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Results: 61 - 90 of 143
  • Robot thinking with mathematic formulas in the background
    How does the Dutch public feel about automated decision-making?
    11 Oct 2018
    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 ...
  • Peuters op de bank met een mobiele telefoon
    Much still unclear about relationship between screen media use and ADHD in children
    4 Oct 2018
    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 ...
  • Woman with Virtual Reality glasses
    Healthier choices with a virtual supermarket
    13 Sep 2018
    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: ...
  • Veni grants for two ASCoR members
    20 Jul 2018
    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.
  • Alcoholposts on social media
    Young people mainly post moderate alcohol content on social media
    19 Jul 2018
    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 ...
  • Veni grant awarded to 27 UvA and AMC-UvA researchers
    16 Jul 2018
    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 ...
  • Prof Martine van Selm, professor Communication science
    Martine van Selm, professor of Communication Science
    11 Apr 2018
    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.
  • Communication Science & Media Studies ranked 1st in the world in latest QS Rankings
    28 Feb 2018
    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 ...
  • Media Ethics and Governance MOOC
    UvA launches massive open online course (MOOC) on media ethics and policy
    19 Sep 2017
    Does our changing media landscape necessitate new codes of conduct for media professionals? This is the central question of Media Ethics and Governance, a massive open online course (MOOC) that the University of ...
  • Despite growing polarisation, Americans still prefer balanced reporting
    14 Sep 2017
    Observers and media pundits often argue that the growing polarisation in American public discourse can be traced back to the media landscape and the effects of selective exposure to news messages. New research by UvA ...
  • Images are not always worth a thousand words
    11 Sep 2017
    A powerful image can evoke a strong emotional response. But can it also influence and change an individual’s political opinion? Not on its own, according to communication scientist Tom Powell, who will be obtaining ...
  • ERC logo
    ERC awards Starting Grant to six UvA researchers
    6 Sep 2017
    The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded Starting Grants to six researchers from the University of Amsterdam (UvA). A Starting Grant is a personal grant of about 1.5 million euros and gives talented ...
  • P. Valkenburg
    Learning to live with social media
    8 Jun 2017
    Social media and other kinds of media have positive and negative effects on children and adolescents. ‘We need to help youth learn how to make media a part of their life – but not their entire life.’ This is one of ...
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    Communication and Media Studies pleased with latest jump in QS Rankings by Subject
    8 Mar 2017
    The UvA’s Communication and Media Studies programmes have risen to second spot in the latest 2016-17 QS World University Rankings by Subject. With this, both programmes are only one spot away from being recognised as ...
  • QS World University Ranking
    Communication & Media Studies at UvA 2nd worldwide in QS Ranking
    8 Mar 2017
    The UvA has surged to 2nd place amongst universities worldwide in Communication & Media Studies, according to the QS World University Rankings by Subject published on Wednesday, 8 March 2017. Last year, the UvA ...
  • Thirteen researchers to visit UvA with Marie Curie Fellowship
    7 Feb 2017
    Thirteen promising researchers have received a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship to conduct research at the University of Amsterdam (UvA). The projects focus, among other things, on the formation of ...
  • Career Achievement Award for University Professor Patti Valkenburg
    13 Jun 2016
    On Saturday, 11 June, Prof. Patti Valkenburg, University Professor of Media, Youth and Society at the University of Amsterdam was honoured with the 2016 Steven H. Chaffee Career Achievement Award.
  • Students and laptop
    UvA to receive subsidy for Open and Online Learning
    7 Apr 2016
    The Ministry of Education, Culture and Science (OCW) has awarded a subsidy to the University of Amsterdam for four projects in the field of Open and Online Learning. The subsidy forms part of the Open and Online ...
  • Graduate School of Communication
    Webinar 'Studying Communication Science at UvA'
    9 Mar 2016
    1 March we organized a webinar for prospective students who are unable to attend our Open Days.
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    Media violence only affects teens growing up in an aggressive social environment
    11 Feb 2016
    Teens only become more aggressive as a result of exposure to violent games and television programmes when they are also exposed to aggression in their social environment, such as conflict in their family or ...
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    ERC Consolidator Grant awarded to five UvA/AMC researchers
    3 Feb 2016
    The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded a prestigious ERC Consolidator Grant to five researchers from the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and the Academic Medical Center (AMC-UvA). The recipients are ...
  • Graduate School of Communication
    Video Webinar 'Studying Communication Science at UvA'
    7 Sep 2015
    Last Thursday we organized a webinar for prospective students who are unable to attend our Open Days.
  • Webinar September 2015
    Webinar 'Studying Communication Science at the UvA'.
    13 Aug 2015
    For prospective students who are unable to attend our Open Days, the Graduate School of Communication regularly organises online information sessions (webinars) on a range of topics.
  • Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research
    Veni grants awarded to 23 UvA and AMC researchers
    17 Jul 2015
    Twenty-three recent doctorate recipients have been awarded a Veni grant from the Dutch Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) for research at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and the UvA’s Academic Medical ...
  • Prof Ed Peelen, professor Content Marketing
    Ed Peelen, professor by special appointment of Content Marketing
    29 Jun 2015
    Professor E. Peelen (1960) has been named professor by special appointment of Content Marketing at the University of Amsterdam's (UvA) Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences. The chair was designated on behalf of ...
  • Prof Julia van Weert, professor Health Communication, FMG
    Julia van Weert, professor of Health Communication
    23 Jun 2015
    Dr J.C.M. van Weert (1962) has been named professor of Health Communication at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences effective 1 april 2015.
  • Graduate School of Communication
    New blogs available
    27 May 2015
    Read all about the lives of Communication Science students, alumni and staff members
  • Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research
    Vidi grant for twenty UvA and AMC-UvA researchers
    18 May 2015
    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded a Vidi grant to twenty researchers from the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and the Academic Medical Center (AMC-UvA). Each researcher will receive ...
  • QS World University Ranking
    Top Ranking for Communication Science
    30 Apr 2015
    Communication Science and Media Studies received a top ranking in the 2015 QS World University Rankings by Subject 2015. Listing the top 200 of universities in 36 individual subjects, the QS Ranking by Subject ...
  • Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research
    Rubicon grant for three young UvA researchers
    8 Apr 2015
    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NOW) has awarded a Rubicon grant to three UvA researchers who recently obtained their doctorates. This will allow them to conduct research at a leading institute ...