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Results: 61 - 74 of 74
Results: 61 - 74 of 74
  • 19 Jun 2013
    Bas van den Putte, professor of Health Communication

    Prof. S.J.H.M van den Putte (1960) has been appointed professor of Health Communication at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences.

  • 11 Jun 2013
    Rens Vliegenthart, professor of Communication Science

    Dr R. Vliegenthart (1980) has been appointed professor of Communication Science with a focus on media and organisations at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences.

  • 9 Apr 2013
    Patti Valkenburg appointed University Professor of Media, Youth and Society

    Prof. Patti Valkenburg has been appointed University Professor of Media, Youth and Society by the Executive Board of the University of Amsterdam (UvA). The appointment is effective from 1 May 2013. Valkenburg is ...

  • 23 Jan 2013
    Online games promoting fruit among children counterproductive

    Advergames – online games for products or brands – which aim to promote the consumption of fruit among children do not lead to children eating more fruit. Children actually eat more snack foods instead of fruit ...

  • 31 Oct 2012
    Valkenburg listed as most productive communication researcher in Europe

    Patti Valkenburg, professor of Youth and Media at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) has been listed among the Top One Percent of productive authors contributing to the top academic journals in communication science. ...

  • 11 Oct 2012
    US children exposed to background television four hours a day

    On average, a child from the age of eight months to eight years in the USA is exposed to almost four hours of background television on a normal day. Younger children and African-American children are exposed to even ...

  • 12 Sep 2012
    UvA best Dutch university in QS World University Rankings

    The University of Amsterdam (UvA) is the top Dutch university in the QS World University Rankings for the third year in a row.

  • 17 Aug 2012
    University of Amsterdam one of top 150 universities in global ARWU rankings

    The University of Amsterdam (UvA) is ranked, just as previous years, in the top 150 of the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU). This ranking of the 500 best universities in the world is published annually ...

  • 17 Aug 2012
    Attend inspiring lectures by renowned UvA professors in the Glass House of Science and Scholarship

    This year marks the 380th anniversary of the University of Amsterdam (UvA). In honour of this 76th ‘lustrum’ (anniversary occurring every five years), the UvA will be celebrating the opening of the academic year on a ...

  • 24 Jul 2012
    Veni grant for 19 researchers from the UvA and AMC-UvA

    Nineteen researchers who recently obtained their doctorates have been awarded a Veni grant from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO). Each researcher will receive up to 250,000 euros, which they ...

  • 18 Jul 2012
    One in two Dutch people want hallmark for journalistic quality

    Half of the Dutch population supports the establishment of an independent hallmark that shows the general public which news media outlets offer journalistic quality. These are the findings of research conducted at ...

  • 12 Jul 2012
    UvA six times best in the Netherlands in QS World University Rankings by Subject 2012

    The University of Amsterdam (UvA) is the best Dutch university in six subjects according to the QS World University Ranking by Subject 2012. In the rankings for Communication and Media Studies, the UvA occupies 13th ...

  • 30 Mar 2012
    UvA researcher receives NWO grant for study on comprehensible language and health care

    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded a €250,000 grant to Dr Bas van den Putte of the UvA’s Amsterdam School of Communication Research. Van den Putte will use the grant to study ...

  • 3 Feb 2012
    UvA communication researchers start research on chemotherapy awareness

    On World Cancer Day, 4 February, communication researchers at the University of Amsterdam will start research on chemotherapy awareness in the Netherlands. The research, ‘Chemotherapy: How much do you know about ...