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Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences

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Results: 751 - 774 of 774
  • 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 psychologists present new peer review system
    28 Mar 2012
    A new, open peer review system would solve many of the problems plaguing the current scientific publication system. This is the conclusion of an article by psychologists from the University of Amsterdam.
  • Prof. G.A. van Kleef
    23 Mar 2012
    Dr G.A van Kleef (1977) has been named Professor by Special Appointment of Society and Organisation-related Psychological Aspects of Pro-social Behaviour at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Social and ...
  • Dr J. Eidem
    15 Mar 2012
    Dr J. Eidem (1956) has been appointed Professor by Special Appointment of West Asian Archaeology at the Faculty of Humanities of the University of Amsterdam (UvA).
  • UvA study shows young people with chronically ill parents feel isolated
    5 Mar 2012
    Young people with a chronically ill parent tend to feel more isolated and constrained in their day-to-day activities than age group peers with healthy parents. These are the findings of a study conducted by ...
  • Brain's decision network sensitive to prior knowledge
    21 Feb 2012
    Research conducted by neuroscientists at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) has revealed that the frontoparietal network in the brain (an area used when making decisions) is involved in the processing of prior ...
  • Dr E. M. Hol
    9 Feb 2012
    Dr E. M. Hol (1966) has been named Professor by Special Appointment of Biology of Glial and Neural Stem Cells at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Science. The special chair was designated on behalf of ...
  • 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 ...
  • Hendrik Casimir-Ziegler Research Grant for Alfred Zerres
    24 Jan 2012
    The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) and the Nordrhein-Westfälische Akademie der Wissenschaften und der Künsten (The North Rhine-Westphalia Academy for Sciences and Arts ) have awarded a Hendrik ...
  • Sociologist Gerben Moerman named UvA Lecturer of the Year 2011
    6 Jan 2012
    Sociologist Gerben Moerman has been named UvA Lecturer of the Year 2011 for his dynamic and innovative teaching. The award was presented by jury chairwoman Tessa van Ligten, a Dentistry student and member of the ...
  • Dr M.E.J. Raijmakers
    1 Dec 2011
    Dr M.E.J. Raijmakers (1967) has been named Professor by Special Appointment of Cognitive Developmental Psychology, specialising in science learning in non-formal environments, at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) ...
  • Court upholds appeal against demolition at BG-terrein
    4 Apr 2011
    The Amsterdam District Court has upheld the appeal that opponents had lodged against the listed building permit granted by Amsterdam city council for the construction of the new library at the Binnengasthuisterrein ...
  • 379th Dies Natalis: Monday, 10 January 2011
    22 Dec 2010
    Monday, 10 January 2011 marks the celebration of the 379th Dies Natalis (birthday) of the University of Amsterdam (UvA).
  • Higher fines for late returns
    3 Sep 2010
    Fines for late returns will be increased. Persons who do not react to claims or invoices, may expect a visit from a debt-recovery agency.
  • European parliamentarian Daniel Cohn-Bendit to speak at Academic Year Opening
    26 Aug 2010
    The official Opening of the 2010-2011 Academic Year of the University of Amsterdam (UvA) will be held on Monday, 6 September. Taking ‘Europe' as its central theme, Daniel Cohn-Bendit, chairman of the European ...
  • Lodewijk Asscher to drive foundation pile for UvA Roeterseiland redevelopment
    21 May 2010
    The University of Amsterdam has begun the redevelopment of the Roeterseiland. On Tuesday, 25 May at 17.00, the symbolic first pile for the entire Roeterseiland construction project will be driven.
  • Three UvA professors awarded millions in European grants
    25 Nov 2009
    Prof. Patti Valkenburg, Prof. Annemarie Mol and Prof. André Nollkaemper of the University of Amsterdam (UvA) received an ERC Advanced Grant from the European Research Council (ERC).
  • Prof. E. G. Smit
    24 Nov 2009
    Prof. E.G. Smit (1967) has been named professor of Media & Advertising at the University of Amsterdam's (UvA) Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences.
  • Prof. J.D. Sidaway
    24 Nov 2009
    Prof. J.D. Sidaway (1964) has been named professor of Political and Cultural Geography at the University of Amsterdam’s Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences.
  • Dr L. Bertolini
    16 Apr 2008
    Dr L. Bertolini has been appointed Professor of Urban and Regional Planning in the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences.
  • Dr J.N. Tillie
    5 Sep 2007
    Dr J.N. Tillie has been named Professor by Special Appointment in Electoral Politics, specifically in the Relation between Electoral Processes and their Economic, Cultural, Ethnic and Social Context, in the Faculty ...
  • Dr HG van de Werfhorst
    9 Aug 2007
    Dr HG van de Werfhorst has been appointed professor of Sociology in the Faculty of Social and Behavourial Sciences.
  • Dr NK Aaronson
    7 Aug 2007
    Dr NK Aaronson has been appointed professor by special appointment of Quality of Life of the Chronically and Terminally Ill at the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences.
  • Prof. N. Besnier
    9 Feb 2006
    Prof. N. Besnier has been appointed professor of Cultural Anthropology at the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences.