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Results: 1 - 30 of 135
  • Irina Lock, Marijn Meijers, and Anke Wonneberger received IIS and TLC grant on sustainability education
    29 Apr 2021
    Irina Lock, Marijn Meijers, and Anke Wonneberger have received an IIS and TLC grant on sustainability education. Their project aims to integrate and make use of synergies of the two Master electives Corporate Social ...
  • Woman looks online at information about breast cancer
    Promoting cancer screening through social media analyses
    20 Apr 2021
    Early identification through screening is a crucial element in reducing the burden of cancer. But many people don’t participate in the mass screening offered and recommended by the Dutch state. How do people arrive ...
  • Ine Beyens, Loes Pouwels, Irene van Driel, and Patti Valkenburg receive Top 100 ranking in Scientific Reports.
    8 Apr 2021
    The article “The effect of social media on well being differs from adolescent to adolescent” by Ine Beyens, Loes Pouwels, Irene van Driel, Loes Keijsers, and Patti Valkenburg (Project AWeSome) is listed in the Top ...
  • Eva van Reijmersdal, Sophie Boerman received award for ‘Best Article Published in Journal of Advertising in 2020’
    8 Apr 2021
    Eva van Reijmersdal, Sophie Boerman and their co-authors received the award for ‘Best Article Published in Journal of Advertising in 2020’ (runner up) for their article: Eisend, Martin, Eva A. van Reijmersdal, Sophie ...
  • The supermarket that communicates with you while you shop
    30 Mar 2021
    For many people, environmental knowledge and awareness does not necessarily translate into pro-environmental action. Even those with a strong desire to act in a more environmentally friendly way find themselves ...
  • Claes de Vreese appointed Professor of Artificial Intelligence and Society
    22 Mar 2021
    Prof. dr. Claes de Vreese has been appointed university professor of Artificial Intelligence and Society by the Executive Board of the UvA. This appointment takes the number of university professors in the field of ...
  • Dutch politicians showing frowning and happy faces
    How do politicians’ emotions affect us as voters?
    17 Mar 2021
    Emotions are usually very contagious, especially when expressed by people you like. If someone looks happy, for instance, you become happy too. But when politicians are involved, the dynamic is slightly different. It ...
  • Communication & Media Studies again number one worldwide in QS Ranking
    8 Mar 2021
    This year the University of Amsterdam (UvA) has once again been ranked best in the world for Communication Science & Media in the QS World University rankings by subject.
  • Communication & Media Studies again number one worldwide in QS Ranking
    4 Mar 2021
    This year the University of Amsterdam (UvA) has once again been ranked best in the world for Communication Science & Media in the QS World University rankings by subject. This is the fourth year in a row that UvA ...
  • How will AI and digital technologies transform democracy and the media?
    22 Feb 2021
    How will AI change media? What new opportunities can AI create for democracy? And what conditions need to be fulfilled for these things to happen? Starting Monday, 22 February, researchers from the University of ...
  • Joanna Strycharz receives AEJMC Emerging Scholar Grant
    18 Feb 2021
    Joanna Strycharz, and her co-author Claire Segijn, have been awarded the AEJMC Emerging Scholar Grant for their project titled: "A Change in Media Diet as a Result of Corporate Surveillance: A Comparison between ...
  • girl holding cardboard on which is written 'Save our democracy'
    ‘A growing number of citizens is immune to the authoritarian virus’
    9 Feb 2021
    Is an authoritarian virus going around, damaging our democracy? Many fear so, due to the erosion of democratic values, the rise of authoritarian politicians and the resurgence of the extreme right. Political ...
  • Infographic explaining the structure of TIMELY
    AI to assist patients recovering from heart failure
    25 Jan 2021
    Rehabilitation and adapting to a new lifestyle are crucial to recovery following heart failure, but nevertheless prove to be all too difficult a task for many patients. The European project TIMELY, which is ...
  • Mark Boukes and Susan Vermeer win ASCoR Baschwitz Awards 2019
    18 Dec 2020
    ASCoR Researchers awarded on December 17, 2020
  • Bert Bakker awarded the Paul Lazarsfeld Professorhip at the University of Vienna
    17 Dec 2020
    From December 14 – 18, Bert Bakker is the Paul Lazarsfeld Professor at the Faculty of Social Science of University of Vienna. The professorship is awarded to outstanding scholars with an innovative profile in the ...
  • Gert-Jan de Bruijn receives large H2020 and NWA ORC Groot consortium grants.
    11 Dec 2020
    Gert-Jan de Bruijn is part of two large consortia that have received funding from EU and NWO National Wetenschapsagenda.
  • FMG starts first online Food Drive for Voedselbank Amsterdam
    10 Dec 2020
    Voedselbank Amsterdam is a foundation completely operated by four hundred volunteers who arrange food packages for 1900 households (4900 people) per week. Because of the corona situation, the clientele of the ...
  • Raising social awareness and finding technological solutions for antimicrobial resistance
    25 Nov 2020
    Antimicrobial resistance (AMR), in which bacteria are increasingly resistant to antibiotics, is an explosively growing problem worldwide. An international interdisciplinary consortium including the University of ...
  • Alcohol advertising generally leads to higher alcohol consumption
    24 Nov 2020
    Alcohol marketing generally leads to higher alcohol consumption, also among minors. This is shown by a study by the University of Amsterdam in collaboration with the University of Twente, prompted by the Dutch ...
  • Marijn Meijers received a veni grant from NWO
    12 Nov 2020
    Since human behaviour contributes largely to the environmental crisis, it is crucial that people engage in pro-environmental actions. However, despite people's environmental concern, they might refrain from ...
  • Veni grants for 25 UvA and Amsterdam UMC researchers
    5 Nov 2020
    No fewer than 25 researchers from the UvA and Amsterdam UMC have been awarded Veni grants from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO). The grants amount to a maximum of 250,000 euros per project. ...
  • Etmaal van de Communicatiewetenschap 2021 online
    29 Oct 2020
    Online Etmaal 2021 on February 4 &5
  • ICA 2021 will be a virtual conference
    29 Oct 2020
    The 71st Annual Conference of the International Communication Association, scheduled for 27-31 May, will no longer include Denver as an in-person portion of a hybrid event.
  • 19-20 Nov: workshop on Youth, News and Democratic Engagement
    29 Oct 2020
    On 19-20 November, the Centre for Journalism at the University of Southern Denmark will host the ‘Youth, News, and Democratic Engagement’ workshop in relation to a special issue of The International Journal of ...
  • Audiovisual information and multi-language eHealth tools are promising for expanding patient participation
    29 Oct 2020
    Online health tools can play an important role in expanding patient participation among older cancer patients and older Turkish-Dutch and Moroccan-Dutch cancer patients. Nida Gizem Yılmaz discovered that the use of ...
  • The role of race and gender in US elections
    29 Oct 2020
    While most attention seems to go to Trump’s behaviour and Covid19’s role in the US Elections 2020, we want to turn our attention to the role of race and gender. With communication scientist Penny Sheets Thibaut, we ...
  • Learning how to make shared decisions with virtual patients
    27 Oct 2020
    Patients want to have a say in their medical treatment, especially when it will have a major impact on their life. Research shows that a shared decision-making process does indeed have positive effects. But how can a ...
  • ‘You could almost say that it’s already election day’
    26 Oct 2020
    Dutch journalist and US expert Laila Frank and American political media consultant Dan Kully shared their views on the American Presidential Elections with students from the Political Communication track at the ...
  • Trump’s personality might have become too much for strong Republicans
    15 Oct 2020
    A handful of weeks out of one of the most important presidential elections of our lifetime, Joe Biden is consolidating his lead in polls. And, yet, Donald Trump’s approval rate remains relatively stable. Is Trump ...
  • Amsterdam coalition publishes special AI edition in New Scientist
    15 Oct 2020
    To highlight the importance of AI to a broader public, the Amsterdam coalition ‘AI technology for people’ has published a special AI edition in the October issue of the popular science magazine New Scientist. The ...