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  • 6 Jul 2015
    Amade M'charek, professor of Anthropology of Science

    Dr A. M’charek has been appointed professor of Anthropology of Science at the University of Amsterdam's (UvA) Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences as of 1 January 2015.

  • 23 Jun 2015
    Water Governance: Concepts, Methods, and Practice

    This new Springer book series aims at providing a platform for developing an integrated perspective on major advances in the field of water governance. The sustainable management of fresh water resources and the ...

  • 4 Jun 2015
    New study throws light on gender gap in electoral support for radical right

    It has long been known that women tend to vote less for radical right parties than their male counterparts. Although the exact reasons for this gender gap remains a matter of debate, several theories have been put ...

  • 4 Jun 2015
    ERC Advanced Grant for Matthijs Kalmijn and Teunis Geijtenbeek

    Prof. Matthijs Kalmijn, professor of Sociology at the University of Amsterdam (UvA), and Prof. Teunis Geijtenbeek, professor of Molecular and Cellular Immunology (AMC-UvA), have been awarded the prestigious Advanced ...

  • 3 Jun 2015
    Hein de Haas, professor of Sociology

    Prof. Hein de Haas has been appointed professor of Sociology, with a special focus on the study of migration and social cohesion, at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences.

  • 11 May 2015
    Research Master Urban Studies: Open for Applications

    The 21st century is an urban century. Cities are engines of economic growth and generate social, cultural and political opportunities, but they are also places with concentrations of specific problems and ...

  • 29 Apr 2015
    UvA programmes rise in latest QS World University Rankings

    In the latest edition of the QS World University Rankings by Subject, Communication & Media Studies are ranked 8th globally. Last year these subject areas, which are bundled by QS, were ranked in 10th place. Several ...

  • 28 Apr 2015
    Latest issue #kijkSW on Urban Studies

    #kijkSW is a triennial publication of the College of Social Sciences (CSW) and the Graduate School of Social Sciences (GSSS) of the University of Amsterdam. The magazine informs its readers about the current state of ...

  • 23 Apr 2015
    WoON thesis prize for UvA alumna Lydia Hofman

    Human Geography / Development Studies alumna Lydia Hofman recently won the WoON thesis prize for her Master's thesis on eco-friendly living behaviour.

  • 16 Apr 2015
    The Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai signs Memorandum of Understanding with the University of Amsterdam

    The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) promotes the enrichment of educational and research programmes of both universities. It establishes constructive relationships between researchers of the two universities, ...

  • 13 Apr 2015
    Eric Schliesser, professor of Political Science

    Dr E.S. Schliesser (1971) has been appointed professor of Political Science, with a focus on Political Theory, at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences.

  • 30 Mar 2015
    Geert-Jan Knoops, professor by special appointment of Politics of International Law

    Prof. G.G.J. Knoops (1960) has been appointed professor by special appointment of Politics of International Law at the University of Amsterdam's (UvA) Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences. This chair was ...

  • 25 Mar 2015
    ERC Consolidator Grant awarded to five UvA and AMC-UvA researchers

    The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded a prestigious Consolidator Grant to five researchers from the University of Amsterdam and the Academic Medical Center (AMC-UvA). The recipients are rheumatologist ...

  • 20 Mar 2015
    Marie Curie Fellowships awarded to thirteen UvA researchers

    A Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellowship has been awarded to thirteen researchers for research projects at the University of Amsterdam (UvA). The projects will focus, among other things, on sexual communication between ...

  • 9 Mar 2015
    Focus on hidden genocides in new summer programme

    The term genocide quickly evokes associations with the Holocaust. However, many other genocides have taken place in recent decades – events hardly known to the general public and not labelled ‘genocide’ as such. The ...

  • 2 Mar 2015
    Cycling in Amsterdam: a joyful, daily occurrence, but also complex

    Cycling is such an integral part of daily life in Amsterdam, that we don't give it a second thought. However, from a scientific standpoint, it's a subject that raises numerous planning, cultural and social geography ...

  • 24 Feb 2015
    Official Opening LAB

    What are the spatial patterns and trends of urban housing market transformations? What are the infrastructural relations between the city and its hinterland? How can we best assess water quality and manage water ...

  • 20 Feb 2015
    Beate Volker, professor of Sociology

    Prof. B. Volker has been appointed professor of Sociology at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences.

  • 20 Feb 2015
    New research on Craftmanship

    Herman van de Werfhorst and Thijs Bol participate in this multidisciplinary research project that analyses varying visions on craftmanship and the relation to Intermediate Vocational Education.

  • 13 Feb 2015
    Vici grant awarded to five UvA researchers

    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded a prestigious Vici grant worth 1.5 million euros to five researchers from the University of Amsterdam (UvA).