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Results: 1 - 30 of 177
  • 10 Dec 2019
    Joost van Spanje receives ERC Consolidator Grant

    New Parties on the News. How New(s) Media and New Parties Shape Attention and Electoral Support for Political Ideas.

  • 10 Dec 2019
    Seven UvA researchers receive ERC Consolidator Grants

    The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded Consolidator Grants to neuroscientist Birte Forstmann, Eastern Europe researcher Artemy Kalinovsky, clinical hematologist Arnon Kater, behavourial scientist Shaul ...

  • 10 Dec 2019
    Dr. Edmund W.J. Lee wins ASCoR McQuail Award 2018

    On December 9, dr. Edmund Lee won the McQuail award and visited ASCoR for his McQuail lecture on explicating problematic social network sites use. Dr. Lee will be McQuail Honorary fellow of ASCoR for the year 2020.

  • 29 Nov 2019
    Plastic bag in the sea
    Virtual Reality for cleaner oceans

    We know that plastic pollutes our oceans on a large scale. Still, plastic is part of our daily lives. How can we reduce our plastic consumption and contribute to cleaner oceans? This question is at the heart of a new ...

  • 5 Nov 2019
    Beeldmerk-Urban-Mental-Health
    How do we help city dwellers psychologically?

    People who live in the city experience mental health problems such as depression, anxiety and addiction at greater rates than those who live outside urban areas. More than 50% of the world’s population currently live ...

  • 5 Sep 2019
    Andreu Casas received CQ Press Award

    Andreu Casas, and his co-authors Matthew Denny, and John Wilkerson, received the CQ Press Award to the Best Paper on Legislative Politics presented in APSA 2018.

  • 26 Aug 2019
    de Vreese, Claes
    How are artificial intelligence and data affecting our society?

    Data plays an increasingly important role in our daily lives. What effects and consequences is this having? How are citizens adapting to the new developments? These questions are key to the research of Claes de ...

  • 16 Jul 2019
    Veni research grants for 23 UvA researchers

    The Dutch Research Council (NWO) has awarded a Veni grant worth up to 250,000 euros to 166 highly promising young scientists. The grant provides the laureates with the opportunity to further elaborate their own ideas ...

  • 4 Jul 2019
    Eline Smit and colleagues receive a ZonMw grant

    Together with colleagues from Maastricht (a/o Dr. Ciska Hoving) and Leiden Universities (a/o Dr. Matty Crone), ACHC researcher Eline Smit has received a grant from ZonMw to identify the effective ingredients in ...

  • 4 Jul 2019
    Guda van Noort, Hilde Voorveld and Theo Araujo awarded grants by the RPA Human(e) AI

    Three ASCoR researchers were awarded grants by the Research Priority Human(e) AI, an UvA-wide initiative aimed at fostering the investigation of the societal consequences of Artificial Intelligence in an ...

  • 2 Jul 2019
    Peter Neijens wins the Flemming Hansen Award

    Peter Neijens has received the Flemming Hansen Award for excellence in research from the European Advertising Academy.

  • 28 Jun 2019
    UvA Communication Science #1 in Academic Ranking of World Universities, Shanghai Ranking.

    University of Amsterdam- Communication Science was ranked number one worldwide in the social science category Communication in the ShanghaiRanking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2019.

  • 27 Jun 2019
    Kirsten van der Eijken wins the Health Communication Master Thesis of the Year Award at ICA

    Kirsten van der Eijken won the Amanda Kundrat Health Communication Master Thesis of the Year Award, from the Health Communication Divisions of NCA/ICA. Her master thesis was entitled: “Knowledge is Power? How Using ...

  • 27 Jun 2019
    Theo Araujo and Nadine Bol win award at ICA’s Human-Machine Communication preconference

    Theo Araujo and Nadine Bol were awarded the Jake Liang top paper award for their paper "From speaking like a person to being personal: The effects of personalised, regular interactions with conversational agents".

  • 21 Jun 2019
    Judith Möller and Michael Hameleers win ASCoR Baschwitz Awards 2018

    ASCoR Researchers awarded on June 20, 2019

  • 6 Jun 2019
    Jochen Peter named ICA fellow

    At the recent conference of the International Communication Association (ICA) in Washington D.C., prof dr. Jochen Peter has been named an ICA fellow by the Board of Directors of the ICA.

  • 13 May 2019
    Billboard with posters for the European elections
    Dutch have nuanced opinions on Europe

    This year's European elections will be held on 23 May. How do the Dutch really feel about Europe? UvA research has revealed that Dutch people have reasonably nuanced opinions on this topic.

  • 10 Apr 2019
    Graduate School of Communication
    Communication Science on the Spot with Melisa Eyiakkan

    On Tuesday 9 April we proudly welcomed Melisa Eyiakkan, Original Publicity and Talent Manager at Netflix, to another session of Communication Science on the Spot. The event was hosted by assistant professor Annemarie ...

  • 4 Apr 2019
    Margot van der Goot wins Strategic Communication Challenge

    Margot van der Goot won the Strategic Communication Challenge 2019–organized by the “Centrum Strategische Communicatie” of Logeion (the Dutch association of communication professionals). This means that Margot ...

  • 25 Mar 2019
    Guda van Noort
    Guda van Noort appointed professor

    Dr G. van Noort (1977) has been appointed professor of Persuasion & New Media Technologies at the University of Amsterdam's (UvA) Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences.

  • 25 Mar 2019
    Prof Guda van Noort, Communication Science
    Guda van Noort, professor of Persuasion & New Media Technologies

    Dr G. van Noort (1977) has been appointed professor of Persuasion & New Media Technologies at the University of Amsterdam's (UvA) Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences.

  • 21 Mar 2019
    Coq d’Honneur for Peter Neijens

    Peter Neijens was awarded a "Coq d'Honneur" by the Genootschap voor Reclame (GVR, Society for Marketing Communications).

  • 20 Mar 2019
    Hans Brug FMG dean
    ‘We shouldn’t force people, but promote and facilitate healthy behaviour’

    How can we make sure that people can and want to live as healthily as possible? This is the key question informing the research of Hans Brug, recently appointed non-salaried professor of Health Behaviour at the ...

  • 15 Mar 2019
    Online health information on tablet
    Customising online health information to suit personal preferences

    The number and use of health websites have grown enormously in recent years. UvA doctoral candidate Minh Hao Nguyen has investigated the importance of these websites specifically to older patients with cancer. Good ...

  • 15 Mar 2019
    Woman advertises on youtube
    Children don’t mind advertisements in YouTube videos

    Children don’t mind advertisements in YouTube videos, as long as the videos are fun to watch and the brand fits the YouTuber. This is the main outcome of research carried out by communication scientist Eva van ...

  • 12 Mar 2019
    Valkenburg - P - M
    APS fellow status awarded to Patti Valkenburg

    Patti Valkenburg has been elected as a Fellow in of the Association for Psychological Science (APS). The APS is the leading international organization dedicated to advancing scientific psychology across disciplinary ...

  • 1 Mar 2019
    UvA Communication & Media Studies again best in world in QS ranking

    Various subject areas at the University of Amsterdam are highly ranked in the 2019 QS World University Rankings by Subject, which were published on Wednesday, 27 February.

  • 28 Feb 2019
    Map of Europe containing pushpins
    Ten researchers to conduct research at UvA with Marie Curie Fellowship

    Ten talented researchers have been awarded a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship to conduct research at the University of Amsterdam (UvA). The awarded projects include research on public support for ...

  • 27 Feb 2019
    UvA Communication & Media Studies again best in world in QS ranking

    Various subject areas at the University of Amsterdam are highly ranked in the 2019 QS World University Rankings by Subject, which were published on Wednesday, 27 February. The UvA ranks among the top 100 worldwide in ...

  • 20 Feb 2019
    Graduate School of Communication
    Communication Science on the Spot with Eva van Rijnberk

    Eva van Rijnberk is creative strategist at GroenLinks, the Dutch Green political party. She was interviewed by Dr Knut de Swert on her work, which includes running the party's online campaigns.