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Results: 261 - 276 of 276
  • 20 Mar 2013
    Prof Veronique Schutjens, professor Ethnic Entrepreneurship
    Dr V.A.J.M. Schutjens, professor by special appointment of Ethnic Entrepreneurship

    Dr V.A.J.M. Schutjens (1963) has been named professor by special appointment of Ethnic Entrepreneurship at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences. The chair was designated on ...

  • 1 Mar 2013
    Prof Martin Hees, professor Political Theory
    Dr M. van Hees, professor of Political Theory

    Professor M. van Hees (1964) has been named Professor of Political Theory at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences.

  • 29 Jan 2013
    Prof Marlies Glasius, professor Political Science and International Affairs
    Dr M. E. Glasius, professor of Political Science

    Dr M. E. Glasius (1969) has been appointed professor of Political Science, with a particular focus on International Relations at the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences of the University of Amsterdam (UvA).

  • 19 Nov 2012
    spotlight
    Prestigious ERC Advanced Grant for six UvA scientists

    The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded Advanced Grants to enable six scientists from the University of Amsterdam (UvA) to conduct groundbreaking, new research. The grant amounts to 2.5 million euros per ...

  • 6 Nov 2012
    Prof Anne-Mei The, professor Healthcare and Dimensia
    Dr B.A.M. The

    Dr B.A.M. The (1965) has been named Professor by Special Appointment of Long-term Care and Dementia at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences.

  • 11 Oct 2012
    Why is dance not yet as popular in the USA as it is in the Netherlands?

    Electronic dance music has enjoyed immense popularity in the Netherlands for many years now and Dutch DJs invariably top the list of the world’s best DJs. Why is that? And why is the dance genre not yet as popular in ...

  • 12 Sep 2012
    European Starting Grants for three UvA researchers

    Social geographer Manuel Aalbers, anthropologist Alexander Edmonds and psychologist Birte Forstmann have all received a Starting Grant from the European Research Council (ERC). This will enable them to establish ...

  • 8 Sep 2012
    Spinoza Price 2012
    UvA anthropologist Annemarie Mol receives Spinoza Prize

    Annemarie Mol, professor of Anthropology of the Body at the University of Amsterdam (UvA), officially received the NWO Spinoza Prize, the highest scientific honour in the Netherlands, from State Secretary of ...

  • 17 Aug 2012
    University of Amsterdam one of top 150 universities in global ARWU rankings

    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 ...

  • 17 Aug 2012
    Attend inspiring lectures by renowned UvA professors in the Glass House of Science and Scholarship

    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 ...

  • 26 Jul 2012
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    Dr G.M.M. Kuipers

    Dr G.M.M. Kuipers has been named Professor of Cultural Sociology at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences.

  • 24 Jul 2012
    Veni grant for 19 researchers from the UvA and AMC-UvA

    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 ...

  • 12 Jul 2012
    UvA six times best in the Netherlands in QS World University Rankings by Subject 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 ...

  • 20 Jun 2012
    'LAB': interdisciplinary centre for research

    All the research facilities and advanced equipment of the University of Amsterdam’s Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences (FMG) – including a sleep lab, baby lab, fMRI brain scanner and virtual reality lab – ...

  • 4 Jun 2012
    Prestigious Spinoza Prize for UvA anthropologist Annemarie Mol

    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded the Spinoza Prize, the highest scientific honour in the Netherlands, to Annemarie Mol, professor of Anthropology of the Body at the University of ...

  • 11 Apr 2012
    Grant for three UvA projects concerning sustainable urban areas

    Three research projects of UvA academics will receive a grant as part of the research programmes Urban Regions in the Delta and Sustainable Accessibility of the Randstad organised by the Netherlands Organisation for ...