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Results: 91 - 120 of 154
  • Margot van der Goot wins Strategic Communication Challenge
    4 Apr 2019
    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 ...
  • Guda van Noort
    Guda van Noort appointed professor
    25 Mar 2019
    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.
  • Prof Guda van Noort, Communication Science
    Guda van Noort, professor of Persuasion & New Media Technologies
    25 Mar 2019
    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.
  • Coq d’Honneur for Peter Neijens
    21 Mar 2019
    Peter Neijens was awarded a "Coq d'Honneur" by the Genootschap voor Reclame (GVR, Society for Marketing Communications).
  • Hans Brug FMG dean
    ‘We shouldn’t force people, but promote and facilitate healthy behaviour’
    20 Mar 2019
    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 ...
  • Online health information on tablet
    Customising online health information to suit personal preferences
    15 Mar 2019
    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 ...
  • Woman advertises on youtube
    Children don’t mind advertisements in YouTube videos
    15 Mar 2019
    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 ...
  • Valkenburg - P - M
    APS fellow status awarded to Patti Valkenburg
    12 Mar 2019
    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 ...
  • UvA Communication & Media Studies again best in world in QS ranking
    1 Mar 2019
    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.
  • Map of Europe containing pushpins
    Ten researchers to conduct research at UvA with Marie Curie Fellowship
    28 Feb 2019
    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 ...
  • UvA Communication & Media Studies again best in world in QS ranking
    27 Feb 2019
    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 ...
  • Hans Brug FMG dean
    Hans Brug, professor of Health Behaviour
    20 Feb 2019
    Prof. Johannes (Hans) Brug (1963) has been appointed professor of Health Behaviour at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences and Faculty of Medicine (AMC-UvA). The chair is an ...
  • Prof Christian Burgers, hoogleraar FMG
    Christian Burgers, professor by special appointment of Strategic Communication
    14 Feb 2019
    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 ...
  • Claes de Vreese wins NeFCA Career Award
    12 Feb 2019
    Claes de Vreese won the NefCA “Senior” Career Award at the Etmaal van de Communicatiewetenschap, 8-10 February 2019.
  • Rena Zendedel wins NeFCA Dissertation Award 2017
    12 Feb 2019
    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 ...
  • Politics, Dutch parliament, The Hague
    Liberals lecture, conservatives communicate
    7 Feb 2019
    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 ...
  • Book cover Bits of emotion
    Positive effect of sharing negative emotions online
    5 Dec 2018
    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 ...
  • de Vreese, Claes
    Claes de Vreese elected ICA President-Elect
    18 Oct 2018
    Claes de Vreese is very much looking forward to working with and for the International Communication Association (ICA) as the new President-Elect.
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...