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  • 23 Jul 2018
    Three young research talents to go abroad on Rubicon grant

    Three UvA researchers who recently obtained their PhD will carry our research at a foreign research institute with a Rubicon grant from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO). The Rubicon ...

  • 19 Jul 2018
    Mental health of young adults with lesbian parents the same as their peers

    The longest-running prospective study on sexual minority parent families in the US has found that 25-year-olds raised by lesbian parents do as well on multiple measures of psychological health as adults from a ...

  • 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 ...

  • 20 Jun 2018
    Infants of mind-minded parents better at regulating emotions

    Most parents want their children to learn to regulate their emotions and, for example, not immediately give up after a disappointment or become hysterical when they don’t get their way. New research by a team of ...

  • 7 Jun 2018
    Blushing reveals narcissistic children's concerns about their social image

    Narcissistic children blush when they do not receive the praise they think they deserve. They feel depreciated but are unwilling to admit this feeling to others, perhaps to hide their vulnerabilities. 'It shows just ...

  • 23 Feb 2018
    Vici grant worth 1.5 million euros awarded to eleven UvA and AMC-UvA researchers

    Eleven researchers from the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and the Academic Medical Center (AMC) have each received a Vici grant worth 1.5 million euros to conduct research over the coming five years. Vici, which is ...

  • 23 Jan 2018
    Parental mentalization strong predictor of healthy infant-parent attachment

    Researchers at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) are one step closer to understanding how infants become securely attached to their parents. In a new study published last month, the researchers show how parents' ...

  • 28 Sep 2017
    How do children construct views of themselves?

    How do children construct views of themselves and their place in the world? Children’s social relationships turn out to be critical. For example, children develop higher self-esteem when their parents treat them ...

  • 28 Jun 2017
    PTSD in children quickly and effectively treatable within hours

    Children and adolescents with posttraumatic stress syndrome (PTSD) can be successfully treated with only a few hours of EMDR or cognitive behavioral writing therapy (CBWT). This is the finding of a new research paper ...

  • 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 ...

  • 6 Mar 2017
    Funding for two projects to stimulate educational innovation at the UvA

    Minister Bussemaker of the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science (OCW) has awarded the Comenius Teaching Fellow grant, worth €50,000, to the education project of Mieke Lopes Cardozo (lecturer in ...

  • 23 Jan 2017
    Lisbeth Utens, professor by special appointment of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Children and Adolescents

    Dr E.M.W.J. Utens (1959) has been named professor by special appointment of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for children and adolescents at the University of Amsterdam's (UvA) Faculty of Social and Behavioural ...

  • 22 Dec 2016
    Xavier Moonen, professor by special appointment of Knowledge Development of Children and Young Adults with Mild Intellectual Disabilities and Behavioural Difficulties

    Dr X.M.H. Moonen (1954) has been appointed professor by special appointment of Knowledge Development of Children and Young Adults with Mild Intellectual Disabilities and Behavioural Difficulties at the University of ...

  • 30 Sep 2016
    Exclusive travel grant of the journal Kind en Adolescent

    Milica Nikolic, a PhD candidate of developmental psychopathology at the Department of Child Development and Education received a travel grant of € 2.500 from the journal Kind en Adolescent on September 9 in Utrecht.

  • 15 Jul 2016
    Veni grants for 22 UvA and AMC-UvA researchers

    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded a Veni grant to 22 researchers from the University of Amsterdam and Academic Medical Center. The grants – amounting to 250,000 euros for each ...

  • 4 May 2016
    Sleep problems among adolescents easily treatable with ‘SleepingSmart’

    Many adolescents struggle with a chronic lack of sleep. This can negatively affect their cognitive functioning and, by extension, their academic performance, as well as lead to problems like depression, anxiety and ...

  • 7 Apr 2016
    UvA to receive subsidy for Open and Online Learning

    The Ministry of Education, Culture and Science (OCW) has awarded a subsidy to the University of Amsterdam for four projects in the field of Open and Online Learning. The subsidy forms part of the Open and Online ...

  • 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.

  • 15 Feb 2016
    Marie Curie Fellowship awarded to nine UvA researchers

    The European Commission has awarded a Marie Curie Fellowship to 9 researchers from the University of Amsterdam (UvA). The fellowship forms part of the Commission’s Horizon 2020 programme.

  • 11 Jan 2016
    Rubicon Grant for two UvA researchers

    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded a Rubicon Grant to two researchers from the University of Amsterdam (UvA). The grant will allow the researchers to obtain international ...

  • 18 Oct 2015
    Thea Peetsma, professor of Learning and Motivation

    Dr T.T.D. Peetsma (1953) has been appointed professor of Learning and Motivation at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences.

  • 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 ...

  • 29 Apr 2015
    UvA programmes rise in latest QS World University Rankings

    In the latest edition of the QS World University Rankings by Subject, Communication & Media Studies are ranked 8th globally. Last year these subject areas, which are bundled by QS, were ranked in 10th place. Several ...

  • 16 Apr 2015
    Andries van Ark, professor by special appointment of Quantitative Research Methods

    Dr L.A. van der Ark (1968) has been named professor by special appointment of Quantitative Research Methods for the Promotion of the Academisation of Education, the Kohnstamm Chair, at the University of Amsterdam’s ...

  • 10 Nov 2014
    Femke Geijsel, professor by special appointment of Educational Sciences

    Dr F.P. Geijsel (1969) has been named professor by special appointment of Educational Sciences, specialising in leadership and management at education institutions, at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of ...

  • 22 Oct 2014
    UvA launches thematic series of MOOCs on Coursera

    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, ...

  • 16 Oct 2014
    City makes for stressful start to teaching career

    Many primary school teachers just starting a job in a big city experience high levels of work pressure and stress. These are the findings of UvA researcher Lisa Gaikhorst, who will receive a doctorate from the ...

  • 18 Sep 2014
    UvA Social Sciences once again top QS Rankings

    Once again this year, social and behavioural sciences at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) achieved top positions in the QS Ranking by Subject.

  • 17 Sep 2014
    Major NWO grant for Yield

    Yield has secured one of the coveted Graduate Programme grants awarded by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO).

  • 9 Sep 2014
    Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences (FMG) relocates to Roeterseiland Campus

    The Faculty of Social and Behavioural Science’s disciplines of Sociology, Anthropology, Human Geography and Urban and Regional Planning, Political Science, Educational Sciences and Child Development, and ...