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Results: 241 - 260 of 317
  • Prof Renée Römkens, professor Gender Based Violence
    Renée Römkens named professor by special appointment of Gender Based Violence
    13 Oct 2016
    Dr G.M.F. Römkens (1953) has been named professor by special appointment of Gender Based Violence at the University of Amsterdam's (UvA) Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences. This is a new chair designated on ...
  • Jeroen Oerlemans
    Honorary doctorates for refugee law expert, cultural sociologist and Aids advocate
    11 Oct 2016
    The University of Amsterdam (UvA) will award honorary doctorates to refugee law expert James Hathaway, cultural sociologist Michèle Lamont and Aids advocate Peter van Rooijen.
  • Prof Daniël Mügge
    Daniel Mügge, professor of Political Arithmetic
    29 Sep 2016
    Dr D.K. Mügge (1977) has been named Professor of Political Arithmetic at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences.
  • NIAS
    NIAS fellowships awarded to five UvA researchers
    23 Sep 2016
    Five researchers at the University of Amsterdam have been awarded fellowships at the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities and Social Sciences (NIAS-KNAW). These are residential fellowships, and ...
  • Stembiljet met rood potlood
    Men less sensitive to stigma attached to radical right
    14 Sep 2016
    In almost all elections in all European countries, more men than women vote for radical right-wing parties. Still, on average, as many women as men can identify with a radical right-wing ideology. The gender gap is ...
  • NWO
    Veni grants for 22 UvA and AMC-UvA researchers
    15 Jul 2016
    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded a Veni grant to 22 researchers from the University of Amsterdam and Academic Medical Center. The grants – amounting to 250,000 euros for each ...
  • Prof Gerben van Kleef, Social Psychology
    Gerben van Kleef, professor of Social Psychology
    24 Jun 2016
    Prof. G.A. van Kleef (1977) has been appointed professor of Social Psychology, with a focus on interpersonal and group processes, at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences.
  • Prof Jean Tillie, Political Science
    Jean Tillie, professor of Political Science
    16 Jun 2016
    Prof. J.N. Tillie (1961) has been appointed professor of Political Science, specialising in Diversity and Political Integration, at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences. He ...
  • NWO
    Eleven NWO Vidi grants awarded to UvA and AMC-UvA researchers
    13 May 2016
    Eleven scientists from the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and the Academic Medical Centre (AMC-UvA) will each receive an €800,000 Vidi grant from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO), to develop ...
  • Prof Rivke Jaffe
    Rivke Jaffe, professor of Cities, Politics and Culture
    14 Apr 2016
    Dr R.K. Jaffe (1978) has been appointed professor of Cities, Politics and Culture at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences. This concerns a new chair.
  • QS World University Ranking
    UvA subject areas rise in latest QS World University Rankings
    22 Mar 2016
    The University of Amsterdam (UvA) is the highest placed Dutch university in 11 subject areas in the latest QS World University Rankings by Subject. A total of 17 UvA subject areas are ranked in the top 50 of their ...
  • Logo Horizon 2020
    Marie Curie Fellowship awarded to nine UvA researchers
    15 Feb 2016
    The European Commission has awarded a Marie Curie Fellowship to 9 researchers from the University of Amsterdam (UvA). The fellowship forms part of the Commission’s Horizon 2020 programme.
  • NWO
    Prestigious Vici grants awarded to five researchers from the UvA and AMC
    12 Feb 2016
    Five researchers from the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and the AMC have been awarded a Vici grant of 1.5 million euros by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO). The laureates are Prof. Arianna ...
  • Logo European Research Council
    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 ...
  • Prof Benjamin Soares, The Anthropology of Islam and its Diaspora
    Benjamin Soares, professor by special appointment of The Anthropology of Islam in Africa and its Diaspora
    22 Dec 2015
    Professor B.F. Soares has been named professor by special appointment of The Anthropology of Islam in Africa and its Diaspora at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences. The ...
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    Frank Vandenbroucke appointed University Professor at UvA
    19 Oct 2015
    The Executive Board has appointed Flemish academic and former politician Frank Vandenbroucke as University Professor at the University of Amsterdam (UvA). As University Professor Vandenbroucke will stimulate research ...
  • Prof Dennis Rodgers, Professor International Development
    Dennis Rodgers, professor of International Development Studies
    24 Sep 2015
    Prof. Dennis Rodgers (1973) has been appointed professor of International Development Studies at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences.
  • Kramer, Monique, FMG
    Monique Kremer, professor by special appointment of Active Citizenship
    31 Aug 2015
    Dr M. Kremer (1969) has been named professor by special appointment of Active Citizenship at the University Amsterdam's (UvA) Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences. This special chair has been established by the ...
  • Watertap
    International action needed to safeguard fresh water supplies
    6 Aug 2015
    Throughout history the management of water resources has always been the preserve of local and regional planners, managers and end-users. However, a growing body of research suggests that future sustainable water use ...
  • 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 ...