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Results: 51 - 66 of 66
Results: 51 - 66 of 66
  • 23 Jul 2013
    Viewing sport as social glue not always realistic

    ‘We need to take a realistic view of sport as a glue that holds the community together; sport brings together, but it also divides,’ according to sports sociologist Ramón Spaaij. Spaaij has been appointed professor ...

  • 22 Jul 2013
    Ramón Spaaij, professor by special appointment of Sport Sociology

    Dr R. Spaaij (1979) has been appointed professor by special appointment of Sports Sociology at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences. The chair was established on behalf of ...

  • 16 May 2013
    Ten UvA subject areas listed in QS World University Rankings worldwide top 50

    Ten subject areas taught at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) are listed among the QS World University Rankings by Subject worldwide top 50, published on Thursday, 8 May. UvA’s programmes in Communication Science and ...

  • 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 ...

  • 6 Nov 2012
    Dr B.A.M. The

    Dr B.A.M. The (1965) has been named Professor by Special Appointment of Long-term Care and Dementia at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences.

  • 23 Oct 2012
    Dr M. Kalmijn

    Dr M. Kalmijn (1962) has been appointed professor of Sociology at the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences of the University of Amsterdam (UvA).

  • 11 Oct 2012
    Why is dance not yet as popular in the USA as it is in the Netherlands?

    Electronic dance music has enjoyed immense popularity in the Netherlands for many years now and Dutch DJs invariably top the list of the world’s best DJs. Why is that? And why is the dance genre not yet as popular in ...

  • 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 ...

  • 26 Jul 2012
    Dr G.M.M. Kuipers

    Dr G.M.M. Kuipers has been named Professor of Cultural Sociology at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences.

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 4 Jun 2012
    Prestigious Spinoza Prize for UvA anthropologist Annemarie Mol

    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded the Spinoza Prize, the highest scientific honour in the Netherlands, to Annemarie Mol, professor of Anthropology of the Body at the University of ...

  • 3 May 2012
    Nine subsidies from NWO Research Talent programme for UvA research

    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has accepted nine proposals from the University of Amsterdam (UvA) as part of the Research Talent subsidy programme of the NWO Division of Social Sciences ...

  • 6 Jan 2012
    Sociologist Gerben Moerman named UvA Lecturer of the Year 2011

    Sociologist Gerben Moerman has been named UvA Lecturer of the Year 2011 for his dynamic and innovative teaching. The award was presented by jury chairwoman Tessa van Ligten, a Dentistry student and member of the ...