partnership

    Following the successful initial series from the Netherlands’ first Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) last February, the University of Amsterdam (UvA) has now formed a partnership with Coursera, an international ...