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Results: 21 - 40 of 71
  • 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 ...

  • 1 Sep 2014
    Carla van Boxtel, professor of Teaching Methodology

    Prof. C.A.M van Boxtel (1970) has been appointed professor of Teaching Methodology, with a focus on history education, at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Humanities and Faculty of Social and ...

  • 28 Aug 2014
    Renske Keizer, professor by special appointment of Child Development

    Dr R. Keizer (1983) has been named professor by special appointment of Child Development, with a focus on the role and pedagogical significance of fatherhood, at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Social ...

  • 15 Aug 2014
    UvA Social Sciences climbs in Shanghai Top 50 Ranking

    This year Social Sciences at the University of Amsterdam has climbed in the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) field ranking, also known as the Shanghai Ranking, from 50 to 39 globally.

  • 8 Oct 2013
    UvA’s Social Sciences best in the Netherlands

    The discipline of Social Sciences at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) is the best in the Netherlands, according to the THE World University Ranking.

  • 26 Sep 2013
    Nature and nurture: human development from a biological and environmental perspective

    Yield is a new research priority area at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences, set up to investigate the effects of both biological and environmental factors on human ...

  • 10 Sep 2013
    UvA in top 50 of ARWU Ranking for Social Sciences

    The University of Amsterdam has been placed in the top 50 for the discipline of Social Sciences by the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU). This ranking of the world’s 500 best universities is published ...