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Results: 121 - 143 of 143
  • Amsterdam Excellence Scholarship (AES)
    18 Sep 2013
    In 2014, a new prestigious scholarship program will be launched, targeting exceptionally talented Master’s students from outside Europe. The AES is a full scholarship of €25,000 (covering tuition and living expenses) ...
  • Graduate School of Communication
    University of Amsterdam and Coursera form partnership
    5 Sep 2013
    Following the successful initial series from the Netherlands’ first Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) last February, the University of Amsterdam (UvA) has now formed a partnership with Coursera, an international ...
  • MOOC
    New online course Introduction to Communication Science start on September 12
    4 Sep 2013
    On September 12th the University of Amsterdam starts its Massive Open Online Course Introduction to Communication Science.
  • Bas Van den Putte
    Bas van den Putte, professor of Health Communication
    19 Jun 2013
    Prof. S.J.H.M van den Putte (1960) has been appointed professor of Health Communication at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences.
  • Prof Rens Vlientenhart
    Rens Vliegenthart, professor of Communication Science
    11 Jun 2013
    Dr R. Vliegenthart (1980) has been appointed professor of Communication Science with a focus on media and organisations at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences.
  • EMMA field trip
    Erasmus Mundus Master on field trip to The Haque
    29 May 2013
    All of the twelve soon-to-be graduated Erasmus Mundus Media students took a break from thesis writing by plunging into the world of political research and think tanks in the Hague on Tuesday, May 28.
  • UvA MOOC
    Successful Communication Science MOOC to be continued
    16 May 2013
    As a result of the great success of the first Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) of the University of Amsterdam - and the first MOOC in Communication Science worldwide - there will be a sequel in September. The course ...
  • QS World Ranking
    UvA Communication Science ranked 1st in Europe and 7th worldwide
    13 May 2013
    The recently published 'QS World Rankings 2013' ranks Communication Science at the University of Amsterdam again as Europe's best programme in the field.
  • Patti Valkenburg appointed University Professor of Media, Youth and Society
    9 Apr 2013
    Prof. Patti Valkenburg has been appointed University Professor of Media, Youth and Society by the Executive Board of the University of Amsterdam (UvA). The appointment is effective from 1 May 2013. Valkenburg is ...
  • UvA MOOC Launch
    The first UvA MOOC is now live
    20 Feb 2013
    The UvA has launched their first MOOC today with the course Introduction to Communication Science. The festive Kick-Off will be streamed live today at 16:00 CET.
  • StartupPush
    StartupPush: Courses in entrepreneurship for current and former students, free of charge
    31 Jan 2013
    Develop a validated business plan and start your own company under the guidance of an expert, with StartupPush Fast or StartupPush Go. StartupPush Fast and StartupPush Go are designed specifically for students and ...
  • falling apple
    Online games promoting fruit among children counterproductive
    23 Jan 2013
    Advergames – online games for products or brands – which aim to promote the consumption of fruit among children do not lead to children eating more fruit. Children actually eat more snack foods instead of fruit ...
  • Valkenburg listed as most productive communication researcher in Europe
    31 Oct 2012
    Patti Valkenburg, professor of Youth and Media at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) has been listed among the Top One Percent of productive authors contributing to the top academic journals in communication science. ...
  • US children exposed to background television four hours a day
    11 Oct 2012
    On average, a child from the age of eight months to eight years in the USA is exposed to almost four hours of background television on a normal day. Younger children and African-American children are exposed to even ...
  • UvA best Dutch university in QS World University Rankings
    12 Sep 2012
    The University of Amsterdam (UvA) is the top Dutch university in the QS World University Rankings for the third year in a row.
  • University of Amsterdam one of top 150 universities in global ARWU rankings
    17 Aug 2012
    The University of Amsterdam (UvA) is ranked, just as previous years, in the top 150 of the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU). This ranking of the 500 best universities in the world is published annually ...
  • Attend inspiring lectures by renowned UvA professors in the Glass House of Science and Scholarship
    17 Aug 2012
    This year marks the 380th anniversary of the University of Amsterdam (UvA). In honour of this 76th ‘lustrum’ (anniversary occurring every five years), the UvA will be celebrating the opening of the academic year on a ...
  • study
    Buddy system pilot for new students at the Graduate School of Communication
    15 Aug 2012
    Saturday August 18th a first time Buddy system pilot starts. Goal of the buddy system is to help the students quickly familiarize with each other, with the Graduate School of Communication and with Amsterdam.
  • Veni grant for 19 researchers from the UvA and AMC-UvA
    24 Jul 2012
    Nineteen researchers who recently obtained their doctorates have been awarded a Veni grant from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO). Each researcher will receive up to 250,000 euros, which they ...
  • One in two Dutch people want hallmark for journalistic quality
    18 Jul 2012
    Half of the Dutch population supports the establishment of an independent hallmark that shows the general public which news media outlets offer journalistic quality. These are the findings of research conducted at ...
  • UvA six times best in the Netherlands in QS World University Rankings by Subject 2012
    12 Jul 2012
    The University of Amsterdam (UvA) is the best Dutch university in six subjects according to the QS World University Ranking by Subject 2012. In the rankings for Communication and Media Studies, the UvA occupies 13th ...
  • UvA researcher receives NWO grant for study on comprehensible language and health care
    30 Mar 2012
    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded a €250,000 grant to Dr Bas van den Putte of the UvA’s Amsterdam School of Communication Research. Van den Putte will use the grant to study ...
  • UvA communication researchers start research on chemotherapy awareness
    3 Feb 2012
    On World Cancer Day, 4 February, communication researchers at the University of Amsterdam will start research on chemotherapy awareness in the Netherlands. The research, ‘Chemotherapy: How much do you know about ...