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  • 6 Jun 2019
    Jochen Peter named ICA fellow

    At the recent conference of the International Communication Association (ICA) in Washington D.C., prof dr. Jochen Peter has been named an ICA fellow by the Board of Directors of the ICA.

  • 15 May 2019
    Behavioural and sociological dimensions of human health

    Human health might sound like a biological or medical topic, but health has many behavioural and sociological dimensions. We constantly acquire new knowledge about these aspects, giving us more and different ways of ...

  • 13 May 2019
    Dutch have nuanced opinions on Europe

    This year's European elections will be held on 23 May. How do the Dutch really feel about Europe? UvA research has revealed that Dutch people have reasonably nuanced opinions on this topic.

  • 4 Apr 2019
    Margot van der Goot wins Strategic Communication Challenge

    Margot van der Goot won the Strategic Communication Challenge 2019–organized by the “Centrum Strategische Communicatie” of Logeion (the Dutch association of communication professionals). This means that Margot ...

  • 25 Mar 2019
    Guda van Noort appointed professor

    Dr G. van Noort (1977) has been appointed professor of Persuasion & New Media Technologies at the University of Amsterdam's (UvA) Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences.

  • 21 Mar 2019
    Coq d’Honneur for Peter Neijens

    Peter Neijens was awarded a "Coq d'Honneur" by the Genootschap voor Reclame (GVR, Society for Marketing Communications).

  • 20 Mar 2019
    ‘We shouldn’t force people, but promote and facilitate healthy behaviour’

    How can we make sure that people can and want to live as healthily as possible? This is the key question informing the research of Hans Brug, recently appointed non-salaried professor of Health Behaviour at the ...

  • 15 Mar 2019
    Customising online health information to suit personal preferences

    The number and use of health websites have grown enormously in recent years. UvA doctoral candidate Minh Hao Nguyen has investigated the importance of these websites specifically to older patients with cancer. Good ...

  • 15 Mar 2019
    Children don’t mind advertisements in YouTube videos

    Children don’t mind advertisements in YouTube videos, as long as the videos are fun to watch and the brand fits the YouTuber. This is the main outcome of research carried out by communication scientist Eva van ...

  • 12 Mar 2019
    APS fellow status awarded to Patti Valkenburg

    Patti Valkenburg has been elected as a Fellow in of the Association for Psychological Science (APS). The APS is the leading international organization dedicated to advancing scientific psychology across disciplinary ...

  • 1 Mar 2019
    UvA Communication & Media Studies again best in world in QS ranking

    Various subject areas at the University of Amsterdam are highly ranked in the 2019 QS World University Rankings by Subject, which were published on Wednesday, 27 February.

  • 28 Feb 2019
    Ten researchers to conduct research at UvA with Marie Curie Fellowship

    Ten talented researchers have been awarded a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship to conduct research at the University of Amsterdam (UvA). The awarded projects include research on public support for ...

  • 12 Feb 2019
    Claes de Vreese wins NeFCA Career Award

    Claes de Vreese won the NefCA “Senior” Career Award at the Etmaal van de Communicatiewetenschap, 8-10 February 2019.

  • 12 Feb 2019
    Rena Zendedel wins NeFCA Dissertation Award 2017

    Rena Zendedel received the award for her dissertation “Informal interpreting in Dutch general practice” from NeFCA, the Netherlands-Flanders Communication Association. The award aims to acknowledge excellent ...

  • 5 Dec 2018
    Positive effect of sharing negative emotions online

    Many adolescents and young adults share negative emotions via social media on a daily basis: worries about exams, doubts over decisions needing to be made, anxiety towards certain situations. Friends in their social ...

  • 18 Oct 2018
    Claes de Vreese elected ICA President-Elect

    Claes de Vreese is very much looking forward to working with and for the International Communication Association (ICA) as the new President-Elect.

  • 11 Oct 2018
    How does the Dutch public feel about automated decision-making?

    Artificial Intelligence (AI) opens the door to automated decision-making (ADM). This development has given rise to both hopes and concerns regarding the impact that ADM might have on our society, and hence to a call ...

  • 13 Sep 2018
    Healthier choices with a virtual supermarket

    How do people make choices in the supermarket? And how can you help them to select healthier products? To investigate this process, UMC Utrecht and the University of Amsterdam (UvA) developed the virtual supermarket: ...

  • 20 Jul 2018
    Veni grants for two ASCoR members

    The Dutch Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) awarded dr. G.L.A. (Toni) van der Meer and dr. M. (Mark) Boukes with a veni grant, allowing them to further develop their personal research agendas.

  • 19 Jul 2018
    Young people mainly post moderate alcohol content on social media

    Why and how often do adolescents talk about alcohol on Facebook and Instagram? UvA researchers published the results of research on this question in the Journal of Medical Internet Research and Cyberpsychology. They ...

  • 16 Jul 2018
    Veni grant awarded to 27 UvA and AMC-UvA researchers

    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded Veni grants worth up to €250,000 to 27 UvA and AMC-UvA researchers who recently obtained their doctorate. The grants give promising young ...

  • 11 Jun 2018
    New ASCoR Director

    As of September 1, 2018 prof. dr. Rens Vliegenthart will be the new ASCoR Director. He'll succeed prof. dr. Jochen Peter whose five-year term as ASCoR director will end on August 31, 2018.

  • 31 May 2018
    Peter Neijens Fellow ICA

    At the conference in Prague, Peter Neijens has been named a Fellow of the International Communication Association.

  • 31 May 2018
    Persuasive Communication researchers awarded at ICA 2018

    The Persuasive Communication group won several awards at ICA 2018 in Prague.

  • 1 May 2018
    RPA Communication announces research projects for 2018

    The Digital Communication Methods Lab, an initiative of the RPA Communication, is supporting a series of innovative research projects focused on substantive and methodological development for communication science ...

  • 19 Apr 2018
    Various awards at the KCHC 2018 for Persuasive Communication researchers

    The Kentucky Conference on Health Communication (KCHC) in Lexington was a great success for the Persuasive Communication group of ASCoR.

  • 13 Mar 2018
    Bert Bakker and Claes de Vreese receive NWO Investment Grant to start a Mobile Lab

    Bert Bakker and Claes de Vreese together with Gijs Schumacher and Frans Oort (both UvA) have received an NWO Investment Grant to open a Mobile Lab.

  • 22 Feb 2018
    Julia van Weert wins 2018 Lewis Donohew Outstanding Scholar in Health Communication Award

    Professor Julia van Weert will be awarded the Lewis Donohew Outstanding Health Communication Scholar Award during the 2018 Kentucky Conference on Health Communication (KCHC). The award was established in Dr. ...

  • 16 Feb 2018
    Stefan Bernritter received NeFCA Dissertation Award 2016

    At last week’s Etmaal van de Communicatiewetenschap in Ghent, Stefan Bernritter received the NeFCA Dissertation Award for his dissertation “Examining Consumers’ Online Brand Endorsements on Social Media”. The award ...

  • 22 Dec 2017
    Controlling the Electoral Marketplace

    This book studies how established political parties react to the far left and far right parties that have surged in many democracies worldwide.

  • 5 Dec 2017
    Patti Valkenburg again among the top 1% percent communication scholars worldwide

    Patti Valkenburg has been listed again among the top one percent of authors contributing to the leading journals in communication science. This list of authors appeared in the November 2017 issue of Communication ...

  • 16 Nov 2017
    Eva van Reijmersdal received an Aspasia premium

    Eva van Reijmersdal received an Aspasia premium from the National Dutch Science Foundation NWO of 200.000 euro for a five-year research project.

  • 2 Nov 2017
    Etmaal van de Communicatiewetenschap, February 8-9, 2018: call for abstracts

    The next edition of the Etmaal van de Communicatiewetenschap ('24 hours of Communication Sciences') will be hosted by Ghent University on February 8-9, 2018. Etmaal welcomes proposals on a wide scope of topics that ...

  • 19 Sep 2017
    UvA launches massive open online course (MOOC) on media ethics and policy

    Does our changing media landscape necessitate new codes of conduct for media professionals? This is the central question of Media Ethics and Governance, a massive open online course (MOOC) that the University of ...

  • 31 Aug 2017
    Early Career Award for Eline Smit

    This summer, Dr. Eline Smit received the prestigious Early Career Award from the European Health Psychology Society (EHPS).

  • 28 Aug 2017
    Minh Hao Nguyen wins travel grant as part of 'Lustrumbeurs'

    Minh Hao Nguyen, PhD candidate from the Amsterdam School of Communication Research received a travel grant of € 3.000 as part of the UvA365 ‘Lustrumbeurs’.

  • 7 Jul 2017
    Rens Vliegenthart and Claire Segijn win ASCoR Baschwitz Awards 2016

    ASCoR researchers awarded on June 29th, 2017

  • 28 Jun 2017
    In memoriam Denis McQuail (1935 – 2017)

    We received the news that Denis McQuail passed away.

  • 27 Jun 2017
    2017 Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence

    Article wins award for excellence

  • 8 Jun 2017
    Learning to live with social media

    Social media and other kinds of media have positive and negative effects on children and adolescents. ‘We need to help youth learn how to make media a part of their life – but not their entire life.’ This is one of ...

  • 31 May 2017
    Successful ICA 2017 for the Persuasive Communication group

    The Persuasive Communication group won several awards at ICA 2017 in San Diego.

  • 9 May 2017
    Computing adherence to medications with AdhereR:

    Electronic healthcare data are now used routinely to estimate whether patients take their medications as their doctor prescribes, as treatment effectiveness relies on patients’ adherence to medication. Yet, ...

  • 18 Apr 2017
    Claes de Vreese benoemd tot voorzitter van SWR

    Claes de Vreese is onlangs benoemd tot Voorzitter van Sociaal-Wetenschappelijke Raad (SWR).

  • 9 Feb 2017
    Bert Bakker receives two year Marie Curie Global Fellowship

    Bert Bakker receives two year Marie Curie Global Fellowship Bert has received a Marie Curie Global Fellowship for his project "Politics isn't Cool, it's Hot! How emotions influence citizens' political attitudes".

  • 7 Feb 2017
    Thirteen researchers to visit UvA with Marie Curie Fellowship

    Thirteen promising researchers have received a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship to conduct research at the University of Amsterdam (UvA). The projects focus, among other things, on the formation of ...

  • 6 Feb 2017
    Anne Roos Smink wins AAA Doctoral Dissertation Grant 2017

    Anne Roos Smink won the 'Doctoral Dissertation Grant 2017’ from the American Academy of Advertising. With this award, her PhD project will receive funding from the AAA. The PhD project focuses on Augmented Reality ...

  • 2 Nov 2016
    First ASCoR director Jan van Cuilenburg passes away

    Sadly we received the news of the passing away of Jan J. van Cuilenburg. Jan is one of the founding fathers and the first director of The Amsterdam School of Communication Research ASCoR.

  • 20 Sep 2016
    Claes de Vreese member of KNAW

    Claes de Vreese has been appointed member of the Royal Dutch Association of Science (KNAW)

  • 15 Aug 2016
    B. Bakker conducts laboratory study as part of the Lowlands Science program

    European citizens are anxious about the number of refugees entering their country and global warming; angry about the power of the bureaucrats in Europe; and sad about the quality of politicians or how immigrants are ...

  • 1 Aug 2016
    S. Bernritter and S. Boerman receive Best Paper Award at ICORIA 2016

    The paper ‘How Modality and Explicitness of Disclosures of Sponsored Branded Online Video Content Affect Consumers’ Online Brand Engagement’ that is co-authored by Stefan Bernritter, Somaiya Tabibi, and Sophie ...

  • 29 Jun 2016
    Mark Boukes and Rens Vliegenthart receive ICA Award

    Mark Boukes and Rens Vliegenthart were awarded the ICA Journalism Studies Division Top Faculty Paper Award (1st Place) for their paper “A general pattern of newsworthiness?: Analyzing news factors in tabloid, ...

  • 24 Jun 2016
    Successful ICA 2016 for the Youth & Media Entertainment group

    At the ICA conference 2016 in Fukuoka Annemarie van Oosten, Jochen Peter and Laura Vandenbosch received a top paper award in the Children, Adolescents and Media division. In the same division, Winneke van der ...

  • 22 Jun 2016
    Eva van Reijmersdal receives top paper award at annual ICA

    Together with former ASCoR members Sanne Opree and Moniek Buijzen, Eva van Reijmersdal received a top paper award at the annual conference in Fukuoka, Japan. They won the ward in the Children, Adolescents, and Media ...

  • 16 Jun 2016
    Successful ICA 2016 for the Political Communication & Journalism group

    At the annual Conference of the International Communication Association (ICA) in Fukuoka, Japan, Tom Powell received the award for ‘Beste Student Paper’ in the Visual Communication Division.

  • 16 Jun 2016
    Various Top Student Paper awards at the ICA 2016 for Corporate Communication researchers

    The annual Conference of the International Communication Association (ICA) in Fukuoka was a great success for our Corporate Communication group.

  • 16 Jun 2016
    Verena Wottrich wins Top Student Paper Award at ICA 2016 in Japan

    ASCoR PhD Candidate Verena Wottrich won the Top Student Award of the Communication and Technology (CAT) division for her paper ‘The Role of Customization, Brand Trust, and Privacy Concerns in Advergaming’ at this ...

  • 13 Jun 2016
    Nadine Bol wins the inaugural Annie Lang Dissertation Award at the ICA in Japan 2016

    By combining theories from communication science, cognitive aging, life-span psychology and education science, this dissertation aimed to provide insight into (1) the effects of illustrations and videos on older ...

  • 13 Jun 2016
    Career Achievement Award for University Professor Patti Valkenburg

    On Saturday, 11 June, Prof. Patti Valkenburg, University Professor of Media, Youth and Society at the University of Amsterdam was honoured with the 2016 Steven H. Chaffee Career Achievement Award.

  • 9 May 2016
    ASTRO-LAB – EC-funded asthma project

    For the past 4 years, Alexandra Dima and Marijn de Bruin from ASCoR have partnered with 6 European organizations in the ASTRO-LAB project, a European Commission-funded longitudinal cohort study investigating the ...

  • 20 Apr 2016
    Top Student Paper Awards for Nadine Bol and Hao Nguyen

    Nadine Bol and Hao Nguyen both won the Philip C. Palm Green Top Student Paper Award at the Kentucky Conference on Health Communication 2016. They received the exact same reviewer score, and the scientific advisory ...

  • 23 Mar 2016
    Claire Segijn wins the Best Student Conference Paper Award of the American Academy of Advertising

    ASCoR PhD candidate Claire Segijn received the award for her paper “Consumers’ Multiscreening Viewing Behavior, Reporting, and Effects: An Eye-Tracking Study” at the annual conference of the American Academy of ...

  • 17 Mar 2016
    Diversity Committee is looking for research assistants (application deadline 22 March, 12:00)

    The newly installed Diversity Committee, researching ‘diversity’ at the University of Amsterdam, is looking for assistants who will support their research project for the period April-August.

  • 8 Mar 2016
    Marie Curie grant for Alexandra Dima

    Alexandra Dima received a Marie Curie Individual Fellowship grant from the European Commission (H2020) to develop an interdisciplinary model of integrated care in chronic conditions. The 2-year project will take ...

  • 10 Feb 2016
    Grant from Dutch Cancer Society

    Eline Smit and Julia van Weert received, together with Ciska Hoving from Maastricht University, a grant from the Dutch Cancer Society for a three-year PhD-project on the effectiveness of message frame tailoring in ...

  • 9 Feb 2016
    Marijn Meijers wins NeSCoR Dissertation Award

    Marijn Meijers, Assistant Professor Persuasive Communication, receives the NeSCoR Dissertation Award 2014.The NeSCoR Dissertation Award is an annual award for the best doctoral dissertation in Communication Science ...

  • 1 Feb 2016
    Jochen Peter awarded with ERC Consolidator Grant

    Jochen Peter has been awarded with an ERC Consolidator Grant for his project “Children and social robots: An integrative framework”.

  • 28 Jan 2016
    Sanne Kruikemeier wins De Jonge Haan award

    Sanne Kruikemeier has won the GVR De Jonge Haan award. This award is granted to a young professional (not over 30) who excels and is really committed to the field of communication. This year, for the first time, ...

  • 25 Jan 2016
    UvA launches new research centre: Amsterdam Center for Health Communication

    During her inaugural lecture on Friday, 22 January, Julia van Weert, professor of Health Communication at the University of Amsterdam (UvA), will launch the new Amsterdam Center for Health Communication (ACHC). The ...

  • 24 Nov 2015
    Sanne Schinkel receives grant from KWF Kankerbestrijding

    After successfully defending her PhD thesis last month, Sanne Schinkel - together with Julia van Weert, Barbara Schouten and Maria van den Muijsenbergh from Pharos - was awarded a grant from KWF for a 2-year postdoc ...

  • 9 Nov 2015
    Personalised European Union politics: what are the consequences for democracy?

    The personalisation of politics has been apparent for a while now in national politics, with political developments, election campaigns, voting behaviour and media attention often tending to revolve around individual ...

  • 27 Oct 2015
    Carmina Rodríguez wins Best Student Paper Award

    Youth & Media PhD student Carmina Rodríguez Hidalgo has been awarded the prize for best student paper at the regional conference of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) in ...

  • 23 Oct 2015
    Verena Wottrich wins Unilever Research Prize 2015

    ASCoR PhD candidate Verena Wottrich receives the Unilever Research Prize 2015.

  • 9 Sep 2015
    'You must drink less' – and why this message often doesn't work

    A large proportion of the population maintains an unhealthy lifestyle despite the huge volume of health advice provided by online and offline media. Eline Smit suspects that the key to this problem may well be the ...

  • 31 Aug 2015
    Shanghai Ranking: UvA’s Social Sciences once again best in the Netherlands

    The Social Sciences at the University of Amsterdam have once again risen in the field ranking conducted by the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), also known as the Shanghai Ranking, advancing from 39th to ...

  • 10 Jul 2015
    Nadine Strauss wins Grunig Top Paper Award

    Friday 3 July CorpCom PhD student Nadine Strauss won the Grunig Top Paper Award at the BledCom 2015 symposium in Bled, Slovenia. Nadine got the award for her paper ‘Reflecting the Market: The Role of Emotional Media ...

  • 6 Jul 2015
    Verena Wottrich wins Best Student Paper Award at ICORIA 2015 in London

    ASCoR PhD Candidate Verena Wottrich won the Best Student Paper Award for her paper ‘How Game Customization and Brand Trust Affect Persuasion in Advergames – The Role of Consumer Privacy Concerns’ at this year’s ...

  • 2 Jul 2015
    Annemiek Linn and Lisa Vandeberg collaborate on Reumafonds grant for project on implicit determinants of medication adherence

    The Reumafonds has awarded a grant to Bart van den Bemt (Sint Maartenskliniek Nijmegen) who will work on this project with ASCoR collaborators Annemiek Linn, Lisa Vandeberg; Alfonds den Broeder, Els van den Ende ...

  • 2 Jun 2015
    Successful ICA conference for Persuasive Communication Researchers

    Our Program Group ‘Persuasive Communication’ has been very successful at the annual Conference of the International Communication Association (ICA) in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Margot van der Goot even received two ...

  • 2 Jun 2015
    Awards for Political Communication and Journalism researchers at annual ICA conference

    Our Program Group ‘Political Communication and Journalism’ has been very successful at the annual Conference of the International Communication Association (ICA) in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

  • 2 Jun 2015
    Youth and Media group very successful at ICA conference 2015

    Our Program Group ‘Youth and Media’ has been very successful at the annual Conference of the International Communication Association (ICA) in San Juan, Puerto Rico. See the list below for our award winners:

  • 20 May 2015
    Joost van Spanje awarded VIDI Grant by NWO

    Joost van Spanje has been awarded an NWO Vidi grant of 800.000 euros. The research project is entitled "Defending or Damaging Democracy? Legal Action against Anti-immigrant Parties in Europe and its Effects on their ...

  • 22 Apr 2015
    Two awards for ASCoR researchers at the 2015 DC Health Communication Conference

    During the 2015 DC Health Communication Conference in Fairfax, United States, two awards were appointed to ASCoR researchers.

  • 15 Apr 2015
    Claire Segijn wins Best Student Paper Award and a Travel Grant at AAA 2015

    ASCoR PhD candidate Claire Segijn received the award for her paper “Multitasking with Second Screen Media. The Persuasive Effects and Underlying Mechanisms of Multiscreening” at the annual conference of the American ...

  • 8 Apr 2015
    Call for nominations: ASCoR McQuail Award

    The Amsterdam School of Communication Research ASCoR at the University of Amsterdam has established an award in honor of Denis McQuail. Nominations for this award may be submitted before 1 June 2015.

  • 5 Mar 2015
    Prestigious ERC research grant for Claes de Vreese

    Claes de Vreese has received the prestigious Consolidator Grant from the European Research Council (ERC).

  • 10 Feb 2015
    ASCoR researchers receive awards at Etmaal 2015

    At the annual Dutch/Flemish Communication Science conference, ‘The Etmaal’, three prizes were awarded to ASCoR researchers.

  • 4 Feb 2015
    Marieke Fransen new editor of the journal 'Tijdschrift voor Communicatiewetenschap'.

    ASCoR researcher dr. Marieke Fransen has been appointed as the new editor of the 'Tijdschrift voor Communicatiewetenschap', the leading journal for Dutch and Flemish scholars in Communication Science.

  • 27 Nov 2014
    Guda van Noort appointed as the new director of SWOCC

    ASCoR researcher dr. Guda van Noort has been appointed as the new director of SWOCC (Stichting Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek Commerciële Communicatie). She will start on 1 January 2015 and succeeds another ASCoR ...

  • 27 Nov 2014
    Amsterdam School of Communication Research among the world's top institutes

    ASCoR ‘is one of the top Communication Science institutions in the world’. This was the conclusion of the independent international committee charged with evaluating communications research at the University of ...

  • 13 Nov 2014
    Nadine Bol and Julia van Weert receive KWF grant for post-doctoral project on tailored cancer communication

    The Dutch Cancer Society (KWF Kankerbestrijding) has awarded a €138.000 grant to ASCoR researchers Nadine Bol and Julia van Weert and AMC-UvA researcher Ellen Smets. The grant will be used to study effective offline ...

  • 4 Nov 2014
    Inaugural lecture Professor Bas van de Putte

    On Wednesday 29 October Professor Bas van de Putte held his inaugural lecture.

  • 3 Oct 2014
    Julia van Weert Wins International Award

    Julia van Weert received the Jozien Bensing Award from the European Association of Communication in Healthcare (EACH) for “outstanding research in health communication”.

  • 29 Sep 2014
    Weekend of Science

    On Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 October the annual ‘Weekend of Science’ will take place in Amsterdam. The Weekend of Science is an event where visitors have a chance to meet the latest scientific developments. No ...

  • 25 Sep 2014
    Prof. Perloff wins McQuail award 2013

    Prof. Richard M. Perloff won the ASCoR Denis McQuail Award 2013 with his article: Perloff, R. M. (2013). Progress, paradigms, and a discipline engaged: A response to Lang and reflections on media effects research. ...

  • 19 Sep 2014
    PhD club in Malaysia

    After finishing her PhD at ASCoR in 2013 dr. Moniza Waheed went back to her home university in Malaysia.

  • 3 Jul 2014
    ICORIA Best Paper Award 2014 for Jiska Eelen

    Jiska Eelen received the 2014 Best Paper Award of ICORIA (International Conference on Research in Advertising).

  • 3 Jul 2014
    Stefan Bernritter wins Best Student Paper Award at ICORIA 2014

    ASCoR PhD Candidate Stefan Bernritter won the award for his paper ‘Why Nonprofits are More Liked: The Effect of Brand Symbolism and Warmth on Consumers’ Intention to Like Brand Pages on Facebook’ at this year’s ...

  • 16 Jun 2014
    Rinaldo Kühne wins Best German Paper of the Year-award

    Rinaldo Kühne recently received the 2013 “Best German paper of the year”-award from the German Association of Communication Science.

  • 28 May 2014
    Mark Boukes wins Top Student Paper Award at ICA 2014

    Boukes won the Top Student Paper Award at this years International Communication Association, held in Seattle, for his paper titled 'Nonparametric Unfolding: An Unknown Scaling Method for Bipolar Concepts Such as ...

  • 20 May 2014
    Rens Vliegenthart awarded VIDI-grant

    The Dutch science foundation NWO awarded a VIDI-grant to Rens Vliegenthart for the project 'Media Coverage as a Catalyst for Economic Crises? Causes, Content and Consequences of Economic News Coverage'.

  • 16 Apr 2014
    ASCoR PhD candidate Corine Meppelink wins Top Student Paper Award

    The award winning paper is titled "Less Reading, More Movement? What Makes Health Animations Effective in Different Health Literacy Groups?" and is supervised by prof. Edith Smit and dr. Julia van Weert. ASCoR PhD ...

  • 7 Apr 2014
    Now open for nominations: ASCoR McQuail Award

    The Amsterdam School of Communication Research ASCoR at the University of Amsterdam has established an award in honor of Denis McQuail. Nominations for this award may be submitted before 1 June 2014.

  • 25 Mar 2014
    PhD student Karin Fikkers interviewed by Annenberg School for Communication

    ASCoR PhD student Karin Fikkers, has been studying at the Annenberg School for Communication for two months as part of an exchange program with the Amsterdam School of Communication Research.

  • 14 Mar 2014
    PhD student Corine Meppelink interviewed by Compriz

    ASCoR PhD student Corine Meppelink was interviewed by Compriz, the trade association for communications professionals in health care.

  • 7 Mar 2014
    Research project Julia van Weert financially supported by KWF Kankerbestrijding

    The OncoCommunicAging (OCA) research line, lead by ASCoR researcher Julia van Weert, received a 286,000 euro grant from KWF Kankerbestrijding (the Dutch Cancer Society) on a project called “How to effectively tailor ...

  • 6 Mar 2014
    Genetics influence use of media violence by children

    Genetic predisposition is a possible cause of individual differences between children in their use of media violence, according to the results of research conducted by the Amsterdam School of Communication Research ...

  • 4 Mar 2014
    Two debates in the Amsterdam Academic Club on Communication

    This month Doekle Terpstra and Claes de Vreese will be the debate guests discussing various Communication topics.

  • 13 Feb 2014
    ASCoR researchers very successful during '24 hours of Communication Science 2014'

    This year Toni van der Meer, Nadine Bol, Eva van Reijmersdal and Linda Bos won awards for their research during the event, which was held on Monday February 3rd and Tuesday February 4th, 2014.

  • 12 Feb 2014
    Eva van Reijmersdal wins NEFCA Young Scholar Award

    During the '24 hours of Communication Science 2014' in Wageningen, Eva van Reijmersdal was awarded the NeFCA Young Scholar Award. This award is bi-annually handed out to a young scholar (PhD defence no longer than ...

  • 12 Feb 2014
    Nadine Bol wins best TCW article 2013 award

    Nadine Bol, PhD candidate at the Amsterdam School of Communication Research / ASCoR, received the 2013 award for best article that was published in "Tijdschrift voor Communicatiewetenschap "(TWC). The award was given ...

  • 7 Feb 2014
    Linda Bos wins NeSCoR Dissertation Award 2012

    On February 3rd Linda Bos, Assistant Professor in Political Communication, was awarded the NeSCoR Dissertation Award 2012. The prize is awarded annually by a peer-jury, consisting of a group of 5 volunteering NeSCoR ...

  • 7 Feb 2014
    Toni van der Meer wins Etmaal 2014 Best Student Paper

    Toni van der Meer, PhD student at Amsterdam School of Communication Research / ASCoR, was awarded the Etmaal 2014 Best Student Paper. He received the award during the Etmaal 2014 in Wageningen on February 3rd. His ...

  • 6 Feb 2014
    ASCoR PhD student Peter Lewinsky awarded

    Peter Lewinsky is awarded as one of the three winners of the Neurotalent of the Year 2013 competition

  • 20 Dec 2013
    Staff Blog: Employer branding; who is going to tell recruiters and HR professionals?

    Employer branding is about branding the organization as an attractive employer. That is not and cannot be a value free exercise. You cannot claim being an attractive employer, if you are not.

  • 18 Dec 2013
    Prestigious dissertation prize for Annemarie Wennekers

    On December 13th 2013, Annemarie Wennekers was awarded the dissertation prize of the Social Psychology Research Association (ASPO) for her dissertation “Embodiment of Prejudice: The Role of the Environment and Bodily ...

  • 14 Nov 2013
    Rens Vliegenthart new member of the Young Academy

    Prof. dr. Rens Vliegenthart has been elected a Young Academy member of the Royal Dutch Academy of Sciences, KNAW. Together with nine other scientists he will join this select group of young top scientists within the ...

  • 24 Oct 2013
    Unilever Research Prize 2013 for ASCoR PhD student Toni van der Meer

    The prize was allocated for Van der Meer´s very successful student career, particularly his Bachelor's thesis and Research Master's thesis, which both received exceptionally high grades and were subsequently ...

  • 24 Sep 2013
    Second CSR Communication Conference, report by Wim J.L. Elving

    The second CSR Communication Conference was held from 18 till 20 September in Aarhus. Wim Elving attended it and this is his report.

  • 24 Jul 2013
    Claartje ter Hoeven receives Veni Grant

    On July 23 2013 the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) granted ASCoR's Dr. Claartje ter Hoeven a Veni grant. Only 155 out of 1001 applicants were awarded. This is the fifth consecutive NWO Veni ...

  • 16 Jul 2013
    Article by Reijmersdal and Boerman published by Forbes Magazine

    This week, the website of Forbes Magazine published an article on a recent study by Eva van Reijmersdal and Sophie Boerman.

  • 8 Jul 2013
    Peter Lewinski awarded with three research grants

    In his capacity as Head of Finance of the European Federation of Psychology Students' Associations, Peter Lewinski has been awarded two grants, one from the European Commission and the other from the Council of ...

  • 4 Jul 2013
    Sophie Boerman wins Best Student Paper Award at ICORIA

    ASCoR PhD candidate Sophie Boerman won the Best Student Paper Award at this year's International Conference In Research In Advertising (ICORIA) in Zagreb.

  • 27 Jun 2013
    Best Reviewer Award for Eva van Reijmersdal

    Eva van Reijmersdal received the Best Reviewer Award 2013 of the International Journal of Advertising. This award is based on doing a large number of high quality reviews over a sustained period of time.

  • 27 Jun 2013
    Sanne Kruikemeier wins Top 3 PhD Student Paper

    ASCoR PhD student and CPC member Sanne Kruikemeier won a Top 3 PhD Student Paper award in the Political Communication division at this year’s ICA conference in London. The paper is titled “The Relationship Between ...

  • 21 Jun 2013
    Cees Hamelink appointed ICA Fellow

    Emeritus professor and ASCoR Honorary Fellow Cees Hamelink has been appointed ICA Fellow by the International Communication Association during the conference in London.

  • 15 Apr 2013
    Now open for nominations: ASCoR McQuail Award

    Nominations for this award may be submitted before 3 June 2013.

  • 12 Feb 2013
    Peter Neijens wins first NeFCA Senior Career Award 2013

    Prof. dr. Peter Neijens has been awarded the first NeFCA Career Award for a lifetime of scholarly achievement in communication science. He received the award during the Etmaal conference 2013. The award recognizes ...

  • 11 Feb 2013
    NeSCoR Dissertation Award 2011 for Esther Rozendaal

    Esther Rozendaal's PhD thesis has been awarded the 2011 Dissertation Award by NeSCoR. The dissertation, entitled 'Advertising Literacy and Children's Susceptibility to Advertising' was awarded during the Etmaal ...

  • 15 Jan 2013
    Best Paper Award for Opree, Buijzen, Van Reijmersdal and Valkenburg

    During the Child and Teen Consumption Conference held in Milan between December 12-14, Sanne Opree, Moniek Buijzen, Eva van Reijmersdal and Patti Valkenburg received a best paper award.

  • 3 Dec 2012
    Hajo Boomgaarden in seminar on Populism, Extremism and the Mainstream

    On November 22 Hajo Boomgaarden participated in a seminar on Populism, Extremism and the Mainstream.

  • 1 Dec 2012
    ASCoR & the Graduate School of Communication offer 3 PhD positions for Outstanding Candidates & their own Research Proposals

    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded a grant to the Graduate School of Communication and the Amsterdam School of Communication Research ASCoR. This grant gives 6 outstanding ...

  • 22 Nov 2012
    Book presentation Barbara Schouten

    Barbara Schouten, assistant professor at the UvA in the area of Health Communication, will launch her book, ‘Een Marokkaan in Noord; Moslimjongeren over geloof, hoop en seks (‘Muslim youth on religion, hope and sex) ...

  • 15 Nov 2012
    Top research grant for childhood study

    UvA Professor of Youth and Media Patti Valkenburg is one of five principal investigators taking part in the project titled Individual development: Why some children thrive, and others don’t, which has been awarded a ...

  • 1 Oct 2012
    Best Paper 2011 Award for E. Rozendaal, PhD, Dr. M. Buijzen and Prof. P. Valkenburg

    Esther Rozendaal, PhD, Dr. Moniek Buijzen and Prof. Patti Valkenburg have received the Best Paper 2011 Award of the International Journal of Advertising for their paper entitled "Children's understanding of ...

  • 31 Jul 2012
    Joost van Spanje wins NWO VENI grant

    A research project by Joost van Spanje was awarded a Dutch Science Foundation (NWO) VENI grant of € 268,000.

  • 12 Jun 2012
    Two Top Paper Awards for Jessica Piotrowski

    Jessica Taylor Piotrowski received Two Top Paper Awards from the Children, Adolescents, and Media Division of the International Communication Association.

  • 12 Jun 2012
    Top 3 PhD Paper Award for Matthijs Elenbaas

    Matthijs Elenbaas received a Top 3 PhD Paper Award from the ICA's Political Communication Division.

  • 12 Jun 2012
    And the winner of the Top Paper Award is...

    Sophie Boerman, Eva van Reijmersdal and Peter Neijens won the Top Paper Award.

  • 12 Jun 2012
    Dissertation Award for Esther Rozendaal

    Esther Rozendaal's PhD thesis has been awarded the 2012 Dissertation Award by the Children, Adolescents, and the Media Division of the ICA.

  • 22 Mar 2012
    Major Research Grant for project Bas van den Putte

    Bas van den Putte received a €250.000 grant from NWO and ZonMW (program ‘Begrijpelijke Taal’) for the project “Health promotion for low-literate adolescents: Increasing comprehensibility and persuasive effects of a ...

  • 16 Jan 2012
    ASCoR honours Fred E. Bronner with Honorary Fellowship

    Fred Bronner, emeritus Professor of Communication Science at the University of Amsterdam, has, effective per 1st January 2012, been appointed Honorary Fellow at ASCoR.

  • 27 Sep 2011
    Large research grant to Claes de Vreese and Erik Albaek

    1.1 million euro grant by private Danish research foundation VELUX

  • 25 Aug 2011
    Moniza Waheed wins award for Best Student Conference Presentation

    Moniza Waheed won an award for Best Student Conference Presentation, Family of Myung Seok Park Financial Awards for Outstanding Oral Presentation at the World Communication Association Biennial Conference held at the ...

  • 25 Aug 2011
    NWO Veni grant for Andreas Schuck

    The Dutch Science Foundation (NWO) has awarded Andreas Schuck a competitive Veni grant.

  • 14 Sep 2010
    Sophie Lecheler wins ICA Dissertation Award

    During the ICA conference in Boston, ASCoR assistant professor dr. Sophie Lecheler was awarded the Best PhD Dissertation Award by the ICA Mass Communication Division.

  • 5 Aug 2010
    Excellent results from the Midterm Review 2008-2010

    On 21 May 2010, the International Advisory Board performed a midterm review, which is a requirement for all research institutes in the Standard Evaluation Protocol (SEP).