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Results: 41 - 60 of 63
  • Logo Horizon 2020
    Marie Curie Fellowship awarded to nine UvA researchers
    15 Feb 2016
    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.
  • Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research
    Rubicon Grant for two UvA researchers
    11 Jan 2016
    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 ...
  • Thea Peetsma, professor of Learning and Motivation
    18 Oct 2015
    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.
  • QS World University Ranking
    UvA programmes rise in latest QS World University Rankings
    29 Apr 2015
    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 ...
  • Prof Andries van der Ark
    Andries van Ark, professor by special appointment of Quantitative Research Methods
    16 Apr 2015
    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 ...
  • Prof Femke Geijsel
    Femke Geijsel, professor by special appointment of Educational Sciences
    10 Nov 2014
    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 ...
  • MOOC Solid Science
    UvA launches thematic series of MOOCs on Coursera
    22 Oct 2014
    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, ...
  • Lenie Kneppers
    City makes for stressful start to teaching career
    16 Oct 2014
    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 ...
  • Prof Carla van Boxtel
    Carla van Boxtel, professor of Teaching Methodology
    1 Sep 2014
    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 ...
  • Prof Renske Keizer
    Renske Keizer, professor by special appointment of Child Development
    28 Aug 2014
    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 ...
  • Patti Valkenburg appointed University Professor of Media, Youth and Society
    9 Apr 2013
    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 ...
  • Sabine Severiens, professor Educational Science
    Dr S.E. Severiens, professor by special appointment of Educational Sciences
    22 Jan 2013
    Dr S.E. Severiens has been named professor by special appointment of Educational Sciences, specialising in curricular design for vulnerable children and teenagers, at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of ...
  • Dhr. prof. dr. (Peter) de Jong
    Dr P.F de Jong
    2 Jan 2013
    Dr P.F de Jong (1956) has been named Professor of Educational Science, specialising in learning and teaching in primary and secondary education, at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Social and ...
  • Dhr. prof. dr. Fukkink
    Dr R.G. Fukkink
    5 Dec 2012
    R.G. Fukkink (1969) has been appointed Professor by Special Appointment of Childcare and Education Services for Young Children in the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences (FMG) at the University of Amsterdam ...
  • Oostdam
    Dr R.J. Oostdam
    26 Nov 2012
    Dr R.J. Oostdam (1958) has been appointed Professor of Learning and Instruction at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences. The chair is endowed by the Stichting Hogeschool van ...
  • Sadness and physical complaints cause girls to cry more
    17 Oct 2012
    Girls aged from 9 to 13 years old cry more often than boys. This is partly due to the fact that girls are sad more often (internalise feelings more often) and they experience physical complaints such as fatigue and ...
  • Quality of ‘out-of-school’ care facilities rated as satisfactory
    12 Oct 2012
    The pedagogical quality of the out-of-school care facilities in the Netherlands is rated as satisfactory to more than satisfactory, according researchers at the UvA’s Kohnstamm Institute, following a national ...
  • US children exposed to background television four hours a day
    11 Oct 2012
    On average, a child from the age of eight months to eight years in the USA is exposed to almost four hours of background television on a normal day. Younger children and African-American children are exposed to even ...
  • University of Amsterdam one of top 150 universities in global ARWU rankings
    17 Aug 2012
    The University of Amsterdam (UvA) is ranked, just as previous years, in the top 150 of the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU). This ranking of the 500 best universities in the world is published annually ...
  • Attend inspiring lectures by renowned UvA professors in the Glass House of Science and Scholarship
    17 Aug 2012
    This year marks the 380th anniversary of the University of Amsterdam (UvA). In honour of this 76th ‘lustrum’ (anniversary occurring every five years), the UvA will be celebrating the opening of the academic year on a ...