Amsterdam School of Communication Research / ASCoR

PhD research projects

Below you will find all the current PhD research projects at ASCoR. In the left menu you can see projects for a specific program group.

  • Adolescents and media entertainment: Uses, preferences, and effects

    PhD student: Amber van der Wal MSc

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  • Antecedents of children’s acceptance of social robots

    PhD Student: Chiara de Jong MSc

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  • Bodies exposed: the impact of sexually explicit internet material on adolescents’ body image

    PhD student: Marleen Klaassen MSc

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  • Causes, content and consequences of the media debate on retirement age: an analysis of intergenerational conflict

    PhD student: Linda van den Heijkant MSc

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  • Children and social robots: An integrative framework (CHILDROBOT)

    PhD Student: Caroline van Straten MSc

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  • Consuming media, consuming food: the harmful effects of media use on food intake

    PhD Student: Monique Alblas MSc

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  • Contents and effects of responsibility attribution as a populist communication strategy

    PhD student: Michael Hameleers MSc

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  • Defending or Damaging Democracy Legal Action against Anti-immigrant Parties in Europe and its Effects on their Electoral Support

    PhD student: Lisanne Wichgers, MSc

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  • Defending or Damaging Democracy Legal Action against Anti-immigrant Parties in Europe and its Effects on their Electoral Support

    PhD student: Sjifra de Leeuw MSc

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  • Developing web-tools for older cancer patients: Effects and underlying processes of using a tailored patient-directed web tool

    PhD student: Melanie de Looper MSc

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  • Discussions in the classroom: investigating the role of interpersonal communication of teachers and students within a school-based health intervention

    PhD student: Mathijs Mesman MSc

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  • Expression effects: Toward a better understanding of mass self-communication on identity shift

    PhD student: Sophie F. Waterloo MA, MSc

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  • Extent and Consequences of Political Behavioral Targeting

    PhD Student: Tom Dobber MSc

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  • Framing effects in the migrant crisis Case study on Macedonia

    PhD Student: Ivo Bosilkov MSc

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  • How Augmented Reality Transforms the Persuasion Process

    PhD Student: Anne Roos Smink MSc

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  • How to effectively tailor website information to older cancer patients’ mode preferences: A Randomized Controlled Trial

    PhD student: Hao Nguyen MSc

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  • Impact of personalised marketing communication tactics

    PhD Student: Joanna Strycharz MSc

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  • Interpreter-mediated communication in general practice

    PhD student: Rena Zendedel MA

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  • Media multitasking among youth

    PhD student: Winneke van der Schuur MSc

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  • Media, Context and Public Opinion about the EU

    PhD student: Anna Brosius MSc

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  • Social sharing of emotions through social network sites

    PhD student: Carmina Rodriguez Hidalgo MSc

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  • Tailoring information to older cancer patients

    PhD student: Sifra Bolle MSc

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  • Taking online computer-tailoring forward: the effectiveness of message frame tailoring in online smoking cessation communication

    PhD student: Maria Altendorf MSc

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  • The dynamics of company news: content, causes and consequences of news about large Dutch corporations

    PhD Student: Jeroen Jonkman MSc

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  • The Effects of Online Social Information

    PhD student: Marthe Möller MSc

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  • The pros and cons of using online health information: taking a closer look at online health information and the interaction with the doctor’ consultation

    PhD Student: Remco Sanders MSc

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  • The role of media coverage in the economic crisis

    PhD student: Alyt Damstra MSc

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  • The user trade-off of mobile dataveillance

    PhD student: Verena Wottrich MSc

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  • There's an App for That! Distinctive features of apps for young children

    PhD student: Francette Broekman MSc

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  • UGC on Facebook in High- and Low-context Cultures How Culture Affects the Antecedents and Consequences of Brand-related UGC

    PhD Student: Gauze Kitirattarkarn MSc

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  • Understanding Selective and Interactive Use and Effects of Digital Newspapers and Magazines

    PhD student: Fabiënne Rauwers MSc

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  • Unravelling underlying mechanisms of synergy effects in health communication

    PhD student: Kim Brandes MSc

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  • Using interpersonal communication to improve the effectiveness of an e-health intervention

    PhD student: Elroy Boers MSc

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