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Results: 41 - 70 of 70
Results: 41 - 70 of 70
  • Eline Smit and colleagues receive a ZonMw grant
    4 Jul 2019
    Together with colleagues from Maastricht (a/o Dr. Ciska Hoving) and Leiden Universities (a/o Dr. Matty Crone), ACHC researcher Eline Smit has received a grant from ZonMw to identify the effective ingredients in ...
  • Guda van Noort, Hilde Voorveld and Theo Araujo awarded grants by the RPA Human(e) AI
    4 Jul 2019
    Three ASCoR researchers were awarded grants by the Research Priority Human(e) AI, an UvA-wide initiative aimed at fostering the investigation of the societal consequences of Artificial Intelligence in an ...
  • Couple laughing about a movie
    User comments influence YouTube viewing experience
    4 Jul 2019
    Online videos on platforms such as YouTube can entertain us because they are funny and provide enjoyment. But they can also affect us because they are sad or tragic. UvA scientists studied the effect of user comments ...
  • Peter Neijens wins the Flemming Hansen Award
    2 Jul 2019
    Peter Neijens has received the Flemming Hansen Award for excellence in research from the European Advertising Academy.
  • UvA Communication Science #1 in Academic Ranking of World Universities, Shanghai Ranking.
    28 Jun 2019
    University of Amsterdam- Communication Science was ranked number one worldwide in the social science category Communication in the ShanghaiRanking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2019.
  • Kirsten van der Eijken wins the Health Communication Master Thesis of the Year Award at ICA
    27 Jun 2019
    Kirsten van der Eijken won the Amanda Kundrat Health Communication Master Thesis of the Year Award, from the Health Communication Divisions of NCA/ICA. Her master thesis was entitled: “Knowledge is Power? How Using ...
  • Theo Araujo and Nadine Bol win award at ICA’s Human-Machine Communication preconference
    27 Jun 2019
    Theo Araujo and Nadine Bol were awarded the Jake Liang top paper award for their paper "From speaking like a person to being personal: The effects of personalised, regular interactions with conversational agents".
  • Judith Möller and Michael Hameleers win ASCoR Baschwitz Awards 2018
    21 Jun 2019
    ASCoR Researchers awarded on June 20, 2019
  • Jochen Peter named ICA fellow
    6 Jun 2019
    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.
  • Still animation movie health-square only
    Behavioural and sociological dimensions of human health
    15 May 2019
    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 ...
  • Billboard with posters for the European elections
    Dutch have nuanced opinions on Europe
    13 May 2019
    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.
  • Margot van der Goot wins Strategic Communication Challenge
    4 Apr 2019
    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 ...
  • Guda van Noort
    Guda van Noort appointed professor
    25 Mar 2019
    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.
  • Coq d’Honneur for Peter Neijens
    21 Mar 2019
    Peter Neijens was awarded a "Coq d'Honneur" by the Genootschap voor Reclame (GVR, Society for Marketing Communications).
  • Online health information on tablet
    Customising online health information to suit personal preferences
    15 Mar 2019
    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 ...
  • Woman advertises on youtube
    Children don’t mind advertisements in YouTube videos
    15 Mar 2019
    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 ...
  • Valkenburg - P - M
    APS fellow status awarded to Patti Valkenburg
    12 Mar 2019
    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 ...
  • UvA Communication & Media Studies again best in world in QS ranking
    1 Mar 2019
    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.
  • Map of Europe containing pushpins
    Ten researchers to conduct research at UvA with Marie Curie Fellowship
    28 Feb 2019
    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 ...
  • Claes de Vreese wins NeFCA Career Award
    12 Feb 2019
    Claes de Vreese won the NefCA “Senior” Career Award at the Etmaal van de Communicatiewetenschap, 8-10 February 2019.
  • Rena Zendedel wins NeFCA Dissertation Award 2017
    12 Feb 2019
    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 ...
  • Book cover Bits of emotion
    Positive effect of sharing negative emotions online
    5 Dec 2018
    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 ...
  • de Vreese, Claes
    Claes de Vreese elected ICA President-Elect
    18 Oct 2018
    Claes de Vreese is very much looking forward to working with and for the International Communication Association (ICA) as the new President-Elect.
  • Robot thinking with mathematic formulas in the background
    How does the Dutch public feel about automated decision-making?
    11 Oct 2018
    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 ...
  • Veni grants for two ASCoR members
    20 Jul 2018
    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.
  • Alcoholposts on social media
    Young people mainly post moderate alcohol content on social media
    19 Jul 2018
    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 ...
  • Veni grant awarded to 27 UvA and AMC-UvA researchers
    16 Jul 2018
    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 ...
  • P. Valkenburg
    Learning to live with social media
    8 Jun 2017
    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 ...
  • Thirteen researchers to visit UvA with Marie Curie Fellowship
    7 Feb 2017
    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 ...
  • Career Achievement Award for University Professor Patti Valkenburg
    13 Jun 2016
    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.