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Results: 61 - 80 of 80
Results: 61 - 80 of 80
  • 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.
  • 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 ...
  • 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.
  • Prof Amade M'charek
    Amade M'charek, professor of Anthropology of Science
    6 Jul 2015
    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.
  • Logo European Research Council
    ERC Advanced Grant for Matthijs Kalmijn and Teunis Geijtenbeek
    4 Jun 2015
    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 ...
  • MOOC Solid Science
    UvA launches thematic series of MOOCs on Coursera
    22 Oct 2014
    Starting from the 2015-2016 academic year, the University of Amsterdam will be the first university in the Netherlands to offer a specialisation, a series of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) in a specific field, ...
  • Traditional Healing Session
    Considering ‘possession by spirits’ can help in the treatment of trauma
    13 Oct 2014
    Cultural explanatory models and consideration for local systemic interventions can benefit the treatment of patients with dissociative symptoms attributed to possession by spirits. This is one of the conclusions of ...
  • Noureddine
    Conversion to Islam: radical change or slow evolution?
    27 Mar 2014
    Women who convert to Islam don't necessarily adopt the lifestyle of 'born' Muslims. Yet people around them tend to assume the opposite. This was one of the findings to come out of Vanessa Vroon-Najem's research, for ...
  • Kampong_Jakarta (Indonesië)
    Confidence in aid determines risk behaviour during floods
    13 Feb 2014
    People apply different styles of dealing with risk in flood situations. These styles are not determined by knowledge about the risk or by poverty, as is often thought, but mainly by the confidence that people have in ...
  • Flower auction Aalsmeer
    Flexible cooperation pivotal for Dutch success in global flower industry
    27 Jan 2014
    The Netherlands's cooperatives have made it a key player in the global flower market, and they are the reason it will remain so. Co-ops make the Dutch flower industry more flexible compared to that of other ...
  • Logo European Research Council
    ERC Consolidator Grants awarded to six UvA and AMC-UvA researchers
    12 Dec 2013
    The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded prestigious Consolidator Grants to six researchers at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and Amsterdam Medical Center (AMC-UvA). The recipients are astronomer Joeri van ...
  • Prof Rijk van Dijk, professor Suxuality an Religion in Africa
    Rijk van Dijk, professor by special appointment of Religion and Sexuality in Africa
    10 Oct 2013
    Dr R.A. van Dijk (1959) has been appointed professor by special appointment of Religion and Sexuality in Africa at the University of Amsterdam's (UvA) Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences (FMG). The chair was ...
  • QS World University Rankings
    UvA top Dutch university in QS World University Rankings
    10 Sep 2013
    For the fourth consecutive year, the University of Amsterdam is the highest ranked Dutch university in the QS World University Rankings. Previously ranked 62nd, the UvA has moved up four places and is now ranked 58th ...
  • star map
    Four UvA researchers receive ERC Starting Grants
    16 Jul 2013
    Anthropologists Rivke Jaffe and Barak Kalir and astronomers Saskia Hekker and Jason Hessels are to receive Starting Grants from the European Research Council (ERC). The grants open the way for the recipients to ...
  • Honorary doctorate for Jan Breman in recognition of half a century of unique research
    1 Jul 2013
    The School for Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) of the University of London has conferred an honorary doctorate on Jan Breman, emeritus professor of the University of Amsterdam, for research he conducted in ...
  • spotlight
    Prestigious ERC Advanced Grant for six UvA scientists
    19 Nov 2012
    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 ...
  • Prof Anne-Mei The, professor Healthcare and Dimensia
    Dr B.A.M. The
    6 Nov 2012
    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.
  • Spinoza Price 2012
    UvA anthropologist Annemarie Mol receives Spinoza Prize
    8 Sep 2012
    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 ...
  • Prestigious Spinoza Prize for UvA anthropologist Annemarie Mol
    4 Jun 2012
    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 ...