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Results: 1 - 30 of 146
  • 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.