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Results: 21 - 40 of 52
  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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.

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 9 Apr 2013
    Patti Valkenburg appointed University Professor of Media, Youth and Society

    Prof. Patti Valkenburg has been appointed University Professor of Media, Youth and Society by the Executive Board of the University of Amsterdam (UvA). The appointment is effective from 1 May 2013. Valkenburg is ...