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  • 14 Feb 2019
    Christian Burgers, professor by special appointment of Strategic Communication

    Dr C.F. Burgers (1983) has been named professor by special appointment of Strategic Communication at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences, effective 1 March 2019. The chair ...

  • 12 Feb 2019
    Claes de Vreese wins NeFCA Career Award

    Claes de Vreese won the NefCA “Senior” Career Award at the Etmaal van de Communicatiewetenschap, 8-10 February 2019.

  • 12 Feb 2019
    Rena Zendedel wins NeFCA Dissertation Award 2017

    Rena Zendedel received the award for her dissertation “Informal interpreting in Dutch general practice” from NeFCA, the Netherlands-Flanders Communication Association. The award aims to acknowledge excellent ...

  • 7 Feb 2019
    Liberals lecture, conservatives communicate

    Some politicians use complex language, for instance long sentences with difficult words, while others communicate clearly and to the point. Can this difference be explained by the political ideology to which they ...

  • 5 Dec 2018
    Positive effect of sharing negative emotions online

    Many adolescents and young adults share negative emotions via social media on a daily basis: worries about exams, doubts over decisions needing to be made, anxiety towards certain situations. Friends in their social ...

  • 18 Oct 2018
    Claes de Vreese elected ICA President-Elect

    Claes de Vreese is very much looking forward to working with and for the International Communication Association (ICA) as the new President-Elect.

  • 11 Oct 2018
    How does the Dutch public feel about automated decision-making?

    Artificial Intelligence (AI) opens the door to automated decision-making (ADM). This development has given rise to both hopes and concerns regarding the impact that ADM might have on our society, and hence to a call ...

  • 4 Oct 2018
    Much still unclear about relationship between screen media use and ADHD in children

    There is a statistically small relationship between children’s screen media use and ADHD-related behaviours. This is the finding of an extensive literature review on this subject carried out by researchers from the ...

  • 13 Sep 2018
    Healthier choices with a virtual supermarket

    How do people make choices in the supermarket? And how can you help them to select healthier products? To investigate this process, UMC Utrecht and the University of Amsterdam (UvA) developed the virtual supermarket: ...

  • 20 Jul 2018
    Veni grants for two ASCoR members

    The Dutch Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) awarded dr. G.L.A. (Toni) van der Meer and dr. M. (Mark) Boukes with a veni grant, allowing them to further develop their personal research agendas.

  • 19 Jul 2018
    Young people mainly post moderate alcohol content on social media

    Why and how often do adolescents talk about alcohol on Facebook and Instagram? UvA researchers published the results of research on this question in the Journal of Medical Internet Research and Cyberpsychology. They ...

  • 16 Jul 2018
    Veni grant awarded to 27 UvA and AMC-UvA researchers

    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded Veni grants worth up to €250,000 to 27 UvA and AMC-UvA researchers who recently obtained their doctorate. The grants give promising young ...

  • 13 Jun 2018
    Communication Science on the Spot with Tom te Buck

    On Tuesday 12 June, Communication Science on the Spot welcomed its final guest speaker of this academic year: Tom te Buck, strategist at Amsterdam-based campaign agency BKB. True to CS on the Spot tradition, the last ...

  • 11 Jun 2018
    New ASCoR Director

    As of September 1, 2018 prof. dr. Rens Vliegenthart will be the new ASCoR Director. He'll succeed prof. dr. Jochen Peter whose five-year term as ASCoR director will end on August 31, 2018.

  • 31 May 2018
    Peter Neijens Fellow ICA

    At the conference in Prague, Peter Neijens has been named a Fellow of the International Communication Association.

  • 31 May 2018
    Persuasive Communication researchers awarded at ICA 2018

    The Persuasive Communication group won several awards at ICA 2018 in Prague.

  • 1 May 2018
    RPA Communication announces research projects for 2018

    The Digital Communication Methods Lab, an initiative of the RPA Communication, is supporting a series of innovative research projects focused on substantive and methodological development for communication science ...

  • 19 Apr 2018
    Various awards at the KCHC 2018 for Persuasive Communication researchers

    The Kentucky Conference on Health Communication (KCHC) in Lexington was a great success for the Persuasive Communication group of ASCoR.

  • 12 Apr 2018
    Communication Science on the Spot with Jeroen Trommelen

    On Tuesday 10 April, Jeroen Trommelen, chief editor at Investico, visited Communication Science on the Spot to discuss the current state of investigative journalism. He was interviewed by postdoctoral researcher Mark ...

  • 11 Apr 2018
    Martine van Selm, professor of Communication Science

    Dr M. Van Selm (1968) has been appointed professor of Communication Science, in particular Social Perception in Organisations, at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences.

  • 13 Mar 2018
    Bert Bakker and Claes de Vreese receive NWO Investment Grant to start a Mobile Lab

    Bert Bakker and Claes de Vreese together with Gijs Schumacher and Frans Oort (both UvA) have received an NWO Investment Grant to open a Mobile Lab.

  • 28 Feb 2018
    Communication Science & Media Studies ranked 1st in the world in latest QS Rankings

    The University of Amsterdam (UvA) is ranked best in the world in the field of Communication Science and Media Studies in the 2018 QS World University Rankings by Subject. In the latest QS Rankings, which were ...

  • 28 Feb 2018
    Communication Science on the Spot with Koen Hindriks

    On Tuesday 27 February we welcomed Koen Hindriks on the Spot. He was interviewed by ASCoR director Jochen Peter on the topic of social robots. With the rapid changes in artificial intelligence, several experts ...

  • 22 Feb 2018
    Julia van Weert wins 2018 Lewis Donohew Outstanding Scholar in Health Communication Award

    Professor Julia van Weert will be awarded the Lewis Donohew Outstanding Health Communication Scholar Award during the 2018 Kentucky Conference on Health Communication (KCHC). The award was established in Dr. ...

  • 16 Feb 2018
    Stefan Bernritter received NeFCA Dissertation Award 2016

    At last week’s Etmaal van de Communicatiewetenschap in Ghent, Stefan Bernritter received the NeFCA Dissertation Award for his dissertation “Examining Consumers’ Online Brand Endorsements on Social Media”. The award ...

  • 22 Dec 2017
    Controlling the Electoral Marketplace

    This book studies how established political parties react to the far left and far right parties that have surged in many democracies worldwide.

  • 14 Dec 2017
    Student assistant for the Methods Desk Communication Science

    September 2014 the Department of Communication Science opened the Methods Desk Communication Science where students can ask their statistical and methodological questions. Due to the success of the Methods Desk, the ...

  • 5 Dec 2017
    Patti Valkenburg again among the top 1% percent communication scholars worldwide

    Patti Valkenburg has been listed again among the top one percent of authors contributing to the leading journals in communication science. This list of authors appeared in the November 2017 issue of Communication ...

  • 23 Nov 2017
    Katherina Martín Abello at Communication Science on the Spot

    On 21 November, Katherina Martín Abello, CEO at Jamzone, was interviewed by Dr Nadine Bol about how digital technologies can help decreasing stress-related health problems.

  • 16 Nov 2017
    Eva van Reijmersdal received an Aspasia premium

    Eva van Reijmersdal received an Aspasia premium from the National Dutch Science Foundation NWO of 200.000 euro for a five-year research project.